To add to the ticketed events orchestrated by the LRF team, a dozen top restaurants celebrated with their own one-off dinners and dishes. The festival fringe, if you like: our selection of the finest, friskiest food phenomena occurring around the city during October.
Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Menus
Enjoy our premium Champagne Laurent-Perrier Cuvee Rose menus at five select restaurants.
James Lowe's Game Dinner
When James Lowe invites guest chefs from around the world the resulting menus are something to behold.
Kitchen Table: there must be an Angel
James Knappett collaborates on a one-off dinner with Angel Vázquez from Intro in Puebla, Mexico, known for his globetrotting cooking style.
The Demi Dog at Bubbledogs
Yes, it's a hot dog created by a drum 'n' bass DJ (Brooklyn-based Dieselboy) and chef Bryce Shuman of Betony in Midtown.
L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon: bloc party
Join Ivo Stoyanov, L'Atelier's charming Bulgarian-born head sommelier, for a three-course dinner in the dashing private dining room.
Rita's x Merchants Tavern
On the evening of 18th October, Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch will be swinging open its doors to much-loved Hackney locals Rita’s, for a special one off pop-up collaboration.
Tommi’s Smokey and the Brisket burger
A collaboration with Prairie Fire BBQ: a classic grilled Tommi's patty topped with 16-hour-smoked Kansas-style beef brisket and more.
Hix: Mark's Kitchen Library series, with Dan Doherty
Intimate four-course dinner with wines and chat, cooked and served by Mark Hix and his guest of Duck & Waffle fame. Limited to twelve places.
Mark Hix x Dumplings' Legend
Mark Hix creates a special 'Heaven and Earth' xiao-long-bao in collaboration with Dumplings' Legend in London Chinatown, exclusively for LRF.
An exclusive sweet-toothed creation to celebrate London Restaurant Festival: deep-fried Bao fries with concentrated milk, peanut and sesame powder.
Caravan Cupping and Brunch
Learn about the specialty coffee bean – from origin to restaurant cup – and the best brewing techniques for the home enthusiast with the experts.
Society of Master Craftsmen
A series of food and beer matching craft evening events with Affligem at nine venues. Each will invite craftsmen to showcase their craft.
For one week only Koya Bar will offer a special dessert and cocktail pairing.
The Witching Hour
Converge on Bird of Smithfield for a Halloween murder mystery dining experience on Saturday 31st October.
Victoria’s Loire at Le Pont de la Tour
Victoria Moore, wine editor at The Daily Telegraph, and columnist for olive magazine, will host a Loire wine dinner at the recently relaunched Thamesside classic.
Flat Three's Anglo-Japanese dinner
A super-special 14-course Japanese Made Local tasting menu based on seasonal ingredients from the British Isles, at this Holland Park newcomer.