London's Best Shakshuka

A dish of Middle-Eastern and North African descent, shakshuka makes a welcome brunch alternative. Sometimes served with sujuk (spicy sausage), this spiced tomato stew with baked eggs was made to be mopped up with traditional flatbread. So don’t hold back and head to one of our favourite shakshuka-serving restaurants this weekend.


The Good Egg

London pop-up stalwarts, The Good Egg are a team of dedicated egg-aficionados. Their shakshuka is the real-deal and is a dish of two Cotswold Legbar eggs baked in a roasted peppers, cinnamon, sweet smoked paprika and cayenne pepper tomato sauce. Topped with your choice of spicy lamb-and-beef merguez sausages or grilled halloumi and finished with a dollop of preserved lemon yoghurt, sumac and Za’atar toasted sourdough.

  • 8/10 (£8)
  • 9/10
  • 8.5/10




Ottolenghi’s signature dish the shakshuka at Nopi comes in a very close second for our best in London. The eggs are braised in a piquant tomato sauce and topped with delicious smoked labneh (strained yoghurt).

  • 7.5/10 (£11.50)
  • 8/10
  • 8/10

21-22 Warwick St, London W1B 5NE
020 7494 9584



Honey & Co

A small Middle Eastern cafe on Warren Street, Honey & Co make a sterling shakshuka. The tomato base is seasoned with cumin, caraway and paprika, has two Legbar eggs baked within and comes served with traditional flatbread.

  • 8.5/10 (£8.60)
  • 7.5/10
  • 8/10

25a Warren St, London W1T 5LZ
020 7388 6175



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