London For Foodies

Posted on Jul 30 2013 - 12:54am by Grace Sumrall

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Are you a complete foodie? Do you love to experiment with different types of cuisines? Can’t you resist yourself from having all kinds of foods while you travel? If all these are true, then you should come to London once for sure because people from different parts of the world come here to taste their yummy dishes. There are many flights to London from different places, so just reserve your ticket and come here in your next vacation and satiate your taste bud with the world famous cuisines. There are many restaurants in London, both old and new ones that will provide you with delicious platter. Here is the list of some of the best cuisines as well as places to eat in London.

British Cuisine

For a classic British cuisine, go to Rules restaurant that has been in business since 1798 and dig mouthfuls of their steak, pies and puddings. If you wish to try a modern twist to the British food, then Blumenthal is the best choice as its owner and chef are quite innovative in making their dishes. You will be amazed at some interesting creations like meat fruit which is a blend of mandarin jelly and chicken liver parfait, entrée of spicy pigeon with artichokes and ale, spit roasted slices of pineapple and tipsy cake dessert.

Continental Cuisine

If you are a lover of continental food, then you will find some extraordinary dishes at The Delaunay. Their signature dishes are Salzburg Soufflé, Strudel or Wiener Schnitzels. Veteran restaurant owners Chris Corbin and Jeremy King own this place and hence you are sure to get the finest and mouth watering foods here.

French Cuisine

Do you wish to taste some delectable French food while you are in London? Yes! Then le gavroche would offer you some lip-smacking foods. The menu of the foods is so extensive and the wines are so good that you will want to taste all of them at once! In fact, for these reasons, this restaurant has become quite popular among the local people as well as tourists. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to book your flight and head on over to London to try all of the delicious foods they have to offer!

You can also dine at The Ledbury and devour their signature dish of Roasted pigeon that is cooked with red vegetables, foie grass and rhubarb. You can also relish the beef dish that is baked with wild garlic, crisp potatoes and junipers. Their dessert of cheese from trolley needs a special mention. You will be enchanted with the way they present their foods as these look like an art on the plate.

Indian Cuisine

There are all types of great foods in London, not just traditional British cuisine. So if you miss Indian food badly, there is no need to compromise anymore as Indian cuisine is quite popular in London. You can taste Rogan Josh and Chicken tikka at Grande Dame. If you are looking for an exciting twist of Indian flavors, then try the tandoori version of pigeon cooked with chick peas and tamarind or the roasted red deer with millet and corn at the Cinnamon Club.

With such delicious cuisines to enjoy, you are sure to put on extra few pounds during your stay in London. London has such a variety of foods to choose from you and your whole family is sure to find something you’ll all love!

Photo Credit: Flickr/Michael Maher

About the Author
Grace Sumrall

Grace Sumrall is a freelance writer whose first priority is food! She loves to travel and explore, while enjoying exotic cuisines. She would like to thank Virgin Australia for helping her book cheap flights to London and many other places! In her free time she enjoys sitting down with a good book and hot cup of coffee.