The Best Pop-Up Restaurants in London 2018

The London pop ups scene is so strong that restaurants have disbanded with concrete locations, and are coming up with ever unique dining destinations in the city. Heralded for its foodie scene, and brimming with edible innovators, some of the best pop up restaurants are right here. Whether you're in search of alfresco eats, food-loving pop up bars or tasty secret hideaways, we've got a run down of the greatest and latest. Goodbye chains, hello incredible pop up restaurants in London.

Last updated on 16th October 2018

  Divine Proportions

16 user reviews 4

@ The Vaults on Various dates from Friday 19th October 2018

If you're looking for an unreal dining experience in London, you'd better be headed to Divine Proportions. Brought to you by the entertainment queens at Shotgun Carousel, you'll be dining with the god of mischief and pleasure alongside themed dishes and sassy performances.

@ Bert & May on Various dates from Friday 19th October 2018

If you're tottering about East London in search of a supper club that suits you, you're sure to find it at The Water House Project. Brought to you by Gabriel Waterhouse, this intimate pop-up only has the space for 28 lucky diners.

3 events @ 2 venues with 101 upcoming dates from 09 Nov 2018 until 31 Dec 2018

Jimmy Garcia isn't messing around this winter as he returns to the Southbank for one of London's most notorious winter pop-ups. Back for festive plates, venison dishes, fondue and dinner in an igloo, it's the perfect foray into all things festive.

@ Kitchen Theory on Friday 26th October 2018 and 5 other dates

You mean to say that you've only been using your mouth to eat this entire time? Then try something different as the The Gastrophysics Chef's Table are here to get you using all of your sense on a totally unique dining experience that will have you questioning food as you know it.

  Journey To The Underworld

71 user reviews 4

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 19th October 2018

From the same team that gave you The Murder Express comes this hellish take on immersive dining. Taking you on a whirlwind trip to the underworld, you'll dine on plates from Masterchef finalist Louisa Ellis, all while getting familiar with 'the greatest love story never told'.

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@ Sky Garden Bars on Tue, 13th Nov 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Indulge in a stunning six course meal created by Sky Garden's Daniel Fletcher. To honour his time on BBC's Great British Menu, he has created a meal that is a tribute to the valiant efforts of NHS staff, which has been paired with an additional selection of delicious wines should you choose to indulge. 

@ Palatino on Tuesday 27th November 2018

Take a journey through the food of Rome at this stunning pop up supper club in London. Held at Palatino in Clerkenwell, this series of evenings will feature unique menus created by owner Stevie Parle and head chef Richard Blackwell.

3 events @ Blue Door Bistro with 3 upcoming dates starting on 22 Nov 2018

Head to The Blue Door Bistro where this year they're laying down the ultimate spread of delicious food, alongside cocktails and live pianist in the neighbouring Leopard Bar.

4 events @ 3 venues with 17 upcoming dates from 20 Oct 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

Popping up underground, this unique supper club will see you feast on four courses of Mexican food on communal tables, after you make your way through the quirky underground East London vault.

From March 17th, one of the coolest new openings in East London will be widening its delicious roster as PAN comes out to play. Known for their authentic Greek stance and stunning mezze plates, Despina Siahuli takes to the foodie stage as her pop-up at Machine No3 promises plush flavours and unique dishes.

  The Candlelight Club

167 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 27th October 2018

Bored of modernity and looking for an immersive dining experience in London that can hark back to days gone by. Join the Candlelight Club as you not only immerse yourself in a truly vintage world, there's dining and live entertainment to boot.