This year’s Dulwich Festival Food Trail features a truly mouthwatering array of scrumptious offerings from some of the best restaurants and cafés in the area. Booking essential.
The Graham family continue the traditional family tea business started by Captain Birchall Graham in 1872. Look out for pop-up cafés throughout Artists’ Open House.
ST BARNABAS PARISH HALL, 23 DULWICH VILLAGE, SE21 7BT
Acclaimed chef and cookery tutor Susie Pajares, with Romeo Jones’s Patrick Belton, will be hosting a festival pop-up dining event in Dulwich Village’s St Barnabas Parish Hall. Susie and Patrick have worked together on many occasions, delivering fabulous sell-out supper clubs, and this one will appeal to the bon vivant in us all.
THE OLD BAKERY, 11B BARRY ROAD, SE22 0HX
Firmly established as London’s premier environmentally aware independent entertaining company. Suzanne James is hosting a special Festival supper club.
71 LORDSHIP LANE, SE22 8EP
Chloe Gounder-Forbes has built a platform for up-and-coming chefs with a wine list that focuses on rare and indigenous varietals and left-of-centre winemaking. On offer during the Dulwich Festival will be walk-in wine flights for £15 per person, which includes three tasters personally selected by Chloe.
157 LORDSHIP LANE, SE22 8HX
Franklins is a favourite neighbourhood restaurant that has stood the test of time. Its menu changes daily to reflect its dedication to the sourcing, preparation and cooking of quality, seasonal, local ingredients. For this year’s Food Trail Franklins will be offering Dulwich Festival goers a complimentary signature Rhubarb Bellini when ordering a meal.
116A LORDSHIP LANE, SE22 8HD
Swing by East Dulwich Picturehouse for an exclusive taste of its forthcoming summer taqueria, La Terraza. Pick up three delicious tacos for £5: choose from beef, fish and vegetarian options, all with fresh crunchy garnishes and plenty of heat.
10 HALF MOON LANE, SE24 9HU
A Grade II-listed hotel stunningly restored to its former glory, The Half Moon combines classic charm and elegant modern sophistication with fine seasonal fare. Order breakfast during the Dulwich Festival and have a glass of Bucks Fizz or a Bloody Mary on the house.
19 NORWOOD ROAD, SE24 9AA
Chilled-out café by day, ‘Chapati Slingers’ pop-up curry club by night. As part of its running programme of Thursday night events, The Parlour is teaming up with British-born Indian guest chef Kiren Lall to serve up a feast of vegetarian dishes with all the Indian trimmings.
Reservations: 020 8671 0759
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150 NORWOOD ROAD, SE24 9AY
Winner of Food and Travel magazine 2015, the Tulse Hill Hotel would like to invite you to a four-course ‘Simply Spring Supper Club’ with matching drinks. Tickets are £40 and only available in advance.
ARCH 1127 BATH FACTORY ESTATE, 41 NORWOOD ROAD, SE24 9AJ
Beer is a simple pleasure and Canopy Beer Co brings good beer done well to Herne Hill. Visit the microbrewery for an evening talk with a Q&A, tour of the brewery, guided tastings of six of its beers and a bottle to take home. The tap room will be open if you want to stay for a drink afterwards.
17 KNIGHTS HILL, SE27 0HS
Otter Trading, now in its third year and thriving is a popular local café serving delicious food and cakes. It will be hosting a special Festival set-menu lunch.
Reservations: 020 8670 6923
CUL DE SAC, 2 KNIGHTS HILL, SE27 0HY
Established supper club Natalie’s Armenian Kitchen will be hosting a Festival pop-up at French bistro Cul de Sac. Natalie will be cooking up eight mouthwatering dishes and giving you an insight into this relatively unknown ancient and enchanting cuisine full of aromatic flavours. Eight dishes for £30 and BYOB.
Reservations via www.grubclub.com
50 KNIGHTS HILL, SE27 0JD
Little café and deli serving dishes and specialities mainly from Sardinia. Pintadera’s Natalia and Barbara together with Stefania and Elisa will be hosting a special evening event for the Festival and bringing the flavours of Sardinia to this unique and intimate local venue.
3 KNIGHTS HILL, SE27 0HS
For one evening during the Festival The Great North Wood will be presenting a tasting menu from Executive Chef Oliver Marlowe and team (formerly from Michelin-starred Chez Bruce and The Glasshouse). Six courses of amazing modern-European dishes with an optional wine pairing in the new first-floor dining room.
62 TRITTON ROAD, SE21 8DE
Coffee roaster Kurt Stewart has created a Festival blend from his ethically sourced, highest grade Arabica beans, roasted in West Dulwich.
65 ROSENDALE ROAD, SE21 8EZ
This former Victorian coaching inn serves great food, excellent ales and award-winning wines and cocktails. Festival goers will be offered a complimentary glass of fizz when ordering a meal.