Based in one of London's West End's most noticeable buildings, The Trocadero, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co's only UK outpost is a fun restaurant serving an almost entirely shrimp-based menu. Inspired by 1994 film Forrest Gump, which is based in Alabama, the restaurant's food offering is all about the American South and you can be sure that there'll be something for everyone. Thanks to its prime location, just a moment's walk from Piccadilly Circus, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is also incredibly convenient to get to, meaning that if you're looking for somewhere to catch a bite with friends, it's a fantastic option.
Featuring a shop which sells plenty of shrimp-themed merch as soon as you enter the building, the casual nature of the restaurant is clear from the off. The main dining room space almost has the feel of an American diner with red and blue seating a plenty, and booths on one side of the room. The walls are decked out with various knick-knacks, while wooden beams stretch across the roof above.
When it comes to the food offering, you can start with appetizers such as popcorn shrimp, shrimp mac and cheese, calimari, and crab stuffed mushrooms. If you're looking for a light meal, there are a selection of soups and salad available, as well as sanwiches including a dixie fishwich served with cajun fries, and a 1/2 lb burger. Heftier mains range from shrimp dishes such as coconut fried shrimp with cajun marmalade, and shrimp and veggie skewers, to meatier options including BBQ ribs and southern fried chicken.
To accompany the indulgent food menu is a selection of tempting drinks including themed cocktails, as well as a variety of wines available both by the glass and bottle, and beers. For youngsters and non-drinkers out there, there is also a variety of soft drinks available too.