Best Authentic British foods You Must Try in London

If you are in London and looking for best foods to try, we recommend getting the authentic taste of these traditional British foods in some of the famous restaurants in London, or else, your trip will be incomplete.


Full English breakfast

There is no match of this mighty meal. It is easy, delicious and mostly cheap. You can find eggs, sausages, mushrooms, potatoes, tomatoes, blood pudding, and toast, which is ideal for hangover. It is a full English treat.


Fish & Chips

There is no other British dish, which can replace Fish & Chips. This traditional dish is the best choice for any foodie in the UK. Fish & Chips can be enjoyed best on Blackpool, Brighton, or Whitby. But you can still find delightful fish & chips in London. It can usually be garnished with vinegar and salt and enjoyed with mushy peas.


Afternoon Tea

If you want to enjoy the real delicacies in London and find a way to pass time, don’t miss the afternoon tea, the iconic British specialty. It is basically used to have scones with cream and jam, finger sandwiches, and pastries and your favorite tea. This breakfast is known to provide a complete experience. Be sure to book yours a few hours before. You may even add a glass of champagne in afternoon tea.


Sunday Roast along with Yorkshire pudding

It is a classic British treat. This meal is usually enjoyed anytime on Sundays from 12noon to 5pm. You can even enjoy Sunday roast with beef, turkey, chicken, lamb, pork, and vegetables. Don’t miss to enjoy Yorkshire pudding with it. This dish is served usually with beef. You can add Yorkshire puddings to any order of roast. If you are a vegetarian, you can order roast with potatoes and vegetables. But it could be so heavy that you may not want to walk afterwards.



It is often recommended for adventure-loving foodies. These are small clams and are usually found in East End where they are affordable and perfect staple enjoyed for decades. These days, you can even find cockles in the shelves of grocery stores and in some of the famous markets of London.


Sticky Toffee Pudding

This Scottish pudding includes the damp sponge cake loaded with dates or raisons dipped in toffee sauce and enjoyed with ice cream or custard. There is nothing more delicious than this dessert. What say?


Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington is made of steak and is often capped with pate, which is cooked and covered in puff pastry. Beef Wellington is a typical British classic which looks flaky, filing and Moorish. Instead the Duke of Wellington, this dish is named after Wellington, a town in New Zealand.


Eton Mess

This dessert is truly delightful and easy to make. It is named after the reputed Eton Mess boys’ school. It has a great blend of cream, crushed meringue, and strawberries. There are different variants made of different fruits or ice creams. But you should go with classic strawberry version for best experience.