We’re all eager to know where London’s next amazing pop-up might appear, so check out The Resident’s run down of 11 exciting new ventures popping up soon, delivering delicious eats from Malaysian fried chicken to Japanese street food and The Dorchester’s afternoon tea at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Go before they’re gone…
1 Papi’s Pickles at Bread Street Kitchen
Papi’s Pickles begins a month-long residency at Bread Street Kitchen, St Paul’s, every Friday from 1 April. They’ll serve traditional South Indian cuisine with their signature ingredient of fresh seasonal pickles, like smoked aubergine and carrot or green apple, fig and roasted garlic.
10 Bread Street, London EC4M 9AJ; breadstreetkitchen.co.uk
2 Sambal Shiok at The Sun & Cantons
Beginning 29 March, Sambal Shiok will be hosted at The Sun & 13 Cantons for three months, providing modern Malaysian street food. Available on a no reservation basis, The Sun & 13 Cantons will serve spicy Laksa Noodle Soup, Malaysian Fried chicken, Nasi Lemak, Beef Rendang and more.
21 Great Pulteney Street, Soho W1F 9NG; sunand13cantons.co.uk
3 A Little Lusciousness at Bart’s Bar
On Saturday 9 April only, Bart’s Bar in Chelsea hosts A Little Lusciousness pop up by top rated and talented Grub Club chef, Rosie Llewellyn. It’ll be a five-course extravaganza including smoked salmon mousse with samphire, spring onions and watercress, 24 hour-cooked pork shoulder marinated in homemade BBQ sauce, warm jersey royal potato salad and more, all made with British seasonal produce.
Chelsea Cloisters, 87 Sloane Avenue, Chelsea SW3 3DW; barts-london.com
4 The Bell & Brisket at The King & Co
For those craving salt beef in south London, The Bell & Brisket is coming your way. On 29 March, The King & Co has welcomed The Bell & Brisket and their signature salt beef for a five week residency. Enjoy salt beef bagels stuffed with pickles, blow-torched cheeses and spicy sauces for dinner and stick around for weekend brunch.
100 Clapham Park Road, Clapham SW4 7BZ; thekingandco.uk; thebrisket.co.uk
5 Forza Win and Pizza Pilgrims
Forza Win, rooftop pizza pop-up and Pizza Pilgrims 1 month team up. Both around for four years, they are celebrating through the month of April. All month there will be pizzas, starters and desserts open from 31 March to 30 April Thursday to Sunday with two evening sittings
Forza Win, Unit 4.1, 133 Copeland Road, Peckham SE15 3SN; forzawin.com
6 Fraise Sauvage at Eat 17
Fraise Sauvage’s famous for her dessert-only supper clubs, is teaming up with Eat17 Upstairs in Hackney on Fridays and Saturdays. Beginning on Friday 18 March, they’ll be serving exciting collaborative dishes — Szechuan lamb followed by Tres Leche cake — until the Castle Cinema is relaunched later this year.
66 Brooksby’s Walk, Hackney E9 6DA, eat17.co.uk
7 Darjeeling Express at Druid St. Market
Darjeeling Express had a recent pop up at The Sun & 13 Cantons and if you missed it, be sure to get to Druid Street Market, where they’ll be next. Every Saturday from 11 June to 2 July, Darjeeling Express will serve authentic Ramadan food such as fried Pakoras with spicy chilli chutney & tangy tamarind sauce, Chicken Chaap and Kheer. Part of the profits go toward supporting children affect by the war in Syria.
126 Druid Street, Bermondsey SE1 2HH; druid.st
8 The Dorchester at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
From 24-28 May, The Dorchester will offer an exclusive Afternoon Tea at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in a specially decorated space at the show. This luxurious tea combines florals and pastries for a unique experience, including The Dorchester and the Giant Peach, a peach mousse with peach and verbena on a rise crispy biscuit that honours the anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth. From £60 per person.
Royal Hospital, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea SW3 4SR. Tickets from theticketfactory.com
9 Pochi at Craving Coffee
On Marketfield Road, Craving Coffee has now been running streetfood residencies every Friday for over a year, with monthly fresh options. This April, Pochi is stopping by to serve fantastic, unique Japanese Street food like Sake Soboro, salmon cooked with soy sauce, alongside this café’s stunning coffee.
Gaunson House, Markfield Road, Tottenham N15 4QQ; pochigohan.com; cravingcoffee.co.uk
10 Terrazza on the Thames, Rotherhithe
On the private terrace at Columbia Restaurant on the London docklands, there will be an exclusive riverside pop-up. With its own bar and kitchen and a stunning view of the Canary Wharf skyline, this pop-up features authentic Venetian food from Terrazza, running this summer.
Docklands Riverside, 265 Rotherhithe Street SE16 5HW; columbiarestaurant.co.uk
11 ‘La Petite Provence’ at The Folly
Running from 18 April until the end of August, this Provencal garden pop-up by Drake & Morgan features rustic French countryside furniture, vintage photos and lavender flowers, rosemary leaves and more. It’s perfect for sampling some of Provence’s fine wines paired with matchin accompaniments while listening to special discussions from experts from Domaine Montrose, Château Riotor and Château Unang.
41 Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 0BT; thefollybar.co.uk