Spicy Food in London

As one of Europe's most diverse cities, the capital's top of the list when it comes to spicy food. Whether you're constantly on the look out for a fiery curry, looking for a burrito to blow your head off or simply can't get enough of all-things habanero related, there are plenty of amazing restaurants and bars to enjoy spicy food in London. To help you separate the cayenne from the habanero, we've pulled together a list of all the best places to eat spicy food in London. 

Rosa's Thai Cafe Carnaby

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You'll struggle to find a better place to eat Spicy food in London than Rosa's Thai. Run by Saiphin and Alex Moore, the chain of restaurants has taken on legendary status in London. Recreating the dishes that Saiphin would eat as a child in the northern Thai village of Khao Kho, the chain now boasts 9 venues across, from Ealing to Spitalfields. Perfect for anyone looking for spicy food in London, guests can tuck into traditional dishes like massam curry, pad thai and north Thai soup. 

As the flagship site for the Benito's Hat chain, this cosy spot is always on the money with its flavours. Serving fresh tacos, cheesy quesadillas and burritos that look fit to burst, the team's chilli sauce will leave you scrambling for an ice-cold margarita. Full of colour and vibrant life, this little Mexican joint never leaves you feeling disappointed.  

Barrio Shoreditch

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Barrio in Shoreditch might be known for its wild parties and boozy club nights, but the food menu should definitely not go amiss. Featuring the usual South American comfort food treats - tacos, grilled meat skewers, pork belly topped with salsa - it's the extra salsa menu that holds all the punch. With 6 different salsa to choose from, there are few better places to eat spicy food in London than this colourful restaurant.