Halal Restaurants in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a significant muslim population and visitors, so it’s easy to find Halal restaurants in Hong Kong.

The Islamic Union of Hong maintains a list of eateries which it has certified as Halal – you can see it here. Local food listings website OpenRice also offers a search function for restaurants tagged as certified Halal – you can see them here. I don’t have complete confidence in OpenRice’s reviews, but as they offer salient information on the restaurant and some user reviews, you can draw your own conclusions if somewhere looks like what you are looking for.

In addition there are a lot of restaurants which although not certified by the Islamic Union do purport to offer Halal food. They can pop up in unexpected places, but there are also clusters in some areas. The most obvious place is TST – Chungking Mansions has some great value Halal joints serving tasty food. As the large mosque is on Nathan Road, there are a lot of halal restaurants nearby.

There are a number of Xinjiang restaurants scattered around Hong Kong, offering a range of food from Turkic to Xinjiang-tinged Chinese classics. One renowned one is Ma’s Restaurant at 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po.

As you would expect, a lot of the halal food runs to Pakistani, Indian, and Middle Eastern. However there are other options available. The Islamic Centre canteen inside the mosque at 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai offers halal Cantonese food. Some other Chinese eateries are halal, including in unexpected places, such as Wai Kee in Bowrington Road market at 21 Bowrington Road, Wan Chai. There are also some fairly standard Chinese dishes on the menu at Islam Food, 1 Lung Kong Road, Kowloon City.

A number of hotels are also Halal-certified and can offer halal dining in their restaurants or by room service, although as it is sometimes a service by request only, if you want that it’s best to request at the time of ordering that the food will be halal compliant.

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