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London's October Food and Drink Festivals
The summer holidays are over, the kids are back at school, the torrent of London tourists has diminished to a gentle flow and Londoners are preparing to enjoy the beauty of the autumn colours and festivals of food and drink.
For London aficionados, September and October is the time to visit especially if they enjoy cocktails, good food and fine wine.
1-7 October, London Cocktail Week. A £10 London Cocktail Week pass entitles you to £6 festival cocktails in 300 of London's best bars, first look access to pop-ups and parties and free unlimited entry to The Cocktail Village. More details.
1-31 October, London Restaurant Festival. Now in its tenth year the London Restaurant Festival celebrates London's extraordinarily diverse range of restaurants. The unique programme of 60 events includes Restaurant-Hopping Tours, Gourmet Odysseys, Chef-Hosted events, Eat Art and Ultimate Gastronomic Weekends. More details.
You'll want to spend some of your time in galleries, museums and the myriad of attractions London has to offer,
here is advice on how to have the best food experience at the same time.
And if you want to experience some really famous London restaurants you can learn about them here.