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London Restaurant Festival

London Restaurant Festival

Now in its fifth year, London Restaurant Festival (LRF) aims to encourage more people to sample the delights of the capital's culinary offerings and comprises two main elements: Festival Menus and Events.

Some 350 restaurants are taking part in the capital’s biggest restaurant festival, where great value Festival Menus are created by chefs to give food-lovers the chance to try new restaurants. Check out London Restaurant Festival for up-to-date information including restaurant-hopping Tapas Tours, Cicchetti Trails and Japanese Journeys where restaurants involved include: Amesta, Copita, Fernandez & Wells; Polpo, Massimo, Theo Randall at the Intercontinental; Inamo, Tonkotsu and Sake No Hana.

Launched in 2009, the LRF Gourmet Odyssey returns with three tours where guests have a course in different restaurants, including those in the Shard (Aqua Shard and Hutong), Benares, Wild Honey and Gauthier Soho.

In addition, the festival’s ‘Graze Passport’ entitles the bearer to a complimentary drink when you visit each of the participating restaurants and order a small plate from the Graze Menu. Some of the restaurants involved include Providores, Arbutus, Dishoom, Cotidie and Rotary.

"LRF is about getting out and discovering as many restaurants as you can in a fun way and for all budgets. There's an insatiable appetite in London for eating out and sharing that experience and LRF feeds it,” commented LRF founder, Simon Davis.

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