8th Sep 2012 3:31pm | By Frankie Mullin
On a mission to elevate British staples such as Scotch eggs, pork pies and custard tarts to gourmet status, Eat My Pies owner Andy Bates has created a mobile menu that includes such delights as smoked haddock, Thai green curry scotch eggs, and pies filled with pork, sage, apple and currants.
£3+, Thurs, Fri 10am - 3pm
Whitecross St Market, EC1Y 8JA
Old St, Barbican, Liverpool St
Sat 10am - 4pm
Broadway Market, E8 4PH
Stations | Dalston Junction, Haggerston, Bethnal Green London Fields, Cambride Heath
Relatively new on the London street food scene, Spit & Roast serves chicken that has been soaked in buttermilk before being thrown in the fryer.
Alternatively, the crew are already known for their rotisserie spit chickens, if you prefer your hen that way. Backing up the meat fest (there’s pork on offer, too) are sides including cornbread muffins, garlic and rosemary potatoes and herb gravy.
£6+, Saturdays 11am - 4pm Hackney Homemade Market, Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD
Station | Hackney Central, Hackney Downs
It’s hard to beat this lot for delicious, healthy-ish comfort eats.
The brainchild of Simon Luard, who studied cookery in Oaxaca, Mexico, Luardos sells its wares from two graffiti-covered vans: the pink one called Mary; the blue one, Jesus H.
All grub is prepared fresh daily and the chicken, beef, pork and veggie burritos are oozing with creamy guacamole, home-made salsa, herby salad and sour cream.
£5+, Mon - Fri 11.30am - 2pm Whitecross Street Market, EC1Y 8JD
Barbican, Old St, Moorgate Sat 10am - 2pm Brockley Market, Lewisham Way, London, SE4 1UT
Stations | Brockley, Lewisham, Deptford
Bistro-style meals served from the side of an airstream trailer. The menu changes daily and you can find out what’s on offer with the Street Kitchen iPhone app.
Expect fish and meat with lush accompaniments. Yum.
£6+, Mon-Fri 11.30am -2.30pm Finsbury Avenue Square, EC2M 2PG
Stations | Liverpool St, Moorgate
Mon-Fri 12-2.30pm 33 Parkgate rd, SW11 4NP
Stations | Clapham Junction, Battersea Park
This hot chocolate outfit prides itself on using real chocolate, spices and fruit oils. Its motto is ‘chocolate is the answer, the question is irrelevant‘ and the Chili con Choccy is to die for.
£3+, Sat and Sun Camden Lock market, NW1 8AF Camden Town, Chalk Farm
Sat: Broadway Market, Westgate St. E8 4PH
Station | Dalston Junction, Haggerston, Bethnal Green London Fields, Cambride Heath
Sun: Chatsworth Road, Clapton, E5 0LH
Station | Homerton, Hackney Central Hackney Downs, Clapton
Cheap, chirpy and tasty, Hoxton Beach’s falafel comes with salad, tahina and homemade organic pickles. The team have also been known to turn their hand to hot dogs.
£3+, Mon-Fri lunchtime Goodge Place Market, W1T 3JJ
Tube | Goodge St
This Caribbean food stand serves up jerk chicken wraps, jerk pork sausages and jerk veggie bean cake among other delights. The secret is in the tropical mayonnaise.
£3, Mon-Fri 6pm-11.30pm, Sat 10am-1am, Sun 10am-11.30pm Old Truman Brewery, 91-95 Brick Lane, E1 6QL
Station | Shoreditch High St, Liverpool St
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm Camden Lock market, NW1 8AF
Station | Camden Town, Chalk Farm Sat 10am-5pm
Sourdough firebread pizza smothered in tomato, pesto or garlic and topped with the likes of chorizo, Portobello mushrooms and goats cheese.
Don’t miss the sweet pizza, which comes dripping in maple syrup, apple and cinnamon.
A favourite at private parties, the Well Kneaded crew in their vintage van have been shortlisted in the Street Food Awards.
Fri 12-3 Eat Street Market, Kings Boulevard, Kings Cross, N1C 4TB
Station | Kings Cross, St Pancras