This June, 'the world’s greatest restaurant festival’ returns to Regent’s Park for four days of fine food, masterclasses, tastings and demonstrations from some of the world’s premier chefs and restaurateurs: Taste is the one food festival that London takes very, very seriously.
What's on at Taste Festival
Star names like Nathan Outlaw and Jose Pizarro will share tips and showcase exciting summer dishes,
while over 200 exhibitors – from big names like Fever Tree and Chase to
newcomers like The Coconut Collaborative by the founder of Gü –
will be showing off their wares.
The centrepiece of every session at the Taste of
London restaurant festival will be the AEG Taste Theatre, where top chefs from across the globe will share their
current favourites and fresh ideas, as well as surprising each other in the
Chef’s Challenge, in which Bjoern
Wassmuth, Monica Galetti, Scott Hallsworth and others will challenge each other to create a dish
at a moment’s notice, inspired by just one ingredient, revealed ‘on the spot’
in front of the audience. Check out the timetable to see who’ll be sharing the
Down at the Casa Havana, Havana Club
will teach you how to mix the perfect Havana Mojito. The Wild Kitchen will
be showcasing back-to-basics cooking techniques, including fire pits and
home-smoking, with live cooking from Vivek Singh and Ben Tish and many
Wines you’ll be able to train your nose with tips from Sarah McCleery,
while Laurent-Perrier will be running a champagne tasting masterclass,
pairing three of their most distinctive styles with a selection of canapés.
Is that enough to tempt you? Because there’s
plenty more still to be discovered: alongside the major exhibitions, over 200 exhibitors from the world-renowned (like Green & Blacks – check out our list of London's best chocolatiers) to the
up-and-coming will be flaunting what they’ve got and showing off their latest
Hidden amid the masses of names are a few real gems: the Drunken
Dairy promises to combine
‘two of life’s greatest treats’ – one being ice-cream; you can guess the other.
Taste of London 2016 – dates and times
The exhibition will run in two sessions every day from
Thursday–Saturday, with an evening opening on Wednesday, and a Sunday afternoon
closing session. Of the many food festivals London sees every summer, Taste of
London is definitely the one not to miss.
|What||Taste of London Restaurant Festival, Regents Park|
Online only, | MAP
|Nearest tube||Great Portland Street (underground)|
15 Jun 16 – 19 Jun 16, Lunch Sessions (Thurs - Sat) 12pm - 4pm. Evening Sessions (Wed - Sat) 5.30pm - 9.30pm. Sunday Lunch Session 12pm - 5pm.
|Website||Book your tickets via See Tickets and Culture Whisper|