Enjoy halal food all over Melbourne and beyond.
By Visit Victoria
Cosmopolitian cities like Melbourne has no lack of halal eateries - ranging from Middle Eastern to Indian cuisine. Bookmark these spots that will satisfy your palate.
Best Halal food in Melbourne and surrounds
The name of "Killiney Kopitiam"originated from the famous Killiney Road in Singapore, opened in 1919. Enjoy local delights like kaya toast, laksa, fried carrot cake, nasi lemak with curry chicken or rendang beef and much more within Melbourne's laneways.
Address: 114 Lygon St, Carlton or Shop 11/108 Bourke St, Melbourne
Housed within Melbourne's shopping precinet, Mamak is renowned for authentic, bold and traditional flavours, with smart and friendly service. If you are keen for an affordable Malaysian hawker fare, be sure to bookmark this pork-free restaurant for dinner.
Address: 366 Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Gaylord Indian Restaurant
Chinatown in Melbourne might seem an unusual place to find an Indian restaurant, but the award-winning Gaylord has been here so long (since 1985) that it’s practically an institution. The place grabs your attention with its mix of elaborate gold wallpaper, plush red chairs, lanterns and chandeliers. Please note that alcohol is served in this restaurant.
Address: 4 Tattersalls Lane, Melbourne
Nasi Lemak House
Authentic Malaysian hawker food inspired by traditional family recipes in a bright, contemporary space with geometric decor, plus takeaway. Chicken nasi goreng with omlette, and chicken char kuay teow are the hot favourites at Nasi Lemak House.
Address: 115 Grattan St, Carlton
Tiba's Lebanese Food
Tiba’s Restaurant was established in 1983 and today it boasts three locations in the northern suburbs of Victoria – namely Lygon Street, Brunswick East, and Roxburgh Park. With eat-in and take-away available, enjoy Lebanese food prepared by a truly Lebanese family where the food is fresh and authentic.
Address: 504 Sydney Rd, Brunswick
Chicken is specially cooked using their house recipe, resulting in dishes that are packed with flavour. 4fingers only use locally sourced fresh chicken that is antibiotic or hormone-free. 4fingers guarantees no MSG is included, and every piece of chicken is hand-brushed with their signature sauces only when you order. Though the menu is Halal friendly and does not serve pork, alcoholic drinks are part of their beverage menu.
Address: 189-191 Bourke St, Melbourne
Pondok Rempah, or translated “House of Spices”, is an Indonesian restaurant located in the heart of Melbourne's city centre. The restaurant offers a unique, authentic Indonesian cuisine experience that was derived from the passions brought by Indonesian chefs and is Halal certified.
Address: 487 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
At Biryani House, besides their signature biryani, they also specialise in curries, tandoori, naan bread and many more Indian delights. This is a Halal certified restaurant, suitable for travellers with strict diet concerns.
Address: 343 King St, Melbourne
The delicately crafted dishes never fail to deliver bursts of flavour and colour thanks to the use of an authentic mix of herbs, spices and fresh produce, cooked according to traditional recipes. Try PappaRich's signature dishes, such as nasi lemak with curry chicken and sambal shrimp, chicken curry laksa and ABC (Ice Kacang).
Address: Various locations around Melbourne including QV Melbourne, Port Melbourne and Northland Shopping Centre
Claypots Evening Star
Evening Star is The Claypots clan's South Melbourne venture located on the outer corner of the South Melbourne Market, the oldest of Melbourne's markets. Style, substance and seafood come together here and boasts of the finest seafood in the city. Please note the beverage menu includes alcohol.
Address: South Melbourne Market, 101 South, Cecil St, South Melbourne
A1 Bakery first opened in 1992 in the commercial heartland of Sydney Road, Brunswick. Operating as a Lebanese bakery and Middle Eastern grocer, selling a variety of bread (khobz), pita, pies, Lebanese pizza and Mediterranean grocery items.
Address: 643-645 Sydney Rd, Brunswick