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U.K.

Get expert advice from Chowhounds on the top places to eat and drink in the United Kingdom. Discuss favorite meals, bars, and restaurants from Dublin to London.

A Slice of Tradition: Wedding Cakes Around the World

There’s all the reason in the world to round out your reception with a wedding cake. It’s delicious, photogenic, traditional, and lucky, since it’s a fertility symbol (wheat, the basis of most flour...
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Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . “This year, we’ve brought it forward. We have to get enough stock, at least six months, into the UK before the end of March. It’d just be dumb not to. There’s no Brexit that’ll be good for ...

London - Texture Restaurant

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by Steve_K 9 years ago

Has anyone been to Texture? The menu looks good and prices aren't extortionate. I'm over for 3 nights in November and want to know if this place is worth spending one of them in!

UK Equivalent of Velveeta Cheese?

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by SpennyJ 12 years ago

I want to make some cheese sauce for nachos but every recipe I can find uses velveeta, Is there something I can buy in UK supermarkets thats close to that? Thanks.

Suriname food in London?

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by rdeman 9 years ago

I heard rumors that there should be a Surinamese restaurant in London. There's 1 in NYC and there's a whole lot of them in neighboring Amsterdam. Given the size of London and Suriname's proximity t...

Chelsea buns in Chelsea [London]

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by deelite 14 years ago

Are there any great bakeries in Central London selling traditional English buns or cakes? It seems every google search I've made turns up patisseries or bakeries focusing on artisanal breads. Shoul...

A bouquet of odd requests

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by buhnard 2 years ago

Hi Chowhounds. Newly in town and would love to hear your recommendations on any of the following: 1. Favorite restaurants in a converted space? Ex. warehouse, tramshed, churches, etc. 2. Seati...

Haitian in London?

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by JFores 11 years ago

Hello there, I was wondering if anyone knew any good Haitian restaurants, particularly low-priced ones catering exclusively to immigrants. I've been going to one in New York now and it's so good...

[Glasgow] Solo dinner near Glasgow Central Station

Kake
by Kake 4 years ago

I'm off for a long weekend in Glasgow soon! Although I'm meeting friends there, I'm arriving the evening before everyone else does, so will want somewhere to have dinner on my own on the evening o...

London, Florence & Rome

Multifoiled
by Multifoiled 2 years ago

Hello all. My husband and I are leaving for a two week trip this Sunday. The following is our itinerary gleaned mostly from CH with the help of Eater 38 and Elizabeth Minchilli for a few places. ...

Specific questions re: London (researched!)

saticoy
by saticoy 4 years ago

Hello, I will be visiting London for a week in winter (Dec 27-Jan3) with my husband and son (10). Researching the board has provided me with an enormous list, and I have some specific questions ...

48 Hours In London

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by DavidT 11 months ago

On the way home from a month in the Scottish Highlands, we had a very nice weekend in London earlier this month. Got to see the Queen in the "Trooping of the Colours" procession, two plays and a co...

Chicago-style deep dish Pizza, London?

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by yerbamate170 3 years ago

As the title says, is there anywhere that does Chicago style deep dish pizzas in London, or even the UK? At this point I am not interested in whether it is of particularly good quality, I just hav...

Simplified Yorkshire Pudding without Dairy or Soya Milk

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by Rebel46 1 year ago

Interested in making Yorkshire Pudding though am after a simplified recipe without any Dairy, Soya Milk or any other unnecessary complexity that unfortunately appears to be very common in many onli...

I have a question about traditional English pork pies

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by irbaboon 1 year ago

What is the purpose of the gelatin in British pork pie? It seems like an odd thing to add to a savory pie.The reason that I am asking is this: many years ago I got two kinds of frozen pork pies fro...

Hawksmoor Spitalfields

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by Calam1ty 1 year ago

I've always wanted to visit Hawksmoor but thought it out of my depth. The soft launch of 50% off gave me the opportunity to come in and see what was on offer and try several dishes. We checked out ...

Looking For UK Potato Recipe

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by TastyReuben 1 year ago

Back in the ‘90’s, my wife and I lived in England. Whenever we’d eat anywhere that had a salad bar, there was always a dish of little boiled potatoes tossed in a simple mayo-style dressing. They w...

One Day in Belfast UK

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by PiecrustAndPasta 1 year ago

My family (two adults, two teen boys) will be in Belfast for a 24-hour period on a Friday in April. We are looking for dinner and pub suggestions. We will be spending the day touring so are looki...