Think you’ve got an appetite? Can you gorge for England?
Are you tired of the “sensible” portions they serve at most eateries and want a meal which can push you and your waistband to places you never thought possible?
We’ve done a round-up of the region’s best, most stomach-busting eating challenges so you can see if your belly matches your bravado.
OMG Burger Challenge at Madison’s
32 Homesdale Road, Bromley, England, UK BR29LD
Do you think you can handle this mammoth mouthful beef and chicken burger? Over 3,000 have tried but only 15 have managed it. One 8oz Angus beef burger and a whole chicken breast layered with mushrooms, cheese, bacon, onion rings, lettuce, mayonnaise, tomato and dill. If you can handle this 5,000 calorie, 8-inch monster in under 30 minutes, you win a free cocktail and a t-shirt.
Tombstone Challenge at ChimiChanga
3A East St, Bromley BR1 1A
In order to make the wall of fame at Bromley’s Tex-Mex delicatessen, you’ll have to finish a plate full of baby back ribs, hot chilli chicken wings, chilli con carne, a Texan chicken stack served with fries, zingy fiesta coleslaw and cowboy beans, all in 20 minutes. Winners get the glory, losers may end up in the morgue.
Wings challenge at Kelsey House Bar & Kitchen
75 High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1AN
Head down to Kelsey House Bar & Kitchen in Beckenham and see if you can beat the record for the most amount of wings eaten.
Current record holder is Bromley lad Darran Goulder, who polished off 45 wings (that’s 22 and a half chickens by our maths).
Motherclucker, Defeat the Meat, Flaming Challenge Burger or Hot! Hot! Hot! Challenges at Yacht
167 Long Lane, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 5AE
Variety is the spice of life, even when it comes to excessive eating challenges. Whether your vice is steak, burgers, curry or chicken, Bexleyheath’s Yacht has all the stomach-busting “snacks” to leave you in a food coma, dreaming of moderation.
Big Daddy Burger at Albert Tavern
65 Harrington Rd, London SE25 4LX
Two beef burgers topped with cheese and four smoked streaky bacon rashers, BBQ pulled pork and crowned with four onion rings. Served with skinny fries, crispy jalapenos and coleslaw.
Deputy Dawg Challenge, 7 Deadly Wings, Man vs 7 and 7 Wonder Waffles at 7 Diner
London Rd, Halstead, Kent TN14 7AA
The Deputy Dawg is free if you finish it in under 30 minutes but £24.95 says you can’t eat two feet of homemade cumberland sausage in a baguette covered with chilli, cheese and onion strings, along with served with a pound of fries and a shake.
The Man v 7 challenge (£29.95) is free to anyone who can devour a 40oz burger smothered in cheese, bacon, bbq beans and onion strings with fries, coleslaw & a milkshake in 45 minutes.
For the spice-lovers among you, try the 7 Deadly Wings. If you can eat seven wings in hot sauce in two minutes to get a free milkshake.
Sweet tooths rejoice! Tackle the 7 Wonder Waffles and see if you can manage seven homemade waffles topped with 7 different flavour scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, sprinkles, wafers and a cherry. £24.95 or free if you eat it in under 30 minutes.
Beast Burger Challenge at Blacks (Purley)
920 Brighton Rd, Purley, England, UK CR82LN
Dubbed Britain’s biggest burger, you need to book in advance if you want to try your chances at finishing off this 7lb behemoth.