Looking for American snacks in London? From Gushers to Goldfish & Betty Crocker to bagels (New York style!) here are the best places to find some classic American treats in the city — from a Londoner!
When I first moved to London, everything was new and exciting, but over time it became apparent that one thing was missing, American Snacks!
Although I was eating my way through great restaurants and snacking on classic British sweets, in the back of my mind a voice wished I could open my cupboard to gushers or nerds.
In a mission to satisfy this craving, I set a goal to find places where I could purchase a taste of home. So, after a bit of searching — here are my top 6 recommendations for finding American snacks in London!
So, whether you are missing America, just traveling through London, or a local wanting to to spice up your shopping list by adding some American candy, from me to you, here are six places to find American snacks in London!
Where to Find American Snacks in London
2-5 Duke of York Square, 5 Kings road, London SW3 4LY
Originally opening in 1972 by Richard Shepard, Partridges gained notability for shelving quality foods produced in Britain alongside imported goodies from around the world. (Luckily for us that includes American products!)
The location at Sloane Square invites you in with the beautiful brick exterior and gold sign. Once inside you can find American favorites like Betty Crocker, Takis & Ranch!
The best part, is its family run so they aim to make the shopping experience exciting for all customers who visit!
American Food Store
2 Ladbroke Grove, London W11 3BG
American Food Store stands out as a reliable go to when looking for American classics. At first glance this shop looks similar to the bright pink shops on the streets of central, but the prices sure don’t!
With the reasonable prices, you can’t miss out on their breakfast selection. From pancake mixes, to Lucky Charms, and all the best flavors of PopTarts anything you decide to try will transport you right to an American breakfast table!
They also offer the option to order online, which is perfect if you are looking to avoid the travel.
13-19 Circus Rd, London NW8 6PB
Panzers is renowned for being London’s original Jewish delicatessen market, with its Circus Road location opening in 1956. They strive to make each visit memorable, and for those of us on the search for the American snacks, it does the job!
With brands like Motts and the infamous Hersheys, its a stop worth the trip up to North West London!
But even if you don’t find what you are looking for in store, Panzer’s has recently launched their online platform, which offers a wider selection of American snacks. (Including Kraft mac & cheese!)
Among the shelves of this household name english grocery store, Sainsbury’s is an easy place to find some tasty American products! The selection is not the biggest, but perfect if you are are looking for something right around the corner.
Stocking items like microwavable popcorn, Reeses peanut butter cups, and a nerds ropes, your movie night menu is covered!
P.S – Also in Tesco, Morrison’s
400 Oxford St, London W1A 1AB
This name might come as a surprise to see on this list, but this Selfridges offers more than just luxury items! In the Food Hall, there is a whole dedicated American food section!
One of the most tempting items you will find is the American sweets selection box, all inclusive of Nerds, Laffy Taffy, and Reeses.
So, why not fill up one of those notorious yellow bags with sweets & snacks!
Another American grocery staple has made its way to London, Whole Foods! With this arrival, it’s fitting that it would bring along some quintessential American snacks with them.
Their online food market has a whole section for Thanksgiving ingredients! Most notably, it offers a wide selection of different pumpkin items! A total win for pumpkin pie lovers, since canned pumpkin is a rare find.
Stop in store (or order online) when that narky feeling for an American classic returns!
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