9 best street food vendors in London

Churning out some of the best street food in London, these food stalls never fail to get your mouth watering.
A vegan burger in a bun at Broadway Vegan Market.
Broadway Vegan Market. Image courtesy of The Spread.

Discover the best street food London has to offer, from juicy burgers to vegan sushi and sweet treats.

London's street food markets host a regularly changing lineup of traders, who can also be found at the numerous London street food festivals, best markets and food and drink pop-ups across the capital.

1. Mother Clucker

Bite into succulent fried chicken at Mother Clucker, made using a secret blend of spices. The halal chicken here is first brined in tea, then soaked in buttermilk, and twice battered for crispiness and taste. Pair it with Cajun fries for a spicy hit. 

Find them: Ely’s Yard at The Old Truman Brewery (daily), Flat Iron Square (daily) and Backyard Cinema in Wandsworth (daily).

2. Bad Boy Pizza Society

Thick, square shaped pizza being pulled apart with stringy cheese showing
New York-style pizza at Bad Boy Pizza Society. © Bad Boy Pizza Society/Joe Howard

Enjoy a slice or two of New York-style pizza in the heart of London at Bad Boy Pizza Society. The Sicilian inspired pizzas are thick, fluffy and crispy, with flavours including margherita, pepperoni alla vodka and cacio e pepe.

Find them: Seven Dials Market (daily 12pm - 8pm), Vinegar Yard (Tuesday - Sunday) and selected KERB markets and festivals in the summer.

3. Spinach & Agushi

Six bowls of homemade stew, differing in size, topped with chillis and seeds
Flavour-packed stews at Spinach & Agushi. Image courtesy of Spinach & Agushi.

Go Ghanaian with Spinach & Agushi, whose flavour-packed stews fill a spot, whatever the weather. Be attracted by the aromas of chicken groundnut stew with peanut sauce, or spinach and agushi featuring melon seeds; and pair your dish with jollof rice and fried plantain for an additional taste of west Africa.

Find them: Exmouth Market on weekday lunchtimes, and Saturdays at Broadway Market and Portobello Road Market.

4. Humble Crumble

A hand holding a round pot of crumble in a square tray, drizzled in chocolate sauce and scattered with edible rose petals
Fruit crumble with artisanal flavours. Image courtesy of Humble Crumble.

Delve into artisan flavours at Humble Crumble and choose between an apple or rhubarb base (or both), classic or vegan shortbread and luxurious toppings including blowtorched meringue, pure vanilla custard and edible rose petals. Keep an eye out for the seasonal crumble creations too.

Find them: Old Spitalfields Market (daily 10am - 7.55pm) and Borough Market (Monday - Saturday 10am - 4.55pm and Sunday 10am – 3.55pm)

5. Mother Flipper

Close-up of a juicy cheese and bacon burger with more burgers in a white take-out box in the background.
Get down and dirty with Mother Flipper's juicy burgers. Image courtesy of Mother Flipper.

Get down and dirty with Mother Flipper's burgers, including its signature candy bacon burger topped with bacon fried in maple syrup. Keep an eye out for sister venture Korean Wings by Mother Flipper for sticky and spicy Asian wings.

Find them: Brockley Market (Saturday) and Victoria Park Market (Sunday).

6. The Rib Man

A man pouring a bottle of hot sauce onto the baby rib roll he is holding
Rib meat rolls at The Rib Man. Image courtesy of The Rib Man.

Brave The Rib Man’s devilishly hot sauces on whole and half racks of ribs, or in rolls and wraps – or opt for smoky BBQ if you can’t take the heat. Former butcher and avid West Ham United fan Mark Gevaux has built up a loyal following, so get there early to avoid disappointment. 

Find him: Outside Hackney Wick station before West Ham United home matches and Brick Lane Market on Sundays.

7. Yorkshire Burrito

A yorkshire pudding wrap with chicken, roast potatoes, gravy and stuffing
Yorkshire pudding burrito from Yorkshire Burrito. Image courtesy of Yorkshire Burrito.

Enjoy a Yorkshire pudding like never before with Yorkshire Burrito. Choose from hot fillings including beef, chicken and cauliflower cheese, wrapped up with roast potatoes, stuffing and signature gravy in a fluffy Yorkshire pudding wrap.

Find them: Camden Market (daily), Leather Lane Market (Monday - Friday 11.30am – 2.15pm) and Lalaland Shoreditch (Tuesday - Sunday 12pm - 10.30pm)

8. Yum Bun

Birdseye view shot of Asian small plates including gyozas and bao buns.
Asian-fusion dishes at Yum Bun. Image courtesy of Yum Bun.

Yum Bun is the home of soft steamed buns, stuffed with creative fillings including slow roasted pork belly, Japanese-style fried chicken and crispy aromatic tofu. The flavours change daily in keeping with seasonal products. Innovative sides include seaweed fries and crunchy Asian slaw.

Find them: Spitalfields Market (daily) and Seven Dials Market (daily)

9. Wahaca Street Kitchen

Selection of Mexican street food from Wahaca, including tacos, quesadillas and vegetables.
Tuck into a selection of street-food favourites at Wahaca. Image courtesy of Wahaca.

Sample food on the go from Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca. Moving away from the small plates restaurant concept, ex-Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers has created two roaming street food kitchens serving burritos, tacos and salads using ethically sourced ingredients. 

Find them: South Bank (daily), and Canary Wharf (Mondays to Fridays).

Uncover more London street food at the many daily or weekly food markets; including dedicated street food markets in London. For more foodie havens, take a look at our pick of the top food hubs in the capital.