The festive season is all about good feelings, good deeds and of course, good food – and during December, London will play host to a number of gourmet food festivals to tempt and treat even the most discerning connoisseurs. Visiting a London food festival during the Christmas season is a great way to get into the festive spirit, pick up some delicious gifts for your loved ones and indulge in fine food and wine prepared by some of London’s top chefs.
While frozen delivery fleets are gearing up to cater to the city’s Christmas food festivals, some Londoners might be wondering which of these fine food celebrations to attend; here are three top festival picks for the Christmas season, where guests can eat, drink and be very merry indeed!
Christmas Good Food Festival
The Christmas Good Food Festival is a seasonal celebration of London’s fine artisan food and drink; visitors will be treated to cookery demos, tasting sessions and games. This yuletide food festival offers guests a chance to indulge in treats from organic chocolate to gourmet chillies, and the whole event is focused on sustainable cooking, meaning foodies can explore and appreciate a natural and healthy alternative to traditional Christmas cooking. The Christmas Good Food Festival will take place at London’s Brunswick Square Gardens on December 18th.
Taste of Christmas
Taste of Christmas is a three-day gourmet food festival sure to draw crowds from all over London. Guests will be invited to attend chocolate, cheese and wine tastings, shop at the boutique food market and participate in cookery classes. The Taste of Christmas food festival will be opened by celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on December 2nd at ExCel London.
The Chocolate Festival celebrates the sweeter things in life – this food festival will be arriving just in time for Christmas, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to find some gourmet goodies to fill your loved ones’ Christmas stockings! Festival guests will be treated to tutored chocolate tasting sessions, and will get the opportunity to sample a rich variety of decadent dishes and chocolate cocktails. This London food festival will be taking place at Southbank Centre Square from December 9th – 11th.
With so many excellent Christmas food festivals happening in London, chilled transport professionals are in for a busy season – and food-lovers are in for a treat!