The Arabic word 'halal' means lawful or permitted. It applies not only to food but to daily life as well. Halal food is mostly in context to food that has halal meat and does not contain alcohol. Apart from pork, all meat is considered halal but it has to be slaughtered according to Islamic laws so that it can be consumed by Muslims. It is not difficult finding halal food in Mauritius, located off the coast of Africa, since it has a considerable Muslim population. Several fast food chains serve halal food and there are some restaurants as well.
Resto Poz Kfe
This restaurant is located in the Auberge Madelon Hotel at 10, Pope Henessy St, Curepipe. The contact number is (230) 670-9258. It offers various cuisines, including Mauritian, Chinese, Indian, and Italian. The foods are all strictly halal and there is firm adherence to sourcing and preparing food according to halal standards.
The restaurant is alcohol-free, is wheelchair accessible, and has takeout facilities.
Nando's is an internationally famous restaurant chain, popular for its peri peri chicken. It is located at Trianon Shopping Park, Pellegrin Avenue, Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems. The menu is partially halal and offers a menu with several entrees and sides that you can choose from.
Tandoori Express is an Indian restaurant in Mauritius. It is located at Beeltah House, St Jean Road, Quatre Bornes, Plaines Wilhems. Their contact number is (230) 454 9596. It offers a full halal menu and is easily accessible.
Zub Express is a halal restaurant located near the Sir Seewoosagur (SSR) International Airport in Mauritius. The contact number is (230) 637-7724. It offers Indian and Chinese cuisine and has dine-in and takeaway services.
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