The London Dessert Festival is no ordinary food festival.
Journeying through different experiential spaces and scented themed rooms to impact the senses, the two-day event at The Truman Brewery will include desserts from some of the best dessert brands, interspersed within four main immersive zones; chocolate, patisserie, frozen treats and a vegan zone.
Whilst moving throughout and within the zones, there will be an opportunity to try a huge range of creative desserts from participating brands. We’ve got the first scoop on what to expect…
Taste ice-cream flavoured bubbles, experience a wall made of ice lollies and enjoy a ceiling of raining
sprinkles in this zone dedicated to all things frozen. Decked out with vibrant vinyl’s and dashes of sprinkles,
this zone will pay homage to everyone’s favourite ice-cold treats. There will be nitrogen ice-cream in
unique flavours, a dedicated topping station and innovative treats from some of London’s coolest dessert
Venture into a pretty pink creation, as if walking into candy land. A huge doughnut wall, a colourful overhead display of piñata baked goods and baking utensils, scented with cinnamon and cookie dough will set the theme. Bountiful cherry blossoms will adorn the space.
The chocolate zone will feature a giant melting chocolate wall and chocolate-infused tasting orbs. A silver foil installation will be overhead to reflect the unwrapping of chocolate, and there will be a complete foil chocolate wrapping room covered in the shiny material. Four of the finest chocolatiers will be showcasing their newest creations in this space.
Step into Eden, a garden setting with an indoor space and outside terrace. Serving only vegan delights, this
zone will feature plenty of lush greenery to reflect the theme. It will be the top spot to get a fill of vegan
The London Dessert Festival has revealed the line-up of exciting participating brands at the event, who will
be interspersed throughout and within the zones. All bringing something new and different to London’s
dessert culture, each participating brand will be serving a delicious range of fanciful creations; from
freakshakes, bubble waffles, cookie dough to cocktail flavoured sorbets. The line-up includes:
All-Star Lanes Kitchen Amor Mini Cakes Brooklyn Cakery London Dees Basement
Just Because Treats
La Suite Hotel / Cafe Forty One
Le Soy Ltd
Lokma of London
Mallow & Marsh
Maize & Grace
Me You Meringue
Poptails by LAPP
The Barnes Pancake Company
The Sunny Spoon
There will also be live demos from some of London’s top executive pastry chefs. It will be a lucky dip as to who features at each of the sessions over the weekend. Expect appearances from Le Cordon Bleu alumni and in-house chefs who have teamed up with The London Dessert Festival. As well as appearances from Dan Beasley-Harling, previous Great British Bake Off Contestant – Helen Clark, Le Cordon Bleu alumni – and Head Pastry Chef at P.F. Chang’s Nicolas Rouzaud, Executive Pastry Chef at The Connaught Hotel
Held on 17 & 18 August, The London Dessert Festival will be a culmination of sensory experiences, tantalising tastes, and enticing scents. It wouldn’t be a true voyage of gastronomic discovery without treats to try.
17th & 18th August 2019
The Truman Brewery,
91 Brick Ln,