WHEN: 3 - 7 MAY
WHERE: SOUTHBANK CENTRE, SE1
TIME: LUNCH THROUGH TO EVENINGS
WHAT: 5 DAY SOUTH ASIAN STREET FOOD MARKET
KERB does Alchemy is BACK! Transforming the SE1 concrete into a rambunctious raft of heat and spice. This year we’re cooking up dishes from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, as part of Southbank’s South Asian Alchemy Festival 2018.
18 KERBanists (line up below). Debuting this year: BBQ Dreamz’ lamb keema bar; Fundi bubbling up Peschwari pizza garlic naans; Da ja Chicken entering the arena with fried “butter chicken”; and Taco Dave having a stab at Sri Lankan coconut shrimp burritos.
7 returning guest traders: Bun Kabab, Chaatit, Rola Wala, The Cheeky Indian, Khao, Curry Cookhouse, Ladle & Skillet
4 brand new discoveries: The English Indian (bringing in from Brum pakora battered fish and chips with chip shop curry sauce); Black Mylk (doing a KERBlaboration vegan ice cream dosa waffle with Spicebox); Jaffrey and refugee social enterprise Nemi Tea.
Lamb keema quesadillas * mutton fries with panch phoran aioli * pakora battered halloumi strips * chilli cheese dosas * bhel puri * Kabuli falafel wraps * hash brown-pimped bun kababs * bhaji bhangra burgers * vegan khao suey * savoury and sweet dosa-waffles * paneer parathas * red daal sourdough naans * cheesy masala chip butties * Kashmiri chilli chocolate gelato * caramel pori urundai (Indian puffed rice brittle) ice cream sandwiches * plum and coconut salted caramel brownies * pistachio butter orange glaze donuts * PLUS MORE
KERB beer and cocktail bar serving up Punjabi Pimms, Watermelon Wallbangers, Kingfisher lagers, Thornbridge Citrus hoppy IPA’s; Fourpure Juicebox IPA; Brick Brewery’s special edition tamarind and lime leaf sours; a Square Root x Howling Hops KERBlaboration ‘Das Radler’ shandy (plus their Hackney-made pomegranate rose and Alphonso mango sodas); and masala chai and ginger iced teas from Nemi.
HAPPY HOUR, THURS & FRI, 5-7pm
HAPPY HOUR LATES, SAT 9.30-10.30pm
DJ Shaiguy returns! He’ll be spinning out bhangra tracks in the evening so start practising your Bollywood moves. Keep your eyes peeled for a henna artist, other guests and karma pints at the bar.
Thursday: 12:00 – 21:00
Friday: 11:00 – 23:00
Saturday: 11:00 – 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 – 21:00
Bank Holiday Monday: 12:00 – 19:30