Best Mac & Cheese in London
Macaroni cheese. Some would call it the dinner of champions, and our fair city is here to tell you why. From topping your gluttonous plate with a selection of toppings and filling it with some of the best cheese in the business to pairing it with a roster of craft beer and wine, check out our recommendations for the best macaroni cheese in London.
Last updated on 21st March 2018
With some of the dirtiest and most delicious New York-inspired comfort food in the city, it's no wonder that this glorious mac and cheese dish shines. Boasting pulled beef short rib and BBQ sauce aplenty, 'The Mac Daddy' macaroni cheese burger is something that only the gods could think up.
It's got the sweet tablecloths, it's got the Americana attitude and it's got the whopping burgers, but we all know you've come here for news about London's top macaroni cheese, and Maxwell's churn out the goods, event promising a thick crust on top.
Not shy when it comes to big and bold American flavours, The Diner is a name that puts as much love into their burgers as they do their macaroni cheese. Laced in the gooey stuff and the perfect side to their jumbo bites, this isn't a dish to be missed.
Tank and Paddle know how to do great pizza, they are pros at excellent beer, and their Macaroni cheese is simply divine. Baked in an oven, the dish comes in several options including with smoked bacon, pulled pork and cajun chicken. Wash it all down with a pint of their Meantime ale and you've got yourself a great night in the City. With a sister Tank and Paddle Bishopsgate venue offering the same great flavours, you're spoilt for choice.
Not only is Flight Club Bloomsbury one of the best places to hang out with friends thanks to their social darts and cool Victorian carnival aesthetics, but they also do a mean macaroni and cheese. So get down there, throw a few darts and tuck in while hanging out in one of the most fun bars around.
Bacon belly filled through to garlic and potent, the mac and cheeses at The Phoenix are all about comfort and deliciousness. If you're in the mood for more, this central London pub also does whopping burgers and is renowned for their quiz nights.
Fried chicken is great, but you also know what's good? Some of the best mac and cheese in London, which is exactly what Absurd Bird have to boast. Giving you all sorts of dairy realness, head on down for a bubbling dose of pasta and cheese.
Grandiose and glorious, Balthazar nestled just a stone's throw from Covent Garden is an elegant dining den with an atmosphere to suit. Guaranteeing great gourmet grub, the Balthazar bunch have sprinkled this mac 'n' cheese with a sharp spin, as they replace the trademark cheddar for a fine flutter of Gruyère and smoky bacon. This Macaroni Au Gratin flicks with a fine French flair and will have you well and truly lip-smacked.
From macaroni burgers to the best bacon mac and cheese in London, Porky's can't help themselves when it comes to the stuff. For a filler-upper, head on down to the Bankside location for some of the best cheese and pasta that money can surely buy.
What with being one of the most delicious American restaurants in the city, it's no wonder that London's best mac and cheese can be found at Sticky Fingers. Head on down for beaming burger bites and craft beer alongside the best of cheesy goo.
Kings of the lobster and burger scene in Canary Wharf, Big Easy dominate even further in the mac and cheese. Layered with cheese and too indulgent to miss, these are big bites with even bigger flavour from one of the most notable names in the business.
American diner-themed Blues Kitchen is a Yankee utopia in Shoreditch, Camden and to-be-in Brixton, boasting everything from bangin' burger bites and buffalo wings to barbecue rib grub and smoked chicken chow. However, this New Orleans soul food store hardly stops at the mains, so swap your usual fries and crunchy 'slaw for none other than the classic mac 'n' cheese treasure for an oozy delight that keeps on oozing.
Whether it's served as a side dish with a mixed leaf salad or topped up with the option of adding Ginger Pig Bacon or Grilled Chicken, there's something about the truffle mac and cheese at The Jones Family Project that's hard to deny, and that's just how delicous it is.
A cool and casual haunt where steak and burgers reign supreme, Meat & Shake still know how to do in the macaroni cheese department. Brimming with a special cheese sauce and delicious green onions, this is the perfect side, or enjoy all on its own.