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10 Best Halal Buffets in Sydney [2024]

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Halal Buffet Sydney

Best Halal Buffet Sydney
Best Halal Buffet Sydney

Looking for a halal buffet Sydney? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of the best halal buffet Sydney for 2024. From Indian to Chinese cuisine, there’s something for everyone at these halal buffet Sydney. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your next culinary adventure today!

1) Mamak

(Credit: Mamak)
(Credit: Mamak)
Key ServiceServing Indian Malay street food
Address15 Goulburn Street, Haymarket NSW 2000
Phone(02) 9211 1668
Operating Hourslunch 11:30 – 2:00 (mon-fri) | 11:30 – 3:00 (sat & sun)
dinner 5:30 – 9:30 (sun-thu) | 5:30 – 10:30 (fri & sat)

Mamak serves Indian Malay street cuisine with quick and polite service. Authentic satay skewers with a delectable peanut sauce are required, and you can’t go wrong with the Nasi Goreng, which features Malaysian-style fried chicken. Curries are a must if you want to try out the roti canai, which is made of fluffy yet crispy roti.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serving Indian Malay street food
  • Quick and friendly service
  • Serves authentic satay sticks

Customer’s Review:

The roti is definitely the highlight! Chicken satay is something you have to try as well. The dessert however was overly sweet. I will be back for more.

William Lee

2) New Star Kebab House [CLOSED]

Key ServiceServes halal snack packs, pides, gozlemes, pizzas, and dips

New Star may be found on a number of roads, and the foods it serves are delicious. New Star delivers in spades when it comes to fast food with taste. It is a well-known Turkish restaurant in Auburn, serving everything from roasted meats carved off vertical rotisseries or shish kebabs threaded onto flat sword-like skewers and grilled over hot coals, to the renowned halal snack packs, pides, gozlemes, pizzas, and dips.

Key Differentiators:

  • A well-known Turkish restaurant in Auburn
  • Serves halal snack packs, pides, gozlemes, pizzas, and dips
  • Best for kebabs

Customer’s Review:

New Star Kebab has to be the best place for a Lamb Kebab with The Lot and with Garlic Sauce. The classic late night lamb sandwich. Well worth the long bus and train trip. Always a very generous serving size. Don’t forget it’s cash only.

Danny Merrey

3) Armani

(Credit: Armani)
(Credit: Armani)
Key ServiceServes colourful fruit cocktails
Address5/354 Church St, Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia
Phone+61 2 8840 9453
Operating HoursDaily 11AM–12AM

Armani is the place to go in Parramatta’s eat street for a dining experience that blends Mediterranean inspiration with Arabic flair. Armani’s Mashawee platter is a signature mixed grill with sides, and the Mansef Balad Al Sham is a lamb and rice dish cooked Syrian style. Steaks, seafood, pasta, and risotto are all represented on the menu, which also offers vegans plenty of options.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves colourful fruit cocktails
  • Has rice dish cooked Syrian-style
  • Mixed grill

Customer’s Review:

You cannot for wrong by coming here by any means! We went for the open halal buffet Sydney ramadan iftar and it was a fabulous experience. Every dish was so delicately made, full of flavour and cooked to perfection. The setting and environment of the entire restaurant is very classy and stylish. I have also been during normal business (not open buffet) and the experience was just as good. Would absolutely recommend.

Alaa Qassim

4) Lal Qila

(Credit: Lal Qila)
(Credit: Lal Qila)
Key ServiceServing Pakistani-Indian dishes
Address30 Lime St
Darling Harbour(King St. Wharf)
NSW 2000
Phone1300 525 745
Operating HoursMon – Sunday
05:00PM – 10:00PM

The name, which means ‘red fort’, and the red décor at this Pakistani-Indian restaurant from the Mughal tradition are inspired by it. Toss the poppadoms aside and try some exotic Paani Poori and Paneer Tikka, or the delicate Handie – meat of your choice cooked in clay pots, or the Sultani Nalli – succulent baby lamb shanks with delicate meat falling off the bones.

Key Differentiators:

  • Inspired by the Mughal tradition
  • Serving Pakistani-Indian dishes
  • Clay pot dishes

Customer’s Review:

I came with my family this weekend for buffet and it was phenomenal. The place was packed but the stuff was on top of their thing , buffet was being refilled again and again which is quite amazing considering their price. Everyone of white variety of starters and main. Would try coming back once more before they get done with their buffet. Great value for money.

Khokhar Tech

5) Himalaya

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(Credit: Himalaya)
Key ServiceHas options for vegetarians
Address396 Elizabeth St
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone(02) 8068 6088
Operating HoursMonday Closed
Tuesday – Sunday:
5:00pm – 11:00pm

Himalaya is a family-owned restaurant with five restaurants throughout Sydney that specializes in Pakistani and Indian cuisine. If you can’t decide on one dish, try the Banquet Special. If you’d rather go with a highly recommended Chef’s choice, choose the Beef Nihari – a classic Pakistani spicy beef curry garnished with ginger strips and crispy fried onions.

Key Differentiators:

  • Has options for vegetarians
  • Specializes in Pakistani and Indian cuisine
  • Banquet Special available

Customer’s Review:

We were happy when we walked in to a clean restraunt. When we tasted our food we were speechless. It’s the best tasting Indian food we have ever had. That’s why I gave it 5 stars. Honestly best Indian food and very welcoming restraunt. The only thing i have to add is that I recommend gloves to be worn by everyone that is handling food. It’s not a pretty sight when you see the waiter serving your food with an old bandaid.

Amy A

6) Bamiyan

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(Credit: Bamiyan)
Key ServiceServes the best hearty lamb dumplings
AddressUnit G 2/8 Century Circuit
(Norwest Business Park)
Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
Phone(02) 9894 7766
Operating HoursLunch: Thurs to Sun 12pm till 3pm
Dinner: Mon to Sun 5pm till 10pm

Bamiyan is a restaurant in the suburb of Baulkham Hills, NSW that offers Afghan cuisine in an environment with traditional handcrafted goods and artworks. Must-try starters include the hearty lamb dumplings Mantu, Kachaloo Bolanee flatbread with a yoghurt dipping sauce, and piping hot Afghan bread straight from the clay oven.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves the best hearty lamb dumplings
  • Kachaloo Bolanee flatbread
  • Piping hot Afghan bread

7) Darband Restaurant

(Credit: Darband Restaurant)
(Credit: Darband Restaurant)
Key ServiceNo-frills Persian eatery
Phone+61 2 9646 4466
Operating HoursDaily 11AM–9:30PM

This no-frills eatery serves a delicious and generous Persian dinner. To enjoy the well-known grilled Koobideh—a huge mince skewer or Barg–tender grilled lamb back strap served on fluffy white rice jewelled with tart barberries, go to Darband. Or, if you’re in the mood for something a little smokier, try the Baghali Polo – rice flecked with and dillbroad beans, lamb cooked with split peas and dried limes.

Key Differentiators:

  • No-frills Persian eatery
  • Generous portions
  • Grilled Koobideh and Barg available

Customer’s Review:

The taste is super delicious, the portion is large and the rice portion is generous. The koobideh in the restaurant is especially delicious and must be ordered. Great Persian food, highly recommended Persian restaurant. The only downside is that the recent price hike has taken away the value.

Aaron Charles (AC)

8) It’s Time For Thai

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(Credit: It’s Time For Thai)
Key ServiceDishes from Central and South Thailand
Address2/309 Anzac Parade,
Kingsford 2032
Phone(02) 9662 3126
Operating HoursMon – Sun | 11am – 10:30pm

Dishes from Central and South Thailand are featured on the menus of this chain of family-owned restaurants. Try Ko Mok Gai – Thai style poached chicken with biriyani rice, or whole fish steamed or fried, and served with chili and tamarind. If you’re feeling adventurous, try some of their more unique dishes like Green curry with Frogs, or Thai larb (beef salad) with Massaman and Jungle curry. If you’d rather stick to the classic, Pad Thai is on the menu as well.

Key Differentiators:

  • Dishes from Central and South Thailand
  • Family-owned restaurant chain
  • Unique dishes like Green curry with Frogs

Customer’s Review:

The food was fresh and flavourful, the service was friendly and efficient, and the prices were very reasonable. I would definitely recommend It’s Time For Thai to anyone looking for a good Thai meal in Sydney.

Emma K

9) El Jannah Restaurant

(Credit: El Jannah Restaurant)
(Credit: El Jannah Restaurant)
Key ServiceBest charcoal chicken in Australia
Address351 Windsor Rd, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153
Phone1800 491 838
Operating HoursMon – Sun 11am – 10pm

El Jannah is Australia’s best charcoal chicken, with the name literally meaning “Heaven” in Arabic. This family-owned business has been serving up chickens for almost 20 years, and patrons from all around Sydney come back for its famed garlic sauce. Try the lamb shawarma, a pita bread wrap with pickled shredded lamb that is ideal for taking you to the streets of the Middle East.

Key Differentiators:

  • Best charcoal chicken in Australia
  • Family-owned business
  • Famed garlic sauce

Customer’s Review:

This is the best charcoal chicken I’ve ever had! The garlic sauce is out of this world, and the lamb shawarma is my new favorite thing. If you’re looking for a delicious and authentic Middle Eastern meal, look no further than El Jannah.

Ryl King

10) Cairo Takeaway

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(Credit: Cairo Takeaway)
Key ServiceFast and easy service
Address81 Enmore Road
9517 2060
Phone+61 2 9517 2060
Operating HoursNoon til late • Weekdays
11am til late • Weekends

Crunchy green Egyptian felafels called taameyya, or the national dish, koshari, rice and lentils with thin wheat noodles, chickpeas, spiced salsa, and crispy fried onions on top are two examples of fast food in Egypt. For a special weekend breakfast, try Shakshouka baked eggs with sausage or slow-cooked fava beans with olive oil and lemon.

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic Egyptian food
  • Fast and easy service
  • Affordable prices

Customer’s Review:

The food was fresh and flavorful, and the service was quick and friendly. I would definitely recommend Cairo Takeaway to anyone looking for a quick and easy meal. The prices were also very reasonable.

Sarah M.

Halal Buffet Sydney

If you’re looking for a halal buffet Sydney, then you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best halal buffets in Sydney so that you can enjoy a delicious and diverse meal. From Persian to Thai to Egyptian cuisine, there’s something for everyone on this list. So why not try out a few different halal buffet Sydney and find your new favorite spot? Bon appetite!

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