When it comes to American places to eat in London, there's one dish that simply cannot be denied, and that's fried chicken. If you're hankering after something of the finest fried poultry in the city, head on down to Absurd Bird, where the bird is most definitely the word.
American Restaurants in London
They've given us Obama, they've teased us with Twinkies and they're forever our across the ocean chums, but how about eating in their honour? From classic 50s diners that twinge with rock 'n' roll to hunking restaurants that promise American dishes in a high-end fashion, check out our recommendations for some of the best American restaurants in London and scoff all sorts, Stateside style.
One of the biggest names on the American dining scene, Hard Rock Cafe have stripes and stars running through their veins. While you eye-up some of Hollywood's finest on the walls, finish your experience with a burger and waffles for the ultimate, moreish meal.
Headed out and looking for one of the best places for American food in East London? There's no name better than Blues Kitchen. Heralded not only for their unique and quirky interiors, their restaurant is a space for crocodile bites, macaroni cheese and serious rib action, all before headed to the dance floor for the ultimate in blues bangers.
Struggling to find a decent casual dining spot in South London. Fear not, the team at Meat & Shake are here to help. The venue has made a name for itself by serving fine cuts of seasoned halal meat. Whether you chewing your way through a huge, sauce slather steak, chomping into succulent brisket or tucking into a hearty burger, this venue is sure to leave a positive mark on you. The venue's sister restaurant of the same name is based in Ealing and offers the same great experience for West London's foodies to enjoy.
If you're craving some seriously good BBQ food, you don't need to book a flight to Memphis. Hop on the train to Camden, where Porky's offers deliciously deep-fried, juicy southern-fried chicken, whisky by the glass and a rock 'n' roll playlist to boot.
Big Easy Canary Wharf is about as American as it gets, with a kitchen serving up authentic BBQ food and all the fresh seafood you can handle. But it doesn't stop there: you'll get even more southern vibes once you head into the Rum Lounge, where you'll get live music and cocktails aplenty. If you're based further west then be sure to check out their Kings Road branch as well.
Seek out your nearest Dirty Bones because these NYC-inspired bars and restaurants have got you covered for all your favourite American eats. From indulgent chicken & waffles, to burnt onion and ale short ribs and spicy chicken burgers, they're all about tasty food, unqiue cocktails and great music.
Caboose is a BYOB BBQ burger restaurant in Shoredicth, serving slow-smoked food with a custom-made wooden cabin to give you a real taste of the USA. Perfect for birthdays, work dos and birthdays, it is restricted to one group booking per meal and even has an inbuilt speaker system.
Everything about Sweet Chicks screams USA. Part-owned by popular American rapper Nas, the restaurant originated in New York and specialises in dishing up succulent fried chicken and waffles alongside other native classics such as shrimps and grits as well as mac n' cheese.