When you are travelling Australia, you will find a range of options for Halal cuisine. From produce in supermarkets, cheap and cheerful cafés to fine dining. If Halal dining is your requirement you will find a growing range of products and eateries throughout Australia’s cities.
The Best Halal Restaurants in Australia
The Best Halal Restaurants in Canberra
Our national capital territory has a growing population, primarily being driven by overseas migration. It’s hardly surprising then that Canberra is establishing a reputation for becoming a cultural melting pot, with diverse dining options that reflect these trends, from traditional Turkish cuisine to modern Moroccan offerings. Even Italian is a viable option for those seeking halal fare in our nation’s political hub. As a result, Islamic diners can rest assured knowing that a visit to Canberra will reveal plenty of halal restaurants to explore.
The Best Halal Restaurants in Adelaide & South Australia
Adelaide has a rich Muslim heritage and is home to the oldest mosque in the Southern Hemisphere, built in 1888. Diners seeking halal food therefore won’t be disappointed with the number of authentic choices available in South Australia. From satay dishes cooked over coconut husks for a truly genuine flavour at De Sate Indonesian Restaurant, to the classy dining surrounds at Marrakech Morroccan, to the casual, unassuming context of Lawash Bakery and Kebab Shop, the experience may vary but one thing remains the same: the quality of food and genuine halal certification is assured.
The best Halal Restaurants in Tasmania
With the smallest Muslim population in Australia, the demand for halal food in Tasmania is not as great as in other areas of Australia and that is reflected in the options on offer. With The Saffron Waterfront Indian Restaurant able to serve halal meals upon request, it’s clear that halal certified dining is gaining traction in the apple isle, where Battery Point restaurant Kathmandu Cuisine stands alone as an authentically halal experience. It is popular with locals and visitors alike for the impassioned Nepalese experience they provide, and is well worth a visit on your next trip to Tassie.
The Best Halal Restaurants in Darwin
Heading to Darwin and seeking a place to dig into a tasty halal meal? Then you can’t go past the plentiful Indonesian options on offer. Given the top end’s proximity to Indonesia, the prevalence of Indonesian cuisine is no great surprise, although the added benefit for diners is that you can count on authenticity. All the usual Indonesian fare, including beef rendang and nasi gorang, are available, as well as a range of Middle Eastern-inspired dishes to mix things up.
The Best Halal Restaurants in and around Brisbane
From cheap and cheerful take away to five-star fine dining, and everything in between, Brisbane’s expanding Muslim community is sure to find a variety of halal food options to impress and satisfy. The top quality steak at Cut Steakhouse is a high-end favourite in the city, while Jakarta Indonesian in New Farm is a regular haunt for locals. Visitors to the area are always impressed with the award winning Turkish restaurant, Mado Café and Restaurant, which is decadently themed for an authentic Turkish experience.
The Best Halal Restaurants in and around Sydney
Throughout Sydney and beyond into the city’s outer suburbs, restaurants are increasingly using Halal certified ingredients in their dishes. This is no new thing in Australia, particularly in Sydney, which boasts the highest population of Muslims in the country. From the ideally located Neptune’s Palace, which has been serving quality Malaysian and Cantonese halal food for over 20 years, to the award-winning authentic Lebanese cuisine of Al Aseel, diners seeking halal food won’t be disappointed with the number of quality choices available in close proximity to the CBD.
The Best Halal Restaurants in Melbourne & Victoria
Diners seeking halal meals will rarely be without a local option in Melbourne, particularly in the northern suburbs, which is home to one of Australia’s largest Islamic communities. Get an education in Middle Eastern dining at any one of Melbourne’s authentic dining establishments, where traditional cuisine often meets modern décor and innovative techniques in the kitchen. B’Stilla sets the scene with traditional Morroccan dishes, while Alba – a local institution – is still serving up the goods, 35 years after first opening its doors and a Greek restaurant, Gazi, is definitely worth a mention for its halal certified chicken and lamb dishes.