The 12 Best Halal Restaurants In Birmingham

halal restaurants in birmingham
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Did you know? About 15% of the meat sold in the UK are halal compliant. So, what is halal? And why is it so important? Halal is a specific method of slaughtering as stipulated by the Islamic Law in the Quran. Once the meat is ready and cleaned, Islamic prayers known as tasmiya or shahada are recited thus blessing the meat. It is a very important aspect of Islam and people following such faith strictly adhere to eating only halal meat. If you’re going to Birmingham on a food trip, there are several vacation rentals, including affordable Airbnbs, available for you to rent. A lot of restaurants in the UK cater to the preferences of their customers and practice the halal way of slaughtering. Check out these halal restaurants in Birmingham that serve a variety of cuisines.

1. Colbeh, Persian Kitchen & Bar

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Posted by Colbeh, Persian Kitchen & Bar on Friday, July 19, 2019

For those in the mood for some Iranian food, Colbeh, Persian Kitchen & Bar is one of the best halal restaurants in Birmingham for this kind of cuisine. The menu is divided into hot plates, cold plates, signatures, off-the-grill, desserts, beers, salads, and many more. Some examples of the dishes this restaurant prepares are mirza ghassemi, meygoo, mast mosir, olivieh, bale morgh, barg, feta salad, and zereshk polo.

The restaurant promises its visitors great-tasting food and a wonderful ambiance that’s sure to give them an amazing dining experience.

Colbeh, Persian Kitchen & Bar

Address: 207 Hagley Rd, Birmingham B16 9RE, United Kingdom

Website: Colbeh, Persian Kitchen & Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 12pm - 9pm

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2. Shere Khan's Star City

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you’re looking for halal traditional Pakistani food, look no further than Shere Khan’s Star City. Boasting a magnificent mix of creativity, expertise, and old techniques of traditional Pakistani cooking, the restaurant guarantees its visitors dishes that will leave a positive impact on their palates. The restaurant’s menu is composed of traditional Pakistani cuisine and its contemporary variations.

Along with the restaurant’s warmly fashioned and exquisite atmosphere, visitors are in for an unforgettable and great dining experience at Shere Khan’s Star City.

Shere Khan's Star City

Address: Watson Rd, Nechells, Birmingham B7 5SA, United Kingdom

Website: Shere Khan’s Star City

Opening hours: 1:30pm - 10:30pm (daily)

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3. Oodles Chinese

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Posted by Oodles Chinese - Ladypool Road - Birmingham on Thursday, 17 January 2019

Oodles Chinese is certified by the Halal Monitoring Committee UK, and serve a variety of Indo-Chinese dishes. This makes Oodles Chinese one of many halal places to eat in Birmingham that serve Asian cuisine. They are popular for their box combos and customers get to create their own box combo with their preferred dishes. The restaurant is also vegetarian-friendly. They have dine-in, take away and delivery options and the Oodles’ staff are absolutely friendly. Do check out their much-raved Chinese lamb curry!

Oodles Chinese

Address: 323 Ladypool Road, Birmingham, B12 8LB

Website: Oodles Chinese

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 11am - 12am; Sun 12pm - 12am

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4. Akbar's

Akbar’s is yet another halal restaurant and it is popular for its family-sized Naan bread. The Indian restaurant doesn’t have delivering facilities however it has a pleasant south-Asian decor ambiance for a perfect dine-in. The restaurant offers vegetarian and vegan-friendly options. Their traditionally made Indian curry attract huge traffic and at Birmingham. It is a wine-and-dine space. Just started a couple of decades before, the restaurant chain has already become one of the most popular in the UK. Do try their “Balti challenges” of achievement and bravery!


Address: 184 Hagley Rd, Birmingham B16 9NY, UK

Website: Akbar’s

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 5pm - 12am; Sun 4pm - 11.30pm

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5. Saba Restaurant

Saba Restaurant is one of the finest Persian restaurants in Birmingham that serves halal meat. Customers can either dine-in or take away the restaurant’s flavorful Iranian foods. They also offer delivery for orders within 3-mile (4.8 km) radius of the restaurant. The restaurant has a very pleasant ambiance and is also vegetarian-friendly. Their drool-worthy main courses and seafood are a must try!

Saba Restaurant

Address: 577 Moseley Rd, Birmingham B12 9BS, UK

Website: Saba Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5pm - 12am; Sat-Sun 2pm - 12am

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6. Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant

Posted by Royal Watan kashmiri Restaurant on Friday, 8 January 2016

Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant is popular among customers for their royal treatment and hospitality. The 35-year-old, fancy halal restaurant in Birmingham is known for maintaining standards in terms of food taste as well as friendly service. The people in Birmingham are absolutely raving about this Kashmiri restaurant. Even today they serve their authentic recipes carried over for generations within the Watan family. Visitors can bring their own alcohol. Oh! and the restaurant is 100% halal.

Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant

Address: 602-604 Pershore Rd, Birmingham B29 7HQ, UK

Website: Royal Watan Kashmiri Restaurant

Opening hours: 5pm - 12am

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7. TruBurger

Posted by Tru Burger on Thursday, 4 May 2017

TruBurger, certified by the Halal Monitoring Committee, is one of the top gourmet burger joints in the city and, by extension, a top halal restaurant in Birmingham as well. They serve flavor-filled patty burgers made with halal meat. They serve juicy smoky burgers and the staff are very polite and friendly. They offer vegetarian options and also have high rise chairs for toddlers.


Address: 369 Ladypool Rd, Birmingham B12 8LA, UK

Website: TruBurger

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 1pm - 11pm; Fri 1pm - 12am; Sat 10am - 12am; Sun 10am - 11pm

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8. Toro's Steakhouse

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Posted by TORO's Steakhouse Birmingham on Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Toro’s Steakhouse is another popular halal restaurant in Birmingham that serves hot and fresh sizzlers. The restaurant takes utmost care in serving freshly prepared hot steak on an Olive board. The restaurant staff are very polite and smiling which makes the dining experience at Toro’s a pleasant one. Do try the restaurant’s premium offerings and ‘Toro’s Special’ made with rich sirloin slices. The restaurant also offers 'Lil Toro’s’ for kids, vegetarian, and healthy options

Toro's Steakhouse

Address: 365 Ladypool Rd, Birmingham B12 8LA, UK

Website: Toro’s Steakhouse

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 5pm - 12am; Sat-Sun 1pm - 12am

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9. Tipu Sultan

Posted by Tipu Sultan Group on Thursday, 5 April 2018

If you are looking for an exclusive fine dine experience in a totally different ambiance, Tipu Sultan is the best choice in Birmingham. At Tipu Sultan, customers not only enjoy great food and artistic environment but are also royally treated like a Sultan. Tipu Sultan serves halal Asian food with its authentic flavors and traditional recipe. The restaurant staff take great care for catering to customer needs and health restrictions. They also serve the chef’s special dishes and chaat starters. Why wait? Plan your next date!

Tipu Sultan

Address: 43 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8AA, United Kingdom

Website: Tipu Sultan

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm

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10. MyLahore Restaurant

Mylahore - Camp Hill, Birmingham
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MyLahore Restaurant is a perfect example of “east meets west”. MyLahore is a place of passion-infused chefs and fun-filled customer service. At MyLahore, they serve British-Asian cuisine with a variety of traditional Pakistani dishes, global flavors, healthy bites, and many more. All meat served here is halal. MyLahore offers made-to-order dishes, customized menu and custom-made cakes. Everyone has something yummy and tempting to pick at MyLahore, thanks to their diverse options.

MyLahore Restaurant

Address: 191-194 Bradford St, Birmingham B12 0JD, UK

Website: MyLahore Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm - 12am; Sat & Sun 1pm - 12am

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11. Mowgli Street Food

When we hear the name street food we tend to imagine those street side stalls and fast food joints. However, Mowgli Street Food, as the name suggests, is a jungle-themed restaurant that serves authentic Indian home and street food. Enjoy the traditional taste of Indian street chaats, meat and Indian household dishes. The restaurant offers specialized vegan, gluten-free, celebration, sharing and kids menu. They also offer a special brunch menu during the weekends. All the food served at this restaurant is halal compliant. So indulge in some guilt-free eating.

Mowgli Street Food

Address: Grand Central, 52 Navigation St, Birmingham B2 4BW, United Kingdom

Website: Mowgli Street Food

Opening hours: Sun-Wed 12pm - 9.30pm; Thu-Sat 12pm - 10.30pm

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12. Antep Turkish Cuisine

At Antep, customers are promised for an intimate and relaxed dining experience. Antep restaurant offers delicious and traditionally made Turkish cuisine that brings out the authentic flavors of Turkey, “ The Food Paradise”. Their dishes are specially crafted using the best-quality halal meat, locally available seasonal ingredients, hand-chosen herbs by experts. If you want to try some authentic flavors of mouth-watering Turkish dishes do try this place.

Antep Turkish Cuisine

Address: 368 370 Ladypool Rd, Birmingham B12 8JY, UK

Website: Antep Turkish Cuisine

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm

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Feast on halal food to your heart's content

01 Halal Chicken & Lamb over rice - 29th & Broadway
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While making sure the meat is halal caters to the religious beliefs of the Islams. Restaurants serving halal food show how much they value each of their customers’ expectations. This is an important aspect that customers are looking forward to in any restaurant. These top restaurants are not only serving great food but also the ones with"blessed" meat. So why wait? Indulge in a tantalizing feast.

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