Don’t miss out on these exciting London food festivals in August and September
Here’s the low down on where you can grab some delicious food and drink along side great entertainment taking place over the coming months that caught my eye.
12th to 16th – The Great British Beer Festival
A fun day out at Olympia with plenty of food and entertainment not to mention over 900 different ales, ciders and foreign beers to taste. £10 a ticket if you book in advance. Check out the website for more info and opening times.
16th – KERB Saturdays Ice Cream Adventure
KERB are running an ice cream special for their penultimate festival of 2014. From 11am to 6pm in the heart of Kings Cross take in the usual splendor by the canal and explore some of London’s greatest street food, best beer and most innovative cocktails in addition to a mezze of ice cream. Parlors will be doing special taster sizes so you can try as many as possible for £1.50 each. More info on their
23rd – Richmond Fine Food & Real Ale Festival
Take in the beauty of Richmond while feasting on some great food and drink at the brand new Fine Food and Real Ale Festival. You can also expect some great tunes to tap your feet to while you chow down. Check out the website for more details.
25th – Carshalton Environmental Fair 10:30 – 8pm
A great local event for all the family showcasing local sustainability projects with lots of tasty food, real ales, farmers market, music, children’s activities, performing arts and much more. Adult tickets £4, Youth tickets 12-16yrs £2, Children under 12 go free. check out the website for more details.
12th- 28th – Urban Food Fortnight
Urban Food Fortnight bring you a festival of daily events brought to you by London restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs across the city showcasing dishes and drinks made with ultra-local fruit, veg and herbs from urban farms, and London honey cultivated in community beehives. Check out this link to see what’s on and where each day.
13th to 14th – Tooting Foodival
Celebrating it’s seventh birthday this year, the Tooting Foodival is all about sharing locally-grown food with it’s diverse culture. You may not know about the Top Tooting Cook competition that’s been keeping the locals busy growing veggies for cooks to create culinary delights from. There will be cooking demos, music, stalls and games to keep you entertained. See the blog spot for more info.
20th – KERB Saturdays 11am to 6pm
Sadly the last one of the year so don’t miss out! Take the Regents Canal exit from Kings Cross station up to Granary Square to indulge in a feast of excellent street food and wash it down with a quality beer or a fancy cocktail. Expect some tasty delights from the likes of Wild Game Co, Rola Wala, Kimchinary, Batch Bakery, The Cellar Bar and Manhattans Project.
21st – Regents Park Allotment Garden Harvest Festival
Sample some of the delicious produce harvested straight from this public park’s garden allotment. Food is cooked on site in a cob oven. A real fun day out for the whole family with music, competitions, activities and goodies to take home. Running from 11am – 5pm.
26th to 28th – Eat the World Street Food Festival
Get yourself over to the South Bank centre for some foodie shenanigans on the Thames. Organised by the Real Food Festival team this event will be sure not to disappoint. Pulling together the very best and most creative street food and drink traders to provide a delectable selection of culinary experiences from every part of the world. Check out the website for full details.
26th – Alara Harvest Festival Feast
Enjoy a bit of grape harvesting and live blues music in Camley Street, Kings Cross to celebrate another year of doing business with this delicious organic muesli company. There will even be a lovely bonfire to keep everyone nice a toasty. It’s free to attend but to grab a goodie bag get in touch with them by emailing [email protected]