19/12/2018 Aprende Inglés Today

Typical food to eat in London

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If you are thinking about going to London this Christmas Holidays, here you have some ideas of what to eat and where to go.

London has several restaurants where you can try traditional English food, if you do try, let us know what you thought about it!

  1. Fish and chips. This traditional British dish is on the top of any foodie list for visitors to London and the UK. Fish and Chips is traditionally eaten with mushy peas and garnished with salt and vinegar! One of the places where you can try is Poppy’s Shoreditch  or Camden.
  2. Sunday roast with yorkshire pudding. Sunday Roast is a true British classic. Traditionally this meal is eaten any time from 12 noon to 5pm on Sundays.  Traditionally served with beef, Yorkshire pudding’s a  true British classic. A traditional roast comes with meat, potatoes, gravy and vegetables and should be so large you find it difficult to walk afterwards!
    The best traditional Sunday Roast can be found in local pubs like The Three Stags, in Kennington or the Windsor Castle, in Notting Hill.
  3. Pie and mash. Pie and Mash has come a long way from simple steak and kidney or pork pies. Today there are a whole plethora of pie types to try! This dish is a real British treat! Pie served with a pile of creamy mashed potatoes and lashings of gravy. One of the best places in London to have this is The Windmill Mayfair.
  4. Bangers and mash. Another classic with mashed potatoes as a side is Bangers and Mash. This is a British typical dish that is guaranteed to keep you full, happy and warm on a cold London day! Essentially sausage and potatoes. One of the best places to eat this is Mother Mash, Soho.
  5. Full English breakfast. You need to find a dish that incorporates: sausages, eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, blood pudding, potatoes and toast. This traditional British dish is easy to make, tasty and usually inexpensive. Enjoy! The Breakfast Club is a very good choice!

Next month I will show you the great variety of desserts that London can offer .

See you next month!