9 street foods you must try at London markets – Halal Gems

9 street foods you must try at London markets

November 20, 2015Halal Gems Team

The rise of pop ups and stalls at London’s markets has seen an eclectic mix of cultures and food from around the world on our doorsteps. Increasingly, people are spending their evenings not at restaurants but at street feasts such as Dinerama. Dining outdoors appears to be a hit with Londoner’s even with the colder weather so we’ve selected nine of our favourite stalls which you should definitely try out. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, jerk chicken or chicken tikka, there’s something to satisfy all palates.
Horn OK Please
Horn OK Please Bhel Puri and Samosa Chaat (credit @allthingsmeaty)
What: Vegetarian Indian street food inspired by the multiple regions and tastes of India

Where: Borough Market, Southbank Centre Market
Halal Status: Fully vegetarian menu
Sambal Shiok
What: A fusion of Malaysian flavours are used to create burgers served with Sambal Shiok’s signature Sambal sauce for an extra kick
Where: Southbank Centre Market
Halal Status: All food served is halal
Rola Wala
What: Literally meaning ‘The man who rolls’, Rola Wala serves naan rolls or hot bowls bursting with flavour
Where: Street Feast, Canada Water
Halal Status: Grilled chicken tikka and Bengali spiced beef are halal
Cafe Caribbean
What: Freshly prepared Caribbean dishes made using traditional family recipes
Where: Old Spitafields Market
Halal Status: Meat is halal
Churros Garcia
What: Freshly made Churros served with chocolate
Where: Portobello Road Market
Halal Status: Fully vegetarian menu
Bad Brownie
What: The fudgiest, gooiest and tastiest gourmet brownies
Where: Real Food Festival, directly outside the main entrance to King’s Cross Station (and various markets around London)
Halal status: Majority of their products are halal as they are vegetarian and alcohol free. Occasionally they have some flavours that are not suitable (such as bacon and maple syrup flavour, or products containing alcohol such as their mince pie and brandy butter).
Jaz and Juls
Jaz & Jul's Hot Chocolate
What: Organic artisan hot chocolate, ethically sourced and handmade in London
Where: Broadway Market (if you miss them at the market, check out their newly opened Chocolate House)
Halal status: Vegetarian friendly
Bread Ahead
What: Known for their doughnuts and sourdough bread, Bread Ahead use locally sourced ingredients, selling over 3,000 doughnuts per week
Where/ When: Borough Market
Halal status: Fully vegetarian menu

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