Marylebone Food Festival: A 5-Day Culinary Extravaganza

The Marylebone Food Festival is back from Tuesday, 25th April, to Sunday, 30th April 2023.

Marylebone’s streets will come alive with this five-day culinary festival, showcasing the West End’s culinary corner with a variety of events that include masterclasses, supper clubs, tastings, and specially-themed menus.

Marylebone Food Festival: A 5-Day Culinary Extravaganza

Marylebone is home to a lively dining and drinking scene, where independent spots are a must-visit. From relaxed casual restaurants and family-run cafes to chic cocktail bars and culinary hotspots, Marylebone has it all.

The Marylebone Food Festival is a fantastic opportunity to experience a fun-filled string of events for everyone in this gastronomic pocket of London.

Italian Cooking Masterclass at La Cucina Caldesi

La Cucina Caldesi, also known as ‘the little corner of Italy’ in Marylebone, is hosting two masterclasses on the final day of the Marylebone Food Festival. You can choose between an Italian-themed masterclass with Caldesi during the day or a Persian-themed masterclass with Naroon in the afternoon.

Marylebone Food Festival: A 5-Day Culinary Extravaganza

Persian Cooking Masterclass with Naroon

If you opt for the Persian cooking masterclass with Naroon, you’ll discover Persia’s rich culinary history, known for its spices and flavours.

You’ll learn how to make some of the most popular dishes of this rich cuisine, including slow-cooked stews known as ‘khoresht’ and elaborate rich dishes layered with herbs, vegetables, pulses, meat, nuts, and fruit.

Workshops and Tastings

The Marylebone Food Festival offers a range of tastings and workshops to suit every foodie. Mezcal tasting at Cavita, chocolate tasting with Rococo Chocolates, coffee tasting with WatchHouse, and much more are all on offer.

There are also tasting menus from OPSO, Home Marylebone, and many other fantastic restaurants. You can explore and taste the culinary delights of Marylebone in one place.

Celia Brooks’ Tasting Tour

Food writer and TV chef Celia Brooks will be hosting a tasting tour, offering an insider’s guide to Marylebone’s diverse range of highly-acclaimed restaurants, bars, and local farmer’s markets.


The Marylebone Food Festival’s highlights include a cooking masterclass at La Caldesi Cooking School, where you’ll learn to cook like a true Italian with expert tutor Stefano Borell.

You’ll start with a visit to Marylebone Farmer’s Market where you’ll meet local artisan producers and choose your seasonal ingredients for the creation of a fabulous Sunday feast.

The Persian cooking masterclass with Naroon will teach you how to make some of the most popular dishes of this rich cuisine, including slow-cooked stews known as ‘khoresht’ and elaborate rich dishes layered with herbs, vegetables, pulses, meat, nuts, and fruit.

You can also attend workshops and tastings such as the Mezcal Tasting at Cavita or the Rare Coffee Tasting Experience with WatchHouse. For gin lovers, the Hayman’s Gin Tasting at The Coach Makers Arms is an excellent opportunity to taste the exclusive gin and enjoy live music.

Infusions to Fusion Culinary Experience at Home Marylebone is a unique experience that allows you to indulge in Rhubarb & blackberry SOE gin cured salmon alongside a Thai beef salad with bourbon glaze and top it off with Tiramisu, featuring an alcohol-infused nod to Nutella Brandy ganache.

Marylebone Food Festival: A 5-Day Culinary Extravaganza

In conclusion, the Marylebone Food Festival is an exciting and immersive five-day culinary experience that offers a range of tastings, masterclasses, and workshops from some of the best independent spots in this gastronomic corner of London.

With a variety of events and activities, there is something for everyone, from chocolate and coffee tastings to Persian and Italian cooking masterclasses. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to explore the vibrant dining and drinking scene of Marylebone and indulge in some of the best food and drink experiences the West End has to offer.

Salon Privé

Salon Privé Magazine is the quintessence of luxury lifestyle journalism, renowned for its sophisticated portrayal of the opulent world since its inception in 2008. As a vanguard of high-end living, the magazine serves as an exclusive portal into the realms of haute couture, fine arts, and the aristocratic lifestyle. With over a decade of expertise, Salon Privé has established itself as the definitive source for those who seek the allure of luxury and elegance. The magazine's content is crafted by a cadre of experienced journalists, each bringing a wealth of knowledge from the luxury sector. This collective expertise is reflected in the magazine's diverse coverage, which spans the latest in fashion trends, intimate glimpses into royal lives, and the coveted secrets of the affluent lifestyle. Salon Privé's commitment to quality is evident in its thoughtful collaborations with industry titans and cultural connoisseurs, ensuring that its narratives are as authoritative as they are enchanting. With accolades that include being voted the number one luxury lifestyle magazine in the UK, Salon Privé continues to be at the forefront of luxury journalism, offering its discerning readership a guide to the finest experiences the world has to offer. Whether it's the grandeur of global fashion weeks, the splendor of exclusive soirées, or the pursuit of wellness and beauty, Salon Privé Magazine remains the emblem of luxury for the elite and the aspirants alike.