In partnership with Taste of London 

Foodies, prepare yourselves… London’s biggest food festival is back, bringing with it another five-day bumper event stacked with some of the capital’s hottest restaurants, world’s best chefs, exclusive culinary experiences and Champagne-fuelled entertainment. 

That’s right, Taste of London will be returning to Regent’s Park this June, welcoming Londoners for five delicious days of feasting.

Taking place Wednesday 15th – Sunday 19th June, the festival is celebrating its 18th birthday with a bang. The line-up is the biggest and best yet – expect big restaurant names to be making an appearance, the Fire Pit with Food Network’s epic return and crazy golf for a spot of friendly competition with your friends. 

Want in? Read on to find out what else you can expect from the five foodie days.

The Restaurants

Never one to hold back, Taste of London returns with an exciting culinary line-up. On offer will be over 150 tasty dishes crafted by London’s top chefs. 

London’s most loved restaurant will be on hand to serve up delicious dishes, from Bibo’s Spanish flavours by Michelin-starred Dani Garcia to neighbourhood Italian favourite Cin Cin, Dalston’s Angelina who’s renowned for their Japanese-Italian fusion and Juici Jerk who’ll be bringing a slice of the Caribbean to the festival.

You’ll be able to travel to Malaysia thanks to the Roti King, while London’s alpine-inspired restaurant Heritage will be bringing its cheesy favourites. Brindisa will help you travel through Spanish delights and Mayfair favourite Manthan will be serving up Indian comfort food.

The Cocktails

Helping you to wash all of the foodie delights down will be the Aspall Cyder House who’ll be serving up a refreshing glasses of the Suffolk favourite cider, meanwhile at De’Longhi you can get your coffee and espresso martini fix.

For the G&T lovers, look to Schweppes Cocktail Bar for your favourite tipple. Grab your friends for a catch-up and escape to the Laurent Perrier Club House to sip into the afternoon with their Cuvée Rosé, the perfect beverage to toast to the arrival of summer.

And new for 2022, The Juice Lab will be partnering with The Kitchen Theory to create an experiential juice bar hosted by Kitchen Theory’s creative director chef Jozef Youssef. You’ll be able to take part in his smoothie masterclasses learning how to whizz up a nutritious drink using veg and fruit from Odd Box.

The Extras

The Fire Pit will be returning with Food Network, allowing you to get up close with London’s top meaty-chefs, from Best New Restaurant 2020 Fallow who will be showing off their sustainable and creative cooking style over the flames to BBQ expert Genevieve Taylor who will be sharing her tips on ‘how to pit’.

West London rapper-turned-foodie Big Zuu will be opening up the fire pit on the Wednesday, and other chefs like Jay Morjaria, Pig and Butcher’s head chef Sean Garrett and chef Ximena Gayosso Gonzales from Madera at Treehouse will be showing off their culinary expertise over the open flames.

If you haven’t managed to try Chishuru just yet, Taste has you covered with the Just Eat Daily Special, allowing you to sample delicious dishes from new restos every day. Expect bites to eat from chef Joke Bakare’s West African restaurant Chishuru, Delroy Dixon’s culinary flare from Rhythm Kitchen, Wood and Water to be serving up a British-Caribbean fusion flavours, and pan African cusisine from Akwasi Brenya-Mensa’s Tatale.

You'll be able to travel to China and Malaysia thanks to the Roti King, while London's alpine-inspired restaurant Heritage will be bringing its cheesy favourites.

Immerse yourself in the foodie surroundings and catch a masterclass, cooking demonstration or dining experience courtesy of Accor Live Limitless. They’ll be bringing together top talent from its hotels including The Savoy, Bōkan at Novotel Canary Wharf and Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam amongst many others, to deliver experiences full of limitless flavour. Another Taste favourite, Cook School is returning for another season. They have an exciting partnership with Diners Club International, offering you the chance to cook up something special with chefs. The theme this year is ‘Dine for Change’, and will build on Diners Club’s sustainability initiatives. 

Newbies for this year’s festival will be House of Taste, a space where you’ll be able to improve your culinary expertise at Skillery in the ‘kitchen’, before challenging your friends to a competitive game of crazy golf at Taste Tee.

Whether you’re a self-confessed foodie or just want to soak up the festival vibes, Taste of London will be packed with food samples from Saved and 150 other exciting stalls, making this the ultimate summer event to book. To make it a really special treat, get yourself a VIP ticket bundle including access to the Diners Club Lounge, a welcome glass of champagne, exclusive masterclasses and tasting with producers.

Taste of London returns Wednesday 15th June – Sunday 19th June 

Secure your tickets at www.tastefestivals.com


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