Best Supper Clubs in London
Instead of paying astronomical prices for gastronomical goodies at fancy restaurants, why not show up to one the capital's many supper clubs? With regular nights on each month, experience unique and different evenings in intimate settings with people united through a universal love of food. So why not have a little look at the supper clubs we've recommended in London and chock yourself something silly with the finest in independent fare.
Last updated on 2nd December 2016
Ever wondered what it would be like dining on a tube carriage? Well wonder no more, as Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef Alex Cooper fronts this quirky London supper club experience, hosted from a decommissioned Victoria Line tube carriage. The pop-up is located in East London and promises four delicious courses and four complementary whiskies, all served on-board. Just mind the doors.
POPdown was launched in April 2015, and it was voted the 6th best pop-up in the world just 4 months later. Now they’re back for another supper club series, this time taking over two stunning floors overlooking the bustle of Borough Market - and it’s typically delicious once more. Feast on a 5-course banquet of Asian-styled, seasonal eats inspired by the market traders and their produce, with their very own bar serving craft beer, wine and bespoke cocktails on the ground floor.
Showcasing the finest flavours that Budapest has to offer, the team at Fairly Square host a supper club full of delicious traditional recipes and flavoursome craft beers. With the expert beer sommelier informing introducing and educating guests all about 6 different Hungarian craft beers, the focal point of the evening will be the delicious two course dinner. Expect flavoursome goulash and belly-warming chicken papriskash.
Farmopolis offers Londoners a completely unique dining experience as they invite chefs aboard their floating garden venue. Everyone from Polpo chef Jason Wass to best-selling author Niomi Smart will be cooking up a storm in their kitchen before you sit down and enjoy the food among thousands of plants and flowers rescued from RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Head to The Arts Theatre this December for one of the loveliest Christmas events. There will be a two-course feast which includes hearty pies, crumbles and cheese boards, as well as an incredible immersive performance of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
Ready for one of the wildest Christmas parties in the city? You should be, because it's finally arrived. Join Christmess Reveillon this winter as they knock their party outta the park with a night of debauchery, mischief, dining and plenty more.
Taste the delights of new flavour infusions like nothing you have eaten before. With regular pop up events involving exciting concepts such as edible playgrounds, botanical bars and Mad Hatter brunches, enjoy dishes with a difference and find your food in new formats.
Head over to Clapham for a winter feast this December as chefs Jamie Thomson & Pedro Mitchell-Innes put on their pop-up two hungry piglets. The evening is fun and social with guests sitting on communal tables, welcome cocktails being served and plenty of food to gorge on.
From dress-up and dancing to moonshine and magic, Christmas in Harlem by The Manhattan Club looks set to be a corker. Across several dates there will be a three-course feast inspired by 1920s America, along with an entire evening of fun and games.
Get ready for a night of five-course feasting and live music as chef Daniele Cotronei takes over Manitoba Tigella in Covent Garden. With an option of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian menu, the evening will be comprised of lots of fresh and seasonal produce and a wine pairing if you fancy it.
With Christmas fast approaching, the team at Dram & Smoke host yet another festive feast, showcasing all the best drinks and hearty dishes that Scotland has to offer. The feast will revolve around a stunning 5 course taster menu and will be accompanied by a selection of Famous Grouse cocktails, fine wines and potent whiskies. As if that wasn't enticing enough, the event is given greater edge by the fact it's held in a vintage leather tanning workshop in South London.
Bringing the amazing flavours of Tibet to East London this winter, the team at Brunswick East host a tasting session that revolves around Tibet's national dish, Momo. Serving a variety of beef, chicken, lamb and vegetable Momos on a bed of stir-fried vegetables, guests can also expect to find a number of Tibetan themed cocktails and the best craft beers on offer at this supper club.
Is there anything better in life than Champagne and food? The Clerkenwell Kitchen don't think so either and are putting on a special evening with VINtwined events; kick things off with an exclusively selected Champagne and nibbles before sitting down for three course of lavish food such as duck and salmon, all paired with the finest bottles of bubbles.
With space for only 28 guests each night and an award-winning chef whipping up a veritable feast, Venturin is set to be a huge South London success. Taking place over a month in Battersea, book you place to sample traditional flavours of Croatia.