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Royal’s guilty pleasures revealed: from Kate Middleton’s curry nights to Meghan Markle’s fries

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Although the lives of the royal family seem a million miles away from our own, there are a few guilty pleasures that royals love. 


Have a look through our gallery of royal guilty pleasures. Who knows, you might have something in common with royalty after all!

  • Kate: Indian takeaway

Speaking to BBC Radio one, the Duchess of Cambridge explained that her takeaway of choice would be a curry. She then clarified that her husband, Prince William wouldn’t eat it with her as he is not a big fan fan of spicy food. 

The Duke of Cambridge explained that he found the choice between pizza and Chinese food the hardest. After Kate Middleton’s confession for love of an Indian takeaway, the pair clarified: “It doesn’t usually get ordered to the palace. We tend to go and pick it up. Not ourselves though”.

  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Game of Thrones

In a radio interview with DJ Scott Mills, royal couple, William and Kate proclaimed that “everyone should be watching Game of Thrones”. They continued to explain it was one of their favourite programmes.

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Shortly after, they were spotted in Berlin at a reception with stars from the show. It was reported that Prince William and Kate Middleton had even asked for spoilers from German actor, Tom Wlaschicha.

  • Prince William and Kate Middleton: Ellie Goulding

The Duke of Cambridge, William has admitted enjoying a wide scope of music. That also includes listening to the American rock band Linkin Park. However, it was Ellie Goulding that William and Kate chose to perform at their royal wedding back in 2011.

The 32-year old singer performed her cover of Elton John’s: ‘Your Song’ during the couple’s first dance with Ellie. They later explained that “William and Kate were very appreciative. They told me how much they enjoyed the performance”. 



  • Meghan Markle: French Fries

Mother-to-be, Meghan Markle has previously admitted that French fries are one of her guilty pleasures. Speaking to Best Health Canada she stated: “I could eat French fries all day long”.

When she was questioned about her ability to eat fries and stay healthy, she explained saying that: “It’s all about balance. That’s because I work out the way I do. I don’t ever want to feel deprived of anything. I feel that the second you do that is when you start to binge on things. It’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle eating”.



  • The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan: Red wine

Meghan named her now discontinued lifestyle blog ‘The Tig’ after her favourite wine, Tignanello. This wine is a red wine blend from Italy with a fruity taste and underlying spicy tones. The Duchess of Sussex is also a huge fan of French Carbernet, Argentinian Malbec’s and Pinto Noir from Oregon.

  • The Queen: Chocolate

In an exclusive interview in 2016, Darren McGrady, the former royal chef for Her Majesty, revealed that the Queen “is absolutely a chocoholic”. Darren went on to explain that the present reigning monarch didn’t particularly love food. And neither was she adventurous when it came to meal choices. Whereas, Prince Phillip absolutely loved trying new dishes.

Also read: This Is How Your Favourite Royal Couples Actually Met Each Other.


  • Prince William: Nando’s

Upon meeting the co-founder of Nando’s last year, William explained that his police protection officer had introduced him to the cuisine. And the officer was the restaurant chain’s “biggest fan”. He joked that Prince William should “buy a stake in Nando’s”.

  • Princess Eugenie: Beyoncé

Last year, Princess Eugenie and James Middleton enjoyed watching Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s perform at the O2 in London. And the duo was even spotted dancing along in the front row.

Newly-wed, Eugenie was so star struck that when Beyoncé passed the microphone to her to sing the chorus, she completely froze and forgot the words to ‘Irreplaceable’.

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