Dining halal style in Adelaide is an authentic experience; pretences are low but quality and flavours are at an all time high.
By South Australian Tourism Commission
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.
Best Halal food in Adelaide and surrounds
Warong is an authentic South East Asian dine in or takeaway business, with a main focus on Malaysian and Indonesian street food. Located in the heart of Adelaide's CBD, Warong serves an assortment of rice, noodles, vegetarian, grilled meat and a selection of flatbreads. Signature dishes include Grilled Beef Ribs, Nasi Lemak, Mee Goreng, Satay Chicken and more. All of Warong's dishes are strictly Halal compliant.
Addresses: 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide or Westfield Marion Shopping centre, Shop 1152
Located in Adelaide Central Market, Le Souk is a place where you can experience genuine Algerian hospitality. Their menu reflects the cultural complexity of Algeria, with influences of French, Jewish, Turkish and Arabic cuisines. Chakchouka is one of the specialities, which includes minced beef slow cooked for 6 hours with onion, garlic, crushed tomato and poached eggs in Le Souk special spice blend sauce, served with bread. Le Souk is Halal certified by local Muslim authority.
Address: 44 Gouger St, Adelaide Central Market
Pondok Daun Restaurant
Pondok Daun serves authentic Indonesia cuisine in the heart of Adelaide. Pondok Daun offers a wide range of grilled and fried dishes, served with rice, sambal and soup. Specialties include Beef Rendang, Ayam Penyet, Crispy Duck and 'Gado-Gado' which is steamed vegetables served in peanut sauce. All of Pondok Daun's dishes are Halal compliant.
Address: 94 Currie Street, Adelaide
Beyond India North Adelaide
Beyond India aims to provide outstanding, authentic, contemporary Indian cuisine. Each dish asserts its unique flavour without excessive use of oils while retaining the nutritional value of the ingredients. Whether it's the robust tandoori flavours from the northern India or the spicy exotic of the south, Beyond India awaits you. All meats are from Halal certified supplier. Alcohol is served in the restaurant.
Addresses: 170 0’Connell Street, North Adelaide or 108 Kelly Road, Modbury
Hut & Soul
The first premier Adelaide's finest Indonesian restaurant since 1998. Hut & Soul offers an inexpensive peek into the magic of the South East Asian cuisine with carefully selected popular dishes. All meats are from Halal certified supplier except pork. Restaurant does serve pork in the menu however they have a dedicated set of cookery to prepare pork-free dishes for all Muslim patrons. Alcohol is served in the restaurant.
Address: 310, Pulteney Street, Adelaide
Marrakech Restaurant introduces to diners the exciting flavours of authentic Moroccan cooking. They use ingredients such as preserved lemons, cinnamon, honey, ginger, and coriander to create the delicious Moroccan traditional dishes. Their specialties include Bestella which is a chicken pie with ground roast almond, cinnamon and icing sugar - wrapped in filo pastry and served with salad. Meats are from Halal certified supplier. Alcohol is part of the restaurant drinks menu.
Address: 91 O'Connel Street, North Adelaide
Parwana is a true hidden gem – the near absence of visible signage is testament to that. But step beyond the unobtrusive entrance to a gorgeously tiled, simply decorated room and you’ll find some of the best Afghan cooking in Australia, something that earned Parwana a spot on the list of the Top 50 Adelaide restaurants of 2013.
Address: 124b Henley Beach Road, Torrensville