Please find below the partners of London Restaurant Festival 2016


Company American Express is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850. It is a leader in charge and credit cards, Travellers Cheques, travel and insurance products. Through American Express Invites, Cardmembers have access to enriched experiences at some of the UK’s most sought after entertainment events, including best seats, exclusive offers and early-on-sale tickets. The company has multi – year partnerships with a range of entertainment institutions including AEG, Live Nation, Ticketmaster, Somerset House, The British Film Institute and National Theatre. For more detail on the enriched service American Express offers its Cardmembers, please visit or connect with AmericanExpressUK on Facebook or Twitter @AmexUK


Andaz London Liverpool Street ( is a luxury five star boutique that offers a vibrant hotel experience truly unique to each guest.Immersed in the ever-changing, creative culture of its native East London surroundings, every guest feels like a local from the moment they begin their journey at the Andaz London Liverpool Street. The hotel currently operates six restaurants and bars, each with their own distinctive character and unique offering – from breakfast at 1901, casual dining at Eastway, stylish Catch Bar & Lounge and Japanese restaurant Miyako to the quintessentially English George Pub and newly launched 1901 Wine Lounge.


Bookatable powers Europe’s leading restaurant marketplace, with more than 13,000 restaurant customers and millions of diners booking every month. The company works with both restaurateurs and diners to bring them together in a single, vibrant and dynamic marketplace. Headquartered in London, and with offices in Hamburg and Stockholm, the company is exclusively partnered with Michelin, and has restaurants in over 39 countries, taking bookings from diners in over 33 different countries.

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EcoWorld Ballymore is formed of EcoWorld, one of Malaysia’s leading property developers and Ballymore, who have over 20 years’ experience in the London property market. The two companies share the vision of creating some of London’s most exciting and innovative residential developments. Their joint venture represents a careful balance of investment in three of the most important waterside development projects in London’s future, both east and west: Embassy Gardens, London City Island and Wardian London.


We are the UK’s leading specialist wine and spirits supplier, representing the most sought after premium, iconic, artisan and innovative producers and distillers.

Our reputation is built on three core and constant factors: obsessive product knowledge, the creation of strong partnerships and a commitment to excellence in everything we do.

We challenge ourselves to stay ahead of the curve, leading trends and adapting to the market. This means that we’re trusted to offer in-demand products, deliver brand activation, think creatively and apply our insight and expertise to meet a variety of customer needs.

As a full-service wine and spirits company, with the UK’s most comprehensive, premium and inspired portfolio, we’re here to add value to our customers’ businesses, ensuring everyone’s success.

In short, we love what we do and we’re passionate about what our customers drink. That’s what makes us different, and that’s why people continue to choose us.


Pioneers of the gin revival, Sipsmith was London’s first copper distillery for nearly two hundred years, opening its doors in 2009 on a mission to bring back London Dry Gin to the city where it made its name. Sipsmith combines modern technology with traditional recipes and techniques and its London Dry Gin has won over 30 international awards. All Sipsmith spirits are made by hand and in small batches, driven by the belief that this is the only way to craft spirits of such high quality, and this summer Sipsmith was voted a CoolBrand for 2015/2016.


It is over 90 years since Suntory’s founder Mr Shinjiro Torii pioneered the creation of the first true Japanese whisky. Suntory is now recognized as one of the world’s greatest whisky makers, winning “Distiller of the Year” an impressive four times. Mr Shinjiro Torii created whisky to compliment the unique Japanese palate and cuisine, with whiskies that retain their flavour when mixed with water or soda. Today, the Suntory highball is the most popular whisky serve in the izakayas of Tokyo. This long, refreshing blend of Japanese whisky and soda over plenty of ice is designed to compliment Japanese dishes and cleanse the palate.

The latest expression to join the award-winning Suntory portfolio is the extremely versatile Hibiki Japanese Harmony: a delicately balanced, smooth and subtly sweet, fruity whisky that enhances any dining experience. Encapsulating the harmony that exists between Japanese nature and people and inspired by the riches and subtleties of Japan’s 24 seasons; this whisky can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, or in a traditional Japanese highball to accompany food – as it will be served on the London Restaurant Festival Japanese Journey.


Since its creation in 1772, Veuve Clicquot has played an instrumental role in establishing and evolving the Champagne industry, staying true to its founder’s motto: “only one quality, the finest”.

Located in Reims, the Veuve Clicquot vineyard covers 382 hectares, spread over 12 of the 17 Grand Crus and 18 of the 39 Premiers Crus. The brand’s five qualities range from the classic Yellow Label to the renowned Vintages and Cave Privée collections, as well as the finest expression of the House, La Grande  Dame, named after Barbe Ponsardin, the forward-thinking Madame Veuve Clicquot.


Birra Moretti is a quality beer made in the traditional way. It is the result of a production process that has remained almost unchanged since 1859.

The best raw materials are used to make a Birra Moretti, as well as a special bled of high quality hops that gives it a unique taste and fragrance, enhancing its perfectly balanced bitter taste. A beer that is perfect for enhancing simpler dishes like pizza, risotto and pasta dishes.


Syft is a recruitment platform for hospitality companies that gives employers direct access to high quality, trained and experienced staff. Syft gives employers control and choice over who they hire, saving them time and money whilst providing consistency. Launched in November 2015, the app also helps workers in London get access to 1000 of shifts, letting them choose when and where they work, whilst getting paid over £9/hour.


Republic is an urban campus in London’s Docklands designed to appeal to the next generation of creative and tech business. Signposted by designer Tom Hingston’s distinctive building wrap, the site is currently home to a co-working space, roof terrace, gallery and food market, while a phased masterplan centred around concepts such as wellbeing and sustainability is set to bring contemporary work space, a dedicated triathlon training facility, restaurants and retail to the site in 2017.


Home to two floors of famous food halls and four restaurants – The Wine Bar, The Gallery, The Parlour and The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon – Fortnum & Mason has been the Piccadilly destination of choice for wonderful food since 1707. Opened in October 2015, 45 Jermyn St is Fortnum’s latest stand-alone restaurant venture: an exquisite dining room and bar inspired by the golden age of glamour, and delivering exceptional food and cocktails from breakfast to supper.


London’s premier lifestyle destination, Regent Street and its adjoining streets stand out as the home of flagships and firsts.

From global fashion retailers such as Burberry, Coach, Michael Kors, J Crew, Kate Spade and Hunter, to the very best in beauty, wellbeing and fitness from Kiehl’s and DryBy to Psycle and Rapha.

Some of the city’s most coveted food and drink destinations can be found on Regent Street and nearby, including dining hot spots Heddon Street and Swallow Street. From Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen and exclusive two Michelin star The Araki, to fine dining Italian at Frescobaldi and casual dining at Thomas’s Cafe at Burberry.

Regent Street’s neighbours including Conduit Street, Mortimer Street, Great Marlborough Street and Brewer Street house some of London’s best loved boutiques, independent stores and hidden gems.


Ocado was established in the UK over 15 years ago and listed on the London Stock Exchange in July 2010. We are the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer with over 500,000 active customers shopping with us today. Our objective is to provide our customers with the best shopping experience in terms of service, range and price, which builds a strong business and delivers long term value for our shareholders.

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