Mosques in London: Here’s Where to Pray

London is a melting pot of multiple ethnicities and, of course, religion. Muslims may only be a minority in this city, but there are numerous mosques across the city where Muslim Londoners or travellers could visit to perform their daily obligatory prayers. From tourist-laden areas to the suburbs, here are 30 mosques you can visit in London.

Paddington & Fitzrovia

The London Central Mosque & Islamic Cultural Centre
Image credit: The London Central Mosque & Islamic Cultural Centre

This central area of London is home to plenty of tourist attractions. Why not pack yourself a picnic and enjoy a quiet afternoon at Hyde Park or the Regent’s Park? You may even spot the Kensington Palace from Kensington Gardens. If you’re a shopaholic, you can’t miss out on Primark, Selfridges and Harrods. There are tons of cultural landmarks and fun museums such as Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and the Sherlock Holmes Museum.

London Central Mosque

Address: 146 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW8 7RG, UK

Nearest stations: Marylebone station, St John’s Wood station, Baker Street station

Shahjalal Jame Masjid (Euston Mosque)

Address: 204a N Gower St, Kings Cross, London NW1 2LY, UK

Nearest stations: Euston Square station, London Euston station, Warren Street station

Masjid Salahuddin

Address: 1 Norfolk Pl, Paddington, London W2 1QN, UK

Nearest station: Paddington station

Clerkenwell

Clerkenwell is mostly a residential area, but Muslim travellers should hop on the train at the nearest Tube station to find yourself at Convent Garden. Other famed tourist sights of London are also located nearby via the Tube such as Trafalgar Square, the National Gallery and popular shopping district along Piccadilly Circus.

Holborn Mosque

Address: Brookes Court, 33 Baldwin’s Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N 7RR, UK

Nearest station: Chancery Lane station

Shadwell & Spitalfields

East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre
Image credit: East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre

There are amusing markets you can find in the Spitalfields area such as Old Spitalfields Market, Spitalfields Arts Market and Brick Lane Sunday Market. The Shadwell area is mostly residential, but you’ll be able to find plenty of halal restaurants nearby.

The East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre

Address: 46-92 Whitechapel Rd, Shadwell, London E1 1JX, UK

Nearest station: Whitechapel station,

Brick Lane Mosque

Address: 59 Brick Ln, Shadwell, London E1 6QL, UK

Nearest station: Aldgate East station

Shahjalal Mosque Stepney

Address: Duckett St, Stepney, London E1 4SX, UK

Nearest station: Stepney Green station

Locksley Masjid

Address: 42 Turners Rd, Mile End, London E3 4LE, UK

Nearest station: Limehouse station

Burdett Estate Mosque – BBCA

Address: Masjid Ln, Wallwood St, London E14 7BW, UK

Nearest station: Limehouse station

Limehouse Mosque

Address: 304-306 Stocks Pl, Poplar, London E14 8AE, UK

Nearest station: Limehouse station

Coventry Cross Mosque

Address: Broxbourne House, Devas St, London E3 3LJ, UK

Nearest station: Bromley-by-Bow station

Stratford: West Ham & East Ham

Masjid-e-Tawheed
Image credit: Masjid-e-Tawheed

The Stratford region is largely residential, but you could visit the West Ham Park when you’re nearby. Muslim travellers should hop on the train and head over to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to reminisce the 2012 London Olympics. Plus, there are also shopping malls nearby like the Westfield Stratford City and Stratford Shopping Centre.

Masjid al-Hikmah

Address: Islamic Centre Upton Park, 72-74 Selwyn Rd, London E13 0PY, UK

Nearest station: Plaistow station

Masjid e Ilyas

Address: Abbey Mill, Canning Rd, London E15 3ND, UK

Nearest station: West Ham station

Masjid Abdul-Aziz Bin Baz

Address: Masjid Bin Baz, East Rd, London E15 3QR, UK

Nearest station: Plaistow station

Masjid E Tawheed

Address: 236-238 High St N, Manor Park, London E12 6SB, UK

Nearest station: East Ham station

Shepherd’s Bush

Shepherd's Bush Mosque
Image credit: Tina Haryani Daud

You might chance upon the Westfield shopping mall in the Shepherd’s Bush area. Just a few train stations away, you’ll find some parks such as the Ladbroke Square Garden and Holland Park.

Masjid Daar us Sunnah

Address: 302 Uxbridge Rd, Shepherd’s Bush, London W12 7LJ, UK

Nearest station: Shepherd’s Bush Market station

Shepherd’s Bush Mosque

Address: 41 Lime Grove, Shepherd’s Bush, London W12 8DQ, UK

Nearest station: Shepherd’s Bush Market station

Acton

Acton Mosque
Image credit: Acton Mosque

Acton Mosque

Address: 2-5 Oldham Terrace, Acton, London W3 6LS, UK

Nearest station: Acton Central station

Stoke Newington

Londra Aziziye Camii (Aziziye Mosque London)
Image credit: Londra Aziziye Camii (Aziziye Mosque London)

Besides being a mostly suburban area, football fans should visit the Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal Football Club. You’ll be able to take photos with the Thierry Henry statue and shop for some football memorabilia.

Cazenove Mosque

Address: 70 Cazenove Rd, Cazenove, London N16 6AA, UK

Nearest station: Stoke Newington station

Aziziye Mosque

Image credit: Alan Denney

Address: 117 Stoke Newington Rd, Stoke Newington, London N16 8BU, UK

Nearest station: Rectory Road station

Madina Mosque Trust

Address: 2a Lea Bridge Rd, Clapton, London E5 9QD, UK

Nearest station: Clapton station

Finsbury Park Mosque

Address: 7-11, St Thomas’s Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2QH, UK

Nearest station: Finsbury Park station

Walthamstow

Masjid-E-Umer London
Image credit: Masjid-E-Umer

Also read: Visit Muslim-Friendly London: Where to Eat, Explore and Stay!

Lea Bridge Road Mosque

Address: 439-451 Lea Bridge Rd, Walthamstow, London E10 7EA, UK

Nearest stations: Lea Bridge station, Leyton Midland Road station

Masjid e Umer – Walthamstow Central Mosque

Address: 79 Queens Rd, Walthamstow, London E17 8QR, UK

Nearest stations: Walthamstow Queen’s Road station, Walthamstow Central station

Walworth

Besides Paragon Gardens, you should take the train to Borough station, where you’ll be able to spot the popular River Thames. Take your time to browse through Borough Market, near the London Bridge, or spot Shakespeare’s Globe. Walk along the River Thames to find the Tower Bridge and Butler’s Wharf Pier. Alternatively, you could stop at Waterloo station to ride up the London Eye to spot Big Ben, Westminister Abbey and the Palace of Westminister.

Baitul Rahman Masjid

Address: Unit 1, 82-96 Old Kent Rd, London SE1 4NX, UK

Nearest station: Elephant & Castle station

Palmers Green

Palmers Green Mosque

Address: 30 Oakthorpe Rd, Palmers Green, London N13 5JL, UK

Nearest station: Palmers Green station

Earlsfield

London mosque
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Near Wimbledon Park station, you’ll be able to find the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, dedicated to the famed tennis tournament. Moreover, there are numerous parks around this area from Richmond Park to Wandle Meadow Nature Park.

The Fazal Mosque London

Address: 16 Gressenhall Rd, Southfields, London SW18 5QL, UK

Nearest station: Southfields station

Wimbledon Mosque

Address: 262 – 270 Durnsford Rd, Ryfold Rd, Wimbledon Park, London SW19 8DS, UK

Nearest station: Wimbledon Park station

Darul Amaan Mosque

Address: 54 Merton High St, London SW19 1DH, UK

Nearest station: Colliers Wood station

Balham

Balham Mosque

Address: 47a Balham High Rd, Balham, London SW12 9AW, UK

Nearest station: Balham station

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