Brits’ perfect three-course meal revealed – so do your choices make the menu?

A CLASSIC 1970s shrimp cocktail appetizer, followed by steak and chips with pepper sauce and apple crumble was voted the perfect dinner.

Researchers surveyed Brits to find the starter, main course and ultimate pudding for the three-course meal of their dreams.

The classic shrimp cocktail was voted the perfect starter for a three-course meal


The classic shrimp cocktail was voted the perfect starter for a three-course mealCredit: Getty

The first dream course won 40% of the vote – beat spring Roll into second position.

When it comes to their favorite main dish, 51% choose medium-rare steak, with lasagne. Next over 38 percent.

A poll of 2,000 Britons carried out by Rodda’s Cornish lotion has found apple Crumb and custard desserts above 39%.

Sue Cobbledick, Marketing Director at Rodda’s, said: “We’re passionate about discovering quintessential recipes that resonate with the whole country.

“The combination of tender steak, paired perfectly with the luxurious creamy pepper sauce, claimed its place at the top of the list.”

The survey also revealed that 85% of Brits enhance their meals with indulgent ingredients.

  1. TOP STARTERS: Shrimp cocktail; 2. Spring rolls; 3. Tomato soup; 4. Smoked salmon; 5. Bruschetta.
  2. MAIN TOP: 1. Medium rare steak; 2. Lasagne; 3 grilled chickens; 4. Fish and chips; 5. Sausage and mashed potatoes.
  3. TOP PUD: 1. Apple crumble and custard; 2. Ice cream; 3. Lemon cheesecake; 4. Sticky toffee pudding; 5. Profiteers.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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