Bangkok Restaurants | Halal Restaurants in Bangkok
It is no surprise that Halal food in Bangkok is varied and good quality. Thailand is blessed with perfect growing conditions so ingredients are fresh and plentiful. As Thailand is a major rice growing region, the curries on rice are very popular but when you look you can find all the traditional breads and sweets famous in the tropics. Bangkok is near the sea and is surrounded by many fresh water waterways so fish is also excellent value Halal food.
The good quality Halal Bangkok food derives from the 5 % of the Thai population being Muslim. Although these Muslims predominantly populate the southern provinces there is an influential number of top clerics in Bangkok city. There is certification of restaurant Halal Food Services Standard for Tourism ensuring that the slaughter in accordance with Dhabihah and is aligned with the Qiblah.
Alongside the Muslims of Bangkok other nationalities have created some superb tastes to make Soi 5 (Soi Arab) on the famous and popular Sukhumvit a center for Halal Bangkok. This street has many elaborate restaurants with many dishes on display where you can pick and choose your favourites. Many of the establishments are simple, though colourful but the prices are very good. The nearest sky train station is at Nana.
Halal Bangkok Restaurants
Some more Halal Bangkok restaurants can be looked up here, Himali Cha Cha Restaurant, 1229/11 Charoen Krung 47/1, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500; Makyak Muslim Restaurant, 497/16 Petchburi Rd., Rathewee, Bkk, Tel (662) 612 9028-9; Sha Hor Zad Restaurant, 6/8 Sukhumvit 3/1, Wattana, Bkk 10110, Tel (662) 251 3666, 254 7392.
Halal Bangkok Hotels
Some hotels in Bangkok have Halal registered kitchens 'certification of restaurant Halal Food Services Standard for Tourism' and these can be useful places to look at. The Baiyoke Suite Hotel, New World City Hotel, First Hotel Bangkok, Grand Ayudhaya Hotel Bangkok.
Here are a list of Bangkok Mosques. Sathorn District; Mosque Yawa, 707 Moo 4, Soi Roong Nam Keng, Sathorn Tai Road, Yanawa, Sathorn, Bkk 10120. Tel (66 2) 211 1748. Bangrak District; Mosque Ban Auu, 63 Soi Ban Auu, Charoen Krung Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bkk 10500, Tel (66 2) 873 5338. Mosque Harroon, 2 Soi Charoen Krung 36, Sipraya, Bangrak, Bkk 10500. Mosque Bruroon Na Si Yah, 76 Soi Vitri, Silom Road, Bangrak, Bkk 10500, 4. Mosque Bruroon E-Mamh, Surawong, Bangrak, Bkk 10500.
Halal Outside Bangkok
The Muslims in the south of Thailand occupy primarily occupy Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat provinces but make up significant proportions of other key provinces like Hat yai, Songkla, Nakorn Si Thammarat, Trang and Krabi. These provinces were once part of Malaysia and derive their Muslim culture from them. Local Halal Bangkok is greatly influenced by the tastes and produce of this southern region where fishing communities have created some of the most exotic curry dishes like Geng Som (spicy fish curry), Geng Pla Kemp (Spicy dried fish curry).