London has always been home to some of the best events in the city.
When it comes to art and entertainment especially, London is one of the premiere spots for an all-around festival atmosphere. Whatever you’re into, the eclectic mix of culture and energy that you find at a festival makes going to one the perfect summer experience.
But, it’s not just events London is known for – the city’s food scene is known around the world, too. With so many diverse cultures and restaurants, it’s no surprise areas such as Borough Market and Brick Lane are considered must-visit locations while in town.
What happens when you combine food and festival? The Taste of London! This annual festival, taking place in Regents Park and ensuring some of the best dishes in the country, is one of the most exciting dining experiences available in the city. Check it out for interactive events, masterclasses and (of course) some of the best food out there.
What is the Taste of London?
The Taste of London is a Regents Park-based food festival taking place from the 19th to the 23rd of June and is one of the best places in the city to explore the wide range of world-class cuisine available in London.
Full to the brim with food stalls, cocktail bars and live entertainment, this festival gives you a chance to up your culinary prowess, whilst having fun in the process!
The festival hosts a wide range of participating restaurants, including the legendary Club Gascon, a Michelin Starred boutique restaurant dishing up cuisine from the South of France.
Other participants include the Savile Row-based Italian Restaurant Sartoria and upmarket South West Indian eatery Trishna. There are over 200 more participating restaurants, so rest assured there will be something for everyone.
The Taste of London gives you a chance to learn from the best, bringing celebrity chefs to the Fire Pit stage to show guests some of their tricks of the trade.
What’s more, you can book tickets to masterclasses such as The Wild Kitchen where you’ll learn the skills you need to grow your own ingredients in an urban environment. The Cook School from the Food Network also offers beginners a free 30-minute session on basic cooking skills.
As a pop-up festival, there will be plenty of stalls for you to browse and buy from during your visit to the Taste of London Festival. From Mexican food to Japanese and Peruvian fusions, the food stalls offer both fresh ingredients and meals for you to enjoy during your visit.
There is a whole host of well-known chefs visiting the festival.
On the Fire Pit stage, DJ BBQ will introduce the likes of Smokestak’s David Carter and award-winning cooking author Sabrina Ghayour as they show off their expertise in the kitchen.
World Class Cocktail Bar
Not a foodie? Not a problem! The festival will also have four different bars spread throughout the extensive grounds. For something extra special, guests can head to the World Class Cocktail Bar where professional mixologists will be serving up unique (and tasty) creations.
Finding the Taste of London
For guests at the Marble Arch London by Montcalm, the Taste of London just a 30-minute walk away. For tube journeys to Regents Park, Regent’s Park tube station is served by the Bakerloo Line, whilst Great Portland Street is served by the Hammersmith and City, Circle and District Lines.