Sunday, 19 November 2017

Ferrero Rocher's 'Behind The Layers' Christmas Pop-up in Westfield W12

Ferrero Rocher is opening a pop-up dessert-only restaurant at Westfield London in White City to run from 1st - 17th December 2017.  Tickets cost £27, and for this you get a tasting menu of 5 delicious mini desserts, each one inspired by a layer of Ferrero Rocher, for example smooth chocolate or crisp wafer.  There will also be a choice of 5 cocktails (or mocktails - under 16s are allowed if accompanied) and there will be a special Ferrero Rocher shop too.  Excellent!

"Popping up in Westfield London this December, Ferrero Rocher: Behind the Layers is a multi-sensory tasting experience that takes you on a journey deep into the heart of Ferrero Rocher.
Celebrated chef Paul Hannegan is back, with a brand-new tasting menu of five delicious mini desserts. Each one is inspired by an iconic layer of Ferrero Rocher: whole hazelnut, smooth chocolate, crisp wafer, hazelnut pieces or sparkling gold.
Your tasting experience takes place in a spectacular setting, where powerful light projections, music, motion and more will enrich every exquisite mouthful.
But that’s not all – you can continue your Ferrero Rocher: Behind the Layers experience in our luxurious lounge, where you’ll enjoy your choice of five elegant cocktails (and mocktails) created and artfully served by our master mixologists.You’ll also be able to buy Ferrero Rocher from our on-site shop, beautifully presented with personalised calligraphy labels handwritten in front of you.
Book your Ferrero Rocher: Behind the Layers experience online today, or simply walk in to enjoy the bar.
Please note, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. ID may be requested"

When - Daily from 1st - 17th December 2017
From 12.45pm

Where - 1st Floor, Westfield London, Ariel Way, Shepherds Bush, W12 7GF

Tickets - £27 from Eventbrite here


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Link - Tickets

Pan's Evening of Greek Plates at Hand Cafe in the Olympic Park

Pan - led by Greek chef Despina - is popping up at Hand cafe in the Olympic Park on Friday 1st December for a night of Greek plates and native wines.  Expect dishes like Butternut squash, feta and trahana pie, and Beef casserole with prunes and chestnuts, and it should work out at about £30 per head.  It'll be a great evening!

"Join us for an evening of Greek plates and native varietal wines. On Friday 1st December Despina of Pan along with friends Eva and Dominic from Hand, will offer a unique dinner of generous, simple and honest food.
Marinated Kalamata olives
Butternut squash, feta and trahana pie
Cabbage, carrot and pomegranate salad
Fava, onion and capers
Braised cuttlefish with chard, wild fennel and skordalia
Spicy baked feta & kefalotyri cheese
Slow roasted mutton shoulder in wine and bulgur
Beef casserole with prunes and chestnuts
Mushroom stifado stew with red wine and baby onions."

When - Friday 1st December 2017

Where - Hand, 10-11 Victory Parade, East Village, London E20 1FS

Bookings - Please email


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Link - Pan

TĀ TĀ Eatery's Weekend Takeover at Anzu in St James SW1

On Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of November, Ana and Meng of TĀ TĀ Eatery are taking over Anzu in Norris St, St James, serving a 6 course menu showcasing their new dishes. In collaboration with TĀ TĀ Eatery, Anzu's bar team as created a list of cocktails to compliment the courses.  Tickets are £57 (pay £25 up-front - details below) for what will be a spectacular experience.

"The story is simple. TĀ TĀ Eatery was founded on Ana and Meng's shared love of rice.
Driven by an ambition to showcase an innovative approach to cooking with Rice, this project began with humble beginnings: a street food stall at Druid St Market, serving "ricewiches" and rice bowls.
Having later done a residency at the Newman Arms, by Matt Chatfield of the Cornwall Project, followed by a guest chef appearance at Michelin Starred restaurant Kitchen Table. In the Summer of 2016 started their year residency at Curio Cabal a coffee shop in Haggerston. From Wednesdays to Sundays, Ana and Meng transformed the space into a full-blown, 30-seater restaurant.
They garnered a loyal crowd of regulars, soon to be followed by the press, and influential social media personalities.
This year whilst working towards their permanent site Ana & Meng are also doing a series of pop ups and collaborations through out London."

When - Sat 25th & Sun 26th November 2017
Sat - from 3pm
Sun - from 12 noon

Where - Anzu, Where - 1 Norris St, St. James's, London SW1Y 4RJ

Booking - £57 per head plus service charge.  Pay £25 up front on RSVP here to reserve your place (this will be deducted from the final bill

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Link - Booking page

Linnet's Kitchen's Friday Feasts at the Pillars Brewery in Walthamstow

Linnet's Kitchen is hosting 3 Friday night dinners at Pillars Brewery in Walthamstow, from 24th November to 8th December 2017.  Structured around a traditional Christmas dinner, it costs just £20 for 3 courses.  There will be decorations, Christmas tunes, and since you're in a brewery, lots of booze.  Book now!

"Imagine eating a mouth-watering Christmas dinner without emergency chairs or Uncle Knobhead at the table. Sounds delightful, right? Now imagine eating that delicious spread in the relaxed ambience of your favourite brewery, perhaps with a cold pint of craft lager to wash it down. Well, what if we tell you that you don’t have to imagine anymore? Pillars Brewery presents Friday Night Festive Grub Club! 
In the run up to Christmas we’ll be hosting three Friday evenings filled with gluttonous fare! They’ll be festive tunes, Christmas decorations and most importantly a delectable 3-course meal served up by Linnets Kitchen. All this for only £20 per person! Dinner will start from 7pm and last seating will be 9.30pm."

When - Fridays 24th November, & 1st & 8th December 2017
Seatings from 7pm

Where - Pillars Brewery, Unit 2 Ravenswood Industrial Estate, E17 9HQ

Booking - £20 per head - Please book ahead by emailing

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Link - Facebook event

Malt + Pepper's Winter Residency at All Inn One in Forest Hill, SE23

Malt + Pepper, who specialise in dishes cooked creatively in beer, have popped up at the All Inn One pub in Forest Hill, SE23, serving Monday to Saturday until Christmas 2017.  The food is really great, and, being cooked in beer, perfectly fitted to pubs.  Go and try it!

""Welcome to Malt + Pepper. We believe we're the UK's first truly beer led food concept. We launched in August 2017 with a residency at The Bear in Camberwell, and are now in situ at All Inn One, Forest Hill. We cook with beer, and we want to encourage you to do the same.
We're cooking up our beer inspired, booze infused dishes at All Inn One until the end of 2017.  We'll be in the kitchen Monday - Saturday and trying out new and experimental dishes every week. Don't miss this."

Kitchen Opening Hours
When - Monday - Saturday til 23rd December 2017
Monday - Thursday: 5pm til 9.30pm, Friday: 4pm til 9.30pm, Saturday: 12pm til 9.30pm

Where - All Inn One, 53 Perry Vale, Forest Hill, London SE23 2NE

Bookings: 020 8699 3311 or

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Link 1 - Malt+Pepper on Twitter
Link 2 - All Inn One on Twitter

Friday, 17 November 2017

Pop-ups in London - 17th - 24th November 2017

Zoe's Ghana Kitchen's November Residency at The Duke's Head in Highgate - Daily

This week's new listings in red

This Weekend Only - Fri 17th - Sun 19th

* The Morrissey Pop-up Shop in Camden - Fri 17th - Ends Sun 19th
John Gregory Smith's Moroccan Dinners at Great Guns Social in SE1 - Ends Sun 19th
Kino Vino's 'Thriller' Dinner & Movie Night in E8 - Fri 17th
* The Old Compton Club - A Pop-up Gay BYOB Cocktail Bar in Soho - Fri 17th

Food & Drink

See all the Food & Drink Listings on a Map *

Adam Simmonds' The Test Kitchen Pop-up Restaurant on Frith Street, Soho - Mon-Sat
The Budapest Bar’s 3 month Pop-up in Bethnal Green - Tues - Sat
The 'Chicken of the Woods' Seasonal British Pop-up in Muswell Hill - Fridays
* Cooking Happy's Weekly Thai Pop-up in Peckham - Sun
* The Deptford Esquire Pop-up Micro Pub & Restaurant - Where Lahore Meets London - Fri & Sat
Elaine & Pete's Dining Room Pop-up in Essex Road N1 - Thurs-Sat
fodder's Autumn Residency at Platform1 in East Dulwich - Tues-Sat
Freakscene - Scott Hallsworth's new pop-up, in Clerkenwell - Tues-Sat
* Good & Proper Tea's Saturday Brunch in Leather Lane EC1 - Sat
The HARA Vegetarian Brunch Pop-up in London Fields - Sat & Sun
Il Tetto - The Selfridges Rooftop Pop-up Restaurant for Autumn & Winter 2017 - Daily
* Linda's Journey - A Goan Supperclub in Peckham - Thurs 23rd
* Linnet's Kitchen's Friday Supperclubs at Pillars Brewery in E17 - Starts Fri 24th
Little Nan's Pop-up Bar in Forest Hill - Fri & Sat
* LUTO's Filipino Supperclub in E8 - Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th
* Mr Ji's Taiwanese Fried Chicken Pop-up in Camden Parkway - Daily
* Norman Musa's Malaysian Supperclubs in E2 - Fri 24th & Sat 25th
* Pilgrim's 6 Night Residency in Dalston Lane - Thur-Sat
Tacu Tacu's 6 month Latin American Pop-up in Mare Street, E8 - Weds-Sun
* A Thanksgiving Feast at The Dead Dolls House in Islington - Thurs 23rd

Streetfood Markets

Dinerama - The Streetfood Market in Shoreditch - Weds-Sat
Hawker House in Canada Water - Fri & Sat
KERB's Streetfood Market in Camden - Daily 
* Parm Star and Friends 'Inder The Bridge' on the South Bank - Daily
Street Feast’s Giant Robot  in Canary Wharf - Daily 

Pub & Bar Residencies - Often Open 6 or 7 Days a Week

Boustead & Bidois' Residency at the Shrub & Shutter in Brixton - Tues - Sat
Burgerac's Burgershack Pop-up at The Royal Oak in Marylebone - Mon - Sat
Club Mexicana's Mexican Vegan Streetfood Residency at Pamela in Dalston - Tues-Sat
Craving Coffee's #TottenhamSocial Streetfood Nights in N15 - Thurs - Sat
GoneBurger's 6 Month Residency at The Three Compasses in Dalston - Daily
Lion City Kitchen's Singaporean Residency at The King & Co in Clapham - Daily
* Malt+Pepper's Residency at The All Inn One in Forest Hill - Daily
Oxalis' Residency at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho - Mon-Sat
Prairie Fire BBQ's 6 Month Pop-up at The Prince in N22 - Thurs-Sun
* The Raclette Bar above The Clapham North Pub in SW9 - Daily
Rati's Kitchen's Kolkata Street Food at Two Spoons in SE23 - Fri & Sat
Slow Richie's Residency at Brick Brewery in Peckham - Weds-Sat
Street Food Pop-ups at Spike + Earl in SE5 To Promote Peckham Levels - Thurs - Sat
Zoe's Ghana Kitchen's November Residency at The Duke's Head in Highgate - Daily

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See all the Shops on a Map *

* Amazon's 'Home of Black Friday' Pop-up in Soho Square - Tues 21st - Fri 24th
Boxpark Pop-up Retail Mall in Shoreditch
Brands Popping Up at Old Street Station
* Help Refugees' 'Choose Love' Charity Pop-up Shop in Soho for Christmas 2017 - Opens Fri 24th
The Kingsman x Mr Porter 2017 Pop-up Shop in Piccadilly - Mon - Sat
* London Designers' Collective's Christmas Pop-up Shop in Kensington - Opens Fri 24th
The Morrissey Pop-up Shop in Camden - Fri 17th - Fri 17th - Sun 19th

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Sunday, 12 November 2017

Help Refugees' 'Choose Love' Charity Pop-up Shop in Soho for Christmas 2017

Love this - The charity Help Refugees is opening a pop-up shop to raise money for refugees, with products curated around the refugees' experience - Arrival, Shelter and The Future.  It's open from 24th November 2017 to 31st January 2018 at 18 Broadwick Street, Soho (the Berwick Street end).  Please support this!

"In an effort to free us all from the grips of consumerism this Christmas, UK charity Help Refugees and creative collective Glimpse are teaming up to open Choose Love, the world's first pop-up shop where you can buy tangible gifts for refugees. 
The Soho store will give Londoners the opportunity to buy all sorts while also learning about the challenges of the refugee crisis across Europe and other parts of the world. 
Everything on sale is themed around the three phrases of a refugee's experience: Arrival, Shelter and the Future. Items include all sorts from nappies to socks, blankets to sanitary towels and medical equipment, with prices starting as low as £4.99.
Choose Love is open seven days a week from November 24 to January 31 2018 at 18 Broadwick Street, W1F 8HS"

When - Daily from 24th November 2017 - 31st January 2018

Where - 18 Broadwick Street, W1F 8HS


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Link 1 - Help Refugees
Link 2 - Article in the Evening Standard