Best Scotch Eggs in London
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It might be small, but it sure is mighty; the humble scotch egg is a stellar point in our culinary history. Those who say the British can't cook, have clearly never tried the most delicious of our snacks. The quintessential pub nibble has saved us from famine and soaked up a pint on a night out, to help you get your fill we have found the best Scotch eggs in London.
The best place to get a great scotch egg is a proper Great British pub and The Colton Arms has it down; this intimate little venue in Fulham is the perfect place to chat away with the friendly staff and clientele or hideaway in one of its corners, all while enjoy a 'pigs in blankets' style Scotch egg complete with home-made piccalilli.
Located right on Liverpool Street this London scotch egg pub is in the perfect spot for some after-work munching. Set across two floors, Dirty Dicks is a traditional den of ale and hearty British plates; stick around on the weekend for DJ nights and plenty of partying.
Add in a hearty dose of craft beer and wine to your scotch egg adventures as Old Tom's Bar serve up their wares in a basement bar in Leadenhall Market. The venue is a quaint spot with art deco tiles, a long wooden bar and a chilled out atmosphere.
Scotch Egg has gone from picnic filler through to gourmet starter, and one spot adding to the best scotch eggs in London list is The Refinery on Bankside. With chorizo as a filler, expect great things from this mighty bite.
When you're not lapping up the gorgeous interiors at The Trading House, you will be lapping up their menu, as Scotch egg aficionados can enjoy a Cumberland take on the classic dish. Hungry for more? Try their hanging kebabs.
British pub Lamb Tavern is a traditional spot in Leadenhall that serves up a cracking (and possibly controversial) turkey Scotch egg in London. Spread across three floors the venue also incorporates in the mightily-named London sharing board which also includes sausage rolls, cocktail sausages, pork pies and cumberland sausages.
It's the simple things in life and that's how this London pub serves their scotch eggs, traditional and with a dollop of HP sauce. It's not all meaty snacks, The Hat and Tun is an old-school venue complete with wooden panels, leather armchairs and taxidermy.
If you're looking for places to eat scotch eggs in London, you are going to want to head over to The Jugged Hare, a gourmet pub in the City. The cosy London pub puts a Scottish spin on the dish as they use haggis and mint sauce.