London’s Largest Poké brand Island Poké has started using exclusively Halal meats across its 20 UK locations. They have taken it one step further with their branch in Wembley Boxpark which are now fully Halal including their sauces and dressings.
Island Poké has always tried to accommodate people of all dietary requirements with vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options, and see the widening of their Halal offering as a natural next step in the evolution of their menu.
The brand started in 2016 when founder James Porter spotted a gap in the market for fresh and healthy lunchtime options that still pack a lot of flavour. Since then the brand has gone from strength to strength becoming one of London’s most popular grab and go restaurant chains.
Traditionally a Hawaiian dish, poké bowls feature fresh ingredients usually served on a bed
of sushi rice. Made fresh to order every time, menu options at Island Poké include sashimi grade salmon or tuna, tender chicken thigh and chimichurri steak.
Customers can build their own bowls selecting from a range of vegetables such as ginger pickled carrots and salsas.
A recent addition to the menu that has proven very popular is the Poké Bao, a light and fluffy bao bun perfectly steamed to complement the delicious ingredients, giving customers a fresh, tasty, and handheld way to eat their poké.
James Porter, Island Poké founder said: “We’re very excited about the expansion of our Halal offering as we believe it’s a natural next step in our mission to provide the public with a healthy lunchtime alternative.
Being Halal will allow us to welcome in a more diverse range of clientele.”
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