Young British Foodies: London street food heats part 1

Petra Barran and Claire Kelsey with pies from My Pie, Young British Foodie Awards judging day 2015 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… It is 9am and a medley of street... Read More

Druid Street Market – new London street food market in Bermondsey

Druid Street Market 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 the St John doughnuts, Monty’s Deli pastrami and salt beef sandwiches, Hansen & Lyderson’s smoked salmon, Waffle On’s... Read More

100 London street foods: Berwick Street Market

Sub-Terrannean sandwich from Sub Cult, Berwick Street Market, Soho Last week I took a few days off to have a holiday in London. This, I think, is one of the ultimate luxuries, as it enables you to scamper about in the city while everyone else is at work. You can delve into art galleries you never normally get into during the working week, linger in boutiques that on most days close at the very moment you step out of the office, and have coffee and... Read More

London street food events this summer

The Bell & Brisket salt beef sandwich stall will be around town 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 a resident, by renting off friends or via Air BnB for around a month at a time. So I’m... Read More

Introducing… Craig Ballinger, London’s secret street food accomplice

Craig during his time as a salt beef sandwich loader (Photo: The Gaztronome) A few months ago, a man named Craig got in touch with me to introduce himself. A freelance chef and writer, he had been working with various street food traders over the last few months, and had lots to say about them. While he wouldn’t be able to review them impartially, it did get me thinking. Now that street food in London has become, er, trendy, a lot of us read... Read More

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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.