Head down to Waterloo today and all this month infact for the food festival that’s going on in and around the area. For the duration of September there is a pop-up cookery theatre that has been erected opposite the Old Vic Theatre, a series of butchery demonstrations with The Ginger Pig, a chance to learn to decorate a cake by the founder of Konditor & Cook and a Bollywood-themed outdoor event with Indian barbeque, live music and comedy act.
The Waterloo Quarter Food Festival is full of London’s little-known foodie gems and the restaurants in the area all get involved as well as the, bars, cafes and food shops host an exciting programme of free events, tastings, demonstrations and classes.
You can see all the programme of events at the We Are Waterloo website which has a guide to the whole shebang.
Special highlights include
Butchery Lesson from master butchers The Ginger Pig on 12th September 6pm. Watch a lamb-jointing demonstration, with food and appropriate matching wine. Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh, SE1 7RG. Tickets £20 via firstname.lastname@example.org
Bollywood Night on 20th September 5-7pm. Join the team from Bangalore as they pay tribute to Bollywood with live music, comedy act and Indian barbeque. Emma Cons Gardens (opposite the Old Vic theatre). FREE
Learn to Decorate a Cake like a ‘pro’ at Konditor and Cook on 25th September 7-9pm. Home of the divine Curly Whirly cake – let founder Gerhard Jenne teach you his tricks of the trade. Konditor & Cook, 63 Stamford Street, SE1 9NB. Tickets £40 via email@example.com