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 22nd September 2017
The little paradise that is Brixton Beach doesn’t just play host to DJ days, but also tonnes of food events as well. For example, Thursdays are BBQ days at the beach, delivering heaps of delicious BBQ food and cool Latino beats to boot.
Touring the world one country at a time, the Phileas Fogg Supper Club arrives in South Africa this month on the latest leg of its culinary tour. Taking place at South London's County Arms, the supper club will serve 3 delicious courses of traditional food to each guest, each offered with an accompanying local drink.
Taking over Flotsam and Jetsam café in Tooting Bec, Jess and Emma from Spread catering service are hosting a supper club like no other. Starting with welcomes cocktails, the event will revolve around a stunning 3-course dinner, made using only the freshest ingredients the two chefs can get their hands on.
With three courses of delicious food, unlimited beer and wine, live entertainment and plenty of surprises, The Vaults in Waterloo are immersing you deep into another world. Head to the historic spot this winter to get lost in the tale of Beauty and the Beast in this supper club with a difference.
Perfect for any Harry Potter fans out there, the elegant private members club, The Library, is hosting a Hogwarts-themed supper club this August and September. After enjoying a butterbeer cocktail on arrival, guests will be treated to seven stunning courses, all with subtle references to the Harry Potter story. Dress in your best Hogwarts outfit and be sure to catch your train at platform 9 3/4.
Join this unique brunch to learn more about foraging and how to safely eat from London's parks. Join an expert as they teach you about different things you can pick, before heading back to renowned Scottish restaurant Mac & Wild for a filling breakfast.
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.
Mastercard's Priceless Cities is hosting a feast of stunning food that's been paired with various wines and cocktails at the Palatino restaurant in Clerkenwell. Revolving around a delicious Italian feast that highlights Rome's culinary history, Mastercard customers will be given priority booking and a complimentary drinks package on the night.
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?
Give your breakfast the shake-up it needs as quirky spot The Birds put on a fun bottomless brunch. The East London venue will be kicking your morning off with prosecco, brunch and lots of karaoke.
Six chefs, six courses, one goal: to make the best dish out of delicious but underappreciated meat, billy goat. Each course will be paired expertly by their sommelier, and there will also be a live auction with proceeds going to Action Against Hunger, along with a section of the ticket price.
The team at Total Over Dough are not holding back this summer. hosting two events that are certain to be highlights of your year. Guests will be treated to slice after slice of delicious pizza, all the ice-cold cocktails they can handle and will get to see live DJ sets by some of London's freshest producers. Dance into the evening and enjoy stunning flavours at this fun event in London.
When it comes to creepy dining in London, Bread Street Kitchen have gone out of their way this Halloween to bring you a night you wont forget. Join them for the likes of squid ink risotto and veal in a black garlic sauce for some of the darkest plates in the business.
What better than a roast dinner with lashings of gravy, piles of vegetables and hearty cuts of meat? A roast that is accompanied by live jazz, that's what! The Honor Oak in Forest Hill is jazzing up their Sundays with epic Sunday dinners and a cracking show of live music.
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 without 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 whiskey-infused bacon and plenty of punchy cocktails, this is brunch with a difference. Head to Call Me Mr Lucky as they host an afternoon party that includes spinning the wheel of fortune, bingo and lots more.
Spice up your brunch with bottomless cocktails and drinks at Mabel's in Covent Garden this Saturday. The quirky spot is putting their spin on proceedings with 90 minutes of bottomless prosecco, espresso martinis and Aperol spritz, among others, as well as putting on live music and delicious breakfast plates.
Fridays are feasting at Empress Market, delivering you two dishes of Karachi folk cuisine and a drink of prosecco, wine, beer or soft drink for only £15. Come for the value yet delicious food, stay for the New Orleans party atmosphere the pervades the whole venue.
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.
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.
Head to Hackney for this delicious evening of Ethiopian Cooking. This supper club is a unique chance to try traditional and delicious cooking in the form of three courses, Ethiopian coffee and TEJ - an African honey wine.
Inspired by their trip and foraging on the Hebridean island of Islay, East London's Sager + Wilde are hosting a three course feast paired with Botanist Gin cocktails (also from the island) to complement each dish. If you're a London Cocktail Week pass holder, be sure to check out their limited edition £6 cocktail.
Taking place at Covent Garden Hotel, this evening is all about the good things in life, with nine different beers, all paired with cheese.
Calcutta Street – the masters of Bengali dining – are hosting an event dedicated to art, dance, music, games and storytelling – with food all the way.
Head to the Crab Tavern for a bottomless brunch of delicious seafood. Not only do you get three courses ranging from crab burgers to seafood skewers and crab benedict, but you have the option to bolt on free-flowing soft drinks or alcoholic drinks too.
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.
Join this intimate twelve person supper club to taste your way through twelve courses of new age Nordic food with wine pairing.
Taking place in London's original rock n roll hotel, Sanctum Soho, this bottomless brunch is a great way to kick off your weekend shenanigans. The venue will invite in DJ Edward Adoo to soundtrack the event, there will be delicious brunch plates and best of all, bottomless prosecco.
Prepare for the most magical feast around as the legend of Tristan and Isolde comes to life in a full sensory experience. You’ll be treated to a succulent hog roast a steaming platters of delicious vegetarian food prepared by Masterchef champion Natalie Coleman in this part-theatrical, part-musical experience.
The Magazine at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery is hosting an elegant night out this October, revolving around a delicious dinner created by the famous Edison Diaz-Fuentes. Revolving around 3 courses of food, guests will be treated to cocktails and canapes on arrival, before enjoying some of the chef's most complex dishes.
Cartel in Battersea is pulling out all the stops this month, hosting a fun bottomless brunch session revolving around all the wonder of tequila. Guests will be served 3 courses of mouth watering Mexican food - including a hearty Mexican burger and hot churros - all washed down with bottomless frozen margaritas and chilled glasses of prosecco.
Having already taken London's nightlife scene by storm, the Reggae Brunch team are planning their biggest summer yet. Combining the delicious flavours of Caribbean brunch food with the fun of bottomless cocktails and the leg-shaking vibe of reggae music, this pop-up event will leave you with a bursting belly and a head full of great reggae tunes.
Eat in the halls of the dead at the Medieval Banquet as immersive theatre becomes spooky. As you feast on four delicious courses and drink witches’ brew, you’ll be scared by witches, warlocks, zombies, werewolves and evil jesters.
It’s not often that you’re encouraged to eat delicious food, drink bottomless drinks and sing along to your favourite childhood, fairy tale songs – but this is the opportunity put in front of you! A fabulous theatrical troupe will be singing the songs while you are both encouraged to dress up and sing with them. With prizes for best dressed, this will be the most magical brunch of your life.
Learn exactly how to pair wine and cheese at the relaxed, fun event. Through five delicious pairings, guests will learn all about how the different flavours work through stories and relaxed, conversational questions. If you love cheese, wine and good company, this is the event for you.
As arguably the most ap-peeling dinner experience in London, the team at Graham&Brown are on a roll and will be hosting a multi-course feast inspired by their range of colourful wallpapers. Taking place at 19 Greek Street, the event will start with an interesting class about how each wallpaper has been designed and created, before the chefs begin serving an incredible 8-course tasting menu, where each plate matches a particular wallpaper.
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.
From the people behind The Art of Dining, Lucky & Joy is an exciting new project in Bethnal Green. Join the restaurant for a supper club that focuses on delicious food from around China, along with a refreshing and zesty cocktail list.
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!
There’s no greater food event than a celebration of chicken wings! At Grand Union Chancery Lane, you can tuck into unlimited chicken wings, choosing from classic, zesty or fiery flavours. Then you can wash it all down with happy hour drinks all day.
Celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of light, with this fun and special supperclub at this award-winning café, where you’ll feast on a variety of Indian treats in great company.
Whether you're mad for meat or know a thing or two when it comes to wine, there's a fun dinner in London that's sure to impress both sides. Join The Duke's Head in Putney as their wine and game pairing dinner promises delicious smiles across all faces.
Phileas Fogg is taking a trip to Argentina and you’re invited! You’ll be treated to three delicious courses, all while paired with three tasty local drinks.
For an experience you're not likely to forget in a hurry, head to the San Daniele in North London and take part in Eat Grub, a pop-up event that celebrates eating insects. With the help of chef Seb Holmes, the event will serve a number of thai-inspired dishes, all created using tasty insects. Enjoy a delicious meal worm dish or crunch down on a few tasty cockroaches.
Neverland is bringing the fun of the seaside to London with a Thameside white sand beach complete with some of London's best foodie offerings. Grab burgers from Duck Truck, cheesy goodness from Le Rac Shack and Mexican inspired cuisine from Taco Dave.
Experience an eight course tasting menu that showcases the diversity of flavours from across Africa. Delivering modern takes on traditional meals, you’ll get to taste a variety of different flavours while listening to music from top African artists.
Join this delicious supper club run by chef Tom Childs and Maitre d’ Oliver Elia as they offer a night of comfort, warmth and great food. Expect three courses paired with wines that are equally hearty as they are delectable.
Ma' Plucker turns things up to eleven each Thursday, hosting an evening of bottomless birds and booze. Alongside all the beer, prosecco or margarita, guests will be able to dig into as much chipotle-marinated chicken as their stomachs can handle. Better still, the entire evening is 70s-themed, so there'll be loud outfits and fun disco tunes played throughout.
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?
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.
Neil Rankin's first restaurant, Temper, has been a complete success in Soho. For his second opening, Temper City, the mega chef if mixing things up every Saturday. Head to the East London venue for three courses of Indian inspired BBQ food, bottomless booze and a quiz.
From a Witches Pipe cocktail down to scallops with black squid ink, groups looking to dine out shouldn't miss this haunting Halloween meal at Heddon Street Kitchen this October as this one off special promises a night to remember.
Taking place at The Covent Garden Hotel, this evening will be a feast of three courses and wine from an Italian, family-run vineyard.
As one of London's most beautiful venues, a trip to the Sky Garden is always an experience. It's getting even more amazing this September as they host a six-course dinner complete with matched wines and an expert to talk you through everything.
The Chinese Cricket Club are inviting you to a series of nights celebrating Chinese food and music. Not only will you be served food from an award-winning chef, you’ll listen to the soothing sounds of multi-talented musician Joanna Qiu.
Hip Hop superstars have teamed up with the Ace Hotel for the ultimate brunch party. They’ll be delivering two delicious courses, a quiz, and all the 90s and 00s hip hop you want.
From the likes of creamy Chicken Satay through to Rendang, this Malaysian supper club cooks up delicious delights. Join Norman Musa for a night of four courses in an intimate East London setting.
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.
Craft are celebrating September with their biggest ever feast, featuring over 10 different dishes on the menu packed with fresh flavours and hearty meats, and carefully curated around the theme of the harvest.