Famz Halal restaurants & takeaways in east London's Gants Hill

Halal restaurants & takeaways in east London’s Gants Hill

The number of Halal eateries immediately surrounding Gants Hill’s central roundabout in east London’s Ilford is quite something.

With five roads all converging at Gants Hill station – Cranbrook Road, Woodford Avenue and Eastern Avenue – the range of cuisines in this area is enough to satiate the appetite of any ravenous foodie.

From fast food takeaway joints to more sophisticated dine-in establishments, here’s a complete list for you to consider next time you’re there.

FAMZ PERI PERI (Famz Doner Kebab COMING SOON!)
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Famz Peri Peri Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Having devoted a feature article on the communal family spirit championed by Famz Peri Peri last year, this popular spot is one of the most popular destinations on Cranbrook Road.

Boasting a broad and vibrant menu, the takeaway’s trendy interior is an attraction for school children who visiting at every given opportunity, with large family orders put in during the evening.

Whether it be the brand’s trio of Gourmet Burgers, Famz Royal Burgers which includes the ever-popular Big Makk, the secret recipe that defines their chicken marination, or pizza range, owner Farhane says it’s all about providing his customers the best quality food, cooked fresh to order each and every time.

Famz Peri Peri Halal Burgers Chicken Gants Hill London

Famz Peri Peri Halal Burgers Chicken Gants Hill London

New brand Famz Doner Kebab coming soon…

Famz doner Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Famz Doner Kebab on the verge of opening!

In fact, following the unprecedented success of Fam’z Peri Peri, Farhane is now set to launch a brand new venture which he hopes will be challenging the big boys.

Located literally across across the road is Famz Doner Kebab, which is on the verge of opening very soon to much fanfare, including a massive giveaway.

Just be sure to follow them on Instagram @famzdoner to be in with the chance of grabbing either a free doner for the first 1000 customers when doors open, 20 Golden Passes, or, more importantly, winning a VIP Golden Pass.

Famz Peri Peri
396 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, London, IG2 6HW.

T: +44 (0)20 8554 6006 | W: @famz_peri

Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12:00-22:00

AMIGOS
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Amigos Burgers & Shakes Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

You can’t make mention of the UK’s Halal burger scene and not have Amigos included in the discussion. With branches dotted across London and beyond, this brand isn’t just known for its gourmet burgers, but also for its speciality shakes.

CARAWAY
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal food menu • Alcohol served

Caraway Indian cuisine Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Described by food blogger Halal Food Guy as “a simple and nice local indian restaurant [sic]”, Caraway, which says it’s also fondly known as ‘Vilayti Jeera’, is named after a plant native to Western Asia and Scandinavian countries.

The restaurant “combines the modern and the traditional, the eastern and the western influences to produce what is humbly referred to as ‘curry’ in these parts”.

CREAMS
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Creams Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

This Muslim-owned brand only happens to be the biggest dessert restaurant brand in the country. This particular venue has all the familiar features that define the interior of a Creams’ restaurant, with a relaxing ambience, and plenty of options that include crepes, waffles, bubble tea, gelato ice cream, coffee, and more.

DOLCE ESPRESSO
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Dolce Espresso Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

With a Halal sign proudly displayed in the shop front window, Dolce Espresso is a “classic Italian coffee” house with an extensive menu that includes freshly-made coffee, snacks, desserts, shakes, smoothies and so much more.

FIRE BEAN
HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Fire Bean Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

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Fire Bean is a Mexican kitchen, which separates it somewhat from the competition in the locale. Located on Eastern Avenue, here you’ll be able to order all your favourites like burritos, tacos, and nachos, as well as wings, and dessert options like caramel or chocolate filled churros.

HARMAN

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal food menu • Alcohol served

Harman Turkish grill and Meze Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

This Turkish grill and meze restaurant will have all the dishes that define such a cuizine, with plenty of hot and cold mezes, followed by adana kebabs, chops, seafood plates, and house specials like the lamb or chicken tava, beytis, and iskenders.

KEBABISH ORIGINAL

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Kebabish KO Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Kebabish Original has a fair number of branches across the UK. With 20 years of history, this one on Eastern Avenue offers all your Pakistani classics from curries and Karahi dishes, to burgers and sundries and more.

PASAM

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal food menu • Alcohol served

Pasam Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Back to Cranbrook Road and another Turkish place. Pasam says it specialises in a variety of spaghetti dishes, grills and Turkish cuisine, including lamb doner meat, lamb and chicken shish kebabs, pasta, and even burgers.

PEPE'S PIRI PIRI

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Pepe's Peri Peri Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Pepe’s is a fairly ubiquitous franchise with sites across the capital. Located on Cranbrook Road, it specialises in flame grilled chicken.

SAFFRON STREET

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Saffron Street Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Saffron Street is an Indian restaurant that’s HMC certified and says it offers “a refined street food experience”. Expect dishes like thaali, popular Mumbai street food vada pav, masala chaats, masala dosas, and more.

SAHAA GRILL

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Sahara Grill Halal restaurants & takeaways in east London's Gants Hill

Sahara Grill is another Pakistani brand that requires little introduction. Having first started out in east London’s Leyton, they eventually opened on Cranbrook Road. Classic marinations that ultimately define this long-standing brand.

SALAMIS

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Salamis Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

While Salamis may strike you as your typical Turkish kebab takeaway joint, this place actually has quite a selection of dishes to choose from that even includes a t-bone steak, lamb ribs, pizzas, and burgers. We’ve also been informed by them that they’ll soon be converting to a delivery place only come July. Note also that Mr Chicken next door has now closed down.

WAH BEY

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Wahbay Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

Wah Bey, which is the sub-continental way of saying WOW, has only very recently opened; so there’s not much information on this restaurant. What we do know is that not only are they HMC certified, but that they “truly want to deliver that authentic Pakistani food to everyone who walks through the doors”.

YOKOSO SUSHI

HALAL STATUS Fully Halal

Yokoso Sushi Gants Hill, Ilford Halal restaurant

First off; the people behind Kebabish Original next door, are also the ones behind Yokoso Sushi. This is purely a takeaway and delivery service that boasts plenty of variety ranging from traditional Japanese tempura, maki, uramaki, nigiri, sashimi, temaki, as well as katsu curry, and even ramen soups.

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