In its 11th year, The London Restaurant Festival is back with the best chefs, restaurants and experiences for everyone! A meticulous line-up of mini menus, food events, tasting evenings and more - involving hundreds of the capital's best venues. Book exclusive (and keenly priced) 'Festival Menus' at the likes of Cinnamon Club, Helix at The Gherkin and Oxo Tower Restaurant. The 'Side Orders' schedule of events includes a Trainspotters film and food pairing screenings, a cocktail masterclass with Rake’s, and the ever-popular restaurant-hopping tours are back! Allowing you to eat your way around a four-hour restaurant crawl.
The Festival is working with about 250 restaurants in London including some fine Michelin starred restaurants as well. You'll get an opportunity to dine in the best and most aesthetic spaces around London. Not only will the food be prepared by one of the finest chefs in the country, you will also enjoy the breathtaking view this city has to offer.
This year, the Festival will be celebrating the delicious cuisines of Thailand, Jerusalem and Galicia, by offering a special culinary tour to these places. Three lucky winners get to travel around the finest places in the world!
Offering a lavish six course Spanish menu, Brindisa and Estrella Galicia will host "Londons Longest Lunch". The newly opened Robin Gill restaurant at Embassy Gardens will also host an evening with a world famous culinary author.
This year, the Festival organizers have created a special Gastronomic weekend which includes a river ride on the beautiful Thames and then, visit London's iconic landmark - The Battersea Power Station where everyone will meet for an exotic champagne reception which will then be followed by a Chef hosted Gourmet Odyssey hosted by the very famous Fransesco Mazzei, Richard Kirkwood and Vivek Singh.
The festival menu includes a range of the finest foods around the world. A few of the restaurants include - Hakkasan at Mayfair, Patara at Oxford Circus, Heliot Steak House, Boulevard Brasserie, Tredwells, Galvin at Windows, Brumus at Haymarket, Avenue Restaurant, The Square, Mango Tree, Orrey, Rowley's Restaurant, Mele E Pere and many many more!
The world class chefs that will be invited for the festival is something you do not want to miss out on! They will be curating masterclasses, classic tours and lots of food testing through the month! A few of the notable names are - Monica Galleti, Mark Hix, Richard Corrigan, Anne-Sophie Pic and Andrew Wong.
Due to it's partnership with American Express, the festival will be welcoming about 50,000 people into more than 400 restaurants in the city.
As London is one of the leading culinary destinations, this festival is extremely important for the visitors and the people organizing it. The expectations are high and they have to make it the best one yet!
Tickets for these events can be bought online.