Category Archive: Asia

Namak Mandi, Tooting

This pashtoon gem is located right next to Tooting Bec station. It’s not one of those places I would typically look and be like “wow this looks like a must-go place”, but my… Continue reading

Maximini, Sussex Place

This Jimmy Choo venture is a nicely hidden away restaurant amidst the hustle and bustle of nearby Marble Arch The food: Crispy King Prawn in Wasabi Sauce – this starter was really good, the… Continue reading

Guest post by HHWT, Top 5 Halal in Singapore

Visiting Singapore? Don’t Miss These 5 Local Halal Food Places! Hello readers of Salt and Sheikh! We’re guest posting from Have Halal, Will Travel for the very first time ☺ We’re based in… Continue reading

Tukdin, Paddington

Malay food can be one of the most best comfort food. It’s a fusion of Far East and Indian cuisine. After a couple of recommendations (by our Malay friends) I decided to check… Continue reading

Royal Nawaab London, Perivale

Being a resident of south east London, this restaurant was somewhat of a mission to get to. Oh what lengths the S&S team go to, to provide you, our readers, with the most… Continue reading

Carom, Soho

So, I’ve walked past this restaurant, among the many others on Wardour Street. But, for some reason this one has always been one on my list to try, especially since I found out… Continue reading

Lahore Kebab House, Aldgate

There are a number of curry houses around Aldgate/Whitechapel, however Lahore kebab house is by the most established of them all. It’s packed out on Fridays and weekends so you will never see… Continue reading

Roti Chai, Oxford Street

A little bit of India hidden in the crazy hustle and bustle of central London. Indian street food with a pinch of sophistication. This place is neatly tucked away in the backstreet of… Continue reading

Cinnamon Soho, Oxford Circus

Now I’m a sucker for afternoon tea, I mean who isn’t? I’ve got a huge list of afternoon tea experiences that I am slowly ploughing through, I just can’t get enough! I get through about 5… Continue reading

Shinwari, Ilford

I’m going to get straight to be point and tell you guys to get yourselves to this place…right now. I don’t know what it is about this place that I absolutely loved, but… Continue reading

SamarQand, Marylebone

The latest venture was to this restaurant serving Russian/Uzbekistan cuisine. Yes, you heard right, I said Russian. AND it’s halal. It’s precisely the fact that it’s so different, that excited me. What’s more… Continue reading

Yalla Yalla, Soho

So, I was quite excited to check out this place, because there’s nothing more I love than picking at different foods. What better place to do this than at a Lebanese Street Food… Continue reading

Salt’n Pepper, Leicester Square

For all too long authentic Pakistani/Indian restaurants in London transition to bland so called ‘curry houses’. But I heard many good things of Salt’n Pepper, they have a branch in Lahore and apparently… Continue reading

Beirut Nights, Park Royal

Beirut Nights of one of the newer Shisha cafés to open in london. Though most Shisha cafés have pretty standard food, however the quality of the food along with the desserts here is… Continue reading

Noura, Belgravia

Noura is located in one of the most upmarket places in London, Belgravia. It is located a 5 minute walk away from London Victoria station so don’t expect any amazing value food here.… Continue reading

Wrap it up, Liverpool Street

Some of you may recall Wrap It Up (WIU) from Dragons Den, WIU is a halal gourmet wrap chain and it is expanding year on year. There are shops and kiosks located around… Continue reading

Testi, Dalston

Testi is in the middle of Dalston, a place which is packed with Turkish restaurants. I shared the mixed grill for 3 with another big meat eater like myself, I also tried some… Continue reading

Jimmy’s restaurant and grill, The O2 North Greenwich

So Jimmy’s, it has everything you want in terms of cuisine but the quality isn’t just there. For buffet standards, this isn’t bad at all but when you compare it a proper restaurant,… Continue reading

Alounak, Bayswater

So, Alounak. This is an old time favourite. Alounak serves quite simple but good quality Iranian food. For its easy location, reasonable-ish price and quality this is definitely worth a try. There are… Continue reading

Bosphorus Kebabs, South Kensington

My friends told me Bosphorus Kebabs serves the best Doner Kebab around. I tend to stay clear of Doner due to the high fat content, however Bosphorus makes what is essentially a gourmet… Continue reading

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