Best Halal Restaurants in Sydney

Looking for the best halal restaurants in Sydney? Then you are in luck. The Emerald City has an excellent selection of venues catering to your Halal dietary preferences. From places offering a menu of 100% halal-certified dishes to others that have a few items on their menu, the establishments outlined below provide suitable options to enjoy a meal. Between them, they encompass the delightful flavours of India, Pakistan, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and are a testament to the city's commitment to embracing and celebrating diverse tastes. Most of them offer takeaway and sit-down options. Some are even on Uber Eats, too.

Lal Qila Darling Harbour

If you are looking for a restaurant that offers a 100% halal menu then check out what is on offer at Lal Qila.

Set within the King Street Wharf, this fabulous venues presents a terrific range of sumptuous mains and starters that fall within the guidelines of the halal dietary law. All of the meals on their menu are prepared with ingredients that are safe and appropriate for this type of cuisine, by highly skilled chefs. They feature various types of authentic Indian and Pakistani that showcase the exhilarating flavours of Mughal culture.

Signature dishes include Peshawari Lamb Boti and the exotic sounding Nawabzada Aur Anarkali (Okra Prawns), making Lal Qila one of the best halal restaurants in Sydney.

  • King Street Wharf, 30 Lime St, Darling Harbour NSW 2000

Al Aseel (various locations)

Al Aseel is a popular restaurant chain across Sydney that specialises in delicious Lebanese cuisine. Overall, they operate seven venues in various suburbs within Sydney and Wollongong, offering family-friendly, traditional feasting.

While not all the meals here are halal, a decent number are, many of which come from recipes handed down through the generations. The chefs here use quality, locally sourced ingredients when preparing meals, bringing the authentic tastes, textures and aromas of Beirut, Tripoli and Sidon to life on your plate.

There are plenty of fantastic dishes to choose from, though if you can't decide, their signature Lebanese Feast is a terrific starting point.

  • Alexandria, Bankstown, Castle Hill, Greenacre, Parramatta and Penrith

Shalom Indonesian Restaurant

In the 1990s, Shalom became one of Australia's first Indonesian restaurants. It began in low-key fashion, introducing the delights of an exciting new cuisine to the Sydney public.

Boasting robust flavours deriving from natural ingredients, the venue quickly gained a cult following. Today, it is a popular place for those wanting to enjoy a delicious feed of exotic cuisine.

Based around their incredible chilli spicy sauce, their menu showcases a terrific selection of beef, chicken and vegetable dishes and plenty of options for those with gluten-free or halal dietary requirements.

The venue is casual and relaxed, and the food is reasonably priced, given its excellent quality.

  • Sydney CBD and Mascot


Mamak is a fantastic Malaysian restaurant with four locations in Sydney and one each in Brisbane and Melbourne. Named after the iconic roadside food stalls found in Kuala Lumpur, they have won several awards for the quality of their Malay Indian street food.

Established by three friends (Julian, Alan and Clement) Mamak is renowned for its delightful, vibrant and mouthwatering flavours. Dishes are beautifully presented, while service is quick and friendly.

The menu features a wide selection of dishes at reasonable prices - some of which are halal. They also offer a fabulous range of hot teas and coffees to compliment your meal.

  • Sydney CBD, Chinatown, Parramatta, Chatswood

Mecca Bah

If you have halal dietary requirements you will be spoilt for choice at Mecca Bah Sydney. Their entire menu is certified halal and they will be happy to show you if you ask!

Walking through their palace doors, you'll immediately get a sense of the exotic culinary journey you are about to embark on. A treat for all your senses, their menu comprises a superb selection of Mediterranean-inspired and Middle Eastern dishes including their Tagines and Mezze which get top billing.

Their Armenian Lamb Rump and the Mecca Bah Burger are two must try dishes, which you can enjoy with a Beirut Berry or Marrakesh Kiss cocktail.

  • King Street Wharf, 32 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000