Free – the food connoisseur https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk I'm on the mission to explore the wonderful food out there Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:40:09 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/cropped-avator-2018-pink-32x32.jpg Free – the food connoisseur https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk 32 32 67390964 FREE discount card with Portico places https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/discounts/free-discount-card-with-portico-places/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/discounts/free-discount-card-with-portico-places/#respond Sun, 20 Nov 2016 09:40:09 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/?p=11391 streetscapeI have teamed up with Portico Places to offer my readers a FREE discount card to be used at restaurants, bars, there’s also discounts for shopping, beauty treatments etc.

There’s over 100 food, drink and beauty deals available across London that are totally free to redeem. Simply email places@portico.com with your postal address and Portico will post a card out to you for free.

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Yelp Secret Brixton – Unlock the secrets https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/yelp-secret-brixton-unlock-secrets/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/yelp-secret-brixton-unlock-secrets/#respond Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:43:12 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/?p=10227 MainEvent_visual

For one week Yelpers get to unlock a mysterious week long events from the 18th to 23rd of April. How well do you think you know Brixton? You can uncover Brixton secrets with the help of Yelps exclusive events. It’s totally free to attend and there be free food and drinks (who doesn’t love free stuff) along the way as you venture Brixton iconic and unique hotspots.

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Curious? So what’s the catch? You got to get in there quick and RSVP on each event with a Yelp account. Sign up at http://www.secretbrixton.co.uk.

To start you off here are three secret events, but hurry spaces are limited so get clicking the red RSVP button.

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Malaysia Night 2014 – Trafalgar Square https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/malaysia-night-2014-trafalgar-square/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/malaysia-night-2014-trafalgar-square/#respond Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:52:26 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/?p=5276 Malaysia Night 2014, the eagerly anticipated free festival celebrating the very best of Malaysian cuisine and culture, arrives back in London’s Trafalgar Square on Friday September 26th.

Malaysia Night 2014 Malaysia Night 2014

The popular festival, returning for the fifth year, will see Trafalgar Square transform into a bustling marketplace, complete with the vibrant sights, smells and sounds of Malaysia.

The event embraces and celebrates the uniqueness of Malaysia and showcases the very best of the country to Londoners and visitors alike.

Over 20 of the UK’s best Malaysian restaurants will showcase their authentic gastronomic delights for visitors to buy, from already popular dishes such as Laksa and Satay through to the more unusual such as Ais Kakang, a delicious red bean iced dessert.

 

Along with the chance to sample dishes from these restaurants, there will also be a series of live cookery demonstrations taking place throughout the event from well-known and respected chefs. Visitors will also enjoy live entertainment from singers, dancers and DJ and be able to view art from up and coming Malaysian artists.

 

Additionally an authentic bustling Malaysian marketplace, offering ingredients such as sauces, spices and pastes for sale, will give Londoners the opportunity to recreate authentic tasting dishes at home.

 

EVENT DETAILS:

Event:                                   Malaysia Night

Location                      Trafalgar Square, London

Cost:                                      Free entry

Date                             Friday 26th September 2014

Time:                                    12:00 – 22:00 – stage entertainment from 17:00

Age Restrictions:             N/A

Nearest Underground Stations:

Charing Cross Tube (2 minutes)

Leicester Square Tube (3 minutes)

Piccadilly Circus Tube (6 minutes)

Visit: www.malaysiakitchen.co.uk to find out more about the event.

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GIVEAWAY – Win a case of PiCK Up Bahlsen Biscuits https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/cheap-eats/giveaway-win-a-case-of-pick-up-bahlsen-biscuits/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/cheap-eats/giveaway-win-a-case-of-pick-up-bahlsen-biscuits/#comments Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:45:31 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.wordpress.com/?p=3939 PiCK UP
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PiCK UP! is a mouth-watering slab of thick milk chocolate sandwiched between two crisp biscuits. They are individually wrapped, locking in the freshness and perfect for when you’re on the go.

I’m giving away a case of 14 packets with 5 individually wrapped biscuits, a total of 70 biscuits.

All you have to do is follow my rafflecopter link to enter.

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I will announce and contact the winner on the 31/03/2014
a Rafflecopter giveaway

GOOD LUCK!

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GIVEAWAY WIN a case of Nak’d Bars – Healthy Breakfast Ideas https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/bars/giveaway-win-a-case-of-nakd-bars-healthy-breakfast-ideas/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/bars/giveaway-win-a-case-of-nakd-bars-healthy-breakfast-ideas/#comments Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:35:19 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.wordpress.com/?p=3160 If you follow me on Twitter, many of you may be aware I like to snack on Nak’d health bars a lot.

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When have you brought something and looked at the back of the pack to even pronounce any of the ingredients it contains? With each bar I can see what exactly goes in the bars, no nasty things creeping inside.

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Nak’d bars only contains natural raw food. They are all gluten, wheat and dairy free and simply yummy. Struggle for healthy breakfast ideas? Want to look better and feel good then replace over processed food with whole foods. Pick up a Nak’d bar or Nak’d bits for a healthier alternative snack.

As I want to introduce these healthy snacks to the world and convince you healthy food can be enjoyable. You can WIN a case from me; on the 22nd November I will pick a winner and send a “The Nākd Celebration Box” out.

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Open to UK residents only.

Enter through the widget below. Good luck!

Click link for giveaway

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“tis the season’ for Strawberries n cream and picnics – FREE outdoor Wimbledon screenings https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/tis-the-season-for-strawberries-n-cream-and-picnics-free-outdoor-wimbledon-screenings/ https://thefoodconnoisseur.co.uk/events/tis-the-season-for-strawberries-n-cream-and-picnics-free-outdoor-wimbledon-screenings/#respond Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:04:51 +0000 http://thefoodconnoisseur.wordpress.com/?p=2250 Screen Shot 2013-06-24 at 13.01.57

Centre Court comes to Cardinal Place, New Street Square and Bankside Mix

London locations host free outdoor Wimbledon screenings as part of the Great British Summer

 

Where

  • Cardinal Place: Victoria Street, London SW1 (nearest underground stations: Victoria, Westminster, St James’s Park) www.cardinalplace.co.uk
  • New Street Square: New Fetter Lane, London EC4 (nearest underground stations: Chancery Lane, Holborn and City Thameslink)www.newstreetsquare.co.uk
  • Bankside Mix: Southwark Street, London SE1 (nearest underground stations: Southwark, London Bridge and Waterloo) www.banksidemix.co.uk

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When

  • Monday 24th June – Sunday 7th July, from 12-9pm daily
  • Please note: New Street Square will not be showing Wimbledon at weekends during the tournament.

 

Cost

  • FREE

 

Event details

 

Land Securities is bringing Centre Court to the Capital this June with FREE outdoor tennis screenings at Cardinal Place in Victoria, Bankside Mix in Southwark and New Street Square in Holborn.  As part of its Great British Summer event, Land Securities is serving up these showings of the world famous Wimbledon tennis championships on screens installed in specially customised retro caravans.

 

Each location has a great mix of restaurants and bars for pre and post-match revelling, and  retailers will be serving up delectable dishes and drinks straight to your deckchair.

 

If you haven’t got your hands on much-coveted tickets to the tournament, and don’t fancy camping overnight to try, you needn’t be a frustrated tennis fan. Simply pull up a deck chair and relax in sunshine.

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Find out more at: www.greatbritishsummer13.com

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