The Most Popular British Food to Try in Britain (Best British Meals) Here is the most popular British food that you should try here in the UK. Most people will describe British food as bland and stodgy. Alright, I’m not selling it to you, right! Over the past few years living here in the UK, I’ve managed to adapt and acquired the taste of actually liking the traditional British food. There were some occasions that I crave for good ‘ole British pub food.