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For the inside knowledge on where to eat before or after a football match at Stamford Bridge, we turned to top Chelsea Football Club supporter and food blogger Dino Joannides of food Blog Daily Epicurean for his tips.

 

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Bospherous Kebabs

59 Old Brompton Rd, Kensington, London SW7 3JS

Does this South Kensington place serve the best kebabs for miles? Its legions of fans certainly think so. Don't mess around - go for the mixed grill.

 

Jia

1 Harrington Rd, Kensington, London SW7 3ES

Head here for lunch when all the dim sum are on the menu. It's not noted for its friendly service but if you're after fast, fresh dim sum to keep you going on the terraces then this'll see you right.

 

Santa Maria Chelsea

94 Waterford Rd, Fulham, London SW6 2HA

Traditional (and briliant) Neapolitan pizzeria which opened up by Stamford Bridge just last year. Just make sure you don't fanny about ordering a salad or you'll be given short shrift.

 

Stecca

14 Hollywood Rd, Kensington, London SW10 9HY

Newish Italian from a chap who came here via Toto's, Baglioni and Zafferano. Risotto with black truffles is a good bet here.

 

The Butchers Hook

477 Fulham Rd, London SW6 1HL

Barely a street away from the ground, this gastropub serves up a good value blackboard deal of three dishes for £12 including scotch eggs, terrine and haddock goujons.

 

Harwood Arms

Walham Grove, Fulham, London SW6 1QP

This is London's only Michelin-starred gastropub and as such the food is many levels about the usual footie pub fare. Obviously you're going to want some of their amazing scotch eggs but right now, the game is very good too we hear.

 

Cambio de Tercio

163 Old Brompton Rd, Kensington, London SW5 0LJ

A plateful of jamon, some decent croquettas and maybe a few of their red tuna miniburgers with kimchci sauce and you'll be set for anything the day's events throw at you.

 

Best Mangal 3

619 Fulham Road, London SW6 5UQ

This Turkish restaurant celebrated its 20th-anniversary last year. They usually run a special menu on a match day and while it may be busy, you'll always get served quickly and cheerfully.

 

New for 2018/19 season

Fulham Market Hall

472 Fulham Rd, Fulham, London SW6 1BY

Right beside the station, this new-style food hall couldn't be more convenient for the stadium and it's particularly easy if you want to grab something quickly. Food options include Thima by Farang, Calcutta Kitchen - the new place from Darjeeling Express's Asma Khan, Yard Sale Pizzas, Claude's Kitchen for charcuterie and sandwiches, Soft Serve Society, Butchies, Hot Box, Fanny's Kebabs, Ahi Poké and Press Cafe. Oh and there's a massive bar here too, in case you were wondering.

 

Where did we miss? 

If you think we've missed somewhere that should be on this list, let us know in the comments below. 

 

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