A staple of the British diet, the ‘Great British invention’ of fish and chips is served everywhere, but it’s worth being picky about where you go.
Fish Central is one of the best places in the city to try it – fresh and simple, traditional thick fillets of cod are fried in a light and crispy batter, or if you fancy something a little more extravagant then try the super fresh oysters. Portions are large and good value so wrap up on a drizzly day with a friend and make the trip to sample this great London institution.
The restaurant is situated off the beaten track in amongst council estates so it isn’t glamorous, but don’t be discouraged as this is a taste of real London. Sit in and eat in the restaurant or eat it like the locals do: using a wooden fork to transport it steaming from a cone of paper to your hungry mouth as you