London is well known for its food fans and sumptuous street food scene, and now there’s even more on offer with the London Restaurant Festival. Whenever visiting the Montcalm London City, there’s always a great range of delicious meals on offer at the Crescent, the Montcalm Restaurant. But what if you want to explore further afield? With so much on offer, from the street food of Broadway Market to the West London Michelin star eateries, you’re in for an extravagant menu of dining choices. For the travelling foodie, there’s no better time to visit the city than the month of October, where some of the best restaurants in the city open their doors to workshops, tasters and exciting new menus.

What is the London Restaurant Festival?

The London Restaurant Festival is a chance for some of the best eateries in the city to showcase their wares in some of the best locations across London. With international food critics lining up to sample the best new foods out there today, the Restaurant Festival is an exclusive insider look into what it takes to be the best chef in the business. That doesn’t mean that the festival is entirely exclusive, with tickets on sale now, any foodie visiting the city can have a slice of the action at any of the participating restaurants between the 1st and the 31st October.

 Restaurant Festival

There are two main sections of the LRF.

Restaurant experiences

 After ten years of tailoring their programme, the American Express sponsored restaurant experiences are some of the most exciting to date. With gourmet odysseys, chances to meet the chefs behind the magic and some of the best in art and food couplings, you’ll be in for a real treat. With the Saatchi gallery offering tours of the exhibits accompanied by a four course meal, the LRF brings you the height of luxury, not to mention the gourmet weekends, giving you great value weekend hotel stays accompanied by delectable michelin star menus.

 Festival menus

The Festival Menus you can choose from at the LRF give you the opportunity to explore over 250 different menus from participating restaurants. What’s more, whether your out to flash your cash ro visiting the city on a shoestring budget, there’ll be a menu for you. On top of this, every time you buy a ticket for the London Restaurant Festival, you’ll be in for a chance to win the foodie trip of a lifetime, whisking you away to Thailand for a beautiful food based holiday.

Participating restaurants

Naturally, you can expect a wide range of restaurants at the London Restaurant Festival. For some unforgettable experiences in London’s legendary buildings, try the Helix Restaurant in the Gherkin. From the heady heights of the 39th floor, you can experience some of the best in lunch and cocktail deals, getting your day off with fizz and a view. Other highlights include the M on Victoria Street, where you can expect 4 courses and Prosecco to get a taste of the London wine and dining elite.