Traditional British Food That You Have To Try In London

Traditional British Food

British food has a rich history behind it. Some of the foods eaten today go back centuries and carry the same taste. So, won’t it be amazing to try some dishes that were eaten by the warriors and people of London a few centuries ago?

1. Fish and Chips


Fish and chips is probably the most famous British dish the world knows about. The simplicity of this dish and the fact that it can be devoured in any season make it an all time favourite. In London, fish and chips are eaten with mushy peas and garnished with salt and vinegar! You can eat it at a posh London restaurant or a local publ, your choice, but do try it when you are here.

2. Pie and Mash


This dish used to be a simple steak and kidney or pork pie but over the time it has gone through some amazing makeovers. Now you can try different variants of the pie and trust that all of them will be lip smacking.

3. Sunday Roast with Yorkshire Pudding – top on the list of traditional & flavoursome British good


Sunday roast is a classic British dish. Traditionally, this dish is eaten on Sundays between 12 AM to 5 PM. The roast has anything from turkey, beef, pork, chicken, lamb and veggie as optionsm but it is supposed to be so huge that you cannot walk afterwards. It’s also important that you eat your roast with the Yorkshire Pudding.

4. Cockles

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Cockles are a small type of clam and also make the list of traditional British food. These come from east London and can be easily found in grocery stores across London. It also one of the cheapest English dishes that you can try in London.

5. Beef Wellington

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Beef Wellington is a puff pastry which is filled with fillet steak and often covered with pate. This dish is crispy as well as filling and makes for a very tasty traditional English delicacy.

If you are travelling to London, you have to try these local delicacies to get a real ‘taste’ of London. We know this is just a small list of traditional British food and that there are hundreds more. Leave your favourite British food  in the comments section and we will add them to the list.

Sakagura – The ultimate Japanese Barbecue we had in London

Sakagura, and summers in London…. What do you like to eat in summers? Are you a walk around with an ice-cream kind of person or a sit down with a cold beer and lavish your palette with barbecued meats?
We’ve heard the rumours that Sakagura had the ultimate Japanese Barbecue Menu in town, so we had to try. Here’s how it went:

Only in Mayfair

Sakagura is located  in Mayfair.  That should say it all about the type of quality and service you can expect.
We went with a friend, she’s dined there before and said they make the best Waygu steak she’s ever tried. It was a warm evening and I really wanted an al fresco kind of dining, quiet and sophisticated.

Sakagura – The Yakiniku Barbecue Menu

The menu is, what you’d expect from a chef like Gordon Ramsey. No wonder the head Chef at Sakagura, Jin Yackshin, who created this menu,  is part of the Gordon Ramsey Group.
The menu has personality and makes a statement. It’s a Japanese dining experience, a melody of flavours, texture, presentation and class.
Here’s the full menu (last checked on August 2017, at the time this was written):
We ate from the A La Carte Dinner Menu, but I’m already planning a visit again, to try their lunch.
I had Japanese Wagyu Sirloin (medium rare, of course) with eryngii mushroom, asparagus and steamed white koshihikari rice.

The Ultimate Japanese Barbecue we had in London

Undoubtedly! I’m happy to make that claim because it’s honest. Give it a try and come back with a comment! Tell us how it went!

More Information about Sakagura and their Yakiniku Barbecue Menu

Opening Times:
  • Everyday
  • from 12pm to 3pm
  • 5pm to 11pm
  • Set lunch for £20
  • set dinner for £30
  • A La Carte Option

How to book a reservation

  • Website:
  • Phone: 0203 405 7230
  • Email:
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