The best food related podcasts right now

Podcasts might seem like a weird medium for chefs, restaurateurs and foodies; there are no delicious smells and no fancy plating to look at. But with the rise of podcasts and the incredible reach they have amassed it was really only a matter of time before podcasts started to expand into subjects commonly associated with traditional media.

Today there are hundreds of podcasts related to food in some way in the UK alone. There are shows for recipe sharing, cooking in general, interviews with chefs, restaurant reviews and food history. Generally in 2022 there are podcasts for just about anything and food is no exception.

We have tried to find the best food podcasts right now and list them below. We will continuously add podcasts to the list to keep it as up-to-date as possible.

1. Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Comedians James Acaster and Ed Gamble invite guests to their fictional restaurant where they're allowed to order anything – off menu. What would you have for starter, main course and dessert?

No. of episodes: 173
Latest episode: 2022-06-08
Creator: Plosive

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2. Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner

Out To Lunch with Jay Rayner

Renowned food critic Jay Rayner invites guests to lunch at a restaurant of his choosing.

No. of episodes: 117
Latest episode: 2022-06-21
Creator: Somethin' Else

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3. The Food Programme

The Food Programme

BBC's The Food Programme deep dives into the world of food and leaves no questions unanswered when it comes to the food we eat.

No. of episodes: 300
Latest episode: 2022-06-19
Creator: BBC Radio 4

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4. Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware

Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware

No. of episodes: 192
Latest episode: 2022-06-22
Creator: Jessie Ware

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5. BBC Good Food podcast with Tom Kerridge

BBC Good Food podcast with Tom Kerridge

No. of episodes: 199
Latest episode: 2022-06-23
Creator: Immediate Media

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6. Desert Island Dishes

Desert Island Dishes

No. of episodes: 108
Latest episode: 2021-12-16
Creator: Margie Nomura

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7. In Conversation with Shalina Tobin

In Conversation with Shalina Tobin

No. of episodes: 84
Latest episode: 2022-06-13
Creator: Shalina Tobin | poshnoshgal

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8. River Cafe Table 4

River Cafe Table 4

No. of episodes: 41
Latest episode: 2022-06-21
Creator: iHeartPodcasts

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9. The Sporkful

The Sporkful

No. of episodes: 39
Latest episode: 2022-06-20
Creator: Dan Pashman and Stitcher

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Our list of the UK's best food podcasts is updated continuously.