The British Muslim Heritage Centre is excited to announce that the Al-Razi Coffee and Gift Shop is in the process of opening. The coffee shop takes its name from Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya Al-Razi (850-922 AD, approx. 236-309 AH) or Rhazes as he is known in Europe, an Iranian physician who is purported to be the first writer to make reference to coffee in his treatise on medicine. It will provide a comfortable and welcoming environment in which the Centre’s visitors can stop and take some time out to enjoy a hot drink and sweet treat whilst browsing the gifts and Islamic wares on offer.
Starting small, the shop currently stocks books for adults and children, Islamic educational resources, HMC halal sweets, Palestinian fair-trade products and BMHC souvenir items, but the range of merchandise on offer will grow as the shop becomes more established.
Please come and have a look around if you are passing by, the shop currently opens on Fridays after prayer and main event days. We look forward to seeing you.
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