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Top 3 Local Halal Food In Hong Kong


Have Halal Will Travel •  Feb 16, 2015


UPDATE: We’ve updated our list so do check out the The Essential Guide To Halal Food In Hong Kong

15 years ago, a trip to Hong Kong meant having almost all our meals at Chungking Mansion. It was nasi briyani and curry for lunch and dinner. How we wished we could try halal dim sum in Hong Kong. Today, whenever the dim sum craving strikes, how we wish we could hop on a plane to Hong Kong right away because… I CAN HAZ AUTHENTIC HALAL DIM SUM IN HONG KONG!

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P.S. Don’t forget to download our app, available on Google Play for Android and iTunes Store for iOS, to find ALL of these halal eateries in Hong Kong and MORE! You can find prayer spaces in Hong Kong and attractions very soon (we're working on this!).
1. HALAL DIM SUM – Islamic Centre Canteen
No visit to Hong Kong is complete without having a dim sum feast and the good news is that we’ve found authentic halal dim sum in the land of dim sum! At Islamic Centre Canteen, you’ll find almost every type of Dim Sum usually available in a local Dim Sum restaurant. Get ready to feast on Siu Mai (烧卖), Har Gow (虾饺), Xiao Long Pao (上海小笼包), Steamed Glutinous Rice with Chicken in Lotus Leaf (糯米珍珠鸡) and so much more! Although the walk from the MTR station to the Islamic Centre Canteen can be a little confusing, we promise it’s worth it. DO NOT, we repeat, DO NOT, leave Hong Kong without trying this!
If you happen to be there around dinner time, do try out their dinner menu! They whip up some pretty tasty Cantonese dishes ?The tofu, for example, was fried to perfection (slightly crispy on the outside and soft on the inside) and seasoned with the right amount of salt, garlic and chilli. The hint of spice in the tofu complemented the fried rice really well as it enhanced the flavour of the slightly bland fried rice. We were really satisfied with this dinner and will definitely come back for more.
Address:  5th floor, Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Directions: MTR Causeway Bay – Exit A. A 10 min walk to Islamic Centre Canteen (refer to google map below). Opening Hours: 10am to 9pm Price: It depends. Are you a dim sum monster? :D Status: Halal Certified (Certified by The Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong)
This place serves one of the best duck rice in Hong Kong. The best part? It’s halal! 
Imagine brown crispy skin and super tender duck meat that practically melts in your mouth. The flavour and aroma of Wai Kee’s roast duck is something you’ll never forget. How we wish we could have this in Singapore right now!
If there’s still room in your tummy after this amazing plate of duck rice, do try out some of their other dishes too! We really love their wonton noodles, especially the huge and juicy wontons.?
Address:  No 5, Cooked Food Centre, 1st Floor, Bowrington Road Market, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Inside a food centre) Directions: MTR Causeway Bay Station, exit A – Times Square. A short 7 min walk to Bowrington Road Market (refer to google map below). The food centre is located on the 2nd floor of the Bowrington Road Indoor Market building. Enter via the staircase on the Bowrington Road side of the building. Opening Hours: 11am – 6pm Price: S$5-10 Status: Muslim Owned
Ma's Restaurant serves some of the best Xinjiang cuisines in Hong Kong. Just look at the picture below and you will know how amazing it is ?We really loved the veal goulash as the filling was both tender and flavourful. Coupled with the crispy exterior, this is definitely one of our favourite dish in Ma's Restaurant!
Since it's really difficult to find halal traditional Chinese desserts, we saved some space in our bellies for this yummy dessert. These glutinous rice balls tasted heavenly after a hearty savoury meal. The sesame paste wasn't too sweet and it went perfectly with the glutinous rice balls.
Address:  Shop A, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong Directions: MTR Prince Edward - Exit E. A short 5 min walk to Ma's Restaurant (refer to google map below). Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday - 11.30am to 11pm Price: S$10-30 Status: Halal Certified (Certified by The Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong) Do share this food guide with your friends and family if you find it useful and follow us on Facebook for more updates! :)

You can also find ALL of these eateries and more + prayer spaces around Hong Kong on our travel planner app, so don’t forget to download the HHWT Travel Planner available on both Google Play for Android and the iTunes Store for iOS!