Where to Find the Best Halal Brunch Manchester

Looking for the best Halal brunch in Manchester? You won’t have to look far given that Manchester has an abundance of Halal brunch options. Depending on whether you fancy something sweet or savoury, a classic English fry up or something inspired by cultures from across the globe, Manchester’s Halal brunch offerings will leave you spoiled for choice. We’ve compiled our favourite spots to help make your decision easier!

1. Evelyn’s Cafe and Bar


Evelyn’s is a laid-back, relaxed and easy-going local restaurant serving healthy brunch classics by day and high-quality small plates by night. Taking inspiration from the Middle East and Asia with some of its plates, brunch items include the classics like avocado on toast, eggs, and cocoa porridge, as well as more varied options such as shakshuka, a fried chicken sandwich and za’atar mushrooms on toast. If you’re in the mood for something slightly bigger, Evelyn’s mains include fish and chips and a cheeseburger, or for something lighter opt for one of the freshly made poke bowls, all complemented with coffee, tea, or one of their signature brunch cocktails. 

2. Tutku Cafe


With an extensive menu including Halal fry-ups, vegetarian breakfasts, Turkish breakfasts, eggs, sandwiches, baguettes, paninis and more, Tutku Cafe has something on the menu for everyone. If you fancy something more substantial, they’ve got everything from fish and chips, burgers and pasta to steaks, wraps and lasagne. There is also a wide variety of tempting salads if you’re in the mood for just a light bite. With a large kids’ menu full of tasty meals that your little ones will love, a trip to Tutku Cafe for a Halal brunch is a treat that the whole family can enjoy.

3. Café Istanbul


Café Istanbul is Manchester’s longest established Turkish and Mediterranean independent restaurant, and it has been serving authentic cuisine to loyal clientele for nearly 40 years. Using the freshest and best ingredients, Cafe Istanbul’s menu is full of hot and cold mezzes, all the traditional main course plates you would expect, and delicious vegetarian options. Halal meat and fish are all prepared fresh every day, and traditional Turkish pizzas and breads are made every morning and cooked over the coal fire grill. 

4. Grand Daddy’s Diner


One of Manchester’s most famous burger joints, Grand Daddy’s Diner brings the taste of America to the city centre. With a focus on using the best and freshest locally-sourced ingredients, the menu is bursting with options when it comes to 6oz beef burgers, as well as fried and chargrilled chicken burgers. For a sweet taste of America to go with your burger and fries, try one of their iconic ice cream shakes or a large slice of their blueberry cheesecake.

5. My Back Home Chai


Manchester’s answer to a taste of Bangladesh, My Back Home Chai is a special experience that brings Bengali culture to life with its authentic Indian tuk-tuk, neon signs and an extensive menu full of traditional Bengali street food dishes with a modern twist. From a Bengali version of a fry-up, to a sharing brunch board perfect for two or three people that allows you to sample their signature brunch dishes, there’s something for everyone’s palate at My Back Home Chai.

6. Delhi House Cafe


Taking inspiration from all areas of Indian cuisine, Delhi House Cafe is a relaxed eatery serving up the best of Indian street food with flavours from the streets of Delhi transported to the heart of Manchester. The extensive menu has all the classic Indian dishes you would expect, and some you might not, like the butter chicken naan pizza and the open naan bread burger. 

7. Caramello of Didsbury


This distinctive artisan cafe in Didsbury serves all-day brunch and breakfast, patisseries, Italian gelato, waffles, pancakes and expertly brewed coffee. With a focus on using the best, freshest, locally sourced ingredients and produce, the tasty menu at Caramello of Didsbury has something for everyone. From the classics like buttermilk pancakes, French toast and waffles, to some contemporary and exciting twists resulting in dishes like chicken waffles, Biscoff French toast and the açai bowl, you’ll be spoiled for choice! 

8. Ezra & Gil


The founders of Ezra & Gil’s vision of creating a relaxed neighbourhood hangout space where food, friends and coffee come together has been realised with this restaurant. Serving all-day breakfast, that is all home-made, with flavoursome, interesting plates including smashed pumpkin on toast and apple pie porridge, Ezra & Gil is the ultimate place to chill out and catch up with friends or family while enjoying a delicious brunch. If you fancy taking a bit of Ezra & Gil home with you, you can also buy their cupboard essentials and desserts to take with you that they make themselves.

9. chaiiwala 


Founded in 1927 on the streets of New Delhi, chaiiwala® draws on nearly 100 years of history and tradition. The restaurant you see in Manchester today is thanks to the original pioneers of the famous karak chai recipe which has developed a cult following around the world. chaiiwala was established by the family of the original founders who reference the history of this cornerstone of Indian culture and now serve up an extensive and authentic menu catering for a range of tastes. Try the aloo paratha, halwa puri and its signature karak chai for a delicious visit to New Delhi.

10. HAMPTON & VOUIS


With a menu inspired by the flexitarian lifestyle that goes hand in hand with Mediterranean cuisine, HAMPTON & VOUIS serves up a wide variety of healthy, fresh and nutritious dishes, with plenty of vegetarian, vegan food and gluten-free options. The menu highlight has to be the signature vegan pancakes with all the toppings, including Jammie Dodger stack, Lotus Biscuit and Nutella & Bourbon biscuit stacks, as well as the grilled sandwiches made with organic sourdough bread. Fiercely supportive of other small businesses, all of HAMPTON & VOUIS’ food and drink products are supplied by independent businesses in the north of England.

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