Want to take your date for a meal so unforgettable that they won’t need Instagram to remember? Whether your special someone is a carnivore, herbivore, or has dietary needs, we’ve got the best lineup for foodie dates in London.
10. Tea tasting at Postcard Teas
Every Saturday morning at 10am, take the chance to visit Postcard Teas off Bond Street for a one hour tasting of the finer things in life. Embark on a tour of the world with renowned tea expert Timothy d’Offay as he guides you through the journeys of tea plantations in China, Korea, Japan, and more.
9. Wine tasting at Vinoteca
Any date to this Central London wine shop will have you sampling up to 20 wines (spittoon optional) and even gets you a discount on wines you love enough to buy. Get to know your date over this fun wine challenge, and learn to impress your friends at your next dinner party, all at once!
8. Veggie buffet at Tidbits
This small Swiss chain is the perfect place for veggie dates and their non-veggie counterparts. Fresh and delicious, Tidbits serves up homemade dishes buffet style that you pay by the weight. Load up with all sorts of goodies such as: Asian slaw, beetroot hummus, and aubergine quiche, which all fare well with homemade Bircher muesli for dessert.
7. Allergy friendly at The Hive
This vegan and gluten free Kensington café has something for everyone. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks The Hive offers all kinds of delicious dishes such as: exotic juices, shakes, full breakfasts complete with green eggs, and home made desserts.
6. Cheese tasting at La Cave À Fromage
Every Thursday, Kensington’s famous cheese supplier Cave À Fromage opens their doors and welcomes 10-15 people to nibble on delicious cheeses and/or charcuterie. Wash it down with their finest wine, and you've got yourself the perfect recipe for an amazing date!
5. Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester
Awarded three Michelin stars, Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester hotel is the perfect restaurant if you're dating a genuine foodie. Contemporary French cuisine, focusing on seasonal products sourced from mostly British and French suppliers.
4. Work for your food with Forage London
Learn about herbalism, botany, cookery and history while you wander round and pick the edible treats in London that you had never even considered in your own locale. An awesome choice for meat eaters and plant-based eaters alike; don’t forget to bring a blanket and stick around to get to know your date after the tour.
3. Street food at Street Feast
Whether you’re looking to take a break from Michelin star restaurants, or you’ve only got a tenner to your name, street truck food is a trendy and affordable way to taste the city. East London becomes host to mobile vendors dishing out mac ‘n cheese, burgers, and gourmet food cooked right in front of your eyes.
2. Healthy eating workshops at The Urban Kitchen
The Urban Kitchen offers four different cooking classes specializing in: vegan cuisine, gluten and dairy free cuisine, cancer prevention, and gut health. Using healthy, organic products you create an insightful and creative dish that will give you practical skills to use at home.
1. Food Tours with Eating London
Experience the history of London’s East End with its culinary treasures influenced by Jewish, Bangladeshi and French cultures. Not much of an East-Ender? A Twilight Soho food tour gives you a look into mixing the perfect cocktail and try the best Chinese, Mexican, and Spanish food.
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