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Donnelly's
Welcome to the newsletter.  The aim is to give you notice of the best of the pop-up & short term things that are happening in London, with a focus on food.

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This week we have -

Thursday - Thursday - Donnelly’s Restaurant, Tootopia and The British Street Food Awards
Maps - See everything on one of my handy maps
Coming Soon - Abbiocco’s Fresh Pasta Night in Hackney
Shop of the Week - Seed & Bean’s Chocolate Shop in Old St Station - Ends Sat

Enjoy!

Dan

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https://instagram.com/londonpopups/

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What’s on this week

Brand New - 
Donnelly's Restaurant's Residency at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho - Tues-Sat
Gousto's Chef-less Pop-up Restaurant in Shoreditch - Thurs
The Fabulous Leach Pottery Dinner Pop-up in Highgate - Thurs-Sat
Bad Beats for Eats at Bill's in Hammersmith - Until Weds 26th
Seed & Bean's Pop-up Chocolate Shop in Old St Station - Ends Sat 22nd
Tootopia - The Tooting Festival - Fri - Sun
The Conflict Cafe's Myanmar Supper Clubs at The House of Vans in Waterloo - 21st-23rd
The British Street Food Awards in Hawker House - Fri & Sat
The Vurger Co’s new Weekend Brunch in Shoreditch - Saturdays & Sundays
5 Cooks and a Cocktail at The Cleveland Arms in Paddington - Sat
Auction Against Hunger's Charity Dinner in Borough Market - Tues 25th
Island Social Club's Dinner at TT Liquor in E2 - Weds 26th
The Literary Hour's 'Treasure Island' Supper Clubs in Clapton - Starts Thurs
Soil & Soul's Plant-Based Supper Clubs in Hoxton - Thurs 27th & Fri 28th


Thursday 20th September

(Lots of things are open all week or weekend - see what’s closest to you on the map http://goo.gl/ACvi0l )

Donnelly's Restaurant's Residency at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho - Tues-Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/donnellys-restaurants-residency-at-sun.html
Donnelly's Restaurant, by chef James Donnelly, has taken over the kitchen at The Sun & 13 Cantons in Soho, serving Tuesdays to Saturdays until Christmas 2018.  Expect modern British cooking, using the best seasonal British produce, from this chef who has worked his way up through a career that includes Tom's Kitchen and The Palmerston in East Dulwich.  Looking forward to trying this one!

Gousto's Chef-less Pop-up Restaurant in Shoreditch - Thurs
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gousto-chef-less-restaurant-tickets-49805611926
"On 20 September 2018, Gousto, the recipe box company, invites guests on a journey of culinary discovery at the UK’s first Chef-less Restaurant. A dining experience packed full of adventure, attendees will unleash their creativity to enjoy a delicious dinner with a difference.
Embarking on a gastronomical world tour – from Mexico to India – guests will create and enjoy a meal full of flavour. Transforming fresh ingredients into interesting and tasty dishes, each one will leave with a host of new skills, cuisines to make and reason to enjoy family dinner times."

The Fabulous Leach Pottery Dinner Pop-up in Highgate - Thurs-Sat
https://www.tickettailor.com/events/fabulous698b/188571/#
"The second series of collaborative supper clubs between pop-up restaurant Fabulous 698b and specialist ceramics gallery Thrown returns to Highgate this September with one of the most respected and influential potteries in the world, the Leach Pottery.
Corresponding with the gallery's exhibition 'The Leach Pottery: Living the Legacy', the dinner will take place within the exhibition space. The six creatively crafted courses will be served on original tableware made especially for the events by the Leach Pottery team - from the plates and bowls right through to the wine 'glasses'.
Join this truly unique table for a £60 6-course menu plus complimentary cocktail."

Bad Beats for Eats at Bill's in Hammersmith - Until Weds 26th
https://bills-website.co.uk/blog/culture/bad-beats-for-eats
"All you need to do is book a table at the recently refurbished Bill’s Hammersmith and trade in your ‘guilty music secret’ when ordering to claim a complimentary main dish. At the end of the week, all CDs and records traded in will be given to the British Heart Foundation, which is headquartered locally in Hammersmith."

Seed & Bean's Pop-up Chocolate Shop in Old St Station - Ends Sat 22nd
https://www.facebook.com/events/266894640613943/
"Summer has come to an end, and we are now headed towards Autumn - not something we want to think too much about. Never fear though, your commute is about to get a whole lot better as for a whole week in September we'll be calling Old Street station home! 🏠
To celebrate Organic September, and to treat the London commuters, we will be giving out chocolate all week, as well as offering some great deals on our full range of flavours!
So come on by and shop some great deals on our full range of 22 flavours (yes 22!!), or just say hi!"

Craving Coffee's July 2017 #TottenhamSocial Streetfood Nights in N15 - Hanoi Ca Phe - Vietnamese - Thurs-Sat
https://www.cravingcoffee.co.uk/tottenham-social

Friday 21st September
Tootopia - The Tooting Festival - Fri - Sun
https://tootopia.co.uk/
A celebration of Tooting's food, drinks and heritage, talking place at zillions of venues around SW17, including tours, parties and even a dog show.

The Conflict Cafe's Myanmar Supper Clubs at The House of Vans in Waterloo - 21st-23rd
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/the-conflict-cafes-myanmar-supper-clubs.html
The Conflict Cafe returns for the 5th year, exploring the culture and conflicts of Myanmar through its cuisine over four night at The House of Vans in Waterloo.  Taking pace on 18th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd of September 2018, the chef will be Cordelia Peel, of Burmese supper club Bagan, who has also popped up several times around London.  Tickets are just £48 for an evening of food

The British Street Food Awards in Hawker House - Fri & Sat
https://british-street-food-awards-final.designmynight.com/
"From Edinburgh-based buttermilk-fried chicken to slow-cooked Pembrokeshire pork, and Brummy-born Thai food to Mancunian-made bao, get ready to eat the very best of Britain, all in ONE place. It’s all down to who can cook the killer dish at the finals: the public will vote for their favourite over the weekend, and on Saturday our expert judges will reveal the winner.
We've also got Naughty Boy cooking from his Naughty Kitchen - Don't miss the chicken linguine. PLUS, we’ve got brilliant bars, games and all the vibes.
Tickets are just £5. Get yours now."

Flank's Friday Night Dinners in Old Spitalfields Market - Fridays
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/flanks-friday-night-dinners-in-old.html
Flank, created by Thomas Griffiths, offers modern, seasonal, British, nose to tail cookery, using an open flame barbecue.  This September and October they will be opening for ticketed dinners on Friday nights at their counter in Spitalfields Market.  Tickets are just £15, whihc reserves you a place, and then this amount is taken from your bill at the end of your meal.  Dishes include Fried Chicken w Burnt Chilli Sambal (pic above), and Offal Toast.  This one is going to be very popular!

Imad’s Syrian Kitchen x Choose Love's Pop-up Restaurant in Columbia Road - Thurs-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/03/imads-syrian-kitchen-x-choose-loves-pop.html 
Imad's Syrian Kitchen has teamed up with Choose Love to open a pop-up restaurant to raise money for Hope Hospital, a children's hospital in Syria.  It opens on Thursday 29th March 2018, and runs Thursday to Sunday, with two sittings a day.  Tickets are just £40 + fees, and it's BYOB with a £5 corkage charge.  Please support this fabulous initiative!
Now extended til the end of September

(Plus lots of the Thursday things)

Saturday 22nd September
The Vurger Co’s new Weekend Brunch in Shoreditch - Saturdays & Sundays, 10am-midday
https://www.instagram.com/thevurgerco/ 
Created with their new executive chef Gaz Oakley aka the Avant Garde Vegan
“Think open vegan brunch burger, savoury deep fried plantain waffles and Cinnamon Spiced Banana Bagel with chocolate hazelnut spread- all completely vegan and incredibly delicious.”

5 Cooks and a Cocktail at The Cleveland Arms in Paddington - Sat 2pm-9pm
https://www.theclevelandarms.com/events/
"Chefs Louis Lingwood, Jake Farley, Lorcan Spiteri, Hector Henderson, and Joey Antonowicz-Behnan, and cocktail maestro Fin Spiteri, will be taking over The Cleveland Arms for a day of delight on Saturday 22 September."

Up In My Grill's Two Month Residency at The King & Co in Clapham - Mon-Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/up-in-my-grills-two-month-residency-at.html 
Up In My Grill - who trade at markets like Dinerama and Hawker House - are taking over the kitchen at The King & Co in Clapham, serving Mondays to Saturdays until early November.  Expect Burgers, other meaty offerings like Beef Shin Nuggets, and also vegetarian options like Aubergine Parmo.  They will only be doing six days a week, and Sundays will see a new Sunday Roast in the pub, cooked by chefs from their sister pub, The Elm Tree Tavern in Brixton.
& their lamb looks a bit like… https://www.instagram.com/p/BnYHEUuHpJ3/

SARAP's Filipino Residency at The Duke's Head in Highgate - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/08/saraps-filipino-residency-at-dukes-head.html
SARAP have taken over the kitchen at The Duke's Head in Highgate, cooking their Filipino dishes daily til the end of September.  Expect to eat Garlic Fried Chicken, Lechon Liempo (pork belly), plus vegetarian and vegan options too.
& the chicken looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BnPFq3VnUUT/

Sho Foo Doh's Late Summer Japanese Residency at Louie Louie in SE17 - Tues-Sat
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/08/sho-foo-dohs-late-summer-japanese.html
Japanese okonomiyaki master Sho Foo Doh has returned to Louie Louie, the restaurant and cocktail bar in Walworth Road, SE17, following a successful run that ended in June.  Go for his very authentic Hiroshima okonomiyaki, plus what he calls (un) classic starters, including tempura, tacos and lots more.  Serving Tuesdays to Saturday evenings, until 29th September.

Sunday 23rd September
Social Beve-Rages's Alcohol-Free Cocktail Bar in Hackney Wick - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/08/social-beve-ragess-alcohol-free.html 
Social Beve-Rages is opening a pop-up cocktail bar in Hackney Wick that promises 'No empty calories, no hangovers, and no peer pressure...'  It's opening for a month on Monday 3rd September in the courtyard of the St Mary of Eton church in Eastway, Hackney Wick, and will feature drinks made from natural ingredients with no added sugar, or chemicals.  Go and visit!

The Jones Family Project's 'Around the world in Whiskeys' Pop-up in Shoreditch - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/08/the-jones-family-projects-around-world.html 
On Monday 3rd September the pop-up area of The Jones Family Project in Great Eastern Street is turning into a retro travel agency bar area, with a whole menu of whisky/whiskey flights arranged around different destinations.  Pick whiskeys from India, Japan, the US, Ireland, Scotland and more, with a 'boarding pass' to guide you through your points of interest, and it costs £14-£20 for 4 samples.  It's open til mid November, and groups are able to book

Oded Oren's 3 Month Residency at Borough Wines in Kensal Rise - Weds-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/08/oded-orens-3-month-residency-at-borough.html 
Oded Oren is taking over the kitchen at Borough Wines in Kensal Rise from 22nd August, cooking a mediterranean menu on Wednesdays to Sundays until late October.  Oded has been popping up around London for several years, and his food is fantastic.  The ox cheek is a particular favourite, and there will also be lots on the menu for vegetarians and vegans.
& the pitas look a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/Bm6ij68HCxj/

PFGT's Daily Residency at The Star by Hackney Downs - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/04/pfgts-daily-residency-at-star-by.html
PFGT - which stands for Pretty - um - Flipping Good Toast - have taken over the kitchens at The Star by Hackney Downs, serving daily, including Fish Friday, Saturday brunch, & a Sunday Roast.
& the Saturday Brunch looks like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BiHZTXlHLu9/

Monday 24th September
Jimmy Garcia’s BBQ Club on the South Bank - Daily
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/04/jimmys-bbq-club-2018-on-south-bank.html
Jimmy's BBQ Club is now open on the South Bank (by the skate park) for the summer of 2018 with a new double sized upstairs dining area (on top of two shipping containers), for bookable BBQ dinners. 
& it looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BiZcwzCHbWI/

Tuesday 25th September
Crafty Pies' Tuesday Night Pop-ups at Brickfields Bar in Brockley - Tuesdays
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/crafty-pies-tuesday-night-pop-ups-at.html
Crafty Pies is taking over the kitchen for Tuesday nights at Brickfields Bar in Brockley, SE4.  Expect a range of delicious, hand-made pies, serving from 6pm-10pm - plus lots of beers to wash them down with!

Auction Against Hunger's Charity Dinner in Borough Market - Tues 25th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/auction-against-hunger-london-tickets-45559845725
"Lyle's, Anna Hansen, Nieves Barragan Mohacho, Yauatcha Patisserie, Mike Reid of M Restaurants, Ceviche, Andina, Smokestak, KS Ate Here, Luca, Shake Shack, The Begging Bowl, Horn OK Please, Jennifer Earle, Khanom Krok, Claw, Busaba and Adam Handling Group are just some of this year’s confirmed chefs, restaurants and traders, in what looks set to be the best line up for the event to date."

Wednesday 26th September
Island Social Club's Dinner at TT Liquor in E2 - Weds 26th
https://island-social-club.eventcube.io/
"Island Social Club welcomes the Children of the Diasporas... Two exciting female chefs from London, Sierra Leone/Liberia and Jamaica respectively.
Through a 4-course dining experience and paired cocktail menu, they will share with us their varied and complex journeys to finding their own culinary voices.
Two courses will be interpretations of classic West African and Caribbean dishes, using seasonal British produce. With the remaining two courses taking inspiration from London’s modern food scene, and in doing so, adding a contemporary layer to London’s diasporic food culture."

Holy Schnit's 3 Month Residency at The Rose & Crown in NW5 - Tues-Sun
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/07/holy-schnits-3-month-residency-at-rose.html
Holy Schnit - serving schnitzel buns, burgers, wings and lots more - are in the kitchen at The Rose & Crown in Torriano Avenue, Kentish Town from Tues 3rd July to the end of September 2018, serving Tuesdays to Sundays. 
& the chilli cheese schnit looks a bit like…  https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk-P1u8nmyV/

Thursday 27th September
The first night of The Literary Hour's 'Treasure Island' Supper Clubs in Clapton - Weds-Sat til 6th Oct
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/the-literary-hours-treasure-island.html
The Literary Hour, who have hosted supper clubs around such iconic books as  Wind In The Wilows and Around The World in 80 Days, are back this autumn with a supper club to take you into the world of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island.  Taking place in Clapton, E5, over eight evenings from 27th September to 6th October, tickets are just £54 which includes a feast based on characters and incidents in the book.  Go!

Soil & Soul's Plant-Based Supper Clubs in Hoxton - Thurs 27th & Fri 28th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/soil-soul-tickets-50085598373
"Soil & Soul is taking over The Bach in Hoxton showcasing a fully plant-based menu of mouthwatering Middle Eastern inspired sharing plates. The bar will be serving up house cocktails alongside a range of local beers and natural wines."

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Maps

See everything on one of my new maps:

All the maps on one page
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/maps.html

Food-related things - restaurants, bars, streetfood in pubs & more
http://goo.gl/ACvi0l

Pop-ups Shops
http://goo.gl/mAopu7

Supper Clubs (approximate locations)
http://goo.gl/0OEdRe

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There are always lots of Supper Clubs happening too - Find a Supper Club here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/london-supper-clubs.html

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Coming Soon - Listings to make you hungry (& thirsty)
See them all here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/booking-ahead.html

RANDE's Mexican Supper Club in E8 - Fri 28th
https://randepopups.designmynight.com/5acca0530c21191fa01f6d78/randes-underground-supper-club-cena-subterrnea
"RANDE is a Mexican pop up restaurant exploring life beyond tacos and winding up somewhere between the traditional and inventive side of the cuisine. We’re talking labour intensive moles served with melt in your mouth pork tenderloin and perfectly puffed, inflatadas stuffed with homemade foams that will bring a tear to your eye. "

Abbiocco's Fresh Pasta Dinners at the Well Street Kitchen in Hackney - Sat 29th
http://www.londonpopups.com/2018/09/abbioccos-fresh-pasta-dinners-at-well.html
Abbiocco are back with two more fresh pasta pop-ups at the Well Street Kitchen in Hackney, E9.  These were very popular when they ran earlier in the year; don't miss these new ones on Saturday 29th September 2018.  Tickets cost just £20 for a welcome cocktail, choice of 3 pasta dishes (menu here) and either a panna cotta or Amalfi lemon tart to finish.  Yum!

Spread's Monthly Supper Club in SW17 - Sat 29th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/spreads-supper-club-september-tickets-48730485193
"Spread's monthly pop up, Flotsam and Jetsam's supper club, includes a three course menu (kicked off with cocktails of course) which has been designed to champion seasonal produce and local suppliers."

Smoke & Lime's Bengali Supper club in Finsbury Park - Sat 29th
https://smokeandlime.wordpress.com/
"Cooking is a release for me, creating different forms of art is how I would ideally explain it. To not kick back after a long day but to tie my hair and become completely indulged in creating a plate of food gives me immense satisfaction. Through the digital pages of this platform, my intentions will be to take you through my feelings of eating and creating food. If I can achieve even a pinch of that, it will most definitely be enough to put a smile on my face."

The Craft Beer Cares Beer Festival in London Fields - Sat 29th & Sun 30th
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/craft-beer-cares-2018-tickets-48444344338
"Following a sell-out event in 2017, charity beer festival Craft Beer Cares returns to London on the 29th and 30th of September 2018. The event will take place at the Hackney-based London Fields Brewery, and will feature beer from over 20 breweries including Beavertown, Cloudwater and San Diego’s Modern Times. Proceeds from the event will be donated to London-based anti violence charity Art Against Knives."

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Shop of the Week
See all the pop-up shops in London on my handy map
http://goo.gl/mAopu7

Seed & Bean's Pop-up Chocolate Shop in Old St Station - Ends Sat 22nd
https://www.facebook.com/events/266894640613943/
"Summer has come to an end, and we are now headed towards Autumn - not something we want to think too much about. Never fear though, your commute is about to get a whole lot better as for a whole week in September we'll be calling Old Street station home! 🏠
To celebrate Organic September, and to treat the London commuters, we will be giving out chocolate all week, as well as offering some great deals on our full range of flavours!
So come on by and shop some great deals on our full range of 22 flavours (yes 22!!), or just say hi!"

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Elsewhere on the site

See all this week’s listings here
http://www.londonpopups.com/search/label/Schedule

What’s on near me - Search by the first 3 letters of your postcode - e.g. SW2
http://www.londonpopups.com/search?q=SW2


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Do it yourself - Find out how to organise your own pop-ups here
http://www.londonpopups.com/p/advice-resources.html

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