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10 Best Halal Cafes in Sydney [2023]

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Halal Cafe Sydney

Best Halal Cafe Sydney
Best Halal Cafe Sydney

If you’re looking for a halal cafe Sydney, you’re in luck. There are plenty of great halal cafe Sydney to choose from, and we’ve put together a list of the 10 best ones. Whether you’re looking for a place to have breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these halal cafe Sydney will not disappoint. So what are you waiting for? Check out our list and start planning your next halal cafe Sydney adventure!

1) Ogalo

Key ServiceHome style taste
Operating HoursLocations

One of the city’s most appealing aspects is its diverse culture, and this is where you may sample halal Portuguese-inspired BBQ chicken and burgers. The secret to the chicken’s deliciousness is that it is barbecued on a nutritious grill, maintaining its natural tastes while also delivering a spicy, savory, and sweet-sour all at the same time.

Key Differentiators:

  • Home style taste
  • Portuguese-style menu
  • Cooking in the natural flavours 

Customer’s Review:

Lovely service great burger and chips. Sat down to eat. Lovely and fresh. Customer service was great. Thank you.


2) Café Nur Muhammad 

Key ServiceAuthentic Malaysian cuisine
Addressshop 2/1/27 Murray Street
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Phone0498 333 808
0409 048 757
Operating HoursMon: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Here’s another spot to get Malaysian food because we can never have enough of Malaysian cuisine, can we? As you enter the restaurant, you’ll feel as if you’ve been teleported to Malaysia, where a Malaysian flag will greet you. Nasi Lemak is the star dish of this restaurant, which specializes in Malaysian cuisine. Choose from beef rendang or fried chicken with fragrant rice, and you’ll be delighted; even the sambal is done superbly.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves the best Nasi Lemak
  • Authentic Malaysian cuisine
  • Serves all-you-can-eat buffet

Customer’s Review:

Great little restaurant serving authentic and tasty Malaysian food.

Quentin Miqueu

3) Rashays Harbourside

Key ServiceServes Western delights
AddressDarling Harbour, Harbourside Shopping Centre
Level 2, Shop 430B, 2-10 Darling Drive
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone13000 13000
Operating HoursMonday
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
8:00 AM – 12:00 AM
8:00 AM – 12:00 AM
8:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Rashays is a well-known halal burger restaurant in Sydney, with pastas, pizzas, and other Western foods on the menu. One of the must-try dishes at this steakhouse is Wagyu Scotch Fillet or Sirloin and T-Bone! Choose from Wagyu Scotch Fillet or Sirloin and T-Bone to taste it melt in your mouth! Steaks aren’t your thing? Enjoy their beef burgers, which include Angus beef, a fried egg and cheddar cheese to sate your meat desires.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves Western delights
  • Good customer service
  • Beef burgers with Angus beef, a fried egg and cheddar cheese

Customer’s Review:

My family and I loved our meals here, the bbq lamb ribs and the pasta were delicious. Large meals and reasonably priced, highly recommend you give this place a try.

Allan B

4) Zaaffran

Key ServiceServes classic Gulab Jamun
AddressLevel 2
345 Harbourside Shopping Centre
10 Darling Drive
Darling Harbour
NSW – 2000, Australia
Phone(02)9211 8900
Operating HoursLUNCH
5 days 12 noon – 2:30pm*

Wed- Thurs 6 pm – 9:30 pm
Fri – Sat 5.30 pm – 10:15 pm
Sun 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Closed Mon & Tues

Zaaffran is a little more expensive, but it’s well worth the cost since it’s one of the best halal restaurants in town! Indian specialties such as naan, tandoori, and kebabs are served here. For people who enjoy trying new things with their food, you may try the Goa-inspired foods like the Tingmo Balchao Burger. The classic Gulab Jamun is a must-have for any Halal Indian restaurant!

Key Differentiators:

  • One of the best halal restaurants
  • Inspired by Indian and Goan cuisines
  • Serves classic Gulab Jamun

Customer’s Review:

I was really impressed by this fine dining Indian restaurant. This is in a prime location with amazing views of the darling harbour. The food is a very tasty and has great presentation and mild to medium spice to cater to the majority. Lots of things on the menu to explore different textures and flavours. Great place to bring someone for a special occasion, especially nighttime.

Jean B

5) Oh My Days

Key ServiceServes one of the best vegan croissants, tarts, and banana bread
Address99 Glebe Point Road
Glebe, NSW 2037
Phone+612 9552 2390
Operating HoursMonday – Friday
8:00am – 2:30pm
Saturday – Sunday
8:00am – 3:00pm

My two favourite dishes at My Time are the smashed avocado on toast and the jackfruit nachos with vegan cheese. Perfect for a weekend brunch, try their smashed avocado on toast (a favorite among Sydneysiders!), burgers, jackfruit nachos, burritos, and tacos! But save room for their vegan croissants, tarts, and banana breads too.

Key Differentiators:

  • Perfect for weekend brunch
  • Smashed avocado on toast is a favorite
  • Vegan croissants, tarts, and banana bread

Customer’s Review:

I’m not vegan, but I really enjoyed the food here. The smashed avocado was delicious, and the jackfruit nachos were really good too. The service was great, and the staff was really friendly. I’ll definitely be back!

John D

6) Two Chaps Cafe

Key ServiceHas handmade fresh pasta and local cheeses
Address122 Chapel St.
Marrickville NSW 2204
Phone(02) 9572 8858
Operating HoursMon 7:30am-3:00pm
Tue 7:30am-3:00pm
Wed 7:30am-3:00pm
Thur 7:30am-3:00pm
Fri 7:30am-3:00pm | 6:00pm & 8:15pm Sittings
Sat 8:00am-3:00pm | 6:00pm & 8:15pm Sittings
Sun 8:00am-3:00pm

Two Chaps Cafe is a unique and long-lasting cafe and bakery that produces all of its bread and meals from scratch using fresh ingredients. Two Chaps Cafe is located in Marrickville, which was named one of the world’s coolest neighborhoods (Voted One Of The Coolest Neighborhoods On The Planet!).

Key Differentiators:

  • Produce driven menu
  • Handmade pastries
  • Has handmade fresh pasta and local cheeses

Customer’s Review:

The pasta is delicious and the coffee is amazing. The staff are really friendly and they have a great selection of pastries and cakes. I highly recommend this halal cafe Sydney!

Sarah K

7) Zahli 

Key ServiceContemporary Middle Eastern cuisine
Address529 Elizabeth St,
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone02 9318 2228
Operating HoursMonday: closed
Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday – Sunday: 12 pm until 9 pm
Friday – Saturday: 12pm until 10pm

Surry Hills is an interesting place to visit for a day, and while you’re walking the streets of Sydney terrace homes, fill up at Zahli, a restaurant that mixes contemporary Middle Eastern cuisine with old-world charm. Start your meal with hot and cold mezzas such as fried kibbeh, fried meatballs with ground lamb meat, and crushed wheat; as well as makanek (pan-fried lebanese sausages). Choose from a variety of meats or fish for your main courses, and finish with sweet delights – mhalabiye (infused milk pudding and baklava)!

Key Differentiators:

  • Contemporary Middle Eastern cuisine
  • Old-world charm
  • Fried kibbeh, fried meatballs with ground lamb meat, and crushed wheat for starters

Customer’s Review:

The food was really good, and the service was great. The decor and ambience of the restaurant were really nice too. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a good halal meal.

Ahmed S

8) Cairo Takeaway

Key ServiceFresh and vibrant food
Address81 Enmore Road
Phone9517 2060
Operating HoursNoon til late • Weekdays
11am til late • Weekends

Down the road from Route 66’s famous antique store, you’ll discover Cairo Takeaway, a bustling cafe. The food here is fresh, vibrant, and ideal for your Instagram feed! This halal cafe Sydney was inspired by the owner’s childhood in Egypt and food markets as he remembers them! End your meal with wonderful sweets like kounaffa, a baked string pastry with vanilla custard, or laumet al aadi, which are both rich and sweet.

Key Differentiators:

  • Inspired by the owner’s childhood in Egypt
  • Baked string pastry with vanilla custard for dessert
  • Fresh and vibrant food

Customer’s Review:

The food was really good, and the service was great. The decor and ambience of the restaurant were really nice too. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a good halal meal.

Ahmed S

9) Burgers on Broadway

Key ServiceHuge, one-handed burgers
Address215-231 Kingsgrove Rd, Kingsgrove NSW 2208, Australia
Phone+61 2 8054 3789
Operating HoursMonday 10:30AM–9PM
Tuesday 10:30AM–9PM
Wednesday 10:30AM–9PM
Thursday 10:30AM–10PM
Friday 10:30AM–10PM
Saturday 10:30AM–10PM
Sunday 11AM–9PM

While the store may appear to be unassuming, Burgers on Broadway takes their burgers seriously. You probably won’t be able to resist capturing a few IG-worthy photos before the meal gets cold after looking at their huge hamburgers that are nearly impossible to hold in one hand! Chunky but crispy chicken burgers or juicy and thick beef cheeseburgers may be enjoyed at this halal-certified restaurant.

Key Differentiators:

  • Huge, one-handed burgers
  • Chunky but crispy chicken burgers or juicy and thick beef cheeseburgers
  • Serves super flavourful chicken wings

Customer’s Review:

Really nice burgers. A variety of chicken and beef with all the usual sides. prices are around $12-15 for a single burger or $15 and upwards for the chips and drink meal deals. Worth checking out if you’re in the area.


10) Time For Thai

Key ServiceHearty Thai cuisine
Address2/309 Anzac Parade,
Kingsford 2032
Phone(02) 9662 3126
Operating HoursMon – Sun | 11am – 10:30pm

You’ll be able to try delectable hearty Thai cuisine at Time For Thai, which has several locations in New South Wales. This cozy restaurant serves everything you could want to eat when it comes to genuine Thai foods. From the classic Tom Yum soup and Crispy Prawn Salad to Ox Tail and Glass Noodle Soup, there is something for everyone.

Key Differentiators:

  • Hearty Thai cuisine
  • Cozy restaurant
  • Serves everything you could want to eat when it comes to genuine Thai foods

Customer’s Review:

I only visit this place for their crispy chicken and for having it in the restaurant. Occasionally I would have an entree too. The chicken is a standard battered chicken but just cooked perfectly every time. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Nothing special, but just great chicken.

Erick T

Halal Cafe Sydney

If you’re looking for a halal cafe Sydney, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of great options available. All of the cafes on this list serve up delicious halal cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start trying these halal cafe Sydney!

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