Missing KFC? Here’s 5 London spots that haven’t run out of chicken…

The KFC crisis is sweeping London, with even the Police getting involved!

But where can us Londoners get some sweet sweet fried chicken goodness for a reasonable price?

From fancy eateries to hidden gems, London is packed with the food (fried) stuff!

Take a look at our run down of the top 5 alternative spots to get your fried fit…

Rum Kitchen

Rubbed, marinated and then baked or barbecued, the jerk chicken at Rum Kitchen is deep fried to perfection.

Try the thunderous jerk thighs soaked in buttermilk, and come with a rich and peppery pot of jerk gravy.

Or try their spicy fried chicken burger for £9.50. The buttermilk fried chicken comes with a touch of spicy lime salt, allspice pickles, scotch bonnet mayo,
swamp sauce, baby gem lettuce and tomato.

Visit Rum Kitchen Brixton 437 Coldharbour Ln, Brixton, London SW9 8LN

Mother Clucker

If you’re looking for a deal don’t miss Mother Clucker’s £9 strips combo…

They serve buttermilk soaked, twice battered fried chicken from a converted US Army ambulance. Awesome!

Their lunch special offers 3 fried chicken strips, Cajun fries and a drink or try their Mini Meal for £6.50. Grab 2 chicken strips, half a portion of Cajun fries and a drink.

Visit Mother Clucker 6 Dray Walk, London E1 6NJ


It’s not just meat eaters who can have all the fun, Clutch do a pretty impressive version of “KFC”, it’s… Korean fried cauliflower!

Their KFC is in a light Crispy Tempura Batter then Dipped in a Black Vinegar and Mirin based Sauce, served with Sesame Seeds & Fresh Lime.

Also don’t miss their double boneless thighs with Kohlrabi slaw and smokey clutchup.

At £6 it’s a treat worth digging into.

Visit Clutch 4 Ravenscroft St, London E2 7QG

Dirty Bones

Dirty Bones offers half or whole crispy fried chickens, so forget just the portions!

Make sure you try their crispy fried chicken coated in their signature blend of buttermilk and spices, served on a freshly baked waffle with a shot of maple syrup and topped with a fried egg. Wow.

For £11.50 it’s a little more than just your average bargain bucket… but it’s well worth it!

Visit Dirty Bones Soho, 14 Denman St, Soho, London W1D 7HJ

Billy and the Chicks

Billy and the Chicks is dedicated to using only British free-range chicken and to maximise flavour and freshness, all chicken is fried in low cholesterol 100% groundnut oil.

The menu includes classics plus newbies like the Thigh Life Burger, a free-range fried chicken thigh piece in a Bread Ahead Demi Brioche Seeded Bun topped with miracle whip, alongside the long-standing favourites of free-range chicken wings and pieces.

Their takeaway chicken pieces meal deal which includes chips and a drink comes in at £4.99!

Visit Billy and the Chicks 27-28 St Anne’s Ct, Soho, London W1F 0BN

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