Saturday, 8 March 2014

Photos: Chateau Marmot London Pop-Up Restaurant & Lower Marsh Saturday Food Market

Fluid London’s Christian Rose-Day discovers Chateau Marmot, a pop-up dining experience that is popping up around London.

Last week Fluid London was invited along to the new Lower Marsh Saturday food market just behind Waterloo station along what is fast becoming a cool, hip and trendy (yes, I just used all three of those words in the same sentence) Broadway Market area of south London.

To celebrate and highlight the fantastic work of the small, independent charcuterie, cheese, bread, cake, pie and almond milk producers at the market - all yummy - pop-up dining restaurant concept, Chateau Marmot decided to take up residence in a disused shop on Lower Marsh for a couple of days. The menu they create for the pop-up event was exclusively sourced from the producers in the market that day. What a lovely idea!

Being suckers for pop-up restaurants and supper clubs in unusual London locations, Fluid London decided to go along to see what the Marmot could deliver.


The location.
The assembled diners.
 The Chateau Marmot chefs.

The setting.
 The Marmot artwork gallery, naturally.
Chateau Marmot own brand beer. 
 Charcuterie from Cannon and Cannon at the Lower Marsh Saturday food market with piccalilli and chilli jam.
 Wild mushroom, shiitake dashi, wakame, benito and soft poached (biodynamic) eggs from Orchard Eggs.
 Hansen and Lydersen smoked salmon with winter veg, blood orange gel and kolrabi. 
This was followed by an Eton mess with almond milk and vanilla custard from The Pressery with palm sugar jelly, chocolate soil and passion fruit.
Theo Cooper, the founder Chateau Marmot, serving up come almond milk.

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