Best Food Events in London
London has so much to offer for everyone's individual tastes (both in food and style!). From cabaret to afternoon tea, and burlesque to fancy dinner dances, we have selected the most inspiring, absorbing and enchanting events. So why not ditch the take-away pizza and make your meal memorable? Here is our recommended list of the best food events in London.
Last updated on 27th February 2017
Inspired by the spicy, smokey flavours of the South, Hip Hop brunch offers it's guests a chance to try a slice of Texan life at their Saturday brunch. Celebrating all things Hip Hop related and with a urban karaoke session, this isn't your typical Saturday brunch. The compelling menu includes mouth-watering starters, such as lemon and chilli chicken wings, and even better mains, like the buttermilk-spiced fried chicken thighs.
ROOTED are known for their delicious and nutritious food and they're combining it with a unique event this January. Start your morning with a Rumble class by 1 Rebel before ROOTED put on a Vinyasa yoga class and then feed you their delicious goodies.
If you like your afternoon with a healthy side of delicious cocktails and stylish interiors then head to Hackney-based Map Maison. The cocktail spot are serving afternoon tea, complete with piles of nibbles including mini cheese burgers and tasty pastries.
Battle of the Pans sees the best chefs from ETM Groups restaurant roster go head-to-head in one massive culinary competition where you vote for the winner. Each chef will serve a course for you to judge, with wine carefully paired with each dish by an expert sommelier. If you love food, this is the event to attend.
Stripey Spanish are coming to Chilango this winter as they teach you the basic of Spanish all while munching on some delicious tacos. The evening will teach you basics of the language as the professional teachers guides you, there's lots of traditional food and the chance to meet a new group of people.
Brother Marcus in Balham is taking their delicious home cooked food one step further and inviting in some of London's finest chefs to put on supper clubs. Head to the South London cafe to stuff yourself with everything from Yorkshire puds through to a Mexican bonanza.
Fill your Saturday boots with a healthy dose of Champagne and brunch style foods at Villandry St James's for just £40. Saturdays are made for indulgent goodies so this is the perfect remedy to your Friday night hangover or your weekend activity pangs. Bubbles and brunch at a beautiful venue? Check! Why not try their Unlimited Prosecco Brunch too?
She's here, she's fabulous, get used to it. Tina Turner Tea Lady is the one and only host at a whole new brunch craze that is taking Clapham by storm. The Candlemaker invite you down to experience their Steamy Bingo Bottomless Brunch which is set to be one fun food event in London complete with nonsense, mayhem and general debauchery.
It's one of the finer things in life, Champagne, and it's being paired with a four-course meal for this special event in The Clerkenwell Kitchen. Taking place in December and January, the menu features dishes such as duck and salmon, all paired with a brilliant bubbly.
Get ready to up your dinner party game at this Dim Sum masterclass, as the team at Chinese Cricket Club Restaurant teach you how to make some delicious dim sum. Things kick off with a talk on the history of the Chinese dish, before you watch the chef work his magic and then lets you loose.
Looking for one of the best brunch events in London? With music and meals to boot? From Pulled Pork Eggs Benedict to a Full Bloody English, you'll leave this brunch session with a spring in your step thanks to heaped plates and the best in funk, soul and disco on the dance floor courtesy of the Brunch Club DJ's
Mommi know how to spoil us on a Sunday, just when you need some comforting, they come along with a blooming delicious Sunday lunch with Peruvian dishes such as roast Achiote chicken and suckling pig with a salsa. Go wild and add the bottomless booze option for a perfect Sunday afternoon.
With the Persian New Year (Noruz) nearly upon us, Londoners are invited to Hospitality House in North London for an authentic Persian New Year's Eve feast. Featuring 8 delicious courses of food and only the finest ingredients, this event allows its guests to experience a slice of Persia without having to purchase a plane ticket. Sticking with tradition and sweetening the deal further, each guest will be given a gift to take home.
Inspiring Chefs is a series of cooking classes and eating events that incorporate flavours from across the globe. Learn how to cook the cuisine of Cameroon in a unique class located in Brixton or travel the world through an eight-course tasting menu that involves four different chefs.
Celebrating all the beauty of the traditional weekend roast dinner, Hanger SW6 open their doors every Sunday to London's many food enthusiasts. Using only the freshest ingredients around, the chefs plate up a delicious steak, served with roast trimmings, and a traditional British dessert to all their guests.
Sing, dance, drink and dine – that’s the philosophy at Aquum’s Bottomless Brunch. Eat some of their delicious food, drink unlimited prosecco and then it’s time to play. They have Jenga, Twister, Articulate and a ball pit so you can be a big kid at their prosecco brunch.
Head to The Guard House in Woolwich to discover some of Sicily's best food and wine. The traditional pub are hosting a night of six pairings of unusual Sicilian wines and various cheeses and local produce.
Ever wondered what it's like to enjoy a civilised meal on the tube? No? Well, you should because now the experience is upon you with The Underground Supper Club, one of London's coolest food events. Step into the carriage without the huff, puff and sweaty commuters and enjoy a delicious 4 course tasting menu complete with a complimentary cocktail.
Drink Shop Do are hosting bottomless brunch including four rounds of their infamous Indeedy Musical Bingo. With unlimited bubbles, Bloody Marys and bagels, you’ll get to compete for a load of fun prizes ranging from sandwich toasters to inflatable bananas. Afterwards, stay around for their amazing slow-jam afterparty!
Life just got a whole lot better as the famous cheese truck Archie's puts on a night of craft beer and cheese this March. Head to Deptford to stuff yourself full of dairy goodness, learn some tasting tips from a beer guru and slurp your way through craft ale.
Old Street’s table tennis hangout is now doing bottomless brunch, where you’ll be able to take in a relaxed Sunday featuring pizza, prosecco and ping-pong. There’s no smashed avocado here, instead you’ll be feasting on unlimited slices of specialty brunch pizzas - paired with bottomless prosecco of course - and picking up a paddle for a few games in between mouthfuls. It’s an alternative brunch that offers loads of fun, and there’s music from the DJs at Hoxton Radio!
Celebrate St. David's Day in Central London as The Lady Ottoline brings a taste of Wales to Northington Street. Taste the finest Welsh dishes with their four-course meal complete with wine pairing and enjoy the live choir singing traditional songs.
Head towards West London and take part in a truly spectacular immersive theatre/ dinner party that's sure to leave an impression on you. Hosted by Mr and Mrs Smith, guests will be sat down at the table, before being introduced to a number of quirky, intriguing characters. Celebrating the work of the famous playwright Eugene Ionesco, this unpredictable dinner party will twist and snake in a number of different directions.
Stop dreaming about it, it’s time to feast on fondue like you’ve always wanted to at Fondue Lodge Alpine Themed pop-up experience. Diners will be treated to a set menu of a starter of your choice alongside both cheese and chocolate fondue. There will be some amazing live music and complimentary Schanpps served throughout, which really drives the après-ski experience home.
Whoever thought to bring together drinking, pizza en masse and throwing darts at an electronic scoring darts board is an absolute genius and we thank them greatly. Without them, none of this would be possible. SO withut further ado we invite you to experience how Flight Club do brunch. HINT: it features all of the above (darts, prosecco and pizza). Food events in London just went next level.
With a reputation for throwing some of the quirkiest parties in town, the team behind Drink Shop Do work alongside Impossible Things Entertainment to plate up a frivolous brunch session full of dancing penguins, hilarious Mad Hatters and a few Lost Boys. Yep, you guessed it, it's a fairytale themed brunch. Sing along to all your favourite ballads, win free shots during the quiz and lose yourself in fond memories of your wonderful youth.
The only way to make bottomless brunch with unlimited prosecco better is to add chicken! Ma Plucker is offering a whole rotisserie chipotle rubbed & roasted chicken, two choices of bases and sauces, and fries. Then to top it off, you’ll get a pot of Ma’s Mini Doughnuts for dessert – now if that’s not a great London food event, what is!?
The Big Easy Supper Club is giving you the chance to grab a taste of the deep South in Islington! With food hailing from Cajun, Creole, French, Spanish and Native American, funky jazz as the backdrop and enough bourbon to wash everything down, this is the most delicious trip to East London you’ll ever have.
Food events in London do not get sweeter than this. If you are a lover of all things chocolate, then you’ll adore a MyChocolate event. Not only does it feature the milky goodness we all treasure, they also combine playful creativity, charm and a commitment to service to create a night you’ll never forget.
The 90s Brunch offers a daytime event brimming with nostalgic merriment. Taking you backstreet back in time, revel in the glory of this decade with a brunch spread of 90s inspired treats, washed down with bottomless Mimosas for an hour. There’s a full-on 90s dress up box, prizes for the winners of the lip-sync battles and a floor-slaying playlist of the most poppin’ classic tunes of the decade.
Celebrating the holiest of matrimony's, The Draft House on Charlotte Street are bringing together big olde burgers and craft beer to give you one hearty, no messin' about boozy brunch. Forget the bottomless prosecco, what you want is a dirty 28-day dry-aged Scottish Aberdeen Angus burger and a round of six craft beers. And that's just what you'll get right here.
Based just a stone's throw away from Old Street Roundabout, Urban Coterie is hosting a glamours cocktail and dinner session for 5 lucky guests. With one night in March dedicated to Pinkster Gin and another evening in April focussing on Havana Club rum, guests will be served 3 cocktails on the night, each of which has been paired with a delicious cocktail.
Looking for one of the most unique food events in London? We think you may have just found it. Join these guys for one of the most unique brunches in the city as you not only gorge on bottomless spaghetti, meatballs and booze, there's a ball pit with over 200,000 balls.
The Larder at Butlers Retreat is a cosy, out-of-town spot located in the middle of Epping Forrest. Welcoming chocolate fans from all over, the venue is hosting a chocolate based afternoon tea, composed of various chocolate-based sipping and dipping activities. Serene, cosy and full of great flavour, this chocolate-mad, quirky afternoon tea is sure to leave a lasting impression on you.
Love chicken and love having a good time? Get yourself down to Ma’Plucker every Tuesday for Sylvia’s Chick’s Night, where you’ll receive a bucket full of crispy chicken, delicious sides and a wonderful Southern Comfort shrub. But that’s not all: every twenty minutes they’ll be spinning that bingo wheel and reveal a winner of a prize!
Following on from a sell-out success in 2016, London's tastiest pizza pop-up pros return for another Margarita cocktail and delicious Margherita pizza affair. Your £10 tickets gets you entry, plus one whole pizza, and one specially-created signature cocktail too. Stick around for the after party, hosted by devilishly charming London DJs, Handsome Inferno.
Grab a taste of paradise as Mahiki throw a Hawaiian fancy dress brunch party, complete with a deliciously exotic brunch menu and a complimentary Tiki cocktail served by a flair mixologist. There will also be interactive performers and a heavenly DJ line up to keep you partying into the night.
Gatsby is throwing one of his infamous parties and this time you're invited. Taking place on a London canal boat, this unique evening will be a mix of three-course meal, cocktails and 1920s dress.
This St Patrick’s Day get stuck into a three course Irish banquet with a difference! You’ll be journeying through Ireland’s pagan routes, as St Patrick tries to rid the Emerald Isle of snakes, but the pagans and witches stand in the way. Depending on how you answer the questions will see whether you spend your night in heaven, hell, or purgatory!
The Hanger SW6 in Fulham opens up its secret underground bar this January, offering West London's brunch mad crowds a bottomless feast like no other. The team will serve two delicious courses of amazing brunch food, including a hearty steak and eggs offering, alongside glass after glass of ice cold prosecco and fiery Bloody Mary. How better to clear your head on a Saturday morning?
Masterchef semi-finalist Annie McKenzie marries dinner and theatre with her latest supper club in South London. On the night, guests will be treated to a performance of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, alongside an Elizabethan-themed, 5-course dinner. With a specific wine to match each course, and a line-up of locally brewed ales to choose from, this event is in collaboration with Battersea's London Cooking Project.
Lunch just got a whole lot better as Union Street Cafe up the ante with their lock-in lunches. Join the Southwark restaurant for hours of fun as they kick things off at 3pm with cocktails and chatting before sitting down for sharing platters and risottos all carefully matched with prosecco and wine. The fun doesn't stop there, with DJs playing the best dancing tunes until late.