1. Take in a Piece of Italy at House of Peroni
WHAT IS IT? The House will bring to life the vivacity and zest for life that is undeniably Italian, and will transport guests to the bustling streets of Italy where they are given the chance to reimagine citrus and explore previously undiscovered flavour combinations.
WHERE: N&C SHOWROOMS, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street. E1 6PG
NEAREST TUBE: Shoreditch High Street
2. Head to Brixton for a Touch of Bavaria
WHAT IS IT? Bavaria meets Berlin in the heart of Brixton. They’re bringing the biggest craft beer selection south of the river plus Steins of Prosecco & many kinds of cocktails to share.
WHERE: Brixton Rooftop, Pope’s Road Brixton. SW9 8JH
NEAREST TUBE: Brixton
3. Dine Under the Stars at Pergola Winter Edition
WHAT IS IT? Pergola Paddington Central is BACK!!! And it’s tastier – and toastier – than ever before. They’re back with a brand new roof on their top deck, fully covering and weatherproofing their site ~ bringing the outside IN!
WHERE: Pergola Paddington, 5 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central. W2 6PY
NEAREST TUBE: Paddington
4. Become a Gin Master at The Holborn Dining Room
WHAT IS IT? The Gin Journey is a perfect introduction to this very British spirit. Guests will learn about its place in London’s history (with over 7,000 gin shops catering to Londoners in the 18th century, it is no surprise that the spirit’s popularity remains to this day), how gin is made, and how different botanicals help create unique and exciting nuances in flavour. Guests will also sample 4 different gins, with the opportunity to make their own gin cocktail.
WHERE: Holborn Dining Room, 252 High Holborn. WC1V 7EN
NEAREST TUBE: Holborn
5. Dine as a Beauty Leave as a Beast
WHAT IS IT? The Vaults is an underground network of tunnels that hosts theatrical spectaculars, sprawling festivals and artistic adventures of all kinds. Forget the fairytale ending, this ball is about swinging from the chandeliers. Think thigh slapping, dancing on the table, eating with your face.
WHERE: The Vaults, Leake Street. SE1 7NN
NEAREST TUBE: Waterloo
6. Take in a Tipple at London Cocktail Week
WHAT IS IT? Returning for its eighth year, the biggest drinks festival in the UK, London Cocktail Week (LCW), is joining forces with World Class to celebrate the best and booziest of our capital’s cocktail scene from Sunday 1 to 8 October.
WHERE: All over London
NEAREST TUBE: N/A
7. Sip Gold Pomegranate Bellini in a Moroccan Hideaway
WHAT IS IT? Inspired by Morocco and the famous Jardin Majorelle (AKA Yves Saint Laurent Garden), the Queen of Hoxton rooftop will be transformed into a medina come October. With patterned cushions, rugs, throws and lots of candlelight, their winter wigwam will channel Marrakesh, as will the selection of food and drink.
WHERE: Queen of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch. EC2A 3JX
NEAREST TUBE: Liverpool Street
8. Go Cocoa Loco at The Chocolate Show
WHAT IS IT? Truffles, bars, brownies and cakes galore await you atThe Chocolate Show from 13th-15th October,as the UK’s biggest celebration of the nation’s favourite sweet treat!
WHERE: Olympia National Hall, Hammersmith Road, Kensington.
NEAREST TUBE: Kensington Olympia
9. Head into the Wild
WHAT IS IT? Working in collaboration with Sager + Wilde restaurant in Paradise Row, The Botanist Gin, the first and only Islay gin, is bringing the Hebridean island to London for one week only.
WHERE: Sager & Wilde, Arch 250 Paradise Row. E2 9LE
NEAREST TUBE: Bethnal Green
10. Get Behind the NFL
WHAT IS IT? This year the NFL is celebrating 10 years since the first regular-season game was staged in London by playing a record four games. Two games will take place at the historic Wembley stadium on September 24 and October 1, with two further games being played at Twickenham Stadium on October 22 and 29 which will bring the total number of games staged in London to 21.
WHERE: Wembley & Twickenham Stadium
NEAREST TUBE: Wembley/Twickenham
The Habit Hunter x