Feast on London celebrates the best of the capital’s dining scene, with a whole host of deals available throughout April. You’ll also find some incredible reinventions of London classics weaved through festival menus, and we’ve listed the ones you won’t want to miss, below. Get ready for some old-faithful favourites like pie & mash, fish & chips, and pea soup.
Mews of Mayfair
With its offering based on the quintessential London board game, Mews invites diners to navigate their way round the Monopoly board menu. Think Islington rhubarb with St John’s sourdough, and ‘East End’ sausage & mash with London Pride gravy, and sip on a signature ‘fish & chip’ martini on arrival. You’ll find this cosy courtyard dwelling within the board’s most sought after property: Mayfair.
Feast on London: 3-course ‘Monopoly’ menu & a martini £28
A unique take on fish & chips, this meticulously crafted, Michelin-starred reinvention of the nation’s favourite supper comes to Ametsa in Belgravia. Enjoy Spanish-style salted cod presented in artful fashion, as well as a dessert with ‘fruit chimneys’, which pays tribute to Battersea’s famously turreted power station.
Feast on London: 3 courses & a Sipsmith cocktail £38
Enjoying a prime spot on the South Bank, Gillray’s occupies one of the area’s grandest buildings, with stunning Big Ben and Thames views making it a London experience through and through. Enjoy comforting mash-topped pies served in cast iron dishes, and finish with a luxurious take on an old-school dessert (sticky toffee for us, every time).
Feast on London: Pie & mash, pudding & lager £19
Though the jaw-dropping, Venetian-style dining room might not initially look like the place you can enjoy what’s essentially a bar snack, Céleste’s Michelin-starred Scotch egg celebrates the favourite sustenance of London’s boozer dwellers. Truly raising the bar in the meat-encased snack game, Céleste’s version includes juicy chicken & lardo, and black truffle mayonnaise.
Feast on London: 3 courses & champagne £38
Alyn Williams at The Westbury
Michelin-starred Alyn Williams champions produce cherry-picked from across London in his Feast on London menu. In the most elegant of dining rooms, enjoy the likes of coddled egg & mushrooms with Hyde Park chickweed, the much-lauded London Cure smoked salmon, and London stout parfait.
Feast on London: 3-course lunch & bubbles £30
Within Brown’s Hotel, one of Mayfair’s grandest, Mark Hix presents his luxury take on trusty, time-honoured British recipes. Feast on HIX creations like ‘London particular’, pie, mash & liquor, and Chelsea bun pudding. Dine surrounded original artwork from born and bred Londoner, Tracey Emin.
Feast on London: 3 courses, snacks & a London sling cocktail £35
Ten Room at Hotel Café Royal
Restored to its former grandeur and boasting many original features, Ten Room presents a festival menu of London-inspired food and cocktails. Indulge in the likes of salt beef with gherkins and sourdough, more of that heavenly London Cure salmon, and London-brewed gins with Bermondsey tonic.
Feast on London: 3 courses & a gin cocktail £35
Found on the well-heeled foodie-favourite strip of Charlotte Street, Pescatori offers a nautical take on Italian seafood dining. Alongside chilled, free-flowing prosecco, indulge in Pescatori’s fresh take on fish & chips, featuring a mountain of red mullet, baby octopus, salt cod & king prawns.
Feast on London: 3 courses & free-flowing prosecco £35
Transporting Italian dinner time across the miles, Jamie’s Italian offers a menu compiled by much-loved celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver. Sourcing its ‘nduja from local butchers, Cobble Lane Cured, guests can feast on a Mediterranean-style dinner, knowing the ingredients haven’t travelled more than a few miles before they’ve made it onto your plate.
Feast on London: 3 courses £20
An award-winning Thai restaurant in Belgravia, Mango Tree offers exotic fusion cuisine and traditional hospitality. Working traditional Thai flourishes into a classic British recipe, Mango Tree’s signature fish & chips swaps the cod for deep-fried sea bass, chips for sweet potato fries, and ketchup for chilli mayo.
Feast on London: 3 courses £25
Combining two of Londoners’ top vices, that’s burgers & gin, Bonfire brings North American-style dining to London’s iconic Barbican. Guests can sip on an arrival London bramble cocktail, followed by a London gin-infused burger.
Feast on London: 2 courses & a cocktail £20
Once the queen of the dessert world, the syllabub has been given a 2017 overhaul by Crab Tavern in the City. Alongside their acclaimed seafood platters, guests can enjoy boozy cream with fresh orange segments and a brandy snap.
Feast on London: 3 courses & a cocktail £30
London House – Gordon Ramsay Restaurants
Conjuring the recipes of a bygone era, aptly named London House is a neighbourhood favourite in Battersea, headed up by Gordon Ramsay. London-themed menu items include local nettle pesto, more pie, mash & liquor, and signature ‘rhubarb mess’.
Feast on London: 2 courses & a cocktail £17, or 3 courses & a cocktail £22
York & Albany – Gordon Ramsay Restaurants
Another London-championing outpost from Gordon Ramsay, York & Albany sits within a stunningly restored townhouse, on the fringes of Regent’s Park. Feast on London dishes paying tribute to the capital include signature fish pie made using the freshest daily haul from Billingsgate Market, and brioche butter pudding with rum ice cream.
Feast on London: 2 courses £20 or 3 courses £24