If you’re a Muslim who has traveled or lived in a non-Muslim majority country, you will be all too familiar with the extra effort it takes to ensure that the food you buy and eat at restaurants and shops is Halal certified. Fortunately, being in Prague means there is a wide availability of international and Halal restaurants that can cater to Muslims living and working in the city. Most Halal restaurants you find in Prague serve a range of Arabic, Turkish, and even Pakistani dishes.
Here, we will list the best Halal restaurants and shops you can visit to get Halal food.
According to Google and Trip Advisor, Jaffa Restaurant is one of the highest-rated Halal restaurants in Prague. This establishment was named after the old and significant city of Jaffa in Palestine and it serves up a range of delicious Arabic dishes. If your a fan of anything grilled, then you’re in luck, as Jaffa Restaurant specializes in juicy kebabs and succulent lamb chops.
In terms of cost, the restaurant is a bit on the pricy side with the main dishes ranging from RM30 to RM200. However do note, the more expensive dishes tend to be items like the mixed grill platter, which is meant to be shared. So, this is the perfect place to celebrate and hang out with your friends and colleagues.
The restaurant is located in the old town at:
Na Příkopě 12, 110 00 Staré Město
A quick search on Google Maps will lead you the way. They are open every day from 11 AM to 10 PM. You can visit their website for more information: https://www.jaffa-restaurant.cz/en-home
This Turkish restaurant also has high ratings on both Google and Trip Advisor. The restaurant has been serving up delicious Turkish food to the people of Prague for over 20 years and prides themselves on using only the best ingredients for their dishes. From döner kebabs to baklavas for your sweet tooth, the Istanbul Kebab restaurant is the perfect place to get your fix of delicious Turkish cuisine.
In terms of price, it falls around the mid-range area with a döner kebab sandwich costing around RM18 and a plate of shish kebabs for RM40.
The restaurant is located at:
Opletalova, 933/13 Praha 1
The restaurant is open from 9 AM to 10 PM. Here is their website if you want to check out their menu and more information (but bear in mind, it is in Czech): https://www.istanbulkebab.cz/
Mailsi Pakistani Restuarant
The Mailsi Restaurant opened its doors in 1997 and was the first Pakistani restaurant in the whole of the Czech Republic. Their specialty is serving amazing, Halal, Pakistani and North Indian dishes to those who walk through their doors. Some authentic Pakistani dishes you could find in this establishment include Chicken Tikka, Biryani, Naan, and more.
This restaurant is higher in the price range, with a plate of Chicken Biryani costs around RM65 for example.
It is located at:
Lipanská 866, 130 00 Praha 3-Žižkov
Opening hours for Mailsi are 12 PM to 3 PM and 6 PM to 11 PM. To see their menu and information about their restaurant, here is their website:
Manni Kebabish serves up fast-food that is Halal certified and is well known for being quite affordable compared to the rest of the Halal restaurants you can find in Prague. The restaurant specializes in serving up cheap Pakistani, Indian, and Turkish food to customers at an affordable price. They even serve pizza there too!
A kebab plate, consisting of slices of döner kebab, your choice sauces, and salad will only cost you around RM12. A 30cm Kebab Pizza will cost you around RM21. In all, this place is very affordable compared with the other restaurants on our list.
You can find this little kebab shop at:
Odborů 3, 120 00 Nové Město
Their opening hours are 11 AM to 11 PM on Weekdays, but their hours on Saturday are 12 PM to 12 AM and on Sunday, 12 PM to 10 PM.
You can visit their website here.
Due to the cost of food at some of the restaurants, it is recommended that you try and cook at home instead. Luckily, there are also several shops selling Halal-certified meat and products.
Halal Meat Ltd.
Despite the name, this shop sells other items besides meat. Here you will be able to find a wide range of Halal-certified products from snacks, dairy products, canned foods, cooking condiments, and more.
Halal Meat Ltd. is located at:
Bořivojova 743, 130 00 Praha 3-Žižkov
They are open every day from 9 AM to 7 PM.
According to one Google review, Galaxy food is “the best halal shop in Prague”, whether you can take their word for it or not, you will be glad to know that this shop also serves up a variety of Halal-certified products. It is also sitting in a convenient location next to the tram and metro station.
Galaxy Food is located at:
Evropská 24, Praha 6-Dejvice
And they are open Mondays to Saturdays from 9 AM to 7 PM.
Hopefully, this article will help guide you in finding good Halal food and products. Being in a large city like Prague, even in a non-Muslim majority country, means that you will have no issue finding Halal food. A quick search on Google for such places will bring up many results.