Britain is one of the many places globally that attracts a large number of Muslim tourists. Direct flights from cities such as Dubai and Kuala Lumpur to the major cities in Britain have resulted in higher Muslim numbers to Britain – either for studies, business or pleasure.
The high number of Muslims to Britain have raised the awareness among hotels and restaurants the need to serve Halaal food to the ever growing guests.
Visit Britain’s website has listed 10 of Britain’s hotels that serve Halaal menus. The listed hotels offer dishes ranging from Malaysian delicacies to Persian kebabs; Indian masala to Thai’s spicy curry. However, as noted by Visit Britain’s website, the some of the listed hotels do not comply 100% syariah compliant as there are still hotels serving alcohol.
The top 10 Halal food hotels as listed on Visit Britain’s website:
1. Holiday Villa Hotel
Located near the bustling district of Bayswater, the Holiday Villa Hotel is also close to popular attractions like Portobello Road, Oxford Street and Hyde Park. With 100 elegant en suite bedrooms and a Halal Malaysian Restaurant, the Holiday Villa Hotel is a great place to stay.
Web: Holiday Villa Hotel
2. Brighton Marina House Hotel
This great Bed & Breakfast is owned and run by Muslims, and Muslim guests are offered a Halal breakfast. This boutique-style hotel offers French, Swedish or Tudor-style rooms, and you can pick from single, family and budget rooms.
Web: Brighton Marina House Hotel
3. Mostyn Hotel
Situated only a minute’s walk from Marble Arch and Oxford Street, Mostyn Hotel is home to Zaika, the first Indian restaurant to receive a Michelin star. The hotel also lies close to Edgware Road, which is full of great Halal restaurants and cafés.
Web: Mostyn Hotel
4. The Bridge Hotel
Situated at the heart of London near Warterloo Bridge, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect place to stay if you plan on sightseeing, and offers an exclusive Halal menu. The hotel’s new Persian restaurant, Iran Ma, offers a wide range of Halal dishes guaranteed to satisfy your appetite.
Web: The Bridge Hotel
5. Savill Court Hotel
Where: Windsor, Surrey
This beautiful and elegant hotel is set in 22 acres of secluded parkland on the edge of the Windsor Great Park. The renowned Orchid Restaurant provides a range of cuisine from all over the world, and Halal food can be provided.
Web: Savill Court Hotel
6. Pittodrie House Hotel
Where: Inverurie, Scotland
One of Scotland’s most historic hotels, the Pittodrie House Hotel is set in a 2,400-acre country estate on the edge of the Grampians. The area is home to all sorts of wildlife, and the hotel’s restaurant can provide Halal meals made with the freshest local ingredients.
Web: Pittodrie House Hotel
7. Blue Elephant
For top-notch Thai food head for Blue Elephant, an oasis of calm in busy Fulham in Southwest London. You’ll be transported to a Thai dining garden (complete with fish pond!) serving delicacies such as seasonal Pla Yai Blue Elephant (whole steamed fish).
Web: Blue Elephant
8. Hotel du Vin & Bistro
Hotel du Vin is a UK chain of luxury hotels in locations all over Britain. The hotel’s Birmingham bistro serves classic European cuisine with a contemporary edge, and the restaurant is Halal friendly.
Web: Hotel du Vin Bistro
9. New Guilderoy Hotel
Situated in the seaside resort of Blackpool, the New Guilderoy Hotel is exclusively for families and couples. The owners have travelled the world, and have ornaments from the Middle East, and Southeast Asia on display. Halal food is served if the hotel is notified in advance.
Web: New Guilderoy Hotel
10. The Royal Garden Hotel
Overlooking London’s bustling Kensington High Street, the Royal Gardens Hotel is perfectly situated for shopping and sightseeing. It’s restaurant, the Tenth, boasts a spectacular view over Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, and is Halal friendly.
Web: The Royal Garden Hotel