7 North London Supper Clubs We Can't Wait For This April

Written by: Violet Myers

So you love home cooked food but you once burnt cereal? Love a chirpy dinner party but can’t bake a cherry pie without bones in it? Well worry not culinary-ly challenged one, 2016 is the year of the supper club and us Londoners can’t get enough of them. Put that George Foreman away, along with that dusty Nutribullet and ancient Sodastream! Have a seat and book yourself on one of these awesome North London supper clubs.

1. Una – St Pancras Clock Tower
April 6th
Latin American

One of the most exclusive menus this side of of Tower Bridge, with only twelve guests allowed at the table. Argentine chef Martín Milesi guides his diners through a Latin American cooking experience featuring 8 courses each matched with wine, all served on the top of the St Pancras Clock Tower. Sky high (almost) dining with a twist.

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2. That Hungry Chef – Holloway
April 7th
Alice in Wonderland Supper Club

Inspired by Lewis Caroll’s fantastical story (you know, the one with a rabbit in a rush, a talking cat and a suspicious hatter), Michelin-trained chef Pratap Chahal presents culinary delights that get curiouser and curiouser as the courses go on. From mock turtle soup, to a mysterious Queen of Hearts dessert, the evening promises to sprinkle a little magic into every bite. Guests are encouraged to come as one of the characters and surprises are promised along the way. The event is held at Pratap’s own home in Holloway and is BYOB.

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3. Peruvian Dinner Fiesta – Caledonian Road
April 8th
Latin American Cuisine

Serving up authentic Peruvian food and traditional Latin American music throughout the night, from the unusual surroundings of a North London micro brewery. The menu is designed and cooked by Peruvian native Karina aka MAMA IMA, who grew up in the countries capital Lima. The night features a choice of set menus that include lamb, chicken and sea bass dishes, all served with a hell of a lot of chillies, a dose of pisco and some bangin’ Peruvian tunes. Word.

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4. V Curious – Turnpike Lane
April 9th
Vegan supper club

Put down that turkey leg and get curious about vegan food. Taking place in the supper club creator’s North London apartment, V Curious aims to showcase the best of plant based cuisine. Past menus have included hommade vegan cheese plates, raw beetroot ravioli with creamy cashew cheese (be still my now healthily beating heart!) and coconut whipped cream tiramisu. The event is BYOB and can cater for allergies.

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5. The Literary Hour: The World of Beatrix Potter – Harringay
16th April
Four course spring inspired food

Feast on braised Peter Rabbit, devour roasted Jemima Puddle Duck and digest all your other beloved children’s characters at this Beatrix Potter inspired supper club. After the success of their Roald Dahl and Brothers Grimm inspired events, The Literary Hour return with another whimsical celebration of spring food (no fictional wildlife will be harmed). It’s also a BYOB type affair, which will delight those of you with a tendency to devour entire bottles of wine with your food.

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6. MasterChef Sessions: Danilo Cortellini – Canonbury
April 21st
Italian Feast

MasterChef 2015 finalist Danilo Cortellini guides his guests through his stylish four course Italian menu, inspired by his mother’s traditional food. Born and raised in Abruzzo, Italy, Danilo is now the Head Chef at the Italian Embassy in London, having previously worked in some of the greatest restaurants in both Italy and London. Guests will arrive at the supper club to the sound of a 1970s juke box, with a cocktail (or mocktail) handed to them as they enter new North London supper club spot The Elmore Jam.  The night promises to be lively, musical and very, very boozy.

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7. Joginders Supper Club – Tufnell Park
April 23rd
Punjabi style cuisine

Partners Rani and Sarai bring North Indian cuisine to North London in an intimate setting – their Reading Room dining table which seats ten people! Featuring traditional and more modernised dishes, the two serve up real Punjabi flavours in their Tufnell Park home and are already a hit with the locals. Joginders Supper Club is now locally famous for its locally sourced ingrediants and inspired recipes, that have been handed down through the generations, each with a unqiue twist. Pre-supper drinks and nibbles are served from 7:30pm, with supper served at 8:15pm.

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Images courtesy of individual’s websites.

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