We all love a pop-up, especially one that involves food and/or drink, so when we hear of multiple pop-ups under one roof, we’re sold.
Tooting Pop Ups is brainchild of brothers, Al and Nick Heathcote, of Skeleton Entertainment who founded things like Dalston’s tapas and cocktail bar, La Cabina – basically, they know what it takes to have a good night out. Street food is of course playing a key part (see, we told you they know a good time), with two residencies taking place at a time for up to six months. Tasked with kicking things off is Every Juan Loves Tacos and The Raclette Brothers and let’s just say they have got things off to a stonking start; bubbling cheese piled onto everything from garlic and rosemary potatoes to a slow-cooked slow cooked beef Bourguignon brioche bun. Tacos come in the form of prime beef brisket and balsamic pork, with churros and intriguingly-named deep fried tequila shots. The bar will serve 18 lines of draft craft beer, with more in bottles, championing local breweries like Gipsy Hill, By The Horns and Belleville. The cocktail menu will change regularly but an 80s theme will start things off; hello, Alabama Slammer!
These guys basically have your whole weekend planned, from live acoustic Thursdays to weekend brunches, themed nights and DJ sets on Saturdays and more chilled Sunday movie marathons to cure any hangovers. We told you they know what it takes to have a good time…
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Written by: Fran Hazell