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As an international student, I was really worried about whether I would be able to find halal restaurants to eat at in Chester. However, I realised that there are plenty of halal eateries, whether you are looking to go out for dinner or if you are just grabbing a quick snack. To put it simply, Brook Street will be your best friend when it comes to finding a variety of halal cuisine to choose from, but there are a lot of options elsewhere too. In this blog, I’ll take you on a tour of my five favourite halal restaurants in Chester. 

  1. Chester Tandoori 

You’ll find Chester Tandoori in the centre of Brook Street. It specialises in a cuisine that is inspired by India and Bangladesh. It has a large variety of dishes to choose from for every occasion, including paneer, kebabs and much more. It also offers a Sunday buffet from 12-10pm, where you can taste lots of food from the menu for just £10.95 per adult. Take a look at the menu and opening hours.

      2. Chester Charcoal Grill  

If you like the taste of barbecued food, this is the place for you. Chester Charcoal Grill is situated at 62 Brook Street. It provides the most delicious grills and meat, seasoned with exquisite spices, ready for you and your friends/family to enjoy. It also sells wraps starting from £5.49, and you can even buy pizzas, burgers and family meals, which make it a great weekend spot for socialising with your friends. You can order food from Chester Charcoal Grill on Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats as well. Click here for the menu.

  1. Falafel Xpress

Falafel Xpress, located at 73 Watergate Street, has a menu that is filled with delicious falafel and chicken wraps, fresh juices and more. The ambience of the restaurant is amazing, and you get a large quantity of food with meal deals starting from £9.50. You can order food from Falafel Xpress online on Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Just Eat. Take a look at the menu and opening hours.

  1. Chester Shawarma

If you’re looking for a quick but filling snack, Chester Shawarma is definitely the place for you. Chester Shawarma is located nearby at 80 Northgate Street. It specialises in different kinds of shawarma; the shawarma is filled with delicious sauces, salad and meat. It also sells a variety of burgers, pizzas and more. Meals start from an affordable price of £6.99. You can also place an order through Deliveroo, Uber Eats and Just Eat.

  1. Koconut Groove

If you are craving authentic South Indian cuisine, then Koconut Grove is the place for you. Kokonut Groove is located in Ethos Court, City Road, which is a short walk from the city centre. It serves a variety of different dishes like dosas, poppadoms and more. The menu also offers vegan and vegetarian options. And there’s a Sunday lunch buffet from 12-4pm at a great price of £11.95 per adult. You can order food directly or online through Uber Eats and Deliveroo. Click here for the menu.

Whether you’re a Muslim student who wants to make sure Chester has places that cater for your needs, or you’re looking to explore different cuisines, Chester has plenty of options. There are many more restaurants here in Chester that have delicious food and are also halal. All you need to do is ring the venue beforehand to confirm!

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