So I hate to say this because it feeds into a stereotype that I’m sure is not true but…
I’m not crazy about food in England.
Now it isn’t to say there aren’t tons of wonderful restaurants or great British chefs but on and everyday eating level London food is not all that great.
Maybe it’s the cheap Canadian in me but when I look at how much I paid for what I ate I usually think…
wow that wasn’t worth it.
So I have kind of given up on London, I know if I wanted to splurge I’d find something great but I’m eventually going to be in Italy and Spain so I’ll splurge there.
But all is not lost. One of the things I love about London food is actually in the supermarkets and especially Marks & Spencer.
For a couple of bucks you can get really interesting sandwiches and salads at M&S and other shops with Thai curry or chutneys mixed in. Plus there are great vegetarian options.
So the days that I wander around London, I usually pop in, grab a sandwich and eat outside the museum or in a park. It”s cheap, cheerful and the only food I really think is worth the price.