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London Culinary Events

The London Restaurant Festival is one of the annual food events in London

Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in London. GAYOT's calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only events featuring top chefs. We've also got the latest London Restaurant News and Wine Events.


October 1-31
The London Restaurant Festival (October 1-31, 2017) is an umbrella event for all sorts of foodie and food-related happenings across London. You can go on gastronomic walks and road trips, see films themed around food, listen to debates, and a whole lot more. For more information visit the official website


Obika Mozzarella Bar is offering a free tasting plate (fresh buffalo mozzarella, crostini with n'duja, a slice of artisan pizza, or a piece of stuffed focaccia) when you order a drink. The special is available Monday to Friday between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Obika Mozzarella Bar, 35 Bank St., London E14, 020-3239 8010.
Saturdays & Sundays
Hélène Darroze at The Connaught has introduced a six-course weekend menu with a roast chicken as the star of the show. The main dish of “Le Poulet du Dimanche” is chicken from Les Landes stuffed under the skin with seasonal mushrooms, served with boudin blanc and “Pommes Paysan.” The menu is available every Saturday from noon-2 p.m. and Sunday from noon-3 p.m. and 6.30 p.m.-9 p.m., costing £95 per couple. Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, The Connaught, Carlos Pl., London W1K 2AL, 020-3147 7200.

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