The Hungry for Halaal TOP 5 Halaal Restaurants 2019

The votes are in and we are ready to announce the Favourite Halaal Restaurants in Cape Town and Johannesburg for 2019 as voted for by our readers. If you’ve participated on the blog or on the Hungry for Halaal Facebook or Instagram page, thank you for your vote.

For casting your vote in our competition, we congratulate Khalieda Osman Fukeera, the Cape Town winner, who has won a Luxury Couple’s Moonlight Spa Experience worth R8000 from Casuarina Wellness Centre at The 5-Star Cape Royale Luxury Hotel in Green Point.

Also congratulations to Mishka Khan, our Johannesburg winner who has won a 2 Night Weekend Getaway for 2 worth R8800 from Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels.

Top 5 Cape Town 2019


Sticky BBQ, Cavendish Square
A casual spot in Cavendish Square with a focus on ribs, wings and burgers.


District Cafe
This popular spot in Woodstock is great for casual lunches in the week and steaks & grills on the weekend.


Turkish cuisine lovers will find an authentic Turkish and middle eastern experience at Saray. Complete with a seperate deck where shisha can be ordered off the menu and enjoyed.


Dethroned from their No. 1 spot last year, this casual middle eastern and Syrian restaurant has a young and loyal following and are a popular choice for groups and celebrations. Along with a traditional menu, they have mocktails and shakes as well as shisha.

Back at No.1!

The Butcher’s Wife
This small but hugely popular eatery in the heart of Athlone on Belgravia Road is reclaiming their No.1 spot on our list. This family business has perfected their menu of craft pizzas, delicious pastas and finger licking steaks and grills.

Top 5 Johannesburg 2019


Jasmine Fusion
Tucked away upstairs at The Marc in Sandton, this upmarket restaurant offers contemporary Fusion Fine Dining in a sophisticated setting. One of the few fully halaal fine dining experiences in Johannesburg.


Ozzy’s Kitchen, Jimmy’s Fordsburg, Adega, Lenasia
These three restaurants have tied for 4th place in the polls.
The well known Ozzy’s Kitchen in Sandton is a great spot for upmarket, cheffy meals. Jimmy’s is well known for seafood and grills, and Adega is a popular family restaurant franchise serving Portuguese food.


Bello Cafe
A Parktown based coffee shop that is good for a quick stop during the day. Serving coffee and a light meals menu, they also offer corporate catering.


Amman Restaurant
A casual Middle Eastern eatery in Fordsburg serving special Amman Chicken, Pide, Shawarma, Burgers, Pizza, Fresh Juices etc…


Del Forno, Killarney
Serving authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed and upmarket setting, Del Forno, Killarney is popular for always innovating their menu and for consistently good service.


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