KERB at Alchemy Festival

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KERB is back at Alchemy Festival for 12 days this May bringing spice, flavour and fusion to London’s Southbank.

What is it?

Alchemy Festival celebrates the cultural relationship and connections between the UK and the Indian subcontinent through an enriching programme of performance, design, dance, music, and of course, food. Artists and contributors from around the world collaborate together exploring diversity. Explore dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in a vibrant culinary journey.
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Kothu Kothu

What to Eat?

The choices are endless. Celebrate great vegetarian dishes from Dosa Deli and Horn OK Please throwing a nod to street food favourites – the dosa and bhel puri, or go for a meaty feast from Baba G’s with their Chicken Tikka Onion Bhaji Tower Burger.

Take a journey to Sri Lanka with street food dish Kothu Roti from Kothu Kothu, and keep an eye out for KERB debutant Yum Afghan with steamed dumplings and yoghurt. 

KERB stall

Best for…

Expect food twists from a few of the traders including Anna Mae’s Murgh Mac – mac with black pepper chicken fry, garlic raita and wild mustard leaves and the Macwari Naan – grilled mac n cheese pizza. Try wood-fired Nepalese pizzas from Born & Raised, while What the Dickens! serve an Indian kedgeree.

Once you’re done with all that heat you’ll need to cool down with ice cream from Blu Top including an Assam tea cookie and cardamom kheer. Phew.

Top Tip: Check out the curry in a variety of versions from The Peckish Peacock, Bun Kebab, Gupta’s, Ladle & Skillet, Curry Cook House, Curry Shack and Curry On.

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KERB Hop Bar

What to Drink?

Beer-lovers, this one’s for you. KERB have created a hop bar serving up IPAs, including Beavertown’s Bloody ‘Ell – a blood orange IPA. Head over to the KERB cocktail bar for a Milk Punch or for something refreshing pick up a lassi from Dosa Deli’s Little Lassi Wagon. If it’s a chai you’re after, then Teala will fill you up and Square Root will be serving custom-made sodas.

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Teala

Don’t Miss

The Happy Hour every day from 4pm ’til 6pm: there’s the chance to win a KERB Gold Card (free KERB for a whole year) with every drink bought from the bar.

KERB at Alchemy | Southbank Square, Belvedere Rd SE1 | 19 May-30 May| Opening Times: Monday-Thursday: 12pm-8pm; Friday: 12pm-9pm; Saturday: 11am-9pm; Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday: 12pm-8pm

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