Fronting an all-American experience of bowling, cocktails and diner classics, All Star Lanes is a top spot for eating chicken in London. Looking for a quirky date idea? Head on over to get a few competitive rounds in before gorging on their menu of classic dishes.
Best Chicken in London
The food stuff of roast dinners, drunken mouth-stuffing and gourmet dishes alike, you can’t go wrong with a bit of poultry. But it’s not just about buttermilk fried bites, there’s a whole host of restaurants serving up some of the takes on this crowd-pleaser. So if you’re feeling a clucking craving for a bit of bird, take a look at our list of where to eat chicken in London and fill yourself up.
No one quite does chicken like the Deep South, and there's a part of it Spitalfields. It's all in the name really at Absurd Bird, making it one of the perfect places to eat chicken in London thanks to a menu packed with everything from fried chicken tenders to hot chicken wings.
Craving the great tastes of the USA? Experience an all-American menu of Southern-fried classics, delicious whiskey cocktails and a rock 'n' roll playlist at Porky's. Bringing the essence of Memphis to the heart of Camden, it's a fantastic place to gorge on chicken.
What more do you need from a chicken restaurant than this Covent Garden staple? Maxwell's is delivering crispy burgers and delicious chicken wings laced with buffalo and BBQ sauce, alongside fun cocktails and thick milkshakes to top off your American-style dining experience.
Chow down on some mouthwatering Jamaican chicken courtesy of the world's fastest man. Usain Bolt's restaurant in the City is sure to get you drooling over some seriously delicious dishes, rum cocktails and unparalleled neon-soaked atmosphere.
While the Bird of Smithfield looks just like a swanky spot in Farringdon, it's also one of the best places to eat chicken in London. As the name suggests, the restaurant's menu boasts a tasty helping of roast chicken, made even better when you can enjoy it on the terrace.
If you're a fan of the finger-lickin' stuff, then you're gonna want a taste of Cocotte. From crispy chicken on freshly baked croissant waffles to rotisserie birds sourced from the Loire Valley, this is French food at its finest. Head to Hoxton for all this and cracking cocktails to boot.
Love jerk chicken? Get yourself down to Prince of Peckham, whose kitchen is run by the Caribbean specialists White Men Can't Jerk. Expect everything from sticky wings to curried mutton croquettes to buttermilk fried chicken wings and deep fried jumbo shrimp.
Dirty Bones is all about big, meaty plates of food washed down by great cocktails, so of course they supply some of the best fried chicken in London. Hop in for classic, American-style crispy fried chicken – full or half – alongside drool-worthy chicken and waffles.
The ultimate chicken chow-down is back this summer and you'd be a clucking fool to miss out. Taking over the London Stadium for one glorious July weekend, Wing Fest is bringing together some of the country's best vendors, and it's your job to find and vote for your favourites.
Delicious chicken should come with equally great entertainment? That's where the Blues Kitchen comes in. Head on over for hot buffalo wings and tonnes of other BBQ meats inspired by the American way of dining. Not in East London? Head to their Brixton or Camden outposts.
Purveyors of all things chicken, Whyte & Brown is the Soho restaurant bringing industrial interiors, enticing dishes and thirst-quenching drinks to the table. Think scotch eggs, chicken burgers and sharing plates, with a long list of wines, beers, cocktails and spirits to choose from.
If you like your chicken fried up on a Belgium waffle then Sweet Chick (owned by hip-hop legend Nas) is the place for you. The American restaurant specialises in a host of options, think BBQ, kung pao and buffalo-style, alongside a number of other plates from their native country.
The Breakfast Club at Canary Wharf features a menu that's all about bringing together the world of breakfast and dinner with some spectacular chicken and waffles. Head downstairs afterwards and you'll find one of the most interesting secret bars in the business.
You may know BrewDog for their extensive range of craft beer, but they're also backing everything up with heaps of fried chicken goodness. Head on over to one of their bars for fried chicken burgers and wings alongside meat-free versions and spicy cauliflower bites.
Looking for somewhere to eat vegan chicken and waffles in London? The Full Nelson is a Deptford spot specialising in plant-based junk food, including hearty brunch plates, burgers and juicy sides, plus there's plenty of booze to wash everything down with.
This Hoxton Square restaurant is home to some of the best fried chicken in East London. Think, a buttermilk coating with paprika, garlic and brown sugar then fried in cayenne-infused oil, making sure your meal at Louie's always has a little extra kick to it.