Feb 16 2013


As part of the 8th annual celebration in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square, Canada Day London have expanded the food offerings into a London-wide food festival! The new Taste of Canada campaign aims to open peoples eyes and excite their taste buds to the best cuisine from across the pond with the help of some of London’s best restaurants and bars.

SimmonsSimmons Bar

Join us at Simmons Bar in Kings Cross, Match Bar just off Oxford Circus, Adventure Bar Covent Garden, Shutterbug in Shoreditch, The Potato Merchant in Exmouth Market, Gordon’s Wine Bar on the Embankment, Yog Charlotte Street or the Charing Cross Hotel on The Strand for some traditional Canadian flavours in London!

The Potato Merchant

Check out our program section for a list of the events we have in the run-up to Canada Day London. Wherever you are in London, there’s a little Taste of Canada for you to try!



For one day only, Trafalgar square will play host to Vieux-Québec, a Canadian-inspired pop-up restaurant brought to London by Shuttlecock-Inc.Located on the north terrace of the Trafalgar Square, they will be carving out a little corner of one of Canada’s most beautiful towns.

From talented Mile High chef, Ollie Templeton, with menu guidance by acclaimed Canadian chef, Marc St Jacques, Vieux-Québec will serve a range of dishes infused with the taste of Canada throughout the day.

For breakfast Ollie Templeton will serve up the ultimate Canadian morning meal of butterscotch pancakes with maple syrup, crème fraiche and streaky bacon. This will then be follow followed by a mouth-watering barbecue lunch including beef burgers with cabbage and parsley slaw, tomato chutney and cheese as well as pulled pork shoulder served with pickled baby onions, rocket and watercress salad with mustard dressing, and last, but not least, delicious vegetarian lentil burgers.

In the evening, guests will be able to enjoy the main stage concert over an exquisite three course sit-down dinner of grilled lobster, asparagus, confit new seasons garlic and fried potato cake to start, followed by hay-roasted pork belly with braised Saskatchewan lentils, roasted cherry tomatoes and wilted spinach as the main course, and for dessert, smoked maple and bourbon ice cream.


To book your ticket please click HERE!

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