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Tamas Pal and friends are holding a six course Hungarian Christmas dinner at the Chamomile Cafe in Belsize Park on Thursday 20th December 2018. Tickets cost just £39 each (or £70 for two), and there is also an option for paired wines at £15 extra per person. Go and enjoy a Central European Christmas!
London's Best Christmas Markets: From local frost fairs to Winter Wonderland's Bavarian Market, there are plenty of atmospheric chalet style stalls to brow
The savoury selections were one of the highlights of the experience, as you do get plenty of varieties compared to the formulaic offering of just finger sandwiches.
The decor is a masterpiece of British elegance with the Grand Divan, their main high-ceilinged dining room being the pièce de résistance.
Dram and Smoke are back for their traditional Scottish Christmas pop-up nights near London Bridge, from 11th - 21st December 2018. Tickets cost £65 for a night of feasting and revelry, including a weclome drink, 4 course dinner, live music, Christmas games and lots more. These are always excellent occasions, and several dates are sold out already - don't leave it too late to book!
Whether you're after a taste of Americana or an ex-pat looking for a slice of home (and pumpkin pie), here's a pick of the Thanksgiving events happening in London...
Skandilicious, the Swedish Christmas pop-up is coming back to London for 2018, in Fulham Road, SW10, serving daily from 21st November to 19th December. Dinner is just £45, for a menu that includes over 35 dishes (!) including gravad lax, charcuterie, a mustard-crumbed Christmas ham, plus cheeses and traditionl desserts. Sittings are at 6pm and 9pm, and there is a also a bar with cocktails from an award-winning mixologist. Go!
The best pop-up restaurants, pop-up bars, street food, pop-up shops and more in London, 16th - 23rd November 2018 - including Cucina Rustica's Italian Winter Feasting Menu at Unwined in Tooting - Thurs-Sun
La Famiglia Rana has launched a range of fresh pasta kits, and to celebrate are opening a five week pop-up Italian grocery at 51 Marylebone High Street (the top end). Visit from 9th November to buy their kits, plus lots of hard to find Italian produce and household accessories. There will also be classes - sign up here - including Italian cookery, and wine pairing. The space will be very Instagram friendly, and photography will be actively encouraged!
Following a pop-up in spring, the Espresso Martini Society is popping up again, this time in Hanbury St, Shoreditch, at the site of the Canvas Cafe. Tickets are just £10, which gets you entry for a ninety minute slot, plus your first Espresso Martini, out of a menu of three. Once you are in you can order more, from a list of 20, including The Gingerbread Man, and The Spiced Pumpkin, and drinks can be made decaf on request, which is a very nice touch, especially if you want to try a few of them... It wll be open from Thursdays to Saturdays from 8th November to 15th December 2018 - book it now!
Have yourself a super spooky Halloween this year with this list of the best events, workshops and ghost walks taking place in the capital on Wednesday October 31 2018
Eventbrite - Yogini Melanie presents Diwali Festival of Light - Candle Lit Yoga & Dinner - Monday, 5 November 2018 at E5 Bakehouse, London, England. Find event and ticket information.
Japanese cuisine is a notoriously tricky industry to break into if you are not of Japanese origin; so the story of Tim Anderson, 2011 Masterchef champion Nanban is on the suitably hip part of Brixton on Coldharbour Lane with countless quirky restaurants dotted around its vicinity.