Although we can totally see Marina O’Loughlin’s point - we have to admit, all the current discussion about whether a scotch egg constitutes a ‘substantial meal’ as per Tier 2 restrictions, has given us a serious hankering for one. If you also fancy one, here’s where to enjoy the best possible scotch eggs in London as restaurants open up again.
Ideally together with a drink - because you can.
Where: 19-21 Blandford St, Marylebone, London W1U 3DH
Ravinder Bhogal’s scotch egg at her Jikoni restaurant swaps out the sausage meat for minced prawns and serves it up with banana ketchup.
Photo: Samphire & Salsify
Where: Walham Grove, Fulham, London SW6 1QP
Often picked out as the gastropub that really kicked off the current scotch egg craze in London, Harwood Arms is a gamey version using venison.
Where: 252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
Calum Franklin’s rare breed pork & white pudding scotch egg is particularly worthy of note, being an early winner of the hotly contested Scotch Egg Challenge.
Where: 30 Bruton Pl, Mayfair, London W1J 6NL
Only available on the bar menu, the Guinea Grill’s own Scotch Egg is just one more reason to head down to this Mayfair pub
Photo: James Dimitri
Where: 168 Highgate Rd, Highgate, London NW5 1QS
Along with the Harwood Arms, this North London pub prides themselves on their scotch eggs which hungry walkers fall upon after hikes on the heath.
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