Petra Barran and Claire Kelsey with pies from My Pie, Young British Foodie Awards judging day 2015

Young British Foodies: London street food heats part 1

Last month I was invited, with my street food hat on, to observe the judging day for those nominated in the street food category for the Young British Foodie Awards, the results of which will be broadcasted from the @YBFs twitter feed during their awards ceremony on Tuesday 15th September 2015. Here is what happened… […]

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Hopper Weligama

Druid Street Market – new London street food market in Bermondsey

Well, well, well, we have a charming new London street food market* and its name is Druid Street Market. Now for those of you who don’t know the area, Druid Street is situated near London Bridge in Bermondsey and the market itself backs onto Ropewalk at Maltby (also known as Maltby Street Market, home of […]

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Vauxhall Street Food Garden, SW8

When to hit the London street food markets*

The great thing about London street food markets is that mostly they suit both those who like to plan and those who like to be spontaneous. I’m a bit of both, so I’m probably the ideal customer (but then we knew that anyway, because I blog about street food). Sometimes, I’ll pick a day and […]

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Rarebit

London street food bites 2014

Right-o, I’m well aware that it’s been a while since my last post on Jez Felwick’s new street food joint in Shoreditch in September. Someone the other day asked if I still wrote the blog. The cheek of it! Well, the short answer is: yes. The longer answer is: I was off work for a […]

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Jez Felwick and his van The Bowler

Exclusive: new London street food kitchen from The Bowler

OK here’s some really exciting news for you all. One of my earliest favourite London street food traders is Jez Felwick who, after quitting a life in TV, started up his own grass covered wagon, The Bowler, serving excellent meatballs with pasta, meatball subs and more. He and his black bowler hat have popped up […]

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Wapping Market

How can more people eat London street food? More markets…

It has taken me a wee while to add Wapping Market to the London Street Foodie mix because we decided to review it in the paper and I didn’t want to let the beans out of the bag on here first. The fact is that when I visited it a month or so with a […]

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A 'traditional' from Olivers, Hoxton Street Market

Olivers at Hoxton Street Market

“Geezer, I need another traditional please,” said one to the other after after I’d announced my order. “Comin’ up, geezer,” came the reply. Next to me two women who lived locally were rubbing their hands in satisfaction at having made it to the stall early enough to secure a salt beef sandwich. “So they’re normally […]

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Cheeky iIalian will be in Stratford with the Real Food Festivals

London street food events this summer

A new adventure has begun. Last week was spent packing up the room I had been renting in west London and saying goodbye to my friend and former flatmate who is about to get married. My plan for the remainder of the summer is to try living in areas of London I haven’t yet been […]

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5 London street food things to do this week

BRIXTON NIGHT MARKET What: Outside the Ritzy Cinema, this night market returns with some new London street food traders involved. Expect fried shrimp po boys from the Big Easy Po’ Boys, Bad Brownie (these are to die for), braised pork and duck baps from Bill or Beak and, on Saturday only, spicy Korean sliders from […]

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London street food news: Acklam Village market, a Polish lunch and Busan BBQ

While I’m living in west London, I thought I’d make the most of one of its best street food markets, one which really comes alive when the sun shines out. On the last hot weekend, a friend and I trundled over towards Acklam Village Market, W10 (situated at the end of the busy Portobello Road […]

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London Street Foodie is an ever-growing guide to the best places to eat London street food. There's a lot of street food waiting to be discovered right now; we'd like to help nudge you towards the good stuff.