There are many Halal restaurants in Manchester, offering more than just the expected Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine.
Many restaurants in Manchester are now being sympathetic to Muslim law on how various foods should be prepared.
There are many types of restaurants in Manchester with Halal menus, from Thai, Malaysian, Chinese, Turkish, Armenian and Eastern Mediterranean, offering everything from curries and kebabs to burgers and grills.
The following list of restaurants boast a menu that is mainly Halal, making it easier to find a restaurant that caters for your religious requirements or satisfies your animal welfare decisions.
The outstanding new Chinese restaurant inside the Great Northern Warehouse, on the ground floor of Manchester 235, has won rave reviews since opening its doors in December 2009. It boasts a largely Halal Cantonese menu, influenced by the principals of healthy-eating, with exceptional dim sums, seafood and vegetarian options, The staff have also been cherry-picked from the best Chinese restaurants in Manchester.
Stylish time-honoured family restaurant & charcoal pit on the Curry Mile that serves authentic Mughlai-cuisine from the northern regions of India and Pakistan. The menu focuses on freshly prepared traditional and contemporary dishes and features an extensive range of vegetarian, meat and sea-food dishes. Open until 1am during the week and 2am at weekends.
The out-of-this-world £4.5 million Thai influenced Asian fusion restaurant near the City Of Manchester Stadium, just 10 mins taxi ride from Piccadilly Station, is the most spectacular restaurant and bar to have ever opened in Manchester! It presents an array of authentic Royal Thai cuisine and Majestic Indian dishes with specific Indian set menus
The plush £1million Indian restaurant opposite the BBC Studios and Palace Theatre boasts an amazing menu which includes incredible fish dishes, chargrilled steaks & burgers, vegetarian options and many healthy choices. Taking influences from Pakistan, India and North Africa, there's Punjab, Lahore, Deli and Mughlai specialities as well as Egyptian Shishas.
Celebrity chef Norman Musa's beautifully decorated Malaysian restaurant in the Northern Quarter has a focus on South East Asian specialities. The food is fresh, halal and MSG-free with more than half of the available dishes vegetarian or vegan.
Popular informal family-friendly curry house at the start of the Curry Mile in Rusholme. Specialising in sizzlers and Pakistani cuisine. Former National Curry Chef Award winner. Takeaway delivery is also available. Open until 1am during the week and 3am at weekends.
Glamorous modern Indian restaurant inside the Great Northern Tower, next to MICC, Manchester Central, The Opera House and Bridgewater Hall. The menu incorporates both traditional classic flavours and original dishes that apply Eastern flavours with a Western twist
Family ran traditional Indian restaurant on Portland Street, just around the corner from the Palace Theatre, Bridgewater Hall, Town Hall, Chinatown and Gay Village. Whether your taste is for English or Indian dishes, or for a combination of the two, the carefully created menu and quality cuisine is sure to surprise and delight, as will the fantastic pre-theatre offers.
Quality Indian restaurant on Deansgate in the city centre from Rusholme's famous Lal Qila. Specialising in sizzling Karahi dishes, served in a small copper pot, the menu features many signature dishes alongside traditional and classic curries. Just a short walk from the Bridgewater Hall, Opera House and Manchester Central.
Huge multi-million pound Indian buffet restaurant and banquet hall on the outskirts of the city centre, just a few minutes walk from the MEN Arena. Free secure parking and a menu consisting of over 50 dishes with others cooked to order complement a separate plush banqueting hall. 100% Halal and no alcohol policy
Arguably the most famous Indian restaurant in Manchester and the first of its kind on what was later to become the famous Curry Mile. The legendary Rusholme restaurant opened its doors in 1987 and has continued to pioneer by combining a modern design with traditional Indian cuisine whilst also growing into a national chain.