The study, commissioned by National Geographic for the launch of season two of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted, also found nearly one in five feel they are missing out by ‘playing it safe’ when it comes to food.
But 36 per cent feel they are more adventurous with their food when abroad, with frog’s legs, fried crickets and bird’s nest soup among some of the most popular exotic dishes Brits have tried.
A spokesman from National Geographic said: “Whether you’re a little cautious or more daring, it’s always good to test yourself.
“Our study has shown that being adventurous with food is certainly subjective, but it’s still great to try and get out of your comfort zone – whatever that may be.
A spokesman for National Geographic added: “We can’t all love everything that’s put on a plate in front of us, so just giving things a go is a great step forward.”
“When trying new foods, it can be a good idea to let someone experienced cook it for you first to ensure it’s made correctly – before then attempting it yourself. But if you can cook something exotic for the first time yourself AND enjoy it, then even better.”
“The new season of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted will start on Wednesday 16th September at 9pm, so tune in if you want to catch a glimpse of some of the world’s most incredible – and daring – foods, and how to prepare and cook them.”
Top 25 everyday food Brits consider to be ‘adventurous’: