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The 32 Best Things To Eat In London (And Where to eat them)

By | Last Updated: 13th January 2024

During my visit in London one of my followers request a list for best food in London, here are 32 best foods  in London that I think all food lovers need to eat at least once in their lives.

1. Steak and Kidney pie

Steak and Kidney Pie At The Windmill – Mayfair

Juiciest steak I have put inside my mouth for sure and the pie was so crispy from the outside. The color, the flavor, everything is just awesome.

where to eat? 6/8 Mill Street, London, W1S 2AZ

Windmill – Mayfair

2. Cullen Skink


London made me a fish lover, again this was someone inviting me to an early dinner. This was on a day which was too cold, so this restaurant served me this thick and creamy hot soup.

where to eat? 8 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5NG

Wild Honey St James

3. Bangers and mash

bangers and mash

Just thinking about that potato smash makes me hungry. The onion gravy is great, sausages were fresh and so tender.

where to eat?  11 Southwark Street, SE1 1RQ

At Breakfast Club

4. Fish and Chips

fish and chips

This dish lived up to all my expectation. The butter was perfect, crispy, and the fish was butter soft, that was my best lunch ever, everyone needs to try this one.

where to eat? 38 Muswell Hill Broadway London N10 3RT


5. Fish Pie

I never ever knew that you can make pies with fish, but after coming to London my ideas of food has completely changed. This pie is so light, you will not feel full, I tried this for lunch.

where to eat?  South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, London EC2M 2AF

At Angler

6. Bedfordshire Clanger

Bedfordshire Clanger

Well since the name is associated with the great Jimmy Oliver we had to try this local bakery. The bread was soft and delicious.

where to eat?  Sandy, Bedford, Biggleswade


7. Beef Cobbler

A complete meal, there are potato and veggies as side dishes, and the main dish itself is simply mouth watering.

where to eat?  88 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TF, England

At The Shipwrights

8. Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington


Meat is so juicy, Do not forget to eat the colorful side salad, flavor party in mouth for sure.

where to eat?  84 Victoria Park Road, London, E9 7JL

At The Hemingway

9. Black Pudding

Black Pudding At Maria’s Market Café

I bet you will never guess from the name that this is actually a sausage, It does not look appealing but the flavor is orgasmic. Take side dishes like bacon, egg and then thank me later.

where to eat?  Borough Market 8 Southwark Street LondonSE1 9AA

At Maria’s Market Café

10. Cauliflower cheese

I eat cauliflower and I love cheese, but who knew that these two can combine and make a dish.

where to eat? 13 Philpot Ln, London EC3M 8AA

At Blacklock Soho

11. Cottage pie

cottage-pie-shepherds-pieCottage pie  At Albion Cafe in London

where to eat? 2-4 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DD

At Boundary Shoreditch

12. Turducken


Soft and tender, and the feeling is yummy inside. The spice they used is super flavorful, make sure that you are taking couple of friends with you as it is really big.

where to eat? 353-355 Talbot St. London, ON N6A 2R5

At The Early Bird

13. Lancashire hotpot

Lancashire hotpot

Lamb meat, potatoes, vegetable you name it and this food has got it all.

where to eat? The Arch London, 50 Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London W1H 7FD

At Hunter 486

14. Kippers


The fish is very soft and melts in your mouth, the fish they served me was so fresh that for once I loved the smell of the fish. It is a nice meal for someone who wants to try a new breakfast.

where to eat?  69 – 71 Dean  Street London W1D 3SE

At Dean Street Townhouse Hotel & Dining Room

15. Yorkshire pudding

Yorkshire pudding  At Forge & Co

where to eat? 154-158 Shoreditch High Street London, E1 6HU

At Forge & Co

16. Welsh rarebit

Welsh rarebit

where to eat?  21-22 Warwick Street London W1B 5NE

At Ottolenghi

17. Squid and mackerel burger

Squid and mackerel burger

where to eat? 63-64 Frith Street, London W1D 3JW

At Arbutus

18. Beetroot ravioli

Beetroot ravioli

where to eat? St John’s Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5RJ

At Bistrot Bruno Loubet

19. Radish, celeriac, and pomegranate salad

Radish, celeriac, and pomegranate salad

Full of fresh flavors, the restaurant attracts a lot of diet conscious young people.

where to eat? 12 Archer Street London W1D 7BB

At Bocca di Lupo

20. Beef pho

Beef pho

This soup comes as a life saver if you are suffering from cold.

where to eat? 301 Old Street London EC1V 9LA

At Cay Tre

21. English breakfast

Hawksmoor Full English breakfasr

What a breakfast they served, two poached eggs, grilled tomato, mushrooms, pork and bean, sometimes even potato wedges. But the best one was when I was served grilled bone marrow along with all this.

where to eat? 10 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5BQ


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22. Meat fruit

Meat fruit

where to eat? 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA

At Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

23. Baby gem salad with anchovies and pancetta

Baby gem salad with anchovies and pancetta

where to eat? 33 Charlotte Street (entrance on Rathbone Street) Fitzrovia London W1T 1RR

At Barrafina

24. Apple tarte tatin

Apple tarte tatin

where to eat? 66 Baker Street London W1U 7DJ

At Galvin Bistrot & Bar

25. Chicken waffle

Chicken waffle

where to eat? 22-24 SEYMOUR PLACE LONDON W1H 7NL

At The Gate Marylebone

26. Deep-fried pickles with blue cheese dressing

Deep-fried pickles with blue cheese dressing

where to eat? 74 Welbeck Street London  W1G 0BA

At Meat Liquor

27. Classic tortilla

Classic tortilla
where to eat? 54 Frith Street Soho London W1D 4SL

At Barrafina

28. Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast

Meat literally melted inside my mouth, not overcooked, just perfect, and the veggies are just yum, I am ready to pay extra money for this meal any day.

where to eat? 15 Grosvenor Rise E, London E17 9LB, UK

The Castle

29. PERi-PERi Chicken

per peri chicken

I heard about Nandos before., chicken is really tender and my favorite recipe was their signature dish PERi-PERi Chicken. The chickens are so soft and smell so great.

where to eat? 190 Great Portland Street LondonW1W 5QZ


30. Caramel Cheesecake with double cream

caramel cheesecake

where to eat? 190 Great Portland Street LondonW1W 5QZ


31. Pickled eggs

At Most supermarkets in London

pickled eggs

I found these great looking eggs at a local store in London and asked the store manager about it. He politely told me to use this for all kinds of salads, I came home and tried one just by itself.

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