6 award-winning street food vendors

6 award-winning street food vendors


Britain’s street food pop-ups seem to get better and better every year. And each year, the British Street Food Awards recognises the quality and creativity that goes into them. We’ve rounded up six of the best street food vendors from around the country that all won big at 2018’s British Street Food Awards. So if you're mad about food, you've got to try these.

1. Indian street food: Punjab passion from Jah Jyot



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Winning the awards for People’s Choice and Best Vegetarian at this year's British Street Food AwardsJah Jyot brings finger-licking Punjabi street food to the streets of the UK. Originating in Horsham, Sussex, they've now set up brick-and-mortar in Leeds. Try their popular masala dosa because it could be the best bite of Indian grub you’ve ever had.

Jah Joyt

2. Street food in Edinburgh: Latin lunch by The Peruvian



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The Peruvian’ brings you delicious Latin food to-go. So delicious in fact that their Leche de Tigre Ceviche won Best Snack at this year’s awards. Other bites from one of Edinburgh’s best street food vendors include their best seller, the Lomo Saltado, which is a flagship Peruvian entrée of steak, fresh green salad, roasted veg and soltado sauce. Yep, we’re hungry now too!

The Peruvian

3. Street food from Teesside: Chicken parmo goodness with ParmStar



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If you don’t know what a chicken parmo is, it’s a traditional dish from Teesside, usually made up of breaded chicken, smothered in cheese and béchamel sauce. If your appetite lets you, add extra toppings like bacon, pepperoni, and a creamy garlic sauce. ParmStar serves this delicious dish taste of the Tees with a gourmet twist. So delicious in fact that it won Best Main Dish this year.

Parm Star

4. Street food in Dewsbury: Mouth-watering food from Ruby’s Street Kitchen



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Brand new to the scene, Ruby’s Street Kitchen, hailing from West Yorkshire, entered with a bang to win Best Sandwich with their Twisted Bombay Toastie. Fresh and flavoursome, try their mouth-watering Mumbai-style wraps and sandwiches, or their Indian-spiced Fried Chicken, with lemongrass, green chilli and house masala that capture all the classic Indian flavours.

Ruby's Street Kitchen

5. Street food in Birmingham: Freakin’ good burgers at Patty Freaks



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Patty Freaks have taken burgers to the next level. So good that they won the Best Burger category. Try their The Freaky Mac Double steak patty, loaded with freaky Mac sauce, pickles, American cheese, lettuce and red onion in a triple layered brioche cream bun.

Patty Freaks

6. Go nuts for donuts at Doh’hut in Leeds



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Now for something sweet. Doh’hut won Best British and Best European Dessert for their classic doughnut made with fresh yeast and proved three times over 30 hours. But why stop there? You have to try the vanilla bean crème filled with salted caramel sauce and homemade honeycomb too. *Drool*

Doh' hut
18 Dec 2018(last updated)