Easter: A time for friends, family, inebriations, delectations and then maybe a little relaxation (post sugar high). Whether you are entertaining yourselves or each other, we have scoured London’s edible events and delicious happenings to bring you our top 5 pick of Easter infused delights.
Enter the secret wonderland that is Barts and lose yourself in Hendrick’s Gin teapot cocktails, quirky cupcakes and an eccentric golden Easter Egg hunt. If you really want to get into the spirit of things – enter the fancy dress competition too! 17th April, 2014 at 6pm. Best to book.
This Easter Saturday 19th April, Flat Iron restaurant in Soho (which started life as a pop-up), will be roasting an entire Ox at The Ship pub by the river in Wandsworth. Tickets (£12), which get you some of the ox, plus a jacket potato and a pint of London Stout, are being sold by the hour, and some hour slots have sold out already. Get booking!
Off to someone else’s for a feasting over Easter? Don’t turn up empty handed – it’s just not cool. Make like an Italian and present The Colomba cake, a traditional Easter cake, shaped like a dove with candied fruit and hazelnut icing. Pick yours up from Carluccio’s (£13.95 -750g or £7.95 -300g). To be an extra beloved guest we suggest also bringing a bottle of Lemoncello or Amaretto for after dinner. For your chance to win a Colomba cake, check our Delicious London FaceBook page for details from the 7th of April.
A luxury chocolate master class, with London’s own modern day Willy Wonka. Enjoy an hour of interactive truffle fun, then a chocolate and wine tasting session, culminating in a 3-course lunch with wine pairing from a Michelin starred chef at St. James Hotel and Clubs’ Seven restaurant. Set dates of 24th May and 21st June for £99 pp, or for groups of 6 or more bespoke bookings can be arranged via Delicious London.
For two weeks over the Easter period one can enjoy a themed tea menu at Gallery Mess, of the Saatchi Gallery. Take in a little art at one of London’s most respected galleries, then rest your bones as you relax into the popular ritual of afternoon tea from £12.50 to £17.50. Available from Saturday, 12th to Sunday, 27th April, 2014.
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