Caribbean festival set to light up bank holiday at Jerk & Beyond

A Caribbean taste sensation arrives in London this weekend just in time for the bank holiday weekend.

Discover a host of Caribbean food, rum and music at Jerk & Beyond, Old Spitalfields Market, from tomorrow until Monday.

The new, three-day, family-friendly festival is the brainchild of Limin’ restaurant and bar owner, Sham Mahabir, bringing together some of London’s most diverse and innovative food from Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana.

Treat your taste buds to salted cod fritters from Park’s Edge Bar & Kitchen in Herne Hill, plantain balls from Limin’, and tasty treats from Caribbean food experts, including Coconut Corn & Chow and It’s A Wrap.

Multi award-winning Plantation rum will be serving lashings of pineapple Daiquiri slushies, Mai Tais and hosting rum tasting sessions of some diverse island rums.

All food dishes and drinks will be £6 (aside from the rum tasting flights), tokens will be available to buy on the day from the token booths.

The festival is open from noon until 7pm every day.

For more information see http://www.jerkandbeyond.com/

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