Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

food and drink - Archive Articles

Guinness setting up a Covent Garden brewery
Guinness setting up a Covent Garden brewery

Guinness setting up a Covent Garden brewery

A cluster of old buildings in Covent Garden are to become a new home for Guinness, with a microbrewery and education centre.

Feb
04
2022
Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each
Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each

Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each

For the next couple of weeks, it's possible to eat at Camden Market's many food outlets for £5 per dish.

Jan
28
2022
Smithfield’s Christmas Eve auction – cancelled for 2021
Smithfield’s Christmas Eve auction – cancelled for 2021

Smithfield’s Christmas Eve auction – cancelled for 2021

Smithfield meat market has confirmed that the annual Christmas Eve auction won’t be happening this year, due to you know what.

Dec
07
2021
London’s Butchers Hall resuming its Carvery Lunches
London’s Butchers Hall resuming its Carvery Lunches

London’s Butchers Hall resuming its Carvery Lunches

Lunch starts with a drinks reception in the Foyer and the Carvery Lunch will be served in the recently refurbished Great Hall.

Nov
24
2021
Christmas drinks tastings at Leadenhall Market
Christmas drinks tastings at Leadenhall Market

Christmas drinks tastings at Leadenhall Market

Next month there will be a number of Christmas food and drinks tastings in Leadenhall Market, and tickets for them will be released next Friday (19th Nov).

Nov
12
2021
London Underground themed whiskies
London Underground themed whiskies

London Underground themed whiskies

A second release of London Underground based whiskies featuring four tube stations -- Victoria, Paddington, London Bridge and Chancery Lane -- has been announced by London based whisky distillers, Bimber Distillery.

Nov
09
2021
A special beer for the Lord Mayor’s Show
A special beer for the Lord Mayor’s Show

A special beer for the Lord Mayor’s Show

Toast the return of the Lord Mayor's Show with a new limited edition bottled beer from Shepherd Neame.

Nov
04
2021
Pewterers’ Livery Hall to open for monthly public lunches
Pewterers’ Livery Hall to open for monthly public lunches

Pewterers’ Livery Hall to open for monthly public lunches

Another of the City of London's Livery Halls has cracked open the usually closed doors a bit and will be hosting a monthly lunch which is open to the public.

Aug
27
2021
The day I drank a bottle of Mouton Rothschild wine
The day I drank a bottle of Mouton Rothschild wine

The day I drank a bottle of Mouton Rothschild wine

After a visit to Waddesdon Manor's wine cellar last week, it reminded me of something that happened a long time ago.

Jul
30
2021
Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square
Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square

Tickets Alert: Cocktails in a garden square

There will be a series of outdoor cocktail drinks events in Bedford Square Gardens in central London in July and August.

Jul
05
2021
Borough Market to start opening on Sundays
Borough Market to start opening on Sundays

Borough Market to start opening on Sundays

Normally closed on Sundays, Borough Market is going to be open for a few hours each week, for the first time in modern times.

Jun
17
2021
Dinner in a tube train
Dinner in a tube train

Dinner in a tube train

In Walthamstow, there's a tube train in a museum, and it's a restaurant, that's now able to reopen its sliding doors to passengers again.

Jun
14
2021
An authorised London Underground whisky goes on sale
An authorised London Underground whisky goes on sale

An authorised London Underground whisky goes on sale

A week after I wrote about a possibly unofficial London Underground whisky, along comes a bona-fide authorised London Underground whisky.

May
14
2021
Have a carvery lunch in the Butchers Hall
Have a carvery lunch in the Butchers Hall

Have a carvery lunch in the Butchers Hall

Lunch starts with a drinks reception in the Foyer and the Carvery Lunch will be served in the recently refurbished Great Hall.

May
07
2021
Did you know there was a London Underground whisky?
Did you know there was a London Underground whisky?

Did you know there was a London Underground whisky?

At some point, someone released a very limited range of London Underground branded whisky miniatures.

May
06
2021
Tickets Alert: Fish and Chips on a steam train
Tickets Alert: Fish and Chips on a steam train

Tickets Alert: Fish and Chips on a steam train

The Epping Fryer is resuming service from July, serving up fish and chips while you travel on a steam train.

May
05
2021
Borough Market offering evening dining inside the Victorian market
Borough Market offering evening dining inside the Victorian market

Borough Market offering evening dining inside the Victorian market

Southwark's Borough Market has started offering evening dining after the market closes, with a number of market traders and restaurants offering meals.

Apr
20
2021
Taste of London returning this summer
Taste of London returning this summer

Taste of London returning this summer

Taste of London, a festival of food held in Regent's Park has confirmed that it will be returning this summer after being cancelled, twice, last year.

Apr
06
2021
Covent Garden unveils outdoor dining plans
Covent Garden unveils outdoor dining plans

Covent Garden unveils outdoor dining plans

An estimated 500 extra table seats will be created around Covent Garden next week as restaurants as over 25 restaurants across the Covent Garden estate open with alfresco seating from 12th April.

Apr
05
2021
Brunel Museum opening a riverside cafe
Brunel Museum opening a riverside cafe

Brunel Museum opening a riverside cafe

Rotherhithe's Brunel Museum has announced that it's turning a riverside terrace next to the museum into an outdoor cafe.

Apr
01
2021
Roof top dining overlooking Hyde Park with the Dorchester
Roof top dining overlooking Hyde Park with the Dorchester

Roof top dining overlooking Hyde Park with the Dorchester

The Dorchester Hotel, a posh edifice next to Hyde Park is opening its rooftop terrace as a public restaurant for the first time this summer.

Mar
29
2021
Time Out cancels Waterloo Station food hall plans
Time Out cancels Waterloo Station food hall plans

Time Out cancels Waterloo Station food hall plans

Time Out, which has been seemingly transforming from a listings magazine into an international food hall operator has cancelled plans for a huge site in Waterloo Station.

Mar
23
2021
Tickets Alert: Lunches in London’s Livery Halls
Tickets Alert: Lunches in London’s Livery Halls

Tickets Alert: Lunches in London’s Livery Halls

The City of London has a number of grand Livery Halls dotted around the Square Mile, and three of them are going to be open for lunches this summer.

Mar
19
2021
Buy cakes and raise money for charity
Buy cakes and raise money for charity

Buy cakes and raise money for charity

In a couple of weeks time, a load of bakers across London will deliver huge quantities of cakes and pastries to four quarters of the city.

Mar
17
2021