From budget dishes to blowout dinners, chefs across London are seeking out their suppliers to get their hands on truffles. The good news is that our readers have no need for a porcine creature to sniff them out, we’ve done that for you. Here’s our guide on where you can find white and black truffle dishes, and even drinks, around London.
On a pizza
127-129 Parkway, London NW1 7PS
Elevate your usual pizza experience, by ordering the Truffle Bianco pizza at Gordon Ramsay's Camden spot - yours for £15.
Inside a cheese toastie
45 Jermyn St., London SW1 6DN
This decadent sarnie in St James features homemade sourdough coated with freshly whipped butter, raclette cheese and truffle shavings along with fresh truffle. (£26.50). This year they'll also be doing scrambled eggs and truffle for breakfast.
On pasta #1
3 South Pl, Finsbury, London EC2M 2AF
Michelin-starred Angler in South Place Hotel has a number of white truffle pasta dishes on offer. We particularly fancy the look of this wild boar agnolotti with fermented barley, ceps and white truffle.
On pasta #2
30-34 James Street, London W1U 1EU
At Harry's Bar the tagliolini gratinated with truffles, Parmesan and cream is just £12.95 but when it's spooned out onto your plate at the table you'll feel like a million dollars.
In an Old Fashioned
17 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8EA
Over at this Mayfair spot, you can order an Old Fashioned made with Blanton’s Gold Edition Bourbon Infused with Black Truffle, Maple Syrup, Noix De La Saint Jean Walnut Liqueur, House Dark Bitters - £28
On an ice-cream
7 Archer St, Soho, London W1D 7AU
In addition to delivering white truffle by bike (mainly zone 1 & 2) Gelupo will be serving, on Saturdays, a white truffle gelato for just £4 a scoop.
Topping a burger
Seven Dials Market - 35 Earlham St, London WC2H 9LD
This truffly beast features a beef and smoked bacon burger patty, fig jam and a layer of raclette cheese, topped with truffle-infused mayonnaise and crispy shallots. £8.50
On mac 'n' cheese
33 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4NF
What's better than Mac 'n' Cheese? Obviously the answer is truffle mac & cheese, which at newly-opened Mayfair spot Moncks is covered with Perigord truffle - £19.50
Stuffed into a pumpkin
8 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2LS
This newly opened Sicilian restaurant from Ben Tish has just added a pumpkin and truffle dish to the menu. A roast baby pumpkin is filled with pumpkin and fresh truffle risotto, toasted hazelnuts and melted truffle pecorino (£23).
5 Raphael St, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DL
New to their menu for the truffle season, Zuma's freshly seared wagyu sirloin tataki with black truffle ponzu costs £40.50
Oozing out of a chicken kiev
The Stafford London, 16-18 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ
This always-on dish at The Stafford London oozes truffle butter - so much so that anyone ordering it get a special leather bib to protect their clothes (£30).
In a Manhattan
Strand, London WC2R 0EU
As part of their Truffle Makers menu, the Savoy Grill is using a Macallan Gold malt infused with truffle to make their Truffle Manhattan (£18)
- Orasay has got its hands on some lovely Alba truffles. From October, guests can add 10g of white truffle to a specially created menu.
- Look out for truffle loaded Seaweed Tater Tots on the menu at Judy Joo's upcoming Seoul Bird at Westfield London.
- Francesco Mazzei is serving a special truffle menu at Sartoria. Guests can choose from either Battuta di manzo, Tagliolini all’uovo, Risotto Manteca, Grana Padano Riserva or a Zabaglione per due, topped with shaved fresh white truffle (£20 per gram).
- Kitchen W8 in Kensington is putting on a four-course menu using different varieties of truffle in each dish, including autumn black truffle, Perigord truffle, White Alba truffle and Honey Truffle from 18 November-1 December at a price of £105.
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