40+ places in London to have Iftar in Ramadan 2019

Written by Places to Eat

(Last Updated On: 11th May 2019)

It’s the exciting month of Ramadan, again. Last year we curated a list of 31 restaurants where you can break your fast, and this year we are back in 2019 with 40+ places to have iftar. I’m sure your tummy is growling, so let’s get started:

The Great Chase – Clerkenwell Rd, Islington

This Ramadan at the top of our list is honestly one of our favourite places to dine. Whether it’s a casual day out or for a romantic evening date, the Great Chase is fully alcohol-free, has an award-winning dry bar and serve deliciously fantastic food. The waiters are full of knowledge on how the food has been prepared and are always ready to give recommendations on how to pair your dishes with the perfect drink. If you visit only one restaurant this Ramadan, make sure it’s The Great Chase.

Read our review from last years Iftar menu and our a la carte review too.

is the great chase halal

Note: Deposits and pre-orders are essential to securing a table for Iftar at The Great Chase £32 per person
When: From Tuesday to Sunday during Ramadan
Location: 316 St John St, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 4NT

Burger UK – Camden

Burger UK is perhaps the most underrated halal burger joint in London. The friendly faces behind Burger UK always give you a warm welcome. We visited this place numerous amounts of time, again and again, it has never disappointed. Everything from the truffle fries to the chicken strips is worth it. Burger UK serves free-range meat and is alcohol-free. The burger joint is small, and they do not take bookings. To ensure you get a seat, call before visiting. If you are a large group, I would call days in advance.

Note: Show that you follow them on Instagram (@burgeruk.london) and get a beef or chicken burger, fries or onion rings with a drink for £10 during Iftar time in Ramadan.
When: From Iftar time, onwards.
Location: 154 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4QH

Harlem Soul (Formerly Boondocks) – City Road

The feed your soul family of restaurants has been an enormous success around London. Boondocks has rebranded into Harlem Soul. The same people still own it, but instead, they have changed their approach. They are serving Urban American cuisine to the streets of London. You can read our review about Harlem Soul.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken - Halal Soul Food at Old Street

Note: Prebook for Iftar – Check out the Iftar menu (£22.50 pp)
When: From Sunday 5th May until Tuesday 4th June
Location: 205 City Rd. Hoxton, London EC1V 1JN

The Meat Co. – Shepherds Bush

The Meat Co. sets the standards of what a good steak should be. For a fun night out during Ramadan, The Meat Co. is the right place to be.

Note: Seperate halal menu
Location: The Meat Co. 1026, Westfield London, Ariel Way, Shepherd’s Bush, London W12 7GA

Fatboyz! A burger joint in Ilford

Fatboyz is an affordable choice, especially if you live around East London. Break your fast with some tasty burgers, shakes and desserts. You can read our review of Fatboyz.

FatBoyz The American Single Burger

Note: Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
When: Everyday 6pm – 12am – Book your table by calling: 0203 489 5220
Location: 3 Barking Rd, London E6 1PW

Maison Du Mezze – Leicester Square

Maison Du Mezze serves excellent Lebanese food. Located in Leicester Square are doing an iftar menu. The restaurant with a red carpet for every guest, outdoor seating and the swanky interior is a great night out for a group of friends, family and couples. The iftar menu is from £25 per person. Did you know we have two reviews from Maison Du Mezze? Read the iftar review from last year.

Maison Du Mezze Soup and Home Food

Note: Iftar menu £25 pp for a 4-course meal
When: 5th May – 5th June
Location: 14 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7NG

Brioche Burger – Walthamstow

Are you looking for a good burger? Brioche Burger in Walthamstow is your place to stop by. Last few previous years they were also known for serving suhoor. Check them out for a casual iftar of burgers and mocktails. Read our review on Brioche Burger.

Brioche Burger Cojack Burger Hoe St

Location: 154 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 4QH

Proper Burger

People have mentioned that if you’re looking for a burger that never disappoints, Proper Burger is the spot.

Note: Proper Burgers opening hours for Ramadan will be closed for the first two weeks of Ramadan and then business as usual for the remaining duration of Ramadan. Proper Burgers closed on Mondays.

Location: 706 Lea Bridge Rd, Leyton, London E10 6AW

Mango Tree

Perfect for an iftar out of the house with a loved one. Mango Tree is a fine dining restaurant, located in Belgravia serving Thai cuisine. However, it is on the pricey side. The menu is partially halal.

Note:This Ramadan they have group offers. Book for 4 and pay for 3 people OR book for 6 and pay for 5 people. It is important to note that you will need to book in advance and quote ‘Ramadan’ to redeem the offer.

The offer is from Monday to Thursday and has a fixed Ramadan menu.

Location: 46 Grosvenor Pl, Belgravia, London SW1X 7EQ

Red Iron Burger – Uxbridge

If you want a proper gourmet burger, located in Uxbridge is Red Iron Burger. Thick patties, skin on fries and great shakes. Red Iron is a place to try. Read our review on Red Iron Burger.

Red Iron Burgers Uxbridge

Location: 280 High St, Uxbridge UB8 1LQ

Hankies Cafe

Hankies Cafe is an Indian cafe with excellent tapas style meals. Watch the chef toss, turn and hand spin the roti into the air as they prepare your meal. This cafe gets busy during the evenings. You can read our review about Hankies Cafe.

Location: 67 Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 6EX

Dishoom

Dishoom is an excellent place for iftar. They are serving Indian food which originated from the Persians who migrated to Bombay and set up their cafes around town. Read our full review on Dishoom’s brunch.

Keema Per Eedu Breakfast by Dishoom - Is Dishoom halal

Location:Located in Kensington, Shoreditch, Kings Cross, Carnaby, and Covent Garden

Beef and Birds – Brick Lane

Beef and Birds are relatively new, located in Brick Lane. One of the owners, Sultan, is passionate when it comes to food and flavours. Beef and Birds brings to you slow-cooked ribs, gourmet burgers, BBQ dark chocolate wings and more. Read our two-part review on Beef and Birds.

Beef and Birds Brick Lane London Restaurant

Note: Beef and Birds has a Ramadan menu. Starting from £12.95 per person.
When: The duraration of Ramadan.
Location: 76 Brick Ln, Shoreditch, London E1 6RL

Guanabana Restaurant

We have heard a lot of good reviews on Guanabana and thought it should make this list. Guanabana is a rustic wooden cafe serving Eclectic Latin and Caribbean dishes. Guanabana also has special menu items for Ramadan like Feta and Honey cheesecake kanafeh and keema nachos.

Location: 85 Kentish Town Rd, London NW1 8NY

Tarshish Mediterranean Grill

Tarshish is a Turkis and Mediterranean restaurant. A casual contemporary dining place best enjoyed at night: a candlelit table and exceptional service.

Location: 16 – 20 High Rd, Wood Green, London N22 6BX

HS&Co

HS&Co is an elegantly sophisticated restaurant serving grilled halal Irish beef, seasonal small plates and afternoon tea.

Location: 405 High St, London E15 4QZ

Etles Uyghur

A small minority of China are Muslim and have been practising for the last 1,400 years. In China known as Uyghurs – A Muslim minority who have been battling against China to keep their presence. Etles Uyghur brings the hidden culture from China to London, with hearty homemade and filling food.

Location: 235 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 9PP

Comptoir Libanais

A Lebanese chain located around the UK – whether it be Uber Eats or in the restaurant – Comptoir Libanais is an excellent choice for iftar when you’re out shopping for Eid.

BIRD

BIRD has massive chicken burgers as well as chicken and waffles. Halal chicken is served at all branches and verified with certificates. Halal food is cooked separately to non-halal foods.

Yasmeen Restaurant

They are serving Syrian, Lebanese, and Morrocan cuisine in an upscale restaurant. For Ramadan, they have an offer for £30 a welcome drink, dates, soup, appetisers, mains, dessert and a hot drink. Yasmeen also has a prayer space available.

Location: 1 Blenheim Terrace, St John’s Wood, London NW8 0EH

Band of Burgers

With two locations in London, Camden and Brick Lane, Band of Burgers is a great place for groups of friends and family to enjoy some burgers and fries. Read our review on Band of Burgers.

The Elvis Burger from Band of Burgers

Camden: 23 Camden High Street NW1 7JE
Brick Lane: 22 Osborn Street London E1 6TD

Honey and Smoke

For a classy Middle Eastern iftar, Honey and Smoke are offering a shared selection of starters, mains, desserts and a hot drink for £45 per person.

Honey and Smoke

Location: 216 Great Portland St, Fitzrovia, London W1W 5QW

Fat Burger

Sometimes all you want is a burger, fries, some wings and a shake. Fat Burger is a franchise which came from the United States to London. With two branches located in Wembley and Camden, it’s a place for a quick munch for iftar. Check out our review on Fat Burger.

Fat Burger UK Cheesy Fries

Wembley: 8-9 Neeld Cres, Wembley Hill Rd, Wembley HA9 6QU
Camden: 10 Jamestown Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 7BY

Chiquen – Wood Green

A Nandos alternative in Wood Green – Located next to Cineworld cinema in the shopping mall. An attractive place to visit when shopping for Eid and iftar time approaches. There are also local mosques nearby for prayer.

Location: Next to Cineworld, 17A The Mall, Wood Green, London N22 6YQ

Meat and Shake

Meat and Shake, like the name suggests, serves briskets, beef burgers, steaks, fries, wings, mocktails and milkshakes. Read our full review of Meat and Shake.

Is Meat and Shake halal?

Location: Tooting and Watford

Pie Factory

If you are looking for value for money and a hearty meal, Pie Factory is here. £8.95 for an iftar platter. Pie Factory located in Ilford and Whitechapel. Make sure to reserve your table!

Note: Every iftar ordered at Pie Factory will help them to donate towards a Ramadan Food Pack, which could feed a needy family for the whole month of Ramadan.
When: Duration of Ramadan.
Ilford: Pie Factory, Ilford IG1 4NE
Whitechapel 103 Whitechapel Rd, Shadwell, London E1 1JE

Chai Naasto

Chai Naasto: A colourful, timber-clad joint offering Indian grub, curries, roti, kebabs, samosas, salads and veggies. This Ramadan they have an iftar menu, £30 per person which includes dates or a fruit salad, starters, mains and a drink.

Location: 2-4 Fairfield Rd, Beckenham BR3 3LD

Teaze Burger Joint

Teaze Burger Joint is a reasonably young joint located in Stepney Green. Chicken, burgers and fries served at Teaze come with unique flavouring what seems to be inspired by an Asian cultural background. Read our review about Teaze.

Teaze Burger Review Stepney Green Mile End

Location: 169A Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4AQ

Stax Diner

This place is tiny but popular. A place to have chicken and waffles, a juicy burger, popcorn shrimp and milkshake. This small American diner style restaurant located in Kingly Court is great when you’re out shopping for Eid in Oxford St. Read our review on Stax Diner.

Stax Diner Halal Review

Location: 1.7 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B 5PW

Beit El Zaytoun

Beit El Zaytoun is a Lebanese restaurant with stunning riverside views. An iftar menu will be served here for £26 per person — a minimum of two guests required for this offer.

Location: 15 Barretts Green Rd, Park Royal, London NW10 7AE

Ramo Ramen

Ramo Ramen honestly is one of the best places serving halal ramen located in Kentish Town, Camden. Everything from the broth of the ramen to the noodles made with love in this place. The restaurant setting sets the mood for a great night. Read our review about Ramo Ramen, an entirely halal menu!

Is Ramo Ramen Halal

Location: 157 Kentish Town Road, London NW1 8PD

Buns and Buns

Buns and Buns is the newest addition to Covent Garden. They are featuring lobster, Chilean ribeye sandwiches, lobster rolls and boa buns. Buns and Buns are partially halal and on the pricey side but offer excellent service and good food in an Instagrammable marble and bronze decor place.

Location: 5 Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 8RA

The Lebanese Bakery

The Lebanese bakery has many different types of flatbreads. We like to think of it as a Middle Eastern pizza — everything from sujuk, spinach and eggs to delicious sweet flatbreads. The bakery is quite small with limited spacing, but the food is hearty and filling.

Location: 34-43 Russell St, Holborn, London WC2B 5HA

ZeeZain Indian Cuisine

Located in the lavish parts of London, South Kensington – ZeeZain serves Indian cuisine. Featuring a sophisticated interior and excellent customer service.

Location: 38 Thurloe Pl, South Kensington, London SW2 7HP

Funky Burgoo

Funky Burgoo is a new place located on Kilburn High Road. Funky Burgoo does fries, shakes, fantastic chicken wings, beef burgers, buttermilk chicken burgers and best of all chicken with waffles and halal bacon! The retro burger joint, Funky Burgoo, even has a small corner with a Sega controller and Sonic on a retro TV. Across the wall is plastered with tapes, 90s cartoon shows and skateboards.

Location: 278 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn, London NW6 2BY

Hot stone Angel

In Chapel Market, Hot Stone Angel is a sushi bar where you can also cook your food on a hot stone plate. They are not halal but have a lot of seafood on the menu.

Location: 9 Chapel Market, The Angel, London N1 9EZ

Grounded Coffee Company

Grounded Coffee Company serves breakfast all day from egg benedict, full English to pasties and delicious coffee. An excellent place to break your fast, with an actual breakfast. The menu is fully halaal.

Location: 9 Whitechapel Rd, Shadwell, London E1 1DU

Zelman Meats in Harvey Nichols

Zelman Meats in Harvey Nichols is fully halal. People have been saying they have the best steaks around, cooked to a medium-rare, this place is worth the visit whether you’re breaking fast after a day or shopping or after Ramadan.

Location: 2 St Anne’s Ct, Soho, London W1F 0AZ

China Tang at The Dorchester

The luxury restaurant located in The Dorchester hotel serves a Chinese Asian Cantonese cuisine. A chic setting designed to evoke Shanghai from the 1930s. An attractive place for a candlelit iftar – They have a separate halal menu but will also cater to custom requests.

Location: 53 Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA

Fat Cafe

Fat Cafe located in Ilford has an Iftar menu from £9.99. You can enjoy “Ultimate Thaal”. Fat Cafe will donate 15% of all takings towards Charity.

When:Every Wednesday to Sunday
Location: 73-75 Goodmayes Rd, Ilford IG3 9UB

Mak Grillz

We have heard a lot about Mak Grillz and how fine the food is as well as the interesting interior.

Location: 401 Hoe St, Walthamstow, London E17 9AP

Al Khayma

Al Khayma, Lebanese cuisine, has a Ramadan iftar special for £14.99 and a suhoor special for £7.99.

Location: 251 Cranbrook Rd, Ilford IG1 4TG

Sidi Bou

Sidi Bou has a set Ramadan menu for £25 per person. Including dates, soup, chicken, lamb or vegetation couscous and dessert. Booking is required here.

Location: 44 Haven Green, Ealing, London W5 2NX

Colony Lounge

Colony in Ilford have a Ramadan menu and are taking bookings. Fixed price at £30 per person (excluding drinks), and prayer facilities.

Location: o, R, 492 High Rd, Ilford IG1 1UE

Spice Village in Southall

Spice Village is offering a special halal iftar buffet throughout the month of Ramadan.

Location: 185-189 The Broadway, Southall UB1 1LX

Last modified: 11th May 2019