Halal restaurant discounts for NHS staff during Covid-19
A number of Halal-friendly restaurants are offering free meals and heavy discounts to honour the selfless work put in by NHS staff during these testing times.
With coronavirus stretching the country’s emergency services to the limit, NHS workers have been on the frontline since the beginning in battling against the pandemic.
The most generous offers have been from those providing free meals as well as delivering free food to staff members in hospitals.
Looking to assist those caught up in the crisis, MyLahore in Newham said that they would be “reaching out to local hospitals with food deliveries” (hospital admin team can email: [email protected]) including “a delivery to the nurses at Newham hospital”.
Rikshaw Urban Indian Kitchen in Nottingham, who are offering free meals to staff at the City Hospital, said: “It has been humbling to see you go above and beyond to carry on working hard during these turbulent times.”
Award-winning Uni Kebab in Southampton announced that free lamb and chicken doner kebabs will be available for collection tomorrow (Friday 20th) to not just NHS staff, but also the homeless, vulnerable, and the city’s university students “in limbo and can’t go home to visit family this Easter”.
Wingstop in London are putting up 8 wings or 8 boneless, a regular side and a drink (available instore) at their Shaftesbury Avenue and Dalston branches, while looking to organise food drops to their local food banks (email [email protected] for more info).
Other Halal and Halal-friendly restaurants supporting those on the frontline include the following:
SushiDog (London) – All rolls and bowls in Seven Dials and London Westfield, who offer Halal options, and who said: “During these unprecedented times, we are fully aware that the NHS is going to be under considerable pressure. Although we can’t do much, we want to do whatever we can to support.”
Babuji (Kentish Town, London) – Indian restaurant.
Chickano’s (multiple) – branches in Batley, Blackburn, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Leeds, and Leicester.
Elan Cafe (multiple) – everything along with free hot drink at popular.
Fatburger (London) – show your badge at their Wembley or Camden branch.
Heavenly Desserts (Birmingham) – the entire order.
Kadiris (Willesden, London) – for those who enjoy their biryanis.
Laguna (Ealing, London) – entire food bill when dining in for lunch or dinner.
Le Madison (Whitechapel, London) – off the entire menu. Call 020 7247 0679 for more details.
Manjaros (multiple) – if you’re fancying African and Caribbean flavours (simply show your NHS card to a member of staff when dining-in or picking up a take-away collection order).
Meat & Eat (Wolverhampton) – if you fancy steak or burgers.
Saray Turkish Cuisine (Cardiff) – entire menu.
Thali & Tandoor (Bedford) – dine-in or takeaway for NHS staff, supermarket workers, teachers, police and fire service personnel (call 01234 341414).
The Clubhouse (Crawley) – entire food bill at this steakhouse.
Zaza (Whitechapel, London) – restaurant and grill: “No amount of thanks can repay the hard work and determination being shown by our NHS.”
Leila (Ealing, London) – all orders (Bluelight Card holders can enter their code when ordering).
Aya – click and collect via their website using code: NHS30 and showing your ID.
Chakra (Kingston, London) – branch by showing an NHS card.
German Doner Kebab – with restaurants across the UK, there’s probably a branch just around your corner.
Chat House (Croydon, London) – collection and delivery (Mon-Thur).
Franzos (London) – all NHS, emergency, and council service workers. All menu items for call and collect or takeaway.
Kushi (London, Essex) – restaurants in East London (Romford) and Essex (Lakewside Business Village, Brentwood, and Canvey Island).
MyLahore (multiple) – they will also receive a free hot drink.
Reece’s (Gloucester) – any meal and free soft drink for all NHS and care workers (show ID on delivery). Call 01452 301111.
Rodeos (Thornton Heath, London) – show ID to member of staff when ordering your takeaway.
Tokies (Manchester) – branches in Stalybridge, Didsbury and Pontefract.
Dough & Buns (Birmingham) – Free food and drinks if you fancy burgers. Call 0121 328 0387 to place an order or eat in.
OOTY (Baker St, London) – OOTY Station on Dorset Street. Free hot, vegetarian meal box (present NHS ID) at (around the corner from our OOTY restaurant on Baker Street). Open Tue-Sat 11:30am to 8pm.
Sams Chicken (multiple) – all stores and up to the value of £5. One meal per person per day.?
Sheesh (Chigwell) – They are now delivering 1000 free meals to NHS workers at their hospitals in the London and Essex area.
Slamburger (Birmingham, London) – one free meal per person showing ID card.
Heavenly Desserts (multiple) – Complimentary coffee or tea to “all our emergency service workers as a thank you” – on duty or off.