Night Tales is a new Dalston food and music event that will run from Thursday - Saturday in the run up to Christmas. It's going to be warm - there will be a canopy and log fires - and there will be lots of great food from some regular names featured on this site, including Smokey Tails, Patty & Bun and Bao. There will also be bars, cocktails, and live music and DJs, including Seth Troxler, one of the people behind Smokey Tails.
"Night Tales is a charming venture combining fine food, experimental bar culture and nightlife. The team behind acclaimed Dalston Roof Park, Background Bars, launch a six week project celebrating the best of London gastronomy and music culture, in a transformed East London car park and underground bunker.
Running from Thursday through to Saturday every week up until Christmas - Night Tales invites you to wrap up under the starlight and experience something unique in the heart of East London.
The food –
The event sees some of the most loved names from the cities vibrant food scene, all under one roof. Taking residency are Smokey Tails, Southern US BBQ joint - expect a pro- gramme of great music as well as some of the finest ribs and pulled pork in town. Night Tales will also be hosting a hand-picked selection of London’s most in-demand restaurants including Patty and Bun, BAO and Rainbo. Night Tales is also supporting the Jamie Oliver Fifteen Apprentice Programme.
The drink –
Background Bars are at the forefront of London’s pop up bar culture. At Night Tales you can expect to see their most ambitious bar set ups and cocktail menus yet. The mysterious Mexican spirit 'Mezcal' will feature on the Mezzanine, presenting ‘Tales of Mezcal.’ Guests are invited to taste the best Mezcal in the world and talk to industry experts at the same time. Beer drinkers are catered for with a wide selection of European Craft Beers, including a smoked London Porter and Krusovice. On the ground floor guests are invited to explore ‘The Negroni Station’ , serving Bourbon Negroni, traditional Negroni and a seasonally sublime warm spice Negroni. In addition to the plethora of chilled beverages, hot drinks will be flowing including Mulled Wine, Hot Spiced Cider & a naughty Absinthe Hot Chocolate.
Offering an eclectic mix of night culture to East London, Night Tales have built a raised stage area and proudly present a fine tuned programme of live music and entertainment. Smokey Tails owners Seth Troxler and Ryan Crosson will making some surprise appearances on the decks and BBQ. Also special guest sets from their summer djs: Disco Bloodbath, Bee Shiver, Tayo, Bad Passion and many more. The Vortex Jazz Club take to the stage for ‘Jazz Saturdays’ and you can expect to see locally born DJs from NTS, House of Disco and Dalston Nights. More to be announced soon…
To ensure the winter elements are fully considered, Night Tales is covered with an impressive 25m stretch canopy allowing guests to eat, drink, mingle and be merry under cover flaunting warming open log fires, delicious food and the best cocktails in town."
When - Thurs - Sat, for 6 weeks - 7th November - 14th December
Thursdays : 6pm – 11pm
Fridays : 6pm – 12am
Saturdays : 3pm – 12am
Where - Abbott Street Car Park, Dalston, E8 3DL
Link 1 - Night Tales on Facebook
Link 2 - Twitter
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