The soul train has officially landed in London. Following in the wake of the American burger boom, Southern diners are popping up all over the place, dishing up grits, shrimp po’boys, and of course, chicken and waffles dripping with syrup. Read our guide to the best places to get your soul food fix in the city.
One of the first American diners to turn its attention to the Deep South, and to the deep fried, Stax Diner is the place to go for really good Southern food in an informal setting. If you like fried, you’ll love it here. The Chicken and Waffles are some of the best to be found, the Fried Green Tomatoes are warm and zingy, and the Po Boy is overflowing with crisp, cajun-spiced Popcorn Shrimp. The sweets are done just as excellently, with ‘proper’ milkshakes, Duffin Sundaes that feature a doughnut-muffin hybrid, and the Dough-Bro, a deep fried brownie, all slathered in ice cream and fudge sauce. Be aware that you’ll need to be rolled out of the building afterwards.
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