July 19, 2012, 12:05 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- London continues to etch out a reputation as a global foodie capital thanks to its concentration of Michelin-star restaurants and food-focused events. Foodies Festival is yet further proof of London's continued success and popularity among food lovers. Foodies Festival, held in Battersea Park from 17 to 19 August, is dedicated to all things foodie in the capital.
Visitors can expect Michelin-star chefs to demonstrate the tricks of their trade, the capital's best restaurants to offer samples of their most delectable signature dishes and champagne should be flowing freely courtesy of Veuve Clicquot.
This open-air event is expected to attract 25,000 like-mind individuals that are crazy about food. After serving up a treat in London, Foodies Festival moves to Bristol, Oxford and Edinburgh.
Day tickets for Foodies Festival cost £15 for adults and £10 for concessions. Great value three-day tickets are also available and cost £25 for adults and £18 for concessions. More information about the event can be found on LondonTown.com.
LondonTown.com has discounted hotels in London this summer and offers advice on the best hotels around Battersea Park for access to Foodies Festival. Available hotels near Battersea Park from 17-19 August currently include the four-star Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel. This sleek, contemporary hotel overlooks Battersea Park and boasts views along the River Thames. Rooms have been discounted by up to 69% bringing rates to £133 per double room, per night.
A second option from LondonTown.com is the five-star Eccleston Square Hotel London. This hotel is around 20 minutes' walk from Battersea Park but it's located right next to Victoria Station, ideal for visitors heading into the capital by rail from the south. This Grade II listed property has recently undergone a renovation to the tune of £6.5 million adding flashy, high-tech features to this historic building. Room rates start at £124 per night, thanks to a discount of 68%.