7 Places to Satisfy Your Halal Dumplings Craving

There is no going wrong with a plate of dumplings. Whether they come fried, grilled, baked, steamed or smothered in sauce, they are always a winning dish for us. Now finding halal dumplings in London isn’t the easiest task but we managed to put together a list of a few places that do offer halal dumplings so that way, you can have your fix any time! From dim sum to Afghan manti to the Russian pelmani, you’re bound to find a halal dumpling you’ll love on this list.

Related: If you fancy making your own at home, why not have a go at our chicken potstickers recipe!

Where to Find Halal Dumplings in London

credit: Bonda Kitchen

Bonda Kitchen, Paddington 

Bonda Kitchen is a Malaysian restaurant that can be found tucked away down a staircase in Paddington. They are the first to offer a fully halal dim sum experience in London and have items like prawn and chive dumplings, siu mai chicken, crispy duck rolls and chicken gyoza. If you fancy something more substantial, they also offer beef rendang baos and an assortment of noodle and rice dishes. 

Halal Status: All meats served are halal. No pork or alcohol present.
Address: 190 Sussex Gardens, Tyburnia, London W2 1TU
Website: http://bondakitchens.co.uk/

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Uzbek Corner, Queensway

It can be quite hard to come across Uzbek food in London but there is a little ray of sunshine tucked away in Queensway market – Uzbek corner. You’ll find two types of dumplings on their menu: manti and pelmani. The manti is a classic Uzbek dish that consists of steamed dumplings filled with minced lamb and onions and served with a dollop of sour cream with dill whilst the pelmani is a traditional Russian dumpling that is filled with minced meat which is cooked in broth and served with sour cream. You may be waiting a while for the dumplings as they make them fresh!

Halal Status: All meats served are halal. No pork or alcohol present.
Address: 23-25 Queensway (Inside Queensway Market), London, W2 4QJ
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uzbekcorner/

Novikov Asian, Mayfair

Novikov have been around since the boom of the halal food scene in London (yep, almost a decade ago!) and is the default special occasion dinner destination for many. Whilst they do great sushi and mains, they also serve a fantastic assortment of dim sum like prawn moneybags, chicken and morel siu mai, duck spring rolls and spiced chicken buns

Halal Status: All halal items are marked with a halal sign on the menu. No pork but alcohol present. 
Address: 50A Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8HA
Website: https://www.novikovrestaurant.co.uk/novikov-asian/ 

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Etles Uyghur, Walthamstow and Finchley

One of Etles’ staple dishes is the tugur – steamed lamb dumplings with peppers and onions. They also do a larger version known as the manta but we prefer the tugur as they’re smaller and bitesize meaning you can eat plenty more. These go great with a side of cumin lamb skewers and the samsa (samosa). 

Halal Status: All meats served here are halal. No pork or alcohol present.
Address: Walthamstow: 235 Hoe St, London E17 9PP | Finchley: 424 Finchley Rd, London NW2 2HY
Website: https://etleswalthamstow.com/ | https://etlesfinchley.com/ 

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Ramo Ramen, Kentish Town and Soho

Sure, this option is a little different than the other dumpling options on this page but these miso baked shrimp gyozas are worthy of a mention. Juicy prawn gyozas that are topped with a blanket of creamy, cheesy miso bechamel sauce, chilli oil and spring onions. 

Halal Status: All meats served here are halal. No pork but alcohol present.
Address: Kentish Town: 157 Kentish Town Road, London NW1 8PD | Soho: 28 Brewer Street, London, W1F 0SR
Website: https://www.ramoramen.com/menu 

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Ariana II, Kilburn

Mantu is a popular Afghan dumpling that can be found across many Afghan restaurant menus across the country. Think round dumplings stuffed with either seasoned beef or lamb mince and finished off with a herby yoghurt and a tomato-based sauce with kidney beans or split peas. The family-run Ariana II is your best bet to access some good Afghan mantu but beware, the portion size is extremely generous. 

Halal Status: All meats served are halal. No pork or alcohol present. 
Address: 241 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London, NW6 7JN
Website: http://www.ariana2.uk/

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Turpan, Bloomsbury

Like Etles, Turpan makes a great tugur that are filled with a lamb, peppers and onions mixture before being steamed. They have a larger version known as pitir manta. Don’t forget to add on the black vinegar and generous spoonfuls of chilli oil.  

Halal Status: All meats served are halal. No pork or alcohol present.
Address: 108 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3NA
Website: https://www.turpan.co.uk/ 


Other Places To Find Halal Dumplings

  • Park Chinois, Mayfair
  • China Tang, Park Lane
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  1. October 13, 2021

    I LOVE dumplings so much that it borderline becomes a joke. But then again, how could you not like dumplings? It’s like little treasures of food, once you eat one, you still have lots to enjoy haha!

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