To celebrate the big relaunch of The Green Man in Paddington – home to the original Burger Craft Kitchen; on Friday 30th June, they’ll be giving away FREE BURGERS between 4pm – 10pm. There’ll be a choice of five delectable burgers, ranging from The Juicy Bastard with two dry-aged beef patties, double American-style cheese, lambs lettuce, tomato and chefs smokey BBQ sauce; The Bacon Dude – dry aged beef, crisp bacon lattice, American cheese, grilled tomato, with chef’s smokey BBQ sauce and the Vegitari-yum with breaded goats cheese, roasted red pepper and courgette, olive mayo, mint yogurt, with balsamic glaze. To be in for a chance to nab a freebie, all you need to do is purchase a drink and voila…you’ll get one for free! Simple! For more information visit their twitter page Burger Craft. The Green Man, 308 Edgware Road, London W2 1DY.
High raise dining will be taken to new levels…literally; as ‘London in the Sky’ returns in July next year (19th – 30th July 2017), with what is promised to be their “best ever chef line-up” offering guests an unforgettable Michelin-starred dining experience, over the London sky-line. The full restaurant line-up, including their menus, will be announced in the last week of January 2017. A specially designed “sky table” platform will sit 22 belted in diners, with a guest chef, sommelier and waiting team serving from the centre of the table. Upon arrival guests will be served a glass of champagne (to possibly help calm the nerves) and taken through the registration process, before being suspended 100 feet in the air. Top chefs from some of London’s finest restaurants, such as Michael Reid (M Restaurants), Jeremy Page (L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon) and Calum Franklin (Holborn Dining Room) to name a few, will transfer their menus and dining experiences to this unique event. Guests have the option of breakfast, lunch or dinner (with either an early sitting or sunset sitting) and drink flights are also available in the afternoon and evening. Tickets range from £50 per head for breakfast to £200 for dinner. PRESALE TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT BUT TICKET SALES REOPEN ON 27TH FEBRUARY. For more information visit www.eventsinthesky.co.uk. London In The Sky, 19th – 30th July 2017, Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4JU.
A Carribean street party will descend on King’s Cross Granary Square, on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July 2016, as street food purveyors KERB, collaborate with Reggae Roast Soundsystem, to bring you reggae sounds, Caribbean street food, rum cocktails and more…for the ultimate summer celebration. KERB’s Reggae Roast will bring together some of London’s top street food traders who will be there serving everything from jerk chicken, Bajan fish fritters, ackee patties; to pickled scotch bonnets, curry goat, Escovitch snapper, jerk pineapple and more. Over at the bar, offerings will include rum punch, Wray & Nephews fling-it-backs, watermelon slushies, Jamaican My Eyes Water, Tropical granites and ice cold beers. Entertainment wise there will be dominoes, reggae aerobics and crazy golf; with Reggae Roast Soundsystem providing the beats, alongside guest DJs, MC and live acts. With a state of the art sound system and open air dance floor, be ready to ‘Log On’, ‘Chop Out Di Grass’, ‘Gogo Wine’ and ‘Row Di Boat’!! KERB’s Reggae Roast, 5:00 – 10:30pm on Friday 29th and 11:00am – 8:00pm on Saturday 30th July. Granary Square, King’s Cross. FREE ENTRY. For more information visit http://www.kerbfood.com/reggae-roast/
The most futuristic gourmet experience is coming to London in the form of Food Ink, the “World’s First 3D Printing Restaurant” set to open its doors in Shoreditch, from Monday 25th July – Wednesday 27 July. Billed as “A conceptual pop-up dinner series…where fine cuisine meets art, philosophy and tomorrow’s technologies,” everything from the food, eating utensils and furniture will be produced through 3D-printing. Guests will be treated to a nine-course menu (with wine pairings) prepared by top chefs Joel Castanye and Mateu Blanch, which will be printed live in front of the diners; with virtual reality headsets, wall-to-wall visual projections and AI-composed music providing an immersive environment and a thrilling glimpse of the future. This exclusive one-of-a-kind gourmet experience, which starts at 7.30pm will set you back £250. There will only be 10 tickets available for each night, so it’ll be fastest fingers first when tickets go on sale at 9AM (GMT) on FRIDAY 15th JULY. For those of you who miss out, you’ll still be able to feed your curiosity as the event will be live streamed online. Food Ink, 8 Dray Walk, E1 6NJ. For more information go to food ink.io.
Buckets and spades at the ready, as it’ll soon be time to head off to the glorious sandy beaches of…. Camden Town. NW1’s summer oasis, Camden Beach, returns to the outdoor terrace of the Roundhouse, from Friday 29th July – Monday 29th August. Once again they will be transforming their sun-drenched terrace into the ultimate summer destination, bringing the best of Barbados to Camden via a beach BBQ and themed events. There will be the usual end-of-the-pier amusements, beach huts, deck chairs, rooftop garden, ping pong, a pop-up fish and chip shop, a beach-shack cocktail bar and loads more. This year the beach will also play host to a series of live music performances from young emerging musicians and DJs. Open from 5pm – 11pm Mon, 12pm – 11pm Tue to Sun. Entry is FREE. For more info go to http://bit.ly/29J2HBW
With a supposedly scorching summer firmly in our sights, it marks the return of London’s urban beachs. It’ll soon be time to grab your bucket and spade, as you pull up a deck chair and relax at one of ‘London’s biggest city beaches’, returning to Brent Cross, from the 1st July – 4th September. This years Brent Cross Beach, boasts over 250 tonnes of golden sand with palm trees, deck chairs and a water activity area for the kids; traditional fair ground rides and slides, which include a roller coaster and a helter skelter; and visitors can enjoy a variety of food and drink, with an array of exciting menus which include Gupta’s Bombay Street Food, Laddlers 100% Red PollMeat Shop serving you the best in 100% British Beef Red Poll, Duck Roll, Zampa Fish Ltd who supply the famous Kennedy’s Fish shops and Burrito City…or you can bring your own picnic! There will be a whole host of entertainment from Brazilian Samba dancers and stilt walkers, to hula hoop artists and jugglers; whislt children will be entertained by Punch and Judy, magic shows, customary seaside games, carousel’s and tea-cup rides. Entrance costs £3 and tokens are available to purchase for rides. So if you want to enjoy every element of the beach with sun, (not guaranteed), sand and rides; without leaving the city, visit the website for more details www.thebeachbrentcross.com.
Summer is on the horizon, which means it’ll soon be time for you to strut your beach body…in Brixton! Yep, that’s right, as the guys behind last year’s South Pole Saloon, are bringing a slice of Miami Beach to Brixton, in the form of Brixton Beach Boulevard! From the Friday 27th May, guests will enjoy a series of Miami Beach-themed day & night parties, 1980’s stylie; complete with street food, cocktails, beach games, surprise DJ sets, music, a live outdoor screen for an amazing summer of sport and much more. “By day, you’ll be able to kick back, soak up the sun and sip on cocktails, before swapping your flip-flops for dancing shoes and letting loose to some banging beats and all the neon madness of Miami in the 1980s by night.” So if you want to escape the hustle and bustle of London and transport yourself into an immersive 80’s experience, visit their website for more details http://brixtonbeachboulevard.com. Tickets start from £4 upwards. Brixton Beach Boulevard, Valentia Place, Brixton, London, SW9 8JH.
We’ve all heard of that saying “Nothing in life is free”…well that quote goes out the window this Friday 20th May, as UNIQLO are teaming up with Kerb to bring you FREE FOOD & DRINK on the rooftop of their 311 Oxford Street store, from 6pm – 9pm. Delicious street food guaranteed..sunshine, not! For a chance for a place for you and a friend, register here www.uniqlo.com/311/events/
Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen (ZGK) are GHANA WRAP UP the year with a bonanza of a Christmas Feast and Party bringing their very own particular Ghana Style & Flavour, as The Ghana Vista Social Club returns on Thursday 17th December at Pop Brixton. They’ve teamed up with the New Zealand Cellar to deliver a wine matched 5 course festive feast, which includes: Devilled Chicken Livers Parfait w/Clarified Butter & Crostini OR Avocado w/ Groundnut Dressing; Red Spiced Bean Stew w/ Tatale Plantain Pancakes; Cassava Patties; Pulled Goat w/ Spicy Cranberry Butternut Squash Chutney & Rice Balls OR Coco yam & Sweet Potato Curry w/ Basmati Rice Balls and Vanilla Ice Cream w/ Salted Peanut Caramel. Each guest will receive a welcome cocktail on arrival and a half a bottle of wine during dinner, with a selection of Ghanaian beers including Star, Club and Gulder, available to purchase. During the course of the evening there will be a live performance from the awesome blues and funk band The Reformation Blues Club, after which there will be a special guest DJ set by Ghostpoet. Dinner and party tickets cost £45 early bird / £55 after and party only tickets cost £10 early bird / £15 after. Early bird tickets available up until 9th December, so don’t miss out. It’s #Ghanabetasty! It’s #Ghanabefun! For more details and for tickets go to http://bit.ly/1T3D8di
Basement Galley – the guys who made eating on the underground cool with their regular Supper Club’s, are back on the 18th and 19th December, to bring you a cracker of a four course Christmas themed dinner in a disused tube carriage; complete with paired whiskies, just in time for the festive season. Guests will be served a brussels sprout slaw, miso and black olive tapenade, spicy mozzarella arancini starter; dry cured cod, caramelised grapefruit, roasted hazelnuts, camomile syrup, dill OR stuffed poussin, creamy potato puree, chorizo cabbage, wilted spinach main course; ending with a Christmas pudding ice cream, treacle & pickled apple tart and each course will be paired with a specially chosen whisky to complement it. Tickets are priced from £45 for the classic “Underground Supper Club” experience and from £58 for a private booth for two. Availability is limited so to find out more and to book, click on the link http://bit.ly/1MdQGgH