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Top 14 Halal Eateries In Bangkok You Won’t Want To Miss Out On


Tarmidzi Muhammad •  Mar 08, 2023

Known as “The land of a thousand smiles”, Thailand has grown to become one of the premier travel destinations in Southeast Asia. Aside from its crystal-clear waters and chalk-white beaches, travellers also flock to Thailand to get a taste of its legendary cuisine! Needless to say, in terms of food, there are lots of different options available even for Muslim travellers. Just to make sure you don’t end up missing out on having what could possibly be a gastronomic experience of a lifetime, we’ve listed down these 14 eateries in Bangkok that you should definitely try on your next trip to Thailand!

Halal Eateries In Bangkok

1. Sinthorn Steakhouse

If the thought of a succulent slab of freshly grilled steak excites you as much as it does me, then Sinthorn Steakhouse is the perfect place for you! This restaurant is not only one of the largest but also one of the most famous among Thai Muslims having built its reputation around serving great quality grilled meats!

Thai side dishes

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That’s not all of course. Sinthorn steakhouse also incorporates a wide variety of cuisines into its menu from Thai to the Mediterranean. They even serve halal Thai barbecue-steamboat for those of you who love the experience of cooking your own food at a restaurant.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Thurs (10AM - 10PM), Fri-Sun (10AM - 10.30PM)

Address: 263 1 Srinakarin Rd, Hua Mak, Bang Kapi District, Bangkok 10240, Thailand


P.S. Wondering what nearby attractions you can visit after lunch in Bangkok? Check our Muslim-friendly 4D3N itinerary to explore the city like a local!

2. Yusup Pochana

The great thing about Thai Muslim food is that it doesn’t stop at just Thai cuisine! One of the best places to try authentic Thai Muslim food is at Yusup Pochana!

Thai style briyani rice

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This eatery lies off the beaten track and is famous amongst both locals and tourists. Here you can find iconic Thai Muslim dishes such as Thai style briyani with yellow rice and even roti mataba.

Kuruma Peh dish

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Alternatively, you can also indulge in their rich soups or their Kuruma Peh, a variant of goat curry that they are absolutely famous for!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (8AM - 3PM)

Address: Chorakhe Bua, Lat Phrao, Bangkok 10230, Thailand

Contact number: +66 91 802 4242

3. Yana Restaurant

If you’re heading to Bangkok then it’s almost guaranteed that you will eventually find yourself at MBK which is the city’s most recognisable shopping centre. The great thing is, with Yana Restaurant around, you won’t have to stress over trying to find halal food to quell your appetite in the midst of all that shopping!

Dishes found at Yana Restaurant

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Strategically located on the fifth floor of this major shopping mall, Yana Restaurant is a hotspot for Muslim tourists who happen to be in the area. Their menu centres around a mix of western and Thai serving up local favourites such as tom yum, curry, and even pasta amongst a variety of fusion dishes.

More Thai dishes

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Convenient, affordable and delicious there's no reason why you shouldn’t drop by this restaurant while out and about on your shopping spree!

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10.30AM - 9PM)

Address: 444 Phayathai Road, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok


4. Maedah Restaurant

The food at Maedah Restaurant represents a medley of different cuisines which is perfect if you're having trouble making up your mind over what to eat! Located in Pratunam, which is one of Bangkok’s major shopping area, the restaurant makes for a great pit stop while you’re exploring the area.

Dishes by Maedah Restaurant

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They serve a mouth-watering array of different foods from Turkish kebabs, Indian briyani to local dishes like pad thai. Their tom yum, however, is quoted by many to be one of the best in Bangkok! Whatever you might be craving for, there’s bound to be something for everyone here.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10AM - 11PM)

Address: 120, 370-1 Soi Phetchaburi 15, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand


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5. Samat Muslim Food

Here's another eatery you should visit while in Pratunam - Samat Muslim Food! Most people might walk past this humble eatery without noticing it but it's located just opposite Pratunam Market and just a 3-minute walk away from ARL Ratchaprarop Station.

Tom Yum and other dishes

The food at Samat is comforting especially after a long day being out and about. Plus, it’s highly affordable as well. One of their specialties that you shouldn’t miss here is their refreshing Tom Yum which is sour, spicy and tangy all at once.

A plate of papaya salad

Their Papaya Salad is also worth trying – it’s crunchy, spicy and full of flavour. If you’re travelling in a big group, indulge in their whole fish dishes like stir-fried and steamed seabass which are perfect for sharing!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon, Fri-Sun (10AM - 10.30PM) | Tues-Thurs (10AM - 10PM)

Address: 421 Ratchaprarop Rd, Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand


6. Saman Islam

What could be better than indulging in a comforting bowl of beef noodles accompanied by a side of freshly prepared Thai fishcakes after a long day of braving the sweltering heat of Chatuchak Market?

Thai fishcankes

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Saman Islam sits right smack in the heart of Bangkok's largest weekend market and is the best place to refuel for Muslims in the vicinity, with everything from spicy tom yum to crispy fried chicken!

Dishes made by Saman Islam restaurant

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The restaurant is only open during the weekends and is always packed with tourists which isn’t much of a surprise considering their rather large menu which is matched only by their serving portions! If you’re famished and in the mood for hearty flavourful food then this is the place to go!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Sat-Sun (9AM - 6PM)

Address: Section 16, soi 24, Chatuchak Weekend Market, 251 Phahon Yothin Rd, Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand


7. Busaba Halal Restaurant

Halal roast duck in Bangkok? We kid you not! With Bangkok having a wide mix of cultures from all around Asia, it’s no surprise that a Chinese dish like roast duck has become part of Thai cuisine. Busaba is one of the only few places selling halal roast duck in Bangkok and you should totally come here if you want a taste of Thai-styled roast duck with their Duck with Egg Noodle!

Roasted duck dish

Don’t leave without trying out the palatable desserts and organic coffee too! Halal cafes are not quite easy to find in Bangkok so if you’re looking for your café fix, Busaba is the place to go. Did we mention that Busaba has a hipster café vibe too?

A dish made by Busaba Halal Restaurant

Busaba might seem far and out of the way as it’s located in Dusit, away from the main shopping areas in Bangkok, but trust us, its yummy roast duck is enough reason to visit! Plus, here’s your chance to explore another district of Bangkok, which many travellers haven’t been to.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Tues, Thurs-Sun (10AM - 4PM)

Address: 151, 4 Thanon Nakhon Chaisi Rd, Thanon Nakhon Chai Si, Dusit District, Bangkok 10300, Thailand


P.S. For more travel tips, check out our Bangkok insider's guide for essential Muslim-friendly tips you need to know!

8. Usman Thai Muslim Food

If you're shopping at Sukhumvit and looking for a place to refuel, look no further than Usman Thai Muslim Food! This unassuming eatery will make you feel right at home with their hearty dishes.

Whether you're looking for yummy Thai dishes to share or ala carte items, Usman's got you covered! Try their mouthwatering tom yum with some crab curry, deep-fried seabass and papaya salad and you're all set. Their fried noodles and rice selection like Pad See Eew and Thai Fried Rice will satisfy your cravings too.

Mango sticky rice

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Of course, no meal is complete without desserts and we recommend getting their Mango Sticky Rice too! With generous mango portions and tantalising sticky rice, you'd be left thoroughly satisfied!

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10AM - 9.30PM)

Address: 259/9 Sukhumvit Alley 22, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand


9. Al Hussain

Wherever you are in the world, Indian food never fails to hit the spot. Al Hussain is one of, if not the go-to place in Bangkok for getting your fix of both Indian and Arabic cuisine. The restaurant is serious about serving fresh food. The bread is made in-house and the meats are cooked to order ensuring everything reaches your table while still hot!

Indian and Arabic cuisine

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If you’re in the mood for a feast then you can try their kebabs. Loaded with an assortment of different spices and generous in portion their Kebabs are sure to satiate even the most ravenous souls.

Dishes found at Al Hussain

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On the other hand, if you’re going for something lighter then you can opt to try their naan, which comes straight from the oven, along with sides of freshly made dal and hummus.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10AM - 3AM)

Address: Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Contact number: +66 2 252 0240

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10. AYA Japanese Halal Restaurant

Halal Japanese food found in Thailand

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If you're craving a quick break from local Thai food, how about digging into a savoury bowl of ramen or satisfyingly sweet unagi don (rice bowl)? While you're in the heart of the city, make sure to head on over to AYA Japanese Halal Restaurant for the freshest picks of the day! Their wide menu will satisfy any craving you have - and of course, we can't forget their fresh sashimi either!

Sashimi platter

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There's even a prayer room on-site, making this place the perfect pit stop for you to have both a great meal and to do your prayers.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 9PM)

Address: 686 A10 Soi Phatthanakan 38, Suan Luang, Bangkok 10250, Thailand


11. Mah Halal Food

If you're looking for a filling meal, Mah Halal Food is your spot! While it's located in the Chulalongkorn Hospital's food court, the food offered there is worth the travel. You can find a variety of meals, including Seafood Fried Rice, Basil Chicken Rice, and even Beef Noodles!

Halal Status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Fri (7AM - 3PM)

Address: 1873 Ratchadamri Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

12. Phayathai Kitchen

Yet another great eatery to get your authentic Thai cuisine fix! Phayathai Kitchen offers a good spread of Thai cuisine such as Tom Yum soup, Thai Papaya Salad, and even Sweet and Sour Fish. For first-timers, you should definitely get their Seafood Tom Yum as it's creamy and has a nice, sour taste. Don't forget to complete your meal with the Chayen (Iced Thai Tea)!

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 10PM)

Address: 63 63 Phetchaburi 7 Alley, Thung Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

13. Noree Restaurant

Looking for restaurant-quality meals while in Bangkok? Noree Restaurant has got you covered! This restaurant serves delectable meals at reasonable prices. If it's your first time, you should get the Duck Menu options such as Duck Noodles, Roasted Duck, and Ped Pa-Lo (Pot-stewed duck).

Want to try something authentic? They also offer Thai cuisines such as Yum and Kaeng Som which are as delicious! Bring your family and friends here for amazing quality meals.

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (10AM - 10PM)

Address: 101 ถนน ประชาร่วมใจ Sai Kong Din Tai, Khlong Sam Wa, Bangkok 10510, Thailand

14. Al-Rahaman

Craving Indian food while in Bangkok? Then you should stop by the popular Al-Rahaman! Located in the heart of Bangkok City, you can find a plethora of Indian cuisines here at an affordable cost, ranging from Naan which you can pair with their Chicken Masala to Biryani.

Curry for naan bread

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They also offer Mutton BBQ menu options such as Mutton Chop, a Mixed Platter, and even a 2-kilogram Mutton Leg BBQ! Talk about variety ?

Halal Status: Halal-certified

Opening hours: Mon-Sun (11AM - 10PM)

Address: 101, 101/1 Naret Rd, Si Phraya, Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand

This list is by no means exhaustive, as there are a number of restaurants in Bangkok that serve amazing Halal food! With so much delicious food galore in this amazing city, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t already be planning your Bangkok itinerary!