Here at Island Delight, we feel that we have done a very good job in paying homage to the famous Jamaican flakey snack – the pattie. The Jamaican pattie is hailed as one of the ultimate street foods across Jamaica and the Caribbean. Our founder Wade Lyn moved from Jamaica to the UK and was determined to bring the mouth watering flavours of the Jamaican snack with him. Our Island Delight Jamaican pattie brand and other products and can be found in supermarkets up and down the country. There’s nothing we love more than seeing people unlock the flavours of the Caribbean on the go, as well as, in the comfort of their own homes.
However, if you’re heading to Jamaica this year for a long overdue holiday, you may be looking to visit the capital of the country, Kingston. If this is the case, be sure to try some readily available patties. You’ll be able to find them noon and night from roadside cook-shops, bakeries, supermarkets, petrol stations, and more.
Top 4 Jamaican Pattie Brand Recommendations When Visiting Kingston
It’s safe to say that we know what makes a good Jamaican pattie. So, we’ve put together our top four Jamaican pattie brand recommendations for where to go for these tasty treats during your visit to Kingston.
Juici Patties is one of Jamaica’s largest pattie fast food chains with a whopping thirty years of experience baking the tasty Jamaican delight. Famous for their distinctive taste and made from the finest ingredients Juici Patties is arguably the market leader in Jamaican patties.
The first store opened back in 1980 in Clarendon. Then, less than a decade later the Kingston branch opened its doors. Today the Juici Patties group has over 60 stores across the island. Additionally, it’s safe to say that with their reputation for quality, freshness and taste, they won’t be going anywhere for a while! Find out more here.
Devon House Bakery
Devon House Bakery opened in 2010 and since then has earned a great reputation for baking fantastic patties and cakes. Customers can choose from a variety of pattie fillings such as lobster, goat, shrimp, chicken, and pork. Situated in the beautifully scenic gardens of Devon House, you can enjoy your patties on one of the various benches dotted around. Once you’ve finished, why not take a tour around the main house? Find out more here.
Known as “The Great Jamaican Patty Company”, Mother’s is your go-to pattie place if you’re looking for a quick grab and go snack. You’ll find Mothers chains dotted all throughout Kingston and some even have drive-through locations! The fast food style chain has a wide variety of patties to choose from, all of which can be made into meals which include fries and drink. Boasting over 25 different pattie filling combinations, Mothers is certainly the place where you can get experimental with your fillings. Feeling brave? Find out more here.
Tastee Patties also has stores dotted around Kingston and all over the rest of Jamaica. It has earned itself a fantastic reputation for tasty patties and quick time service. Having been in operation for over forty years, it’s certainly one of the most legendary places to get a Jamaican pattie in Kingston. And rumour has it, they’re not shy of flavour. Alongside being able to purchase individual Jamaican patties, Tastee also offers the opportunity to purchase a box of patties – perfect for groups of travellers (or if you fancy a few more on your trip). To find your nearest Tastee branch, click here.
Jamaican Patties in the UK
If you are looking for Jamaican patties in the UK, then of course we’d recommend you trying some of our own recipes. We’ve got many options to choose from and cater for vegetarians and vegans too – we want everyone to get to try the famous flavours of Jamaican cuisine!
Our patties can be found in many different supermarkets so click here to find out where your nearest supplier is. If you’re looking to bulk buy patties, visit our website for more information or get in touch here.
If you have found this blog helpful, you may wish to read our previous blog: Caribbean Flavours For Plant-Based Palettes