21 British Street Foods You Must Try Before You Die

Street feast.

1. Patty Smith’s, Leeds

Giles Smith

Patty Smith's

 

These whopper burgers will make you see stars.

Find them on Facebook.

2. Low ‘N’ Slow, Birmingham

Low 'n' Slow

Low 'n' Slow

 

The most passionate food trader in Brum. And the BBQ food’s incredible too.

Follow him on Twitter @andylownslow.

3. The Mighty Food Fight, Bristol

The Mighty Food Fight

The Mighty Food Fight

 

The Mighty Food Fight takes doughnuts to the next level. Forget a Boston Creme – think Bristol Cider Jelly, made with award-filling Bristol cider. YUM.

Find them on Facebook.

4. Grill My Cheese, London

Grill My Cheese

Possibly the best grilled cheese in London. The above (Baby Got Mac) has both pulled pork *and* macaroni cheese.

Find them on Twitter @grill_my_cheese

5. Jones and Son, Edinburgh

Jones and Son

Jones and Son

 

Pulled pork sandwiches that you’ll dream of for days.

Find them on Facebook.

6. The Spotless Leopard, Bristol

The Spotless Leopard

The Spotless Leopard

 

The all-vegan street food truck that dreams are made of. Whether it’s their vegan (and gluten-free) macaroni “cheese”, or their scrambled tofu wrap, you’re sure to pick a winner.

Follow them on Twitter @theSpotlessLeop.

7. Honest Crust, Manchester

Honest Crust

Honest Crust

 

This pizza is so good it’s worth travelling for. Keep it simple with a Margherita.

Find them on Facebook.

8. Moorish, Bristol

Eleanor Willock

Moorish

 

Freshly baked flatbreads, with fragrant spices and more. They also travel with a miniature Pigaggio bar, which has a built-in Prosecco tap. The dream.

Find them on Facebook.

9. Club Mexicana, London

Club Mexicana

Totally vegan Mexican food. Who needs pork when you’ve got jackfruit?

Find them on Facebook.

10. The Hip Hop Chip Shop, Manchester

The Hip Hop Chip Shop

The Hip Hop Chip Shop

 

Fish and chips, with a twist. Don’t be shellfish, try their crab burger.

Find them on Facebook.

11. Kimchi Cult, Glasgow

Kimchi Cult

Kimchi Cult

 

Beef burgers + kimchi = mouthwateringly good.

They’re currently in the process of finding a full-time location, but in the meantime track them down on Facebook.

12. Jalan Jalan, Cambridge

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim – michaeljsim.squarespace.com / / Via Twitter: @mikeysim

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim – michaeljsim.squarespace.com / / Via Twitter: @mikeysim

 

South-east Asian street food that will put a spring in your step. Laksa? Spring rolls? The choice is yours.

Follow them on Twitter @jalanjalanUK

13. Scream For Pizza, Newcastle

Ramin Esfandiari/ Scream For Pizza

Scream For Pizza

 

Geordie pizza to make your mouth water. Why not try Wor Margaret (their take on a Margherita).

Find them on Twitter @scream_pizza.

14. The Mexican Bean, Birmingham

The Mexican Bean

The Mexican Bean

 

Vibrant Mexican street food, with an emphasis on fresh, healthy ingredients.

Find them on Facebook.

15. Scotchtails, London

Scotchtails

These are a step above your average Scotch egg, with gorgeously golden yolks.

Find them on Facebook.

16. Ninja Buns, Edinburgh

Ninja Buns

Ninja Buns

 

Steamed Taiwanese bao that are pillowy soft, filled with mouthwatering pork, beef or tofu. Take one in each hand and chow down.

Ninja Buns are currently based at Paradise Palms. Find them on Facebook.

17. Jack’s Gelato, Cambridge

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim –michaeljsim.squarespace.com / Via Twitter: @mikeysim

Image by Michael J. Sim – @mikeysim –michaeljsim.squarespace.com / Via Twitter: @mikeysim

 

Go yam yam yam on the Cam with a scoop of this delicious sweet treat.

Find them on Facebook.

18. The Rib Man, London

The Rib Man

The Rib Man

 

No street food piece would be complete without an appearance from the Rib Man. Succulent ribs, soft white bread, fiery hot sauce.

Follow him on Twitter @theribman.

19. The Bournville Waffle Company, Birmingham

The Bournville Waffle Company

The Bournville Waffle Company

 

Decadent and delightful waffles. Plus, (almost) all of the toppings are made from scratch. Try the Rocky Road.

Find them on Twitter @Wafflespeak.

20. Bundobust, Leeds

Bundobust

Bundobust

 

Yes it has a fixed abode, but the Indian street food kitchen at Bundobust is too good not to include. Go for the Bhel Poori, followed by Okra fries.

Find them on Facebook.

21. Boiler Shop Sunday Lunch, Newcastle

Boiler Shop

Boiler Shop

 

If you’d like the chance to try a bit of everything, head along to Boiler Shop Steamer on a Sunday. Choose from loads of different traders (including some of the ones featured in this piece) and eat your way through the day. Perfect.

Find out more here.

Want more? Street Food UK have a great map.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
 
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