Rotterdam is a charming city with a diverse food culture. Whether you are a local or just visiting Rotterdam as a tourist, finding a halal meal can be a difficult task. Good news! We have compiled a list of 15 of the best halal restaurants in the city. From mouth-watering kebabs to exotic desserts, these restaurants have it all. So whether you are in the mood for Turkish, Indian, or Arabic cuisine, we’ve got you covered!
1. Restaurant Ayla
Located in the heart of Rotterdam, Restaurant Ayla offers a wonderful Mediterranean dining experience. The menu offers an array of flavorful dishes inspired by Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine. From succulent kebabs to mouth-watering table platters, every dish is prepared with precision and passion. The warm atmosphere and attentive service make dining at Ayala a truly memorable experience.
Ayla | Kruisplein 153, 3014 DD Rotterdam
2. Da Vinci Rotterdam
DaVinci Rotterdam is also a halal restaurant with Asian dishes from many Asian countries. This halal Restaurant located at Westblaak 81 has the menu which includes a variety of Asian dishes, including stir-fried noodles. We highly recommend trying their sushi platter, a perfect combination of flavours and textures. The modern and stylish atmosphere at Da Vinci Rotterdam adds to the overall dining experience, making it the perfect choice for any special occasion.
DaVinci Rotterdam | Westblaak 81, 3012 KG Rotterdam
For some Egyptian flavours, head over to Get Back. With a rating of 8.5/10, this halal Restaurant offers an authentic Egyptian dining experience. Get Back is located at Stadhuisplein 27 and provides a vibrant and lively atmosphere. The menu includes various Egyptian dishes, such as kosher and grilled kebabs. We loved their falafel wrap, packed with flavour and perfectly seasoned. Get Back is a great place to enjoy a delicious meal with friends or family.
Getback | Stadhuisplein 27, 3012 AR Rotterdam
4. Restaurant Habibi
Located in ‘s-Gravendijkwal 142b, Rotterdam, Restaurant Habibi also serves Egyptian cuisine. With a rating of 9.4/10, this halal Restaurant is also known for its flavorful dishes and warm hospitality. The menu features a variety of Egyptian dishes, from hummus and falafel to succulent kebabs. We highly recommend trying their Mixed Grill Platter, a feast of flavours. Overall, it is the perfect place for a memorable dining experience.
Habibi | ‘s-Gravendijkwal 142B, 3015 CC Rotterdam
5. Namaste, Nepali & Indian Restaurant
Experience the vibrant flavours of Indian and Nepali cuisine at Namaste Nepali & Indian Restaurant. Located in Rotterdam, this halal Restaurants menu features a variety of traditional Indian and Nepali dishes, from butter chicken to momos. One dish that stood out to us was the chicken tikka masala, cooked to perfection and packed with aromatic spices. The warm and inviting atmosphere at Namaste Nepali & Indian Restaurant makes it a great choice for a delightful dining experience.
Namaste, Nepali & Indian Restaurant | Oudedijk 154 a, 3061 AP Rotterdam
6. Golden Tulip Indian Restaurant Rotterdam
With an impressive rating of 8.7/10, Golden Tulip Indian Restaurant is one of the best halal restaurants in Rotterdam, located at Jonker Fransstraat 237. They serve a menu of Indian dishes that range from flavorful curries to delicious biryani. A must-try is their butter naan– soft, fluffy, and an ideal companion to their aromatic curries. The friendly staff and cozy atmosphere make Golden Tulip Indian Restaurant a top pick for fans of Indian cuisine.
Golden Tulip | Jonker Fransstraat 237, 3031 AT Rotterdam
7. Nguyen’s Kitchen Rotterdam
Explore the flavours of Vietnamese cuisine at Nguyen’s Kitchen in Rotterdam. Located on Gooilandsingel 101, this halal Restaurant boasts an 8.5/10 rating. The menu is diverse, offering everything from delicious banh mi sandwiches to our favourite – the traditional beef pho, bursting with flavour and accompanied by fresh herbs and bean sprouts. With its cozy atmosphere and welcoming staff, Nguyen’s Kitchen is an excellent choice for a relaxed lunch or dinner.
Nguyen’s Kitchen | Gooilandsingel 101, 3083 DP Rotterdam
8. Highway Restaurant
For a fusion of flavours, head over to Highway Restaurant. Located at Herenwaard 2, this halal Restaurant in Rotterdam has a rating of 8.3/10. The menu offers a variety of international dishes, from juicy burgers to mouthwatering kebabs. One dish that we loved at Highway Restaurant is their peri peri chicken, which is grilled to perfection and served with a side of flavorful rice. The friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere make this Restaurant a great choice for a casual meal.
Highway | Herenwaard 2, 3078 AK Rotterdam
9. Restaurant Just
Discover the delightful Restaurant JUST at Schiedamse Vest 40, a hidden gem in Rotterdam. With a 9.2/10 rating, this halal Restaurant promises a distinctive dining adventure. The menu includes a variety of dishes which are crafted from organic and sustainable ingredients. Take the chance to try their vegan burger, known for its rich flavour and satisfying nature.
Just | Mauritsweg 53B, 3012 JX Rotterdam
10. La Bandera
Check out La Bandera at Witte de Withstraat 16, a favourite halal restaurant in Rotterdam. This Restaurant offers halal food with a taste of Spanish cuisine. The menu showcases an array of tapas and paellas, each packed with authentic Spanish flavours. Don’t miss their patatas bravas, known for their crispy perfection and impeccable seasoning.
La Bandera | Nieuwe Binnenweg 285A, 3021 GG Rotterdam
11. De Smaak van Afrika
For lovers of African cuisine, try De Smaak van Afrika at Zdplane Hoag 853. The menu offers a range of African dishes, from savory stews to aromatic grilled meats. A must-try is their lamb tagine, which features tender meat seasoned with exotic spices. De Smaak van Afrika’s lively and colourful decor enhances the dining experience, making it the perfect choice for a bespoke culinary journey.
De Smaak van Afrika | Goudsesingel 342A, 3011 KL Rotterdam
12. Rodizio Rotterdam
For Brazilian cuisine, head over to Rodizio Rotterdam. Located at Parkhaven 21, this halal Restaurant has a rating of 8.1/10. The menu features a variety of succulent grilled meats served in the traditional Brazilian “rodizio” style. We highly recommend trying their picanha, a juicy and flavorful cut of beef. The lively atmosphere and friendly staff at Rodizio Rotterdam create a vibrant dining experience, perfect for a celebration or a gathering with friends.
Rodizio | Kruiskade 26, 3012 EH Rotterdam
13. La Pizza
La Pizza is a halal restaurant located at Schieweg 105 in Rotterdam with a rating of 8.5/10. This Restaurant also serves Italian cuisine, and its menu features a selection of classic Italian pizzas, ranging from the ever-popular margherita to the more extravagant truffle pizza. Don’t miss their Quattro Formaggi pizza, a heavenly choice for cheese lovers. Overall, La Pizza creates a comfortable, inviting, and enjoyable environment for a meal.
La Pizza | Bentinckplein 1-3, 3039 KL Rotterdam
14. SHIN Japanese Tapasbar & Matcha Cafe
If you’re a fan of Japanese food, you have to check out SHIN Japanese Tapasbar & Matcha Cafe in Rotterdam. It’s a halal restaurant which serve Japanese dishes like sushi, sashimi, and delicious ramen bowls. Don’t miss trying their special Matcha Green Tea Latte – an amazing mix of flavours. The place is cozy, and the staff is friendly, making it a must-visit for anyone who loves Japanese food.
SHIN Japanese Tapasbar & Matcha Cafe | Rodezand 23B-25, 3011 AM Rotterdam
15. AJISAN Rotterdam
AJISAN Rotterdam also offers halal Japanese cuisine. Found at Kruiskade 9, this halal Restaurant proudly holds an 8.4/10 rating. The menu presents a selection of Japanese delicacies, ranging from sushi to ramen. A must-try is their miso ramen, known for its richness and flavour. With its cozy and romantic environment, AJISAN Rotterdam is an ideal choice for a romantic dinner or a friendly gathering.
Rotterdam also offers an array of halal dining options. Our list of the 15 best halal restaurants in Rotterdam will give you an experience you’ll never forget. All of these restaurants have something unique to offer, so choose one of them, and you’re sure to have an enjoyable dining experience. Don’t wait; Book a table and enjoy some delicious food today!