From 18th – 21st November, the festive edition of Taste of London will return to East London’s Tobacco Dock to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with four days of delectable feasting, next-level food and drink experiences, and live music.
Visitors will enjoy a tantalising selection of dishes from London’s culinary scene and special Secret Londonexclusive dishes only available at Taste. London’s first Alpine inspired dining and bar Heritage will be serving up modern European cuisine while Cue Point, the british-afghan fusion BBQ run by the inspiring team of Joshua Moroney and Mursal Saiq will be smoking up a storm. The taste adventure doesn’t stop there; also joining the line-up are Jaffna Kitchen, bringing their unique take on Northern Sri Lankan party food and local favourites, while Fin and Flounder’s new seafood shack Bar Flounder will be offering stuffed lobster rolls and fritto misto.
Further names include award-winning Italian Cin Cin who will be serving fun and inventive twists on Italian classics. Sri Lankan and South Indian restaurant Hoppers will be making an eagerly anticipated return, whilst Caribbean favourite Juici Jerk will serve up their signature charcoal-grilled 24-hour marinated jerk chicken.
Alongside restaurant and drink options, there’ll be a series of exclusive dining experiences to complete the ultimate festive day out. The Diners Club VIP Lounge will be returning for another year with a whole host of exciting masterclasses, live music and entertainment. Also, Diners Club’s Dine for Change program will introduce a collection of sustainability themed initiatives across the festival. New for 2021 Passione Vino’s Luca Dusi will be hosting an Around the Barrel wine tasting featuring wines from his beloved Italy and Sicily. Those looking for a challenge can sign up for Shake Your Putt Golf, a 9-hole crazy golf course by Ballers Golf with live music and drinks. Grana Padana cheese PDO and Prosecco DOC will be bringing chef Danilo Cortellini and The Wine Tipster Neil Philips, with more special guests, to the Taste stage to give visitors their cheese, bubbles and tunes fix in true Italian style, and lastly, those who want to keep the festivities going after the Piano Man has finished can come to The Lock Inn. Taking over the VIP area for an extra two hours of bangers, cocktails, and exclusive food on Saturday 20th November, this is the hot ticket for the party people who don’t want the night to end.
For those looking for a refreshing sip, Champagne Laurent-Perrier will be offering a festive refreshment in their Après Ski Club House. Join them in the cosy space to celebrate Taste of London in style and toast to the start of the festive season. Order the iconic Cuvée Rosé and receive one of the Laurent-Perrier pink ‘bubble’ hats to make the show even more snugly. Guests can also step inside the GREY GOOSE Alpine Chalet and celebrate the Martini cocktail in all its forms or have their senses stirred by Bombay Sapphire with a refreshing gin & tonic inspired by their Laverstoke distillery. Who could refuse sipping on a spiced PATRÓN Paloma – PATRÓN Tequila will be serving tequila cocktails & hosting bespoke masterclasses inspired by their brand home in Jalisco, PATRÓN Hacienda.
The Fire Pit in association with Tiny Rebel is back with the hottest names in the industry, bringing a rare insight to open flame cooking in the most popular experience at Taste. Festival goers can taste exclusive dishes from Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich of Honey & Co and for the first time, Adejoké Bakare at Chishuru will bring her unique West African style to the pit and Simon Stallard, fresh from cooking at the G7 summit will make a welcome return to the Taste line-up.
If you’re looking for the ultimate festive day out with your family, friends or colleagues, Taste of London will provide a jam-packed day of delicious vibes and seasonal feels.
Tickets are running out fast including the highly coveted Diners Club VIP bundles which include fast track entry, a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne, dishes and exclusive masterclasses. Further information on restaurant partners and exclusives will be revealed in due course, and tickets are available at https://london.tastefestivals.com.