Brigade Bar & Kitchen has reopened on Tooley Street following a major revamp. The social enterprise restaurant set in Tooley Street’s Grade II-listed fire station at the heart of London Bridge has relaunched with a brand new look. The new menu offers a contemporary edge to the capital’s smoke and grill movement, focussing on big cuts and bold flavours. Brigade has also announced it will now be open 7 days a week. On top of their culinary talents, the restaurant also works in partnership with leading homeless and education charity Beyond Food Foundation, having trained hundreds of apprentices into jobs and given thousands of homeless people new skills. Read more about Brigade and check out their new menu.
Tacos and honey beer…a match made in heaven. Neighbours Tortilleria El Pastor and Hiver Beers are celebrating this inspired combination with a street party. Make your way down to the end of Maltby Street Market for a late summer evening of Mexican food, music, honey beer and bunting! Your ticket price includes: Taco of your choice from Tortilleria El Pastor Award-winning honey beer on arrival from Hiver 5pm- 10pm, Stanworth Street, London, SE1 3NY Nearsest station: London Bridge Book tickets
River Cottage Deli has opened at HMS Belfast in partnership with food writer and campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his team. Serving delicious food with the right intentions, it’s in River Cottage Deli’s nature to source the very best ingredients – seasonal, organic and local. As you’d expect, our meat comes from farms that produce free range or organic meat to the highest welfare standards; and our fish and shellfish come from West Country day boats and other sustainable sources in the South West. The regularly changing menu includes fresh sandwiches and a hot counter, offering homemade focaccia and filled baps, whilst the cold deli serves a range of vibrant, freshly prepared salads. The River Cottage Deli at HMS Belfast is open daily, 8am – 6pm (no entrance ticket required).
The annual ‘Village Fete in the City‘ returns this September, celebrating the creativity and community of Bermondsey Street. Enjoy a rich and wide variety of experiences that reflect the characterful area at its best; from food and fashion to take-away poems at the Poetry Take Away Van.
Just a stone’s throw away from the iconic Tower Bridge and London’s leading contemporary theatre The Bridge, this riverside hotspot is fast becoming the go-to destination to discover exciting new dining options in London Bridge. Its pedestrianised streets and modern piazzas are home to a unique array of restaurants, including the first London venture for award-winning Welsh Chef Tom Simmons, vegan favourite By Chloe and acclaimed Brighton export The Coal Shed. Recent additions to the One Tower Bridge family include Gunpowder, Rosa’s Thai Cafe and Vapiano; with more highly anticipated openings for 2018/19. Restaurant A-Z by Chloe >> Plant-based British comfort food classics head up the Vegan menu at this edgy, fast-casual venue. Gunpowder, Custard >> Intimate Indian restaurant with bare brick walls, offering home cooking-inspired menus. Prosecco House >> London’s first and only bar dedicated to Prosecco. Rosa’s Thai Cafe >> The home of modern Thai food in the heart of London. Offering authentic cuisine, with ingredients sourced from the UK and around the world. The Coal Shed >> Born from the love of cooking the finest meat and seafood over fire, The Coal Shed guarantees a dining experience to remember. The Ivy Tower Bridge >> A touch of Ivy magic on the banks of the Thames. All-day dining brasserie with classic British dishes. Temakinho >> Opening 2019 – Japanese/ Brazilian fusion Tom Simmons >> Top Welsh chef plays up his heritage on a classy British-French menu at this relaxed, all-day spot. Vapiano >> Oneing October 26th – Handmade pasta, freshly made pizza dough and salads alongside the best buffalo mozzarella, meats & cheese antipasti plates.
Running every Thursday in the Market Hall, Borough Market’s Demonstration Kitchen residencies focus on a particular theme each month. This month: Migration of Taste While some chefs may have adopted methods and ingredients both from the country they were born in and the country they have ended up living in, others may have decided to turn their backs on ‘fusion’ cooking, preferring instead to keep traditional recipes alive. Demo kitchens are free to attend with tasters, cooking tips and recipe cards to take home. 2nd August – 1-2.30pm – Ursula Ferrigno: Italy 9th August – 1-2.30pm – Norman Musa: Malaysia 16th August – 1-2.30pm – Dhruv Baker: Mexico 23rd August – 1-2.30pm – Philip Juma: Iraq 23rd August – 1-2.30pm – Zoe Adjonyah: Africa See full details
Gunpowder is a home-style Indian kitchen, which first opened in November 2015 at White’s Row, Spitalfields. The short menu takes influence from family recipes collected by Founder Harneet Baweja and Head Chef, Nirmal Save., with the menu recreating the vibrant flavour and confident spicing that both love about home-cooked Indian food. – Gunpowder 4 Duchess Walk, One Tower Bridge, London, SE1 2SD http://www.gunpowderlondon.com
DELICIOUS FOOD & DRINK FROM BEAUTIFUL SOUTH AFRICA The Savanna specialises in all things South African; including their award-winning biltong and excellent native wines. The London Bridge branch is located in the railway arches on St Thomas Street and serves lunch during the week from 11:30-3:30pm. The Savanna are offering London Bridge DealCard holders 10% discount on food and drink at their London Bridge branch. https://www.thesavanna.co.uk
New to Crucifix Lane, Kin + Deum brings a curation of fresh, wholesome Thai dishes in a stylish, modern setting to London Bridge. The family run restaurant was opened by siblings Bank, Roselyn, and Shakris Inngern in July 2018, who have created a menu packed with local ingredients with traditional cooking techniques applied. Dishes like Bangkok’s Gra Pow (Stir-fried minced pork with bird’s eye chillies, garlic, peppers, red onions and basil leaves) and Honey Duck Coriander (Roasted duck slices in a marinade of honey and garlic) take inspiration from the local appetite of Bangkok. https://www.kindeum.com
A short walk from London Bridge station and on the edge of one of the best produce markets in the country, Hawksmoor Borough is located in a formed hops warehouse that was repurposed by ‘colonial and foreign fruit’ merchants J.O Sims in 1932 as a fruit warehouse and auction hall. True to Hawksmoor form, the Borough branch’s philosophy stems from an enduring endeavour to serve the perfect steak. The menu revolves around the best ingredients they can find – whether it be beef from grass-fed native cattle, sustainable seafood, seasonal fruits and vegetables or great British cheeses. All served by friendly people who love what they do. Hawksmoor Borough are offering London Bridge DealCard holders a special deal: Hawksmoor hamburger, chips and a Shaky Pete’s Ginger Brew for £20 Available Monday-Saturday until 6.30pm, until Friday 31st August