Whether you’re watching the rugby, feasting with friends, or downing green shots, St Patrick’s Day in London is always a good craic. Here are some of the best places to celebrate this Sunday, from live music in Camden to Irish roasts in Shoreditch.
St Patrick’s Day at Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill
Overseen by London’s favourite Irish chef, Richard Corrigan, this West End restaurant goes all out for St Patrick’s Day. They’re serving a family-style lunch on Saturday – 5 courses including smoked salmon and Irish stew – followed by the rugby and live music from 6pm. On Sunday, you can book a table for a post-parade brunch, followed by more live music.
St Patrick’s Day Festival at Trafalgar Square
Now approaching its seventieth year, London’s St Patrick’s Day festival showcases the best of Irish music, dance, food and culture. Festivities kick off at noon to coincide with the St Patrick’s Day parade which sees elaborate floats, marching bands and dance troupes making their way from Piccadilly to Trafalgar Square. Don’t miss The Massaoke Band on the main stage at 5pm – they’ll be getting the crowd going with a singalong including some Irish favourites.Continue Reading