11 PLACES YOU MUST EAT STUDYING IN LONDON

Kalista Sutton
November 21, 2016

 

Food is my best friend.

 

Hi everyone! I had previously made a post all about food, but I decided everyone loves food so I’ll make another one. In this post I’m giving you all of my secrets. Yes, you. After living here I have found the best and the worst places to eat here in London. Here are some of my favorites!

 

The Mac Factory: In Camden Market and Euston, both within walking distance makes this place dangerous. Their nostalgic mac n cheese is so cheesy and the breadcrumbs on top just add to the flavors! There are five different kinds of mac n cheese to choose from. You can grab a cup of this for only 5 pounds 50 pence!

 

Big Chill House: Right where you will stay in Kings Cross lays this restaurant-by-day, bar-by-night hot spot. On Sundays go here for a really good English breakfast for only 8 pounds.

 

Pizza Union: Right in Kings Cross this pizza place is the best in London! Not only is it the best, but the cheapest as well. For only 3 pounds 95 pence you can have a 12in margarita pizza. If you want dessert they have amazing gelato and dolce, a ring of dough filled with nutella!

 

Yolkin: This pop-up is only available on weekends for 2 hours or until sold out in Piccadilly Circus. Do you love macaroons? Do you love ice cream? This is for you. For around 5 pounds you can have a macaroon ice cream sandwich. The flavors change each week and are posted on instagram!

 

CHOP CHOP: If you like Chinese this place is perfect for you. It’s a really cheap, really good place. I had previously gone to a few other Chinese places in Kings Cross before this one, and they were awful. I would order chicken and instead get two pieces of chicken and then a bunch of onions in sauce….YUCK? But this place is really good.

 

Killadilla Quesadillas: Again, Camden Market slays the food world with the quesadillas. They don’t look like much, but the flavor is amazing. For 6 pounds you can have an amazing Mexican treat in London (second to Chipotle).

 

Café Nero: All Day Breakfast Panini is life. For 4 pounds this sandwich comes toasted in all its glory. If you are looking to try to stay away from Starbucks and other American chains, this is a good pick for you. This chain is available all over London.

 

Aux Pains De Papy: French café with amazing croissants and orange juice. The orange juice is fresh squeezed when you order and was a must every Wednesday morning before class. This was on the walk to class so it made an easy quick breakfast.

 

Kings Cross Market: I love doughnuts, so when I saw a caramel-filled one with a honeycomb on top, I had to try it. I probably have bought a dozen of them since I have been here. At only 2 pounds 50 pence it is a quick breakfast. 

 

The Alchemist: A nicer restaurant in the financial district, this place is my favorite in London. The food is amazing and the price is average for a nice dinner. Having the Japanese Ramen with Prawn, it came out of the kitchen smoking because of the dry ice inserted in the soup. The Alchemist is also a bar as well where you can get any type of science-themed drink; ones that bubble, ones that change color, and ones that smoke.

 

Poppies: Fish and chips here is a must! This place is all over London except I enjoy the one in Camden Market the best. The ketchup and tartar sauce come in cute little containers and if you order a coke it is a glass bottle. This is a good dinner for just 12 pounds.

 

I hope those of you coming to London soon try out some of my favorite places and let me know what you think (even though I know you will love them)!! For those of you who don’t know if you are coming to London, consider it from these amazing food choices.

 

Until next time.

Cheers, Kalista 

Kalista Sutton

<p>Hey everyone! I&#39;m Kali from New York. I am a junior in marketing and communications at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. You can find me at a local coffee shop or outside at a park admiring the views. This is my first overseas trip so I cannot wait to share the experience with you. You can expect posts such as typical tourist photos where I pose in front of a statue, photos of food (who doesn&#39;t love that?), and photos of me trying to get the princes attention on the way to class.</p>

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2016 Fall
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Le Moyne College
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