By Alex Edwards
In between rainy days, celebrate the warmer weather this upcoming summer with a variety of outdoor events across the city. June marks The Evening Standard’s London Food Month, a celebration of the “world’s culinary capital” with over 400 events. Make sure your wallet is full but your stomach is empty, because all of the events revolve around a common theme — food.
We’ve rounded up the biggest and best festivals and markets across London you won’t want to miss this season, as well as some from Food Month. Expand your horizons and your waistline as you chow down on the variety of dishes being served up on the streets.
Noshville is an Americana-style two-day fest that combines live music, games, and street food to create a bluegrass hoe-down.
When: 2 & 3 June
Where: Granary Square, N1C
Time: Friday 5-10:30pm & Saturday 11-8pm
Carnaby Street Eat
In the heart of London’s West End sits Carnaby, streets full of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. For the Street Eat, the streets are transformed with stalls from the local places serving up their favorite dishes. There will be a giant picnic table and even live performances.
When: Saturday 3 June
Where: Carnaby Street
Westfield Food Truck Festival
London’s best food will be in Westfield, as apart of London’s Food Month, with restaurants bringing new concoctions by some of the city’s top chefs. There will even be The Kitchen, where Grundig will be sponsoring live demonstrations of how to cook some of the dishes.
When: 1-4 June
Where: Westfield London
At the London Food Month Night Market, Perks Field will be transformed with 50 diverse food stalls occupied by famous local chefs and restaurants. Art installations and live music will also fill the space, and all can be accessed with one ticket. It’s the headline event for the entire month, and if you’re interested in attending more click here.
When: 7-18 June
Where: Perks Field in Kensington
Time: 5-10:30pm Monday-Thursday; 5-11pm Friday; 11am-4pm & 5-11pm Saturday; 11am-4pm & 5-10.30pm Sunday
Taste of London
Famous chefs and 5-star restaurants will be in attendance for this classy weekend full of food and entertainment. The dishes are miniature at the Taste of London so attendees can work there way through all forty places.
When: 14-18 June
Where: Regent’s Park
Time: Vary daily, see here