HomeHot TicketsTaste Of London Returns To Regents Park Tempt your tastebuds at this year’s Taste of London foodie wonderland Foodies, it’s time to mark your calendar for the edible event of the season. This year’s Taste of London is back this summer in Regents Park, 14th – 18th June, and bursting with brand new exclusive features. Visit the festival to sample dishes from 40 of London’s most exciting restaurants, the world’s greatest chefs, brand new exclusive features, interactive masterclasses, delectable drinks and live entertainment for five days of gastronomical greatness. Meet the chefs Taste of London is thrilled to welcome two of the world’s most respected chefs to the festival – rock star chef and the man who put Brazilian food on the map, Alex Atala, and one of the UK’s hottest talents; Michelin-starred Ollie Dabbous. The line-up has been curated by the legendary Andrea Petrini, a formidable force in the world of fine dining and, as described by Time Magazine “Culinary Starmaker”. All are set to appear at the brand new and exclusive feature The Taste Residence, a sit down fine-dining experience for groups of 20 – 24 guests. A once in a lifetime opportunity, diners at The Taste Residence will enjoy a delicious four course tasting menu, and get up close and personal with these culinary idols who will not only be cooking for them but actually serving them as well. Each one-hour dining session will be hosted by legendary maître d’ and patron of London’s Margot restaurant, Paulo di Tarso. Inspirational chefs also appearing include two Michelin-starred The Hand & Flowers chef patron Tom Kerridge, the mastermind of two Michelin-starred, self-titled restaurant in Rock, Cornwall, Nathan Outlaw, talented connoisseur of spice Thomasina Miers, and highly acclaimed Italian chef Francesco Mazzei – to name but a few. Sample delicious dishes Food enthusiasts are encouraged to taste their way around the festival, with a mouth-watering menu of more than 160 taster-sized portions of signature dishes on offer from 40 of London’s latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants. Brand new to the Taste of London programme and popping up for the first time in Regent’s Park are Neil Rankin’s BBQ sensation Temper, Turkish Meyhane, Yosma, with its modern twist on a traditional Turkish tavern, Soho-based Peruvian BBQ Señor Ceviche and Duck & Waffle Local, a new fast casual chef-curated restaurant concept brought to you by the people of Duck & Waffle. There will be fine Indian dining from Mayfair’s Jamavar, Nordic-French cuisine from Aster, seasonal European from Oldroyd, and serving up dishes with a unique twist on modern and classic French cuisine will be the beautiful French Brasserie, Les 110 de Taillevent. Restaurants returning for another year of fantastic food include Taste favourites; Club Gascon, Roka, Sartoria, Cinnamon Club, Café Spice, Chai Wu, M Restaurants, Bubbledogs and Vanilla Black, with more restaurants to be announced in the coming weeks. Further showcasing the best London has to offer, The Daily Special rotating restaurant spot this year sees Michelin-starred Portland (Wed 14 June), showcasing modern European dining with robust flavours and excellent seasonal produce (all proceeds will go to Refugee Community Kitchen), yakitori experts Jidori (Thurs 15 June), popping in from their home in trendy Dalston, Soho institution Bao (Fri 16 June), bringing its exceptional buns to Regent’s Park, seasonal and modern Indian cuisine served with precision from the masters at Kricket (Sat 17 June), and finally Perilla (Sun 18 June), where humble ingredients will be cooked to perfection. Hone your skills The ever-popular cookery school AEG’s Take Taste Further allows guests to partner up and create their own gourmet food under the expert guidance of School of Wok’s Jeremy Pang. Guests will learn how to preserve the flavour and enhance the taste of food for mouth-watering results that a professional would be proud of. DS Automobiles will also share its avant-garde spirit by serving pioneering dishes by up and coming chefs under the guidance of Pascal Aussignac from Michelin-starred Club Gascon. Indulge with delectable drinks A great day out is not complete without your favourite tipples to wash down all the delicious food, and Taste of London will not disappoint. Laurent-Perrier will be back delivering a VIP experience to remember; launching their brand new La Cuvée Champagne and offering the chance to indulge in the ultimate champagne masterclass. Whisky-lovers and foodies will rejoice at The Balvenie Craftsmen’s Dinner Masterclass, a chance to sample The Balvenie’s range of handcrafted single malts, paired with small batch cheeses and honey made by London producers and slow-fermented sourdough from a bakery in rural Suffolk. Brewed and brought directly from their brewery in Plzeň, Czech Republic, to London’s Regents Park – Pilsner Urquell will once again deliver the ultimate taste experience with their freshest, unpasteurised Tank Beer. Under the watchful eye of the Pilsner Urquell Beer Master, guests will have the chance to roll up their sleeves by pouring each of the unique 3 Czech pours and take part in the ticketed Brewers & Makers sessions. The House of Hops will also showcase a selection of the UK’s best craft beers and give visitors the chance to perfect the art of food and beer matching. Taste also welcomes illy to the festival this year. As well as sampling the Italian coffee roaster’s acclaimed classic blend and single-origin roasts, guests will be able to hone their barista skills at the brand’s world-famous University of Coffee. Shop for gourmet goodies Festival goers will have the chance to explore and discover an array of over 200 artisan exhibitors and sample and shop a bounty of the UK’s best wine, cheese, charcuterie and more. The details When: 14th – 18th June Where: Regents Park, Chester Rd, London NW1 4NR Tickets: Starting from £17 per person. Click here to book.