Taste Of London Returns For Festive Edition

Taste of London Festive Edition 2016

Calling all foodies! Taste of London: The Festive Edition returns this November for an edible enchanted extravaganza

Taking place from 16- 19th November 2017, the festive edition of the capital’s finest culinary celebration, Taste of London, will return to the stunning Grade 1 listed Victorian splendour of Tobacco Dock.

With so much to celebrate in London’s thriving restaurant scene, the festival has been specially curated to showcase all that the capital has to offer as an exciting and innovative global culinary hot-spot – the best chefs, the best restaurants and best gourmet producers.

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Visitors will enjoy festive tipples and take part in hands-on masterclasses where they can learn how to create an impressive dish or shake up a cocktail or two ahead of the party season. Plus, there are more than 100 of the UK’s finest gourmet producers to sample and shop, making Taste of London the perfect way to kick off the festive season in style.

This year’s chef lineup is set to include…
• Ollie Dabbous (Henrietta)
• Jackson Boxer (Brunswick House)
• Lee Westcott (Typing Room)
• Sebby Holmes (Farang)
• Sam Kamienko (Ellory)

All of these chefs are set to cook up a storm live on stage at the AEG Taste Theatre in association with Etihad Airways where they will wow the audience with what’s hot right now, and unveil the trends of tomorrow. The theatre will be hosted by food journalist and Instagram star Rosie Birkett. Plus more exciting chefs will join the line-up at the Fire Pit, hosted by DJ BBQ, providing expert culinary tips to satisfy London’s obsession with cooking with fire and smoke.

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Taste of London creates the rare opportunity for food lovers to curate their perfect taster menu as 22 of the capital’s most acclaimed restaurants appear over the 4-day duration of the festival. Expect mouthwatering dishes from a line-up that includes cult Taiwanese restaurant BAO and Mayfair’s Jamavar, whose upscale take on Indian street food has just won them a Michelin star.

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The unique combination of champagne and hot dogs will be on offer from Sandia Chang’s Bubbledogs. Sandia will also introduce her upcoming dining concept Chang’s Bar. There will be delicious Middle Eastern fare from Delamina – a new launch by the team behind Shoreditch’s Strut & Cluck, and event visitors will be able to soak up the Soho House vibe as they join the line-up for the first time, presenting a menu from, Soho House, Cecconi’s and Dean Street Townhouse. Plus, there’s refined French dining to enjoy from Les 110 de Taillevant and Nordic cuisine cooked on an open fire courtesy of Rök Smokehouse.

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Appearing for one day only as part of the Daily Special restaurant spot, Barrafina will be serving up Michelin-starred tapas on Friday 17th November, followed by Anglo-Indian small plates from the critically acclaimed Kricket on Saturday 18th November. Throw in the best dim sum in town courtesy of Dumplings’ Legend and inventive British fare from Salon and it will be the most decadent feast of the year.

Additionally, this year Belazu Ingredient Company have pulled together a barnstorming line-up of restaurants who will each be joining them for one day of the festival. On Thursday, visitors can expect to have their taste buds bedazzled by the hottest topic in the restaurant world right now, Flavour Bastard. Cooking up a feast of Moorish treats at the restaurant on Saturday will be Moro, and Blanchette will move into the kitchen on Friday, with Bistro Vadauvan closing the festival at the restaurant on Sunday.

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Cheese lovers can also delight in the largest cheese competition on the planet, The World Cheese Awards 2017. will Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the awards will bring together more than 3,000 cheeses from around the globe, with 260 judges from 20 countries to crown the world’s best cheese. It really is the ultimate food haven for all cheese lovers. Legendary street food traders turned The Cheese Bar will be serving dishes featuring the award- winning cheeses and the World Cheese Deli will be selling its award-winning selections for Christmas.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to perfect their baking by taking part in AEG Get Baking sessions with Gluts & Gluttony founder Kathy Slack and former Great British Bake Off Finalist, Richard Burr.

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Don’t forget to make a pitstop at the Champagne Laurent-Perrier Club House, the perfect wintry haven to relax in during the festival and enjoy the exclusive house champagne of Taste of London, La Cuvée, alongside signature La Cuvée Rosé.

For the shoppers, a quality range of more than 100 sought-after artisan food and drink producers including Burley Fudge, Urban Truffle, Meringue O Mania, Somerset Charcuterie, and Shawbury Vinters have been brought together for guests to stock up on treats and gifts, and get a head-start on their Christmas shopping.

Make it happen
When: 16th – 19th November 2017
Tickes: From £15. Click here to book.
Where: Wapping Ln, St Katharine’s & Wapping, London E1W 2S

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