In a show of support for the hospitality industry, London Restaurant Festival, in partnership with American Express, will return for the 12th year this October with a line-up of 60 exclusive culinary events where you can choose between ‘In-Restaurant’ or ‘At-Home’.

Expect chef-hosted experiences alongside several new series including ‘Reunion Dinners’ in private dining rooms and a comprehensive programme of ‘At-Home’ dining experiences where leading chefs join attendees ‘live’.

London Restaurant Festival: The Lowdown

Restaurants are currently being signed-up with many of the capitals leading chefs and restaurants already committed to take part including Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche, Ollie Dabbous at Hide, Jackson Boxer at Orasay, Adam Handling at Adam Handling Chelsea, Mark Dobbie at som saa, Claude Bosi at Bibendum, Vivek Singh at The Cinnamon Club, Anna Haugh at Myrtle and Atul Kotchar at Kanishka.

London Restaurant Festival: At-Home Experiences

For the first time, ‘LRF At-Home’ will bring the bespoke LRF feel to those who prefer to, or must, remain at home. There will be exclusive LRF Feasts At-Home from twenty of London’s leading restaurants, that will include messages from the chefs. These will be delivered exclusively by Supper, who work with London’s leading restaurants including Sexy Fish, Gymkhana, The Ninth, Roka, Hide, Arras QD, Roka, Chotto Matte and Aquavit. There will also be five additional menus where leading chefs will ‘join’ attendees live for dinner and answer questions.

London Restaurant Festival: Tasting Menus

Tasting Menus, LRF’s most popular series, will provide ticketholders with a taste of some of London’s most exciting restaurants and chefs. With Michelin-starred restaurants including Sabor, Aquavit, Barrafina and new restaurants such as The Melusine. There will be approximately twenty taking place ‘In-Restaurant’.

LRF continues its successful partnership with OpenTable to offer Festival Menus as part of the month-long celebration. OpenTable and LRF will hand pick 250 of London’s top restaurants to offer guests access to special menus throughout the month of October.

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