London’s best hot chocolates

The Halal Gems team have had the tough job of scouting London's best hot chocolates in the last month. We've finally ended our #hotchocolatecrawl (and come down from our sugar high) to put together a guide to...

Win tickets to an evening of free food at Boondocks!

In the lead up to the launch of Bea Vo's new restaurant, Famous Flames, Halal Gems have teamed up with her at Boondocks in Old Street (205 City Rd, London EC1V 1JT). To enter the competition all you have...

5 restaurants you must visit in 2017

We visited hundreds of restaurants in 2016 in search of innovative, high quality, halal-friendly food. Here's our pick of five of our favourite restaurants which you must check out in 2017: Chit Chaat...

Last month at Halal Gems: December 2016

Winter in London means food markets galore! We’ve been hanging out at Winter Wonderland, the Southbank Centre and somehow managed to visit thirty restaurants this month. Since we’re at a time of reflection...

New halal restaurant openings: December 2016

Our round up of new halal restaurant openings and the latest additions to our restaurant finder. View this list as a collection in our restaurant finder app . Click on the restaurants name for a detailed halal...

Last month at Halal Gems: November 2016

The week before Band of Burgers opened in Brick Lane, we held an exclusive evening for some foodie friends to try the new menu items before they made it to the menu. The results were intriguing - who knew...