14 Chicken Dishes Everyone In London Needs To Try…

1. Motherclucker, Brick Lane



Tea-brined, twice battered, buttermilk fried chicken that’s motherclucking good. Go for the strips, garnished with zesty lime to bring down the heat a little.

Find them on Facebook here.

2. On The Bab, Old Street and Covent Garden

On the Bab

On the BabKorean fried chicken that will change your life. Our reccomendation? The sweet/spicy Yangyum chicken. Share a medium if you’re not too greedy.

Follow them on Twitter @onthebab.

3. Butchies, Broadway Market


Ailbhe Malone Butchies’ Dale Cooper burger (buttermilk fried chicken, lettuce, homemade pickles and lemon thai basil sauce) is the only reason you need to visit Broadway Market on a Saturday.

Find them on Facebook here.

4. Chick ‘n’ Sours, Dalston

Chick 'n' Sours, Dalston

Chick ‘n’ Sours This new-ish place does one thing, and one thing well. That thing is obviously chicken. Vibrant flavours, amazing crunch and their veg sides are truly delicious (try the Szechuan aubergines).

Follow them on Twitter @ChicknSours.

5. Chicken Liquor, Brixton

Chicken Liquor

Chicken Liquor A burger or boneless bites? The choice is yours. Although the Buffalo Chicken (left), with fried chicken fillet, hot sauce, red onions and blue cheese dressing looks very tempting.

Find them on Twitter @ChickenliquorUK.

6. The Orange Buffalo, Brick Lane (and also elsewhere)

The Orange Buffalo

The Orange Buffalo The Orange Buffalo are best known for their super-spicy wings. Get stuck in, but be prepared to need to cool down after.

Find them on Facebook here.

7. Clutch, Hoxton


Clutch Triple-fried chicken is a clear draw, but the honey and sesame (right) are the real stars of the show. Come back at the weekend, they do a mega brunch.

Find them on Facebook here.

8. Tramshed, Shoreditch and Bankside


Tramshed The secret ingredient Tramshed’s buttermilk chicken wings? The Ribman’s Holy Fuck Sauce.

Follow them on Twitter @The_Tramshed.

9. The Clove Club, Shoreditch

The Clove Club, Shoreditch

The Clove Club For a fancier option, visit the (recently) Michelin-starred Clove Club. Their buttermilk fried chicken comes in a basket with pine leaves, and pine salt. It’s breathtakingly good.

Find them on Facebook here.

10. Whyte and Brown, Oxford Circus

Whyte and Brown

Whyte and Brown have some healthier options, but make sure to go for the buttermilk goujons to start. If you’re feeling really brave, try their roasted chicken skins (left) as a snack.

Find them on Facebook here.

11. Rita’s Bar and Dining, Hackney

Damian Erskine/ Rita’s

Rita’sPlay your cards right, and go to Rita’s for dinner. Start with the wings (left) and continue with a half fried chicken to share – served with a warm sausage gravy. YUM.

Find them on Facebook here.

12. Spit and Roast, various locations

Spit and Roast

Spit and Roast Whether it’s a buttermilk fried chicken bap (right), or chicken pieces (left), be sure to douse your meal in Spit and Roast’s signature secret hot sauce.

Check out their location schedule here.

13. Jinjuu, Oxford Circus


Jinjuu A neat Korean bar and restaurant that serves a mean Korean fried chicken. Come on Sundays – you can order a whole fried chicken (to share, if you want).

Find them on Facebook here.

14. Chicken Shop, Tooting/ Kentish Town/ Holborn/ Whitechapel/ Balham

Chicken Shop

Chicken Shop Sometimes, you want a slightly healthier option. Chicken Shop’s chicken is spit-roasted, rotisserie-style, and comes served with their signature crinkle cut chips. Don’t forget to follow up with some apple pie.

Want an even more laid-back choice? Visit Fish, Wings and Tings in Brixton for arguably the best grilled wings in London.

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