What’s On: London Street Food Festivals, Farm Dining and Secret Underground Bar in Clapham Common Loos!

From London street food festivals to quirky new underground bar openings and on-site farm dining, we have a jam-packed list of exciting things for you to do this week. Whether it’s late-night dining and dancing, a traditional roast with all the trimmings or a relaxed glass of wine in some quirkily converted lavatories, we guarantee to have something to suit every palate.

1. Forge Bar  Book Forge Bar

St Paul’s

Forge Bar

Tuck into tender slow-cooked steaks cooked over charcoal or succulent spit-roasted hogs at the newly-opened Forge bar in London. Its quirky and urban dining room space is complete with reclaimed furniture, parquet flooring and rustic exposed brickwork. A jam-packed weeknight schedule combines signature cocktails with resident dj slots, ensuring guests dine, drink and dance the night away.

2. Jimmy’s Farm  Book Jimmy’s Farm


Jimmy’s Farm

New to Bookatable this week, Jimmy’s Farm restaurant in Ipswich is dedicated to serving up hand-reared and locally sourced produce. Situated in a lovingly-restored 200 year old barn on the site of a working farm, all produce on the rustic British menu is either grown and reared on site or sourced from local suppliers, and the on-site farm shop, butchers and wine cellar means all the produce can be purchased to later be enjoyed at home. 

3. eVo Ristorante Italiano  Book eVo Ristorante Italiano


eVo Ristorante Italiano

Simple and flavoursome Italian cuisine is served at eVo Ristorante Italiano in Bristol, new to Bookatable this week. Focusing on using the finest Italian ingredients, the menu offers a great selection of tasty Italian pasta, pizza and meats dishes, with a carefully-selected Italian wines list complementing the menu. Enjoy a flute of champagne at the bar before dining in the stylish and elegant restaurant.

4. WC

Clapham Common

Nestled deep underground below Clapham Common Tube Station is WC, an innovative new bar opening. Located in a 100-year-old former public bathroom, WC has been transformed into a chic and stylish venue, where old bathroom doors are recycled into table tops, and exposed brickwork and sleek chesterfield sofas fill the space. Serving up wines and charcuterie, with meat cuts hanging from the rustic bar, WC is anything but traditional.

5. Kerb Food

Kings Cross

Club Mexicana

Every 3rd Saturday throughout summer, Kerb takes its residence at Granary Square to give Londoners a chance to sample some of the finest street food on the planet. Tuck into tasty burritos from Kimchinary or a freshly-caught crab burger with avocado from Crabbieshack, and soak up the picturesque surroundings by strolling along Regent’s Canal with an ice-cold beer or a signature cocktail in hand.

About Grace Elisabeth Cook

Grace is a freelance writer currently based in Newcastle. Her main loves in life are food, fashion and the Queen. She is a keen baker and mean cupcake maker. As a child with a long list of food allergies, until the age of 14 Grace lived on a diet of sausage and chips and chocolate biscuits. Since then, she has branched out and discovered her love of authentic Italian and Indian cuisine. She is also something of an afternoon tea connoisseur, and as a result is a self-confessed jam snob. Her favourite London eateries are The Tea Rooms and The Hummingbird Bakery.

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