Authentic Asian Cuisines

Melbourne, Australia



Authentic Asian Cuisines


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Muslim owned restaurant


360 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

  • It's Time To Start Planning For Your 2019 Long Weekend Escapes From Singapore!

    As November looms around the corner, we are already on the homestretch of 2018! It doesn’t matter if you’ve had a fantastic year or not because we can always look forward to a new year full of hope and possibilities! Some of you have probably booked a flight for your year-end trip and just counting down the days to that long-awaited vacation. While waiting, you should try planning for great weekend getaways in 2019!  Great news: There are FOUR LONG WEEKENDS spread out across the year, making sure you'll always have that well-deserved break! Plan for your long weekend trips with our travel inspirations: 10 Muslim & Children Friendly Destinations To Visit in 2019! GOOD FRIDAY (19 - 21 April) Krabi, Thailand This is the perfect time to visit Krabi because it is just before the monsoon season where blackouts are a norm. This is your chance to relax on the beautiful beaches, go island hopping, indulge in dirt-cheap body massages, and feast on awesome Thai street food! If you prefer to live near Ao Nang beach, Ao Nang Princeville Resort is the place for you! Completely Muslim-friendly, this resort offers halal dining options so you never have to worry about finding halal food. Definitely a great place to stay because of its central location! In fact, this resort offers convenient Spa services, a restaurant, outdoor pool, hot tub, and a sun deck—perfect for lazy days! Address: 164 Rural Road Krabi 1010, Krabi Chang Wat Krabi 81180, ThailandContact: +66 75 637 971 VESAK DAY (18 - 20 May) Jakarta, Indonesia Picture: University of Melbourne Jakarta is a beautiful, bustling city that is great for a quick weekend getaway. Sometimes, we all need a shopping holiday and this is just the perfect place to get everything done under one roof! The iconic roundabout at the Selamat Datang Monument is the place for all things convenient because right beside it lies Plaza Indonesia, a shopping heaven for locals and tourists alike! For accomodation, you can stay at the Grand Hyatt Jakarta right next to Plaza Indonesia. Take as much rest as you can in their classy rooms so you have sufficient energy to shop till you drop right after. This grand hotel is decked with luxurious furnishings that will make you feel like royalty. They have all the amenities in place to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your stay. They offer a fitness center, room service, outdoor pool, laundry service, a spa, and even an airport shuttle! Address: Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.Kav. 28-30, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10350Contact: +62 21 29921234 NATIONAL DAY & HARI RAYA HAJI(9 August - 12 August) Bandung, Indonesia  Picture: OhFact! Coincidentally, National Day and Hari Raya Haji fall on the same weekend so this means that we are rewarded another long weekend. However, this time it's an even longer one that lasts for FOUR DAYS! Bandung is definitely perfect for a four-day getaway because it has so much to offer. Since we have covered beach destinations and shopping paradise so far, let’s head for some nature time as you bask in the beautiful landscapes that Bandung has to offer! Bandung is home to magnificient mountains, gorgeous green landscapes and many more natural tourist attractions such as Lake Patenggang—a picturesque lake with stunning views. Picture: GH Universal Hotel Bandung You’ve probably seen the GH Universal Hotel circulating around the internet—an architectural beauty right in the heart of Bandung with European-style (more accurately, Italian Renaissance) furnishings. You should try staying at this hotel at least once. You will feel like royalty from the moment you step into this beautiful plush accomodation. This hotel is fully equipped with an outdoor pool, a spa, a fitness center, a patisserie (yes, desserts!), a rooftop bistro offering majestic panoramic views of the city, and yes—airport shuttle! Address: Jl. DR. Setiabudhi No.376, Cidadap, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40143Phone: +62 22 2010388 DEEPAVALI (26 - 28 October)  Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Picture: Consolato Generale Take a step back into history during your trip to this city. Ho Chi Minh City has so much to offer in terms of historical monuments. Make sure you set aside a day to see the Cu Chi Tunnels (and crawl in one too!) that the Vietnamese used during the Vietnam war. You should also visit Mekong Delta and marvel at the beautiful rivers while sipping a fresh coconut drink on a small boat. For café-lovers, this is a city filled with affordable cafes! Simply take a stroll down the city and you will find great cafes offering really refreshing coffees (yes, Vietnamese coffee) for your caffeine needs. Do visit the Café Apartments along the Saigon Walking Street. This historical building used to be a home to government and military personnels (also the only building that wasn’t bombed) but is now a hipster haven full of eclectic cafes. You will be greeted with majestic views of the city from the café balconies as you sip some good old Vietnamese coffee. Perfect for a late-night wind-down. Picture: Ostrovok This is a crowd favourite hotel because it is right next to Ben Thanh Market (The place to go to for your grocery needs and night market!) as well as the Malaysian Street. The Malaysian Street is packed with halal food options from Malaysian food to authentic Vietnamese food. You will be happy to know that some diners even offer free food delivery services right to your hotel! The hotel offers a spa, a fitness centre, and airport shuttle for your convenience. There are also a few major mosques nearby. Address: 289-291 Lý Tự Trọng, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, VietnamContact: +84 28 3828 2888 Start planning and get yourself ready to explore all these amazing getaway destinations in 2019! Read more about destinations to visit in 2019...

  • 7 Reasons Why the Limestone Coast in South Australia Should Be Your Next Trip

    If you’re on the lookout for a destination that offers diversity in all aspects, South Australia’s magnificent Limestone Coast is a newly discovered gem. With its pristine beaches and breath-taking coastline, vibrant wetlands, unique ecosystem and variety of wildlife, saltwater lagoons, ancient volcanoes and stunning scenery, labyrinth of World Heritage-listed caves, great seafood, picturesque seaside towns the Limestone Coast is filled to the brim with a wealth of opportunities and experiences you’re sure to remember for a lifetime! Stretching from the beautiful Coorong National Park, along the Southern Ocean to the Victorian border, the undeniably special region also happens to be the ultimate self-drive destination. With so much to do, see and discover on the Limestone Coast, we can’t think of a better way to truly savour all of it, than a road trip! The journey there is sure to be as incredible as the destination itself. With the Limestone Coast located halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide, you can either drive in from either of the destinations, or a great option - one of our personal favourites - is to fly into Mount Gambier on REX. Accommodating around 30 passengers at a time, the small aircraft offers unbeatable birds eye views of the region’s majestic wilderness and glorious landscapes. No matter how long you spend exploring the region, there’s always so much more to see and experience. Prepare yourself for an abundance of natural wonders, adventure and excitement. The Limestone Coast and its treasure trove of unique discoveries await you! Find Halal Restaurants Near You in Australia! Find Mosques and Prayer Places in Australia!   1. Magnificent Tantanoola Caves The Limestone Coast boasts a plethora of beautiful natural attractions guaranteed to be far from anything you’ve ever seen before! Thus, seeing the impressive Tantanoola Caves in person is one of the top things to do on the Limestone Coast. Known to be one of South Australia’s most-visited destinations, the Tantanoola Caves at the Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, is the only single-chamber dolomite cave in Australia, and features a spectacular array of lovely pink and brown decorative rock formations which were developed over thousands of years. Your visit will begin with a guided tour of the cave, where you will be introduced to its geology and history. Once you’ve learnt everything there is to know about the attraction, you will be left to discover it at leisure, and to take as many pictures in the cavern as you like! Be sure to make time to explore the park’s cliff top walking trail which offers the most incredible views of the surrounding area, as well as to enjoy a picnic in its picturesque grounds!   2. Visit The Blue Lake Any Limestone Coast visitor guide is sure to note a trip to the spectacular Blue Lake as a must. Located within a crater of the of the extinct volcano which lends its name to the city in which it is found, Mount Gambier’s Blue Lake is one of the region’s most popular spots, and sees thousands of visitors each year. While the breathtaking sight of the lake and its volcanic landscape will leave you speechless, the lake’s changing of colour will make the attraction unforgettable. Each year, in early November through March, for reasons that are still pretty much a mystery, the water in the lake changes to a magnificent cobalt blue colour. From the month of April to November, the water then turns into a shade of dark steel grey! Get up close and personal with the lake by taking the glass panelled lift down to its surface on an Aquifer Tour, or climb to the Centenary Tower for unbeatable views of the lake and the area around it. Surrounding the lake, there is a 3.6 kilometre walking trail that offers numerous viewing points with awe-inspiring views, as well as countless camping spots that are popular amongst visitors eager to experience the magnificence of the lake at night time. If you’re looking to immerse yourself further into everything the Blue Lake has to offer along with the area and its history, there are also several fantastic guided tours available.   3. Uncover a garden sinkhole While no matter where in the Mount Gambier region you go, natural beauty is a plenty, the Umpherston Sinkhole, or the Sunken Garden is an attraction you cannot miss, and a visit here will definitely complete your Limestone Coast tour. Once a regular limestone cave, whose uniqueness was created when its roof collapsed, the Umpherston Sinkhole needs to be seen to be believed. In 1886, the sinkhole was made into a garden by James Umpherston. Today, the breathtaking terraced gardens and its picturesque landscape offer visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. Not only will you be able to admire its beauty from the viewing platforms found at the top of the sinkhole, but you will also be able to venture down into the sinkhole and explore the tranquil garden. The area features beautiful, perfectly manicured flowers and plants, hanging vines and fountains and even some sculptures inspired by the sinkhole and its formation. In our opinion, the best time to visit is at sunset, since this is when the attraction comes to life. At dusk, the floodlights come on, and you will get to see hundreds of adorable possums scamper into the garden to feed!   4. Taste premium grade Halal Wagyu Beef If you’re a foodie, there’s no way you don’t know what wagyu beef is! The generic name for Japanese beef, wagyu is recognized for its high quality, and its exorbitant prices. What makes the meat so expensive is the rearing methods of the cattle as well as the strict guidelines that are followed during feeding. Mayura Station, located on the Limestone Coast, is one of South Australia’s first cattle and sheep stations and is today known to house one of the biggest full-blood wagyu cattle herds. Here, the surrounding are incredibly pristine, the scenery is stunning, the air is as clean as can be, and the cattle are fed Cadbury's chocolate. You read that right! At Mayura Station, the cattle are fed a mix of Cadbury's chocolate and other sweet treats to give their meat a unique flavour profile that is sure to make any beef lover go weak in the knees! Offering a farm to table experience, at Mayura Station, full-blood wagyu cattle are bred to deliver the most luxurious, award-wining beef, which can be sampled at the Tasting Room. And here’s what gets us even more excited - the wagyu beef at Mayura Station is Halal! You can choose to buy meat at the station directly, or savour it at the Tasting Room. While the restaurant itself is not Halal certified, if you decide to dine in, accommodations can be made so you can indulge in a Halal wagyu experience unlike ever before!   5. Drive along the scenic Beachport coast From beautiful sandy beaches to stunning scenery, coastal dunes begging to be explored and spectacular views, to even a few listed heritage sites, Beachport has it all! An isthmus with the sea on both sides, along with Lake George by it, Beachport is definitely worthy of a stop on a Limestone Coast road trip. The township may be small in size, but everything it has to offer is priceless. At the Beachport Conservation Park situated on the shores of Lake George, not only will you be able to get some serious bird watching in, but the park is also a well-known spot to enjoy some excellent windsurfing. The town also boasts one of South Australia’s longest jetties. The second longest in the region, Beachport Jetty is a sight in itself and attracts local and visiting anglers keen to catch some salmon and whiting. One of the best ways to truly appreciate this gorgeous area of South Australia is via the Bowman Scenic Drive. The rugged coastal route will take you past and offer you glimpses at the area’s iconic attractions like the Cape Martin Light House, Penguin Island, and the blowholes at Bartlett Rocks, in addition to stunning scenery. Along the drive you’ll come across numerous lookout spots such as the Wooley Lake Lookout, Down’s Lookout and Backler’s Lookout, that offer breathtaking coastal views, so be sure to make some time to stop at at least a few of them for pictures. You won’t regret it!  Pool of Siloam Another thing you definitely won’t regret is a swim in the Pool of Siloam. Known to be seven times saltier than the sea, the Pool of Siloam is extremely popular amongst those suffering from rheumatism and arthritis due to its high salt concentration. If you decide to take a quick dip, there is a designated swimming area, with changing rooms and showers on site. Once you’ve explored Beachport and its wonderful hidden gems, we recommend grabbing a bite to eat at one of the town’s many great restaurants. By doing so, you’ll get to enjoy some delicious seafood, and have a friendly chat with the locals!   6. Take a coffee pit stop at a local brew We would choose travel over most things on any given day. But if there was one thing we could have during every step of our travels, it would be a great steaming cup of fragrant coffee! And when we discovered Mahalia’s incredible coffee, we had to force ourselves to leave! Mahalia Coffee in the quaint seaside town of Robe has perfected the art of coffee roasting. The multi award winning coffee roasters is a stop you have to make when discovering the Limestone Coast. Living and breathing all things coffee, master roaster, Mahalia Layzell creates unique blends that easily put most other well-known coffee brands to shame. At the Mahalia Coffee HQ, you’ll not only get the chance to learn all about coffee, but also see where the brand’s coffee is expertly roasted, and get your caffeine fix, sampling a variety of coffee blends known to be the region’s best. While here you’re also sure to fall in love with the home ware items, ceramic, souvenirs and art pieces on sale, so be prepared to bring home some goodies!   7. Go on a 4-wheel drive along Coorong Boy did we save the best for last! Nothing completes a road trip to the Limestone Coast more than spending some time exploring the world-famous Coorong National Park. Spread across 130 kilometres, Coorong National Park is a protected area of important historical significance, housing amongst its lakes, lagoons, waterways and sweeping sand dunes a number of endangered flora and fauna and a variety of uncommon bird and fish species. It is also the perfect place for some outdoor activities. You will be able to go kayaking, yachting and boating, fishing, camping on its secluded beaches, and even four-wheel driving on the second longest continuous beach in the country - the Coorong. While you can cruise the park’s dunes and lagoons on your own, we think a guided four wheel drive tour is something that will make your experience even more memorable. There are numerous tours that you could take. Most of these will allow you to see Coorong beach at its best; the guides will point out rare birds or wildlife, and even stop by uncommon flora. They’ll also tell you everything you need to know about the park’s fascinating natural and Aboriginal history, and even give you the opportunity to learn about and experience Ngarrindjeri culture. Many tours also include a stop at a commercial fishery where you’ll be given the chance to try your hand at gahering cockles, or pipis, as they are more affectionately known in Australia. With the wind in your face and the sand at your feet, and you driving along the beautiful Coorong, we can’t think of a more incredible way to end your trip to the Limestone Coast. Can you?! No matter how many times you visit the Limestone Coast, we can bet you that you’ll always have a plethora of new experiences! For Muslims planning to explore the area, the HalalTrip mobile app is sure to come in handy! The app will help you locate Halal food places on the Limestone Coast, as well as mosques and prayer areas, along with numerous other must-sees and must-dos. Time to get road-trip planning! 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  • Finding Mosques in Perth

    Perth, Western Australia’s capital, and known for its fabulous sunny weather, is a blend of urban life and the great outdoors. The gateway to Western Australia, Perth oozes charm. It is the perfect spot for a holiday, whether alone or with loved ones, and in our opinion, is a definite must-include on every travel addict's bucket list! Boasting countless must-visits and must-sees, from fascinating museums and galleries, to fantastic restaurants and cafés, great shopping spots, beautiful, picture-perfect white sandy beaches and pristine coastlines, renowned landmarks, iconic lush gardens, cute wildlife and stunning, legendary sunsets, the bustling city is a gem of a destination that will give you an experience that will leave you mesmerized and craving more. Perth's Best Shopping Spots Read our Guide to Western Australia     Muslims visiting the city will also be pleased to know that it’s quite Muslim-friendly! While the percentage of Muslims residing in Perth may not be as high as it is in other major cities in Australia, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Perth does have a sizeable Muslim population. So for those wondering if they’ll be able to find mosques and prayer places in Perth, the answer is YES! There are a number of mosques in Perth and in its suburbs that are used by its local Muslim community as well as tourists, in addition to a plethora of great Halal restaurants. While many of these mosques and prayer rooms may not be large or fancy, they serve their purpose well. So, if you’re planning a trip to the city, finding prayer places in Perth shouldn’t be a worry at all for you with the help of our list!   1. Perth Mosque Picture Credit - Perth mosque is not only the city’s oldest mosque - built in 1901 - but also its most popular one. Located in the city center, on one of its busiest streets, this mosque is not only frequented by local Muslims belonging to a plethora of nationalities, but also by tourists from around the world, due to its central location. The mosque hosts all five daily prayers and Jumu’ah prayers on Fridays as well as Eid prayers. It has separate prayer and wudhu sections for both males and females. Address: 427 William Street, Northbridge, Perth WA 6000, AustraliaOpening Times: During prayer timesContact: +61 8 9328 8535   2. Perth City Musallah / Murray Street Musallah Picture Credit - anggo frizman, Located in London Court, a popular shopping arcade in Perth’s CBD, the Murray Street Musallah is mostly visited by worshippers working in the vicinity, as well as shoppers who happen to be in the area during prayer times. The Musallah has an area for men and women, but it's only open for Dhuhr and Asr prayers, and it doesn't have wudhu facilities. Those wanting to use the room will have to Press #3 then speaker to open the door. Address: Suite No. 3 101 Murray Street, Perth 6000, AustraliaOpening Times: Open only during Dhuhr and Asr prayersContact: +61 414 134 945Website: Twitter   3. Masjid Ibrahim Picture Credit - Masjid Ibrahim is a mosque located in Southern River, a suburb of Perth. The purpose-built mosque not only offers prayer and wudhu facilities for men and women, but also hosts a variety of religious and educational classes, from Tajweed and Fiqh to Hadith and Islamic history. Masjid Ibrahim is mainly frequented by the Muslims residing in the area, thus making it the ideal place to visit for those looking to learn more about the Muslim community there, whether Muslim or non-Muslim. Address: 1526 Leslie St. Southern River, WA, AustraliaOpening Times: Open throughout the dayContact: +61 412 785 919Website: Twitter   4. Harbour Town Musallah Picture Credit - Located at a well-known specialty shopping spot, the Watertown Brand Outlet Centre, the Harbour Town Musallah is a convenient spot for Muslims visiting the shopping centre there to pray. The prayer room can be found near the Centre’s Management Office and the Tourist Information Lounge near the car park. Address: Watertown Brand Outlet Centre, 840 Wellington Street, West Perth WA 6005, AustraliaOpening Times: Open at prayer timesContact: +61 8 9321 2282   5. Canning Mosque/ Queens Park Mosque/ Perth Mosque Queens Park Picture Credit - The Queens Park Mosque, also known as the Turkish Suleymaniye Masjid of Canning is located in another of Perth’s suburbs, Queens Park. Serving the neighbourhood’s Muslim community, the masjid hosts the five daily prayers as well as Jumu’ah prayers on Fridays, and offers prayer and ablution facilities for men and women. It also hosts Islamic classes for children. Address: 239 Welshpool Road, Queens Park WA 6107, AustraliaOpening Times: Open at prayer timesContact: +61 8 9358 6539Website:    6. Rivervale Mosque & Islamic Centre Picture Credit - Located in Rivervale; another suburb of Perth, is the city’s second oldest metropolitan Mosque, the Rivervale Mosque. The beautiful mosque and Islamic centre hosts the five daily prayers, Jumu’ah prayers on Fridays, as well as Eid prayers. It has separate prayer and wudhu sections for men and women, and a variety of religious classes, such as tafseer classes, and even one for new Muslims interested in furthering their knowledge. Address: 9 Rowe Ave, Rivervale WA 6103, AustraliaOpening Times: Open throughout the dayContact: +61 8 9362 2210Website:   7. Ar Rukun Mosque Picture Credit - Opened in 1998, Ar Rukun Mosque in Rockingham, south-west of the Perth city centre, serves the increasing number of Muslims settling down in Rockingham and neighbouring areas. It hosts the five daily prayers as well as Jumu’ah prayers on Fridays, and offers facilities for men and women alike. Address: 4 Attwood Way, Rockingham WA 6168, AustraliaOpening Times: Open throughout the dayContact: +61 8 9527 8633Website: Facebook   Mosques near me in Perth Halal Restaurants near me in Perth While we’ve only listed out 7 mosques here, there are plenty of other prayer places within the city and its suburbs. To make finding them easier, why not install the Halaltrip mobile app?. The app will also allow you to find Halal restaurants in Perth, must-see attractions, and much more! So, download the app today and make your Halal trip to Australia a fabulous one!...

  • 7 Best Halal Food Restaurants in Melbourne

    Australia is not only among the top tourist destinations, but it's also an amazing place for foodies to explore, and Melbourne is no exception. With the diversity in culture, you will be bound to find a wonderful variety of cuisines to try out. If a Halal food guide to Melbourne is what you need, we have listed a couple of awesome places that serve up some excellent Halal food - that you must not miss out on! Drop by these spots if you are hoping to find halal restaurants near you in Melbourne that serve up some delicious grub. Find a Halal Restaurant near you in Melbourne Download our Halal Guide to Australia   1. Rumi Restaurant Picture Credit - What could be better than aromatic spicy flavours? Rumi is a well-known Lebanese restaurant in Melbourne where you can enjoy a pleasant meal in the nice, comfortable setting where the walls are covered with Arabic writing. If you are in the mood for barbecued chicken wings or slow-roasted, marinated lamb shoulder bursting with flavour - Rumi has you covered. Some other dishes to check out also include their unique rice pilaf and the Persian meatballs – which are some much-loved favourites.If you don’t feel like going out for a meal, Rumi’s has a wonderful takeaway menu with some delicious stuff that you can enjoy at home. Do note that even though Rumi serves alcohol, all food that is served and prepared is Halal. Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle-Eastern, Mediterranean Address: 116 Lygon Street, East Brunswick, Melbourne VIC 3057, AustraliaOpening Hours: Monday to Sunday6pm to 10pm (dinner only)Price Range: 17 AUD – 25 AUD Reservations and contact no: +61 3 9388 8255Website: Facebook    2. CBD Kebabs Picture Credit - CBD Kebabs still remains as a popular Halal restaurant in the CBD of Melbourne for those who love their late night takeaway. With delectable sauces to go with well-roasted meats and pita bread, what more do you need? Along with some crispy fries, you have the most filling late night snack that qualifies as a satisfying dinner. Don’t forget to try their Halal snack pack too, which is a wonderful mix of barbequed meat, fries and mouth-watering sauces. So, take your pick from chicken, lamb or falafel wraps – or even a mix of everything, if you like! Cuisine: Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Take-awayAddress: 2/546 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, AustraliaOpening Hours: Sunday to Thursday10 AM to 4AMFriday to Saturday10 AM to 7AMPrice Range: 12 AUD to 20 AUDReservation: no reservationsContact: -Website: - Facebook   3. Dolan Uyghur Food Heaven Picture Credit - If you want to try something different, Dolan Uyghur Food Heaven might be the ideal place to drop by. This restaurant is where you can taste some unique Uyghur flavours and dishes, most of which contain beef or lamb. But they do have some great vegetarian options, too. Their specialties include the lamb skewers and tasty noodle dishes – such as Gurush Uni Lagmeni made with a spicy gravy. There are three more outlets which are located at Melbourne City Store 2, Springvale and Boxhill if you are ever in those areas. The simple, cozy setting of the restaurant is great if you are dining out with friends or family too.Cuisine: Uyghur, Central AsianAddress: 166 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia (Melbourne City Store 1)Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday12 PM to 10PmPrice Range: 13 AUD – 30 AUDReservation: -Contact: +61 3 9041 8802Website:   4. Morrocan Soup Bar Picture Credit - Doesn’t a delicious meal in a cosy setting seem inviting? Then you should visit the Moroccan Soup Bar, one of the best places to enjoy vegetarian delights. Do check out their famous chickpea bake as well, which is a favorite that you shouldn't miss out on. You can enjoy the basic banquet for 25 AUD which is the set menu for the day. Interestingly, there is no physical menu but a verbal one – they simply tell you what’s available and then take your order. Additionally, they provide generous portions. So if there are any delicious leftovers from the meal you can easily bring your own container to take some home.Cuisine: Middle-Eastern, VegetarianAddress: 183 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 3068, AustraliaOpening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday6 PM to 10 PMPrice Range: 20 AUD - 25 AUDReservation: not availableContact - +61 3 9482 4240Website: Facebook   5. Mamak Picture Credit - Mamak is another place that you should visit if you enjoy Malaysian food and some good flavors. This restaurant has become popular for its traditional Asian food such as roti canai, satay, ayam goreng, nasi goreng and much more. The inspiration of the restaurant comes from the traditional Malaysian hawker centres, which you can really taste when you drop in for a bite. You can basically get a chance to experience some traditional, authentic Malaysian hawker dishes when you visit Mamak. This is an ideal spot for a get-together with a few friends when you crave something spicy and delicious.Cuisine: Asian, MalaysianAddress: 366 Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, AustraliaOpening Hours: Lunch – 11:30 AM to 2:30 AMDinner – 5:30 AM to 9:30 AMPrice Range: 10 AUD – 25 AUDReservation: -Contact: +61 3 9670 3137Website: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter   6. Mama Wong’s Kitchen Picture credit - At Mama Wong’s Kitchen you can get an awesome variety of Chinese, Thai and Malaysian food that will leave you wanting more. This family-run business has become a popular spot for halal Chinese food in Melbourne and some awesome take-away too. From Beef Noodles to Nasi Goreng or if you are in the mood for chicken in black bean sauce or maybe sweet and sour prawns – Mama Wong’s kitchen has a pretty good range to choose from. Mama Wong’s should be your next stop for excellent Chinese Halal food in a simple, casual little restaurant – a combination that you really can’t go wrong with. Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Take-awayAddress: 164 Sydney Rd, Coburg VIC 3058, AustraliaOpening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday5 PM to 9:30 PM (closed on Mondays and public holidays)Price Range: 10 AUD – AUD 15Reservation: -Contact: +61 3 9383 4196Website: Facebook   7. Nasi Lemak House Picture credit - If you are craving some Asian flair, Nasi Lemak House is the place to drop by and get your fix. There are some delicious versions of nasi lemak and laksa that you must try if you enjoy the flavours of Malaysian cuisine. The Malay dishes at this restaurant has that wonderful home-made flavour that makes the food something special. The nice simple setting makes this an ideal spot to come in with some friends or family for a meal when you are looking for Halal restaurants in Melbourne.Cuisine: MalaysianAddress: 115 Grattan St, Carlton VIC 3053, AustraliaOpening Hours: Monday to Sunday12 PM to 9PM (summer trading hours)Price Range: 12.8 AUD to 15.8 AUDReservation: -Contact: +61 3 9348 4900Website: Facebook | Instagram Now that you know where to go for your Halal food fix - start planning your trip to Melbourne right now! Book a Halal trip to Australia with us!...

  • 7 Must-Visit Halal Restaurants in Melbourne

    If you’re an avid traveler, then there’s no question as to whether Melbourne is on your list of must-visit destinations. Consistently voted as the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne is an eclectic mix of both city and scenery that manages to set itself apart from other cities. From adorable wildlife to picture-perfect gardens, to an incredible café scene, stunning Instagrammable coastlines, fantastic shopping spots, world class dining, getaway spots unlike anything you could ever imagine, and anything and everything you could think of in between, Melbourne has it all! Melbourne also happens to be Muslim-friendly, and is known to have one of the largest Muslim populations in Australia, along with Sydney. Muslims from all over the world - the Middle East, India, Malaysia, Turkey, Sri Lanka and so on - have settled down in Melbourne. So if you’re planning a trip to Melbourne to see what the fuss is all about, we can’t think of a better way to experience Melbourne and its unique vibe than through its food! You’ll be able to eat to your heart’s content without having to worry about the food being Halal! How great is that!? And, while there are countless Halal restaurants in Melbourne, serving cuisines from across the globe, here we’ve listed some of our favourites - 7 must-visit Halal food places in Melbourne that’ll make you wish you were staying longer! Check out our Halal Food Blog Book a Halal Hotel in Melbourne From Halal fine dining restaurants, to Halal fast food spots in Melbourne, you’ll find it all, right here! 1. Tiba’s Lebanese Restaurant Picture credit - The family-run Tiba’s Lebanese Restaurant, located on Sydney Road, is a must-visit if you’re craving authentic Lebanese food that's Halal and easy on the wallet. Serving up some killer dishes, including juicy shish kebabs, shawarma and succulent quail, you won’t have to worry a single bit while dining here, because everything’s Halal. Try the kafta, lamb cutletls, falafel and hommos too! Cuisine: LebaneseAddress: 504 Sydney Rd, Brunswick VIC 3056, Australia55 Lygon St, East Brunswick VIC 3057, Australia4/195 Somerton Rd, Roxburgh Park, VIC 3064, AustraliaOpening Hours: 12pm to 11pm (Sydney Rd and Lygon St) / Friday and Saturday till midnight (Sydney Rd only) / 8am to 10pm (Roxburgh Park)Closed TuesdaysPrice Range: $6.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9380 8425Website: Facebook | Instagram   2. Nasi Lemak House Picture credit - These guys do a lot of things right, but boy will their nasi lemak hit the right spot! Nasi Lemak House is one of the best Halal restaurants in Melbourne for you to get a fix of your favourite Malaysian staple, amongst crowd favourites like laksa, mee goreng, char kuay teow and other well-known Malaysian hawker food. Finish your meal off with some teh tarik or sirap bandung. And if you’re not in the mood to head out, you can make use of NL House’s Award Winning Online Ordering and Delivery Service, and get the food sent right to your doorstep! Cuisine: MalaysianAddress: 115 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria, AustraliaOpening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 12pm - 9pmPrice Range: $7.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9348 4900Website: Facebook | Instagram   3. Gazi Picture Credit - If you’re a foodie, then there is no way that you haven’t heard of Gazi, one of the most popular restaurants in Melbourne, not only renowned for its great food, but also for its owner - famous chef and TV personality George Calombaris. Putting a twist on Greek-inspired, Australian style dishes, George Calombaris offers up an inspired menu consisting of a varied selection, from tzatziki and moussaka to drool-worthy souvlakakia and loukoumades, upping the game of Halal fine dining in Melbourne. Excepting of the lamb dishes, everything else on the menu here is Halal certified. So, time to let those cravings get the best of you! *The restaurant does serve a few pork dishes, so dine at your own discretion. Cuisine: GreekAddress: 2 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaOpening Hours: 12pm to 10pmPrice Range: $6.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9207 7444Website: Facebook   4. Moroccan Soup Bar Picture Credit - The Moroccan Soup Bar in Fitzroy North is all about simplicity and generosity. The vegetarian restaurant is a crowd favourite, and you are sure to see why, after just one visit. With no written menu, and one that is constantly changing, it is also the perfect spot for adventurous foodies who like to be gastronomically surprised. Go for their famous chick pea bake and sample whatever interests you at their ‘Moroccan Soup Bar’, you won’t regret it! Cuisine: MoroccanAddress: 183 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North VIC 3068, AustraliaOpening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 6pm - 10pmClosed MondaysPrice Range: $4.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9482 4240Website: Facebook   5. Biryani House Picture Credit - Biryani House offers affordable, delicious and generously prepared Indian favourites, from fragrant biryanis to flavourful, spice infused curries, crispy naan breads and so much more. This is one of our top Halal food places in Melbourne, so we really could recommend pretty much everything on the menu. But if you’re looking for a bit of help deciding, go for the Hyderabadi dum biryani, the lamb tikka and the butter chicken with some butter naan, and end your meal with the pineapple kheer! Cuisine: IndianAddress: 343 King St, Melbourne VIC 3000, AustraliaOpening Hours: 12pm to 10pmPrice Range: $5.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9329 4323Website: Facebook   6. Dolan Uyghur Food Heaven Picture Credit - With its Middle Eastern inspired interior and Uyghur Chinese menu, Dolan Uyghur is one of the most unique Halal restaurants in Melbourne, in our opinion. Not only is it a great place to get some delicious Halal Chinese food in Melbourne (Chinese, but with a bit of a twist of course), but it is also the perfect spot to learn all about the people and culture of the lesser known Uyghurs, a Turkic ethnic minority group living in Central and East Asia. Must-try’s here include the handmade noodle dishes and the steamed buns. Cuisine: Turkish, ChineseAddress: 166 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia and 3 other locationsOpening Hours: Monday to Friday: 5pm - 10pmSaturday & Sunday: 12pm - 10pmPrice Range: $6.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9546 0698Website:   7. Zikrayat Lebanese Cuisine Picture credit - It’s all about the best of Lebanese food at Zikrayat. Dishing up a wide selection of mouth-watering Lebanese dishes, from kibbeh and shish tawook to pilaf rice and salmon, Zikrayat Lebanese Cuisine is all about quality food prepared from top quality ingredients. It's the perfect place for a get-together with friends and family after a long, tiring week. Cuisine: LebaneseAddress: 229 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Victoria, AustraliaOpening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 11am - 10pmPrice Range: $12.00 and upwardsReservation: AvailableContact: +61 3 9576 1384Website: Facebook If our one stop blog for a Halal gastronomic experience in Melbourne makes you want to explore the city’s food scene even further, find Halal food near you in Melbourne with the help of the HalalTrip Mobile app! *Disclaimer: Some of the restaurants in the list above may offer alcohol on their menu, as with most restaurants in Melbourne. Mosques near me in Melbourne Halal Restaurants near me in Melbourne...

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