Where to find London's best scotch eggs

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.


London's best scotch egg

Harwood Arms

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.

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London's best scotch egg

Holborn Dining Room

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.

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London's best scotch egg

Guinea Grill

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. It's also where the yearly Scotch Egg Challenge is hosted, so they really have to be on their game.

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London's best scotch egg

The Bull and Last

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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London's best scotch egg


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 (only available at brunch).

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