Did you know that Tooting was recently named one of the world's 10 coolest neighborhoods? Escape the madness of central London and explore this multicultural area that has a great vibe, and is a hidden gem for foodies! Tooting boasts two fantastic indoor markets, which give space to an array of independent restaurants and shops from UK and around the world.
We will have a taste of Tooting's rich cultural heritage through a tour of local independent food businesses. We will meet and chat with shopkeepers, restaurant owners, and food producers whilst tasting the flavors that make Tooting so culturally diverse and exciting.
Each tour is different, but stops may include a visit to:
London's most popular South Asian snack shop
A traditional pie and mash shop with a story that's taken it to Broadway
A grand grade II listed Victorian pub
A forty-year old grocery shop selling strange vegetables from around the world
A producer of local organic gin
A Pilipino sari-sari shop
A local community farm growing teff
A walk through the two famous markets of Tooting
Tooting might seem miles away but it is only 20 minutes away from Leicester Square! It's well worth the visit!