Night Tales is a charming venture combining fine food, experimental bar culture and nightlife. The team behind acclaimed Dalston Roof Park, Background Bars, launch a six week project celebrating the best of London gastronomy and music culture, in a transformed East London car park and underground bunker.
Running from Thursday through to Saturday every week up until Christmas – Night Tales invites you to wrap up under the starlight and experience something unique in the heart of East London.
The event sees some of the most loved names from the cities vibrant food scene, all under one roof. Taking residency are Smokey Tails, Southern US BBQ joint. Night Tales will also be hosting a hand picked selection of London’s most in-demand restaurants including Patty and Bun. Will they bring their new special, My Miyagi, to the party? New winners of the Young British Foodies Award BAO join the selection to offer up their famous Taiwanese steamed pork buns and soya milk fried chicken from their purpose built six-seater bar. Also in the limelight is the Japanese gyoza bar from Rainbo, with more foodie hotspots to be announced.
Background Bars are at the forefront of London’s pop up bar culture. At Night Tales you can expect to see their most ambitious bar set ups and cocktail menus yet. The mysterious Mexican spirit ‘Mezcal’ will feature on the Mezzanine, presenting ‘Tales of Mezcal.’ Beer drinkers are catered for with a wide selection of European Craft Beers, including a smoked London Porter. On the ground floor guests are invited to explore ‘The Negroni Station’ , serving Bourbon Negroni, traditional Negroni and a seasonally sublime warm spice Negroni. In addition to the plethora of chilled beverages, steaming hot drinks will be flowing for those that want to keep cosy – Mulled Wine, Hot Spiced Cider & a naughty Absinthe Hot Chocolate!
Renowned DJ’s and Smokey Tails founders, Seth Troxler and Ryan Crosson will be making surprise appearances on the decks and BBQ, with special guest sets from their summer party line ups including Disco Bloodbath, Bee Shiver, Tayo, & Bad Passion to name a few. The Vortex Jazz Club own the stage for ‘Jazz Saturdays’ and locally born radio station NTS Radio present their revered DJ roster across the six week span, offering a progressive mix of sounds to the Night Tales community.
Thursdays : 6pm – 11pm
Fridays : 6pm – 12am
Saturdays : 3pm – 12am
Abbott Street Car Park, Dalston, E8 3DL