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Halal Restaurant

2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
+44 20 7481 1700
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“samosa” (11 reviews)
“curry” (25 reviews)
“poppadoms” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ordered a takeaway for collection 1 nite whilst home alone.. I ordered a half portion of mince ball curry, dhall with garlic rice.. It was a really nice meal, the concept of ordering in half sizes was new to me but I think it's...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a group from work. The food was OK, but my chicken tikka masala was underwhelming. Others in the group raved about the food

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely odd fashioned feel and traditional cooking, not a salmon tandoori on a slate in sight. Nice touch was a complementary samosa as a sort of amuse bouche. Very busy, just squeezed in.

Thank holidaylover00
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm firmly of the belief that if a restaurant has been open and doing much the same thing without interruption for almost eighty years it's probably on to a good thing. I had a real hankering for an east end curry and this was just...More

Thank iosgeek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a couple of drinks in shoreditch, we found ourselves in this restaurant. Despite being busy, the waiters were welcoming and attentive throughout the whole evening. We were given complimentary samosas and our meal took no time at all. The establishment looks outdated but surprisingly...More

Thank northernlondoner
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The Halal first opened in 1939 and is believed to be the first curry house to open in England. The restaurant is a little dated inside but that is soon forgotten when you eat the lovely food. It is so fresh & tasty and also...More

Thank RoverNutter
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We went there with our three kids after 9pm in a raining night. Not much customers there but the waiting staff were very friendly. Before we ordered, a onion salad was already served... Waiter also recommended different dishes to us as we have kids not...More

Thank zayababy
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Our son lives in London and works in the financial district. He turned us on to Halal, a favorite of workers in this area. We went for lunch and had simply great food. My Rogan Josh was great, as were the other four dishes. We...More

Thank RichardinOhio
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting with a large group of friends during the Christmas period, the restaurant was exceptionally busy - ie packed! More than adequate staffing added to the general melee but efficiency was the watchword and we received our usual excellent service delivering our various courses which...More

Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The restaurant offers all of the familiar dishes, but it's very well established and the quality of the food is assured. I was in a large group so got to try a few different dishes - they were all pretty good. The hard working waiters...More

Thank BiscuitJoint
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Seyma N
30 August 2017|
Response from tartnjohn | Reviewed this property |
Think your question needs directing to the actual restaurant but considering its location, background, history and clientele, I would expect it has to have the necessary documentation.
Daina O
6 February 2015|
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Response from Servicised | Reviewed this property |
Good morning sir Malcom Hope you are well, Yes we do accept Amex, Thanks Kind regards Mahaboob (Halal)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 St. Mark Street | Aldgate, London E1 8DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Whitechapel
  • Neighbourhood: Whitechapel
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7481 1700
  • E-mail
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