St. Patrick’s Day in London

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Have a boozy, foody St. Patrick’s Day, with these fun, free events, special menus, drinks offers and more…

1. St. Paddy’s Jam Shindig: Pop Brixton

Party at Pop Brixton this St. Patrick’s Day

Go green and grab a Guinness, make the most of the free face painting between 7pm and 10pm (think shamrocks, leprechauns and Irish flags) and get your jig on to live music.

What to Eat and Drink

A whole load of dishes with an Irish twist from Pop Brixton‘s residents. Keep an eye out for the Guinness Punch.

Don’t Miss

Paddy Hour at the S11 bar between 5pm and 7pm. If your name’s Patrick, go and claim your free pint (as long as you have ID to prove it!).

Pop Brixton | 49 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PQ 

2. St. Patrick’s Day Tap Takeover at The King & Co

Don’t miss this Tap Takeover

Celebrate with amazing Irish craft beer at The King & Co.

What to Eat and Drink

Try a range of beers from Porterhouse Brewing Co, Kinnegar Brewing, The White Hag Brewery and Boundary Brewing. Don’t miss the beer flights, so you can get a taste of all of the beers on offer. If you’re hungry, get in on Soul Food Sisters’ Caribbean-Irish fusion specials throughout the weekend – perfect timing for the Ireland vs England RBS 6 Nations match on Saturday 18 March.

The King & Co | 100 Clapham Park Road, London SW4 7BZ | 16-18 March 2017 | Table bookings are recommended. Email

3. The Mayor of London’s Official St. Patrick’s Festival: Camden Market

Head to Camden Market for street food galore and activities for the family

Celebrate with a line-up of live Irish bands, family events, a Guinness bar, and Irish street food.

What to Eat

Go for a Butchies’ Fried Chicken Sandwich with Guinness cheese sauce, Irish country relish and a Tayto crisp, cheese and onion crumb. Then indulge in a Chocolate Guinness doughnut with Baileys and chocolate ganache and Guinness icing from Crosstown Doughnuts.

Don’t miss the Blue Cheese Raclette made with Young Buck Irish cheese, salt beef and potatoes, from The Cheese Bar. 

And how about Stout, Seaweed and Potato? It’s all about the stout ice cream, seaweed caramel and potato sponge cake from Chin Chin Labs. 

Don’t Miss

St. Patrick’s Lucky Charms with green milk from Cereal Killers.

The Mayor of London’s Official St. Patrick’s Festival | 32 Camden Lock Place, London NW1 8AL

4. A Taste of Home: Picture Marylebone

Don’t miss food and drink specials at Picture

Celebrate  a taste of home with Picture Marylebone.

What to Eat and Drink

Go for the Lamb Stew by an Irish Man, served for two to share. This is followed by Tullamore D.E.W-infused Jellies and Irish Whiskey Fudge for a sweet ending with a punchy whiskey kick. And don’t miss the cheeseboard, featuring Gubeen, Cashel Blue and Coolea.

Don’t miss cocktails including the Tullamore’s Manhattan, with Tullamore D.E.W and spiced vermouth with orange bitters; or a Morning Dew, with Irish whiskey and St. Germain liqueur and a few more.

Picture Marylebone | 19 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 9TZ | Available Monday 13-Saturday 18 March

5. Irish Takeover: Shane’s on Canalside

Head to Shane’s for St. Patrick’s Day feasting

Get in on a carefully curated menu, for one day only, at Shane’s on Canalside.

What to Eat and Drink

Guests can choose from a whole menu dedicated to traditional Irish fare, including the Full Irish, Guinness-braised Short Rib and Mash, and Smoked Bacon Potato Cakes with a soft poached egg and watercress.

Don’t Miss

The Stout Tart and Buttermilk Cream or the Brown Bread Ice-cream served with rhubarb to satisfy your sweet tooth. And, of course, you won’t leave thirsty – drinks include a Jameson SourBaby Guinness or an Irish Coffee for a caffeine kick.

Shane’s on Canalside | Canalside, Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3BS

6. Irish Inspirations: New Street Grill

Fabulous Irish fare at New Street Grill

For all of you foodies out there, New Street Grill is serving an array of special Irish-inspired dishes.

What to Eat

Treat yourself to Josper-grilled Irish Beef with corned beef mustard hash, Madagascan green peppercorn cream and Jameson Irish Whiskey sauce.

Got a sweet tooth? There’s Panna Cotta with whiskey, orange-soaked prunes, gold leaf, and Irish shortbread. Yum!

New Street Grill | 16 New Street, London EC2M 4TR

7. Jameson Caskmates: Old Bengal Warehouse

Sample the cocktails at Old Bengal Warehouse

Whisk-ey yourself off to Old Bengal Warehouse with added Irish spirit from Jameson Caskmates and special Irish-themed cocktails.

What to Drink

Go for a This Is Dublin! – a mix of Jameson Caskmates and Guinness reduction – a Get Lucky with Jameson Caskmates, lemon juice, sugar, egg white and matcha powder to give it a green twist, or The Leprechaun – a combination of Jameson Caskmates, port wine, sugar syrup and lemon juice.

Old Bengal Bar | 16 New Street, London EC2M 4TR | All three cocktails will be available in Old Bengal Bar from 13 March until 19 March 2017

8. Bán Poitín Cocktails: The Sun Tavern

Make it all about the cocktails this St. Patrick’s Day

Go wild for Bán Poitín cocktails (pronounced ‘po-cheen’), alongside complementary oysters from Broadway Market’s Oyster Boy, and live Irish music.

What to Eat and Drink

Enjoy a Darcy’s Donkey – Bán Poitín, ginger beer, quinine and kaffir lime cordial; Irish Coffee #2 – Bán Poitín, The Roasting Shed cold brew coffee and stout cream; or the Red Hatch – Bán Poitín, Campari and Angostura Amaro. All three cocktails are priced at just £7.50 each.

Or, opt for a Beer and a Bump with either Fourpure’s oatmeal stout or Umbrella Brewing’s ginger beer plus a measure of Bán Poitín for £5; or Bán & Black, a shot of Bán Poitín and a shot of stout for £4 (or three for £10).

The Sun Tavern | 441 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 0AN

9. Guinness Pudding: Paternoster Chop House

Guinness Pudding with Whisky Cream at Paternoster Chop House

Tuck into Irish Stew and lots more at Paternoster Chop House.

What to Eat

The favourite dish on the menu has to be the Guinness Pudding with Whisky Cream – it’s as luxurious as it gets!

Paternoster Chop House | 2-4 Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7DX

10. 24-hour Paddy Power: POLO BAR

Head to Liverpool Street’s 24-hour hang-out POLO BAR, for St. Patrick’s Day inspired grub all day and night.

What to Eat

For one day only, feast on a hearty Top O’ The Morning Breakfast, loaded with grilled bacon, Guinness sausage, white and black pudding, potato farl, free range fried eggs, grilled tomato, roasted mushrooms and soda bread toast. Phwoar. Or treat yourself to a Paddy Pie filled with steak and Guinness, and served with fluffy mash potato, onion gravy and mushy peas. Comfort food at its best!

POLO BAR | 176 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4NQ

11. 10% off: Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

Visitors to Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen restaurant at Pop Brixton can enjoy a 10% discount on their special St. Patrick’s Day menu items on 17 March. All you have to do is book your table in advance here.

What to Eat

Go for Zoe’s Jollof Spiced Fried Chicken, (trust us, you’ll love this!) – Buttermilk and jollof herb encrusted chicken strippers with shito mayo; Red Red Spiced Bean Stew & Plantain; and you can’t miss Okra Tempura Fries.

Pop Brixton | 49 Brixton Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 8PQ 


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