Eat & Drink Festival returns this year to Olympia, London (22nd March – 7th April), bigger and better than ever and packed full of fantastic food and marvellous mixology.
Enjoy the ultimate foodie shopping experience at the Eat & Drink Festival. Take home mouth-watering ingredients, condiments, sweet treats and drinks from the best artisan and independent producers.
Rub Shoulders with TV Personalities
Pick up new and exciting recipe ideas from the Eat & Drink Stage and learn how to create your very own culinary masterpieces from TV personalities and celebrated chefs and learn tips and trick for top tipples from drink industry experts. Last year’s line‐up included; Rosemary Shrager, Dean Edwards, Theo Randall, Olly Smith and Rachel Green. Watch their dishes being brought to life in front of your eyes and take those all-important culinary tips home with you to your own kitchen.
Find out more about who has attended previously here
Experience a mixology masterclass from drinks experts such as Olly Smith, Mr Foggs Gin Parlour and many more. Some sessions even include free tasters and will reveal all the secrets behind how all these fantastic tipples are made. You may even discover a new favourite drink!
The show will not disappoint, you are sure to leave with new foodie ideas, inspiration and a taste for food you never thought you had.
Have a wander around the festival and experience the ultimate shopping experience where you can indulge in premium street foods and lose yourself in the mouth‐watering aromas. Take home ingredients, condiments, sweet treats and drinks from over 100 of the best artisan and independent producers, as well as some familiar favourites.
Artisan Producers Market
The Artisan Producers Market is the place to visit and fill your shopping bags to the brim full of the very best fresh produce.
The fabulous selection always includes delicious chutneys and pickles, brilliant breads and patisserie favourites, flavoured oils, fresh juices and jams, mouth-watering cheeses, cooking sauces and unique drinks.
At the end of your day, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the live entertainment while enjoying the finest gourmet delights. The Busker Station, situated in The Great Eat, will be host to live performances throughout the show. Bringing some acoustic melody whilst you relish in some delicious street food. Check out the line-up here.
If you’re a food lover who is looking for fresh inspiration, guidance on how to master that new dish or just a great day out we recommend coming by this year.
A list of exhibitors can be found here.
We’ve pulled together some of Eat and Drinks top recipes, to inspire you before you attend this year’s show! Check them out below.
A delicious gin cocktail by the mixologists from Mr Foggs
Catch a short introduction to gin and a gin tasting with Mr Fogg’s experts on the Eat & Drink stage on 30th March.
The perfect dinner dish to impress your guests by chef Dean Edwards
A delicious dessert by Eric Lanlard
If you’re looking for more inspiration before you attend, check out the Eat & Drink Festival’s recipe page.
Late Night Thursdays
Every Thursday of the show, Eat & Drink Festival becomes a buzzing hub of nightlife. The country’s top street food vendors serve their tasty wares till late, and you could enjoy an after-work drink from some of their excellent exhibitors’ top tipples.
The live demonstrations at the Eat & Drink Stage always carry on until late with cooking demos and drinks tastings from experts. As if this wasn’t enough to enliven your evening, there is a backdrop of live music performed by London’s finest up and coming street musicians.
Olympia London is pleased to be hosting the Eat & Drink Festival, within the Ideal Home Show. A great event for all your family and friends. Home of inspirational events since 1886, they are the top choice of over 1.6 million people each year when looking for stimulating things to do in London.
Check out the printable guide for Olympia, London here
If you are a food lover who is looking for inspiration, tips on mastering a new dish, the finest ingredients and a great day out, then Eat & Drink Festival is guaranteed to have something for everyone.
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