From sticky toffee pudding to a cheeky Nando's - These are the royal family's favourite treats

Meghan Markle (Photo: Getty Images)
Meghan Markle (Photo: Getty Images)

  • The royal family loves to indulge in a sweet treat.
  • The queen is so fond of chocolate, her former royal chef has even gone so far as to call her a "chocoholic".
  • Meghan Markle, Prince William and Prince Harry prefer a savoury cheat snack though.


We’re sure the royals are doing plenty of indulging during lockdown as they’re huddled up in their respective homes amid the pandemic. 

We’re told Harry and Meghan are self isolating with Archie at Tyler Perry’s Beverly Hills home, while Prince William and Kate are staying at Anmer Hall with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. Prince Charles and Camilla are up at the queen’s Scotland home, while Her Majesty is enjoying spending time with Prince Philip at Windsor Castle. 

Sources say the queen is particularly loving being able to go riding and sitting down at the dinner table every night for a meal with her husband. And we’re sure there’s chocolate perfection pie too – considering it is, after all, the queen’s greatest guilty pleasure. 

Darren McGrady, former royal chef, to both Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth, says the queen is "absolutely a chocoholic". "Anything we put on the menu that had chocolate on, she would choose, especially chocolate perfection pie," he told HELLO! Magazine in 2016. 

But the queen also enjoys a good sticky toffee pudding, and so too does Kate Middleton, according to Delish

When the queen orders takeaways it’s usually none other than the humble fish and chips parcel – and other members of the royal family also prefer a more savoury treat. 

Prince Charles loves his cheese and although Meghan Markle enjoys a good glass of red wine, she’s professed her undying love for french fries. "I could eat french fries all day long. And I love pasta. I love carbs – who doesn’t love a carbohydrate," she's told Best Health Canada

And we can all relate to Prince William and Prince Harry’s guilty pleasure, which is a South African favourite, Nando's! 

William is a big fan of the local restaurant chain while Harry loves the milder lemon and herb flavour. 

In a moment that left bystanders "gobsmacked", the prince once casually walked into the restaurant to pick up his lemon and herb pita, with extra cheese, and a side of creamy mash, along with a double chicken wrap and chips. 

"It was surreal," one customer said. "I was gobsmacked."