Pop-ups have always been something us Londoners do so well but with the Olympic Games finally in town we’ve seen a surge in restaurants, fashion brands, bars and promoters rushing to open up temporary sites all over London.
In case you fancy checking out any of London’s amazing Olympic pop-ups we’ve complied a list of the must sees.
What is it?: Based in an old Victoria warehouse The Fringe offers Michelin standard meals, cocktails, live music, screens showing the Games and a club for dancing the night away.
Where?: Swan Wharf, E3 2NG
Why go there?: It has views over looking the Olympic Park.
What is it?: A sister pub to the Cow at Westfield The Calf is London’s first ever pop-up pub.
Where?: Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford, E20 1GL
Why go there?: It’s London’s first pop-up pub, that’s reason enough. Oh and you can do some shopping before/after.
What is it?: Hosted by Rene Redzepi Noma brings the famous Copenhagen restaurant to London for 10 days only. They’ll be serving up Nordic inspired dishes but it isn’t cheap. At £195 for five courses this is only for the extravagant.
Where?: Claridges W1
Why go there?: It’ll be one of the most decadent meals of your life.
What is it?: A pop-up Chanel shop selling all of the brands wonderful make-up collection all under one roof.
Where?: Covent Garden
Why go there?: It’s one of the only places in London where you’ll find that much Chanel goodness all under one roof.
What is it?: A pop-up London store for the infamous American brand sees the shops designers bringing off some of their most sought after pieces.
Where?: Covent Garden
Why go there?: This may be your only chance to get a real life, in the flesh shopping experience in one of the most famous shops in the whole world.
What is it?: A restaurant that is playing host to six Michelin starred chefs hosted by electrical goods suppliers Electrolux. All dishes are made from locally sourced produce and the menu changes depending on who’s cooking.
Where?: On the rooftop of the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank
Why go there?: You’ll get views over the whole of the Thames only usually achieved on the London Eye.