5 Awesome things to do in London This Summer 2019

London is a global city which certainly has something for everyone! Vegefied has complied a list of this summer’s top food events that should not be missed if you are in the city.

Updated: 17 July 2019

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London has an amazing food scene far exceeding anything else that can be found in Europe. With 200 nationalities living in the city, there truly is a global flavour to what you can eat and experience.

Every summer, London is busy with tons of sporting events, fashion shows and movie premiers. However, the capital also hosts world-class food festivals and exhibitions that are truly unique and should not be missed.

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FOOD: Bigger Than The Plate, Exhibition

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Taking place in the historic Victoria&Albert Museum, FOOD: Bigger Than The Plate showcases gastronomic experiments that are currently taking place at every step of the food supply chain.

It goes on to provide more insights on how our eating habits have an impact on the environment, and how a more sustainable model is required for the benefit of our future generations.

The exhibition is on till the 20th of October 2019 and ticket prices start at £1

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A heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth, The London Dessert Festival bills itself as the largest event of its kind in the city. 

The festival takes place in the historic Old Truman Brewery in Mile End – a fantastically quirky place to celebrate the sweet things in life!

The festival will take place  on the 17th-18th of August 2019 and the tickets start at £21.95 +  Booking fees.

Studio Olafur Eliasson Kitchen At The Terrace Bar

One of the more unique events in London for people who love art and vegetarian food. Studio Olafur is a Berlin based design studio that as an in-house kitchen serving vegetarian meals four days a week.

The Exhibition in Tate Modern will explore sustainable vegetarian meals based on the recipes from their Berlin Kitchen. The  exhibition decor will reflect the minimalist design aesthetics of Olafur Eliasson and help the visitor to completely submerge themselves into the experience. 

The exhibition will run for 7 days a week till the 5th of January 2020.

London Brunch Festival

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London Brunch Festival will be held for the first time this year in the famous Old Truman Brewery in Brick lane! The festival will be celebrating the tradition of the humble Sunday brunch and is sure to bring tons of flavours and recipes from all across the city.

Apart from the many food vendors and stalls, you can expect workshops and talks from some of the leading experts in the industry. To keep the fun going, there will be a line up of local DJs playing the latest tracks all day long.

The festival will be held between the 31st of August and the 1st of September 2019. Tickets start from just £12.50 + Booking fees and part of the proceeds will go towards donating a meal to a charity partner.

National Geographic: Traveler's Food Festival

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Organised by the National Geographic, the Traveler’s Food Festival is a two-day event that celebrates cuisines from all over the world.

It is the perfect place for someone who loves to travel the world and try all kinds of different foods. The event consists of masterclasses from some of the country’s top chefs, a speaker’s corner, a wine-tasting theater and much more!

The event will be on from the 20th to the 21st of July 2019 at the business design centre, London. Tickets start form £22 + Booking fees.

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