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Halal Restaurant

2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
+44 20 7481 1700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the Halal Restaurant looking for a nice halal place to have a delicious lunch. The reviews for the Halal Restaurant were amazing so we decided to go there. Firstly, and many people might not care about this, it was...More

Thank JuviEatGood
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Halal there 😉 this place is what I call superb. This was divine sumptuous and really made me consider Islam. My cat Ahmed loves this and would love to travel here again. China has no place like this. The toad in the hole 😉 was...More

Thank Hot2trot69
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Halal Restaurant A Really Good Neighborhood Indian Restaurant The Halal claims to be the oldest Indian restaurant in East London and it certainly has an “old school’ feel about it—and I mean that in a good way. It offers a wide variety of Indian dishes...More

Thank Rhetor
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Not a 'date restaurant' but top quality halal food. Relatively simple menu - with daily specials that are worth considering (especially the biryanis - which will be properly steam and tender rather than "fried rice"). One of the oldest Indian/Bangladeshi restaurants in the UK -...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with a few ex colleagues (one bring a regular). As soon as we entered we were met with a good welcome and good humour from the staff. The place has good character due to its layout and booth type seating. We ordered some poppadoms...More

Thank louiserog1
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We were in London for 4 days and had to eat here twice. Incredible service, incredible and affordable prices and most importantly, to die for food. Vegetable Korma will never be the same again. Absolutely amazing. Do not judge this place on it's outside.

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the Halal for over twenty years. It's been there since 1939, and is a short hop from Aldgate East tube. Good food, reasonably priced. The decor is a little dated. The friendly staff and management always make you feel welcome....More

Thank Guy W
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Been going here for over 25 years & it's consistently excellent. Traditional curry with all the favourites but trust me, this is old school. You want a meat madras, you get it...no ridiculous garnish or serving dish. It's in a stainless steel pot ready to...More

Thank TheNRR
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for what seems like ever. I visited recently with a few friends as it's been a few years since I last visited and I have to say I left a bit underwhelmed. Staff very friendly and good service, but my...More

2  Thank SteveCAFC63
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Hidden in the back streets of Aldgate is this gem of a restaurant. I have been there a few times now for lunch. Their Biryani is really lovely and is highly recommended. You might find it needs a bit of extra salt (depending on your...More

Thank HonestReviewer786
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Seyma N
30 August 2017|
Response from tartnjohn | Reviewed this property |
Think your question needs directing to the actual restaurant but considering its location, background, history and clientele, I would expect it has to have the necessary documentation.
Daina O
6 February 2015|
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Response from Servicised | Reviewed this property |
Good morning sir Malcom Hope you are well, Yes we do accept Amex, Thanks Kind regards Mahaboob (Halal)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 1700
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