Food Guide: 5 Must-Try British Foods In London

Published on 04/30/2020

London is the UK’s capital and one of the world’s most popular and loved tourist locations. With a huge array of culture and diversity, many visitors are left in awe after each visit to London. The culinary experience is beyond fantastic, with so many dishes to choose from there is certainly something for everyone. For all you foodies out there looking for inspiration on all the best and must-try British dishes, take a look at what we highly recommend.

Food Guide: 5 Must Try British Foods In London

Food Guide: 5 Must-Try British Foods In London

Fish & Chips

Nothing says ‘British Food’ like Fish & Chips. This traditional British dish is on the top of any foodie list and a must-try for any visitors to London and the U.K. It has been a British favorite for over 150 years and continues to be one of the most popular British dishes on any restaurant menu. Definitely highly recommended, no matter where you are in London.

Sunday Roast

Sunday Roast is well yes you guessed it, the traditional Sunday afternoon meal in England, and is generally served at most pubs. It includes f roasted meat, popular options are chicken, beef, and pork and it is then served with roasted potatoes, roasted vegetables, and Yorkshire Pudding with lots of gravy. And yes, it tastes just as delicious as it sounds.

English Breakfast

Another largely popular breakfast specialty is called an English Breakfast. It consists of eggs, bacon, sausage, grilled tomato, and baked beans served with toast. Often times a vegetarian option is available, with avocado and grilled halloumi. You can find this delightful breakfast in most places all around London

Afternoon Tea

No doubt the ultimate British tradition –  afternoon tea. Traditionally a meal filled with finger sandwiches, scones with jam and thick cream as well as pastries and a selection of teas for you to choose from. For most its a definite favorite and a fabulous way to enjoy some of the true British delicacies. Do not miss out on this!

Gin & Tonic

Most people know just how Britons love a good drink. One of the country’s most loved beverages is gin & tonic. It is considered to be is a highball cocktail made with gin and tonic water poured over a large amount of ice. The drink remains a huge favorite for many people, both local and international. We really recommend you give a try the next time you’re in London.