Halloween Events Guide!
Cinnamon Soho.A special Body Bites menu is sure to give diners a real taste of gore-met this Halloween! Promising a truly offal scare at Vivek Singh's modern Indian restaurant located on Kingly Street, three fried and flame-grilled dishes celebrating lesser-loved cuts will be available on the menu. An interesting concoction of Halloween themed dishes combined with the expertise of contemporary indian cuisine promises the likes of; devilled duck hearts in crushed coriander and chilli with hot garlic chutney. Deep-fried lamb brain burger topped with crunchy onion rings, sliced tomatoes and salad with masala wedges and coriander chutney dip. Last but not least, slow-cooked oxtail and onion in a homemade samosa pastry with caper lime raita and tamarind chutney. Cinnamon Soho, 5 Kingly Street, London W1B 5PF Between the 19th and 31st of October. For more information visit www.cinnamonsoho.com
Bompas and Parr, Borough Market.Sup from a human skull: Alcoholic Architecture launches rite of passage drinking ritual for Halloween. Drinkers will be able to partake in a millennia-old custom of drinking from a human skull at Bompas & Parr's bar in Borough Market as part of a specially created Halloween drinking ritual. The Skull Punch is drunk from a real human skull (obtained through a reputable antiques dealer) and will see drinkers remove the top of the crown to get at the liquid within. Inside, they'll find a haunting concoction of Trappist ale, rare monastic gentian liqueur and Buckfast combined with ‘skull lychen'. Guests can take their skull punch into Alcoholic Architecture's signature feature – a walk-in cloud of breathable gin and tonic – for a photo moment. The installation is the world's first alcoholic weather system for your tongue where meteorology and mixology collide with the monastic tenets of the bar. From 19 -31 October 1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 9DE Tickets are priced at £10 before 5pm and £12.50 at peak times. For more information and tickets visit http://bompasandparr.com/projects/view/alcoholic-architecture1
Dead Cartoons, The Little Yellow Door.For a Halloween out of the ordinary, the flatmates of The Little Yellow Door will be throwing a dead cartoon house party. Set to be the quirkiest Halloween celebration of them all fancy dress is mandatory, guests are invited to dress up as their favourite childhood cartoon, zombie style. In true TLYD style, the flatmates will be serving up their most creative cocktails and bar snacks, with a secret Halloween twist. Their renowned flat will be transformed into a hellish world of animation's worst and the flatmates themselves will not fail to impress all dressed up as, you guessed it, yellow cartoons. Hello zombie SpongeBob SquarePants! The Little Yellow Door, 68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3HT Doors will open at 6pm on October 31st. Tickets from www.thelittleyellowdoor.co.uk
Drake & Morgan at King's Cross 'Dia de Los Muertos Party'Celebrate Mexico's version of Halloween with Drake & Morgan's Dia de Los Muertos Party! In association with Don Julio Tequila, guests are encouraged to arrive in their best costumes for a night of mental mixology and spooky tunes from a DJ spinning until the wee hours of the Day of the Dead! Drake & Morgan at King's Cross, 6 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG Free entry. Party starts at 8pm on 31 October. http://drakeandmorgan-kingscross.co.uk/whats-on/all-hallows-eve
'Thriller' Night at Archer Street Bar, Soho
Michael Jackson is reborn this Halloween at Archer Street Bar!
Famed for their multi talented staff who both sing AND waiter, Archer Street will put on a musical showdown of a celebration inspired by the infamous 1980's music video. The cocktail bar will be transformed in a glowing graveyard with mini tombstones and scary skeletons lurking in the corners, and for a ghoulish treat, guests will also get to order a special Thriller cocktail for only £4,95. The staff will be dressed in all black with hats and gloves, and MJ himself will even make an appearance with a spooktacular live performance on the night!
Archer Street Bar, 3-4 Archer Street, Soho, London, W1D 7AP
Free entry. Party starts at 6pm on 31 October.