The Great London Raceoff

The Great London Raceoff

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3 hours


Sun. Sept 6 10, 10:30, 11 am

Compete in 10 challenges to try and win the ultimate culinary prize!

London’s premiere restaurant group, D&D has teamed up with Eating Europe, the city’s best creator of culinary experiences to offer the Great London Raceoff. This dizzying adventure is a mashup of The Amazing Race, Master Chef & Britain’s Got Talent!

Race around London & participate in culinary competitions to win the ultimate culinary prize!

What You’ll Experience

  • Try your hand at being a Sous Chef, a Mixologist and a Pastry Chef at 3 of London’s top restaurants, then devour the fruits of your labor.
  • Visit many of London’s most iconic landmarks like never before – with no tourists!
  • Uncover hidden sites and secrets you had no idea existed
  • Enjoy 3 hrs of heart-racing excitement on an otherwise ordinary Sunday morning
  • Compete to win the Grand Prize – a 3 course dinner with a bottle of wine at Cantina del Ponte and a free Culinary Experiences for 2 with Eating Europe.



Teams of two will race around central London following clues to uncover hidden treasures, acting out iconic movie scenes, and showing whether they paid attention in history class! As you follow the clues, you’ll get a chance to explore the secrets of the most iconic sites in London without tourists!

And yes, you’ll get to enjoy the fruits of your culinary efforts!

The winning team will come away with the grand prize which is a three-course meal for two with a sommelier selected bottle of wine at one of D&D’s renowned restaurants AND an unforgettable Eating Europe food experience in any of our destinations!

The Details:

  • Who:       15 teams of 2 will compete (you sign up as a team of two)
  • When:     Sunday, September 6
  • Where:   Butlers Wharf Pier – exact location sent with booking confirmation
  • Length:   3 hours
  • Price:       £35 per person (£70 per team)



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Thank you for the brilliant raceoff- it was absolutely fantastic! We enjoyed ourselves so much! ❤️ it!

- Team Ketchup if You Can

Yes so much fun!!! Loved it even though we did so badly! Haha!

- Team Hot Chilli Peppers

Wow! Amazing! We had a blast!

- Team Jalapeno Poppers

Will recommend it to all our friends 🥳

- Team Nacho Average Squad

Thanks it was ace!

- Team Off Piste

We had a blast!

- Team SnackAttack


Meet Your Local London Tour Guides

One of our London food tour guides will show you the very best the city has to offer.

My grandparents grew up in the east end, so although I was born in Essex , my roots are here
Well worth heading to a local pub- my favourite is The Hemingford Arms, where you can eat delicious Thai food whilst listening a traditional Irish music session
Rather than paying to just go up The Shard, book a table at the bar there instead- cocktails and a view!
Born in Worcester, but moved to London in 2013
Max’s Sandwich Shop In Crouch Hill have the best sandwiches!
For a Sunday roast, head out of Zone 1 and go to pubs where the locals live
Born and raised in Bath but living in London since 2013
I absolutely love the Southbank, wandering along and ending up in borough market for a doughnut
Don't be affraid to get lost, you never know what you might find!
I grew up just North from London but have been an official Londoner since 2010
My favourite pub in London is called the Mayflower, it's a lovely walk along the south bank of the Thames from Tower Bridge. Enjoy a nice pint overlooking the river and pretend you're a pirate
Pick a neighbourhood a bit further out, head there and then just wander around. I guarantee you'll stumble on something great
Grew up on a farm in Somerset but now loving the big city life.
I love to go to Mildred's in Soho for fresh and super tasty vegetarian cuisine and then finishing off with a glass of bubbly.
Go to Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew to lose yourself in nature. If you want a fun night out then head to Soho Theatre to see some of the best comedians.
I was born in Hull, Yorkshire but moved to London in 2011
Favourite place to eat is The Oystermen in Covent Garden, you can't go wrong there. Always a good spread. Although St. John's bakery in London Bridge is a close second
Near Tower Hill Station, there's a hidden gem of a pub called The Dickens Inn. Great drinks, pub food and looks beautiful. Sunday Roast, always a good shout. You're right by the harbour too. Not too far from the Tower of London
I was born and raised in St Albans, Hertfordshire, but now living in the east end of London
My favourite place to eat in London is Yardsale Pizza, Hoxton
If you're on a night out late in Soho, go to Garlic and Shots - you will not regret it
I'm from the West Country, in Bristol, but I'm afraid I don't have the accent!
Sunday Brunch at Megan's is the tastiest & the staff are always so lovely.
Go to see as many theatre shows as you possibly can - The Moulin Rouge at the Vaults in London Bridge is not to be missed. Also, the Stairway to Heaven is the best bar in London.
I'm from Scarborough in North Yorkshire but have lived in Borough for over a year, making me a certified local!
The India Club just off the Strand is outrageously good for the price and their dosas will make your heart sing
Follow the river! Rent a bike or get on a TFL boat and you can explore the city without a single traffic jam.
I am from Essex - just East of East london
my favourite restaurant in London is six by Nico because I’m so indecisive I couldn’t possibly decide on one meal, I’d rather settle with the 6 individual courses that they serve to you at the 6 by Nico experience
you cannot beat the atmosphere at Camden market, grab some food and take a browse at the interesting stalls, then escape the wildness and go for a stroll the the beautiful neighbouring village of primrose hill
Born and raised in Leeds up North, but have lived in London for well over a decade - pretty much all over the city!
Oooh, I’m a sucker for Street Food - get yourself to a Street Feast or Mercato Metropolitano for an abundance of vendors, refined menus, and tasty dishes.
Central London is beautiful, but if you need to temper your city break with some nature; head to Richmond Park in South West London and hang out with some wild deer - you’ll forget you’re even in the city.
Born and raised in South-East London, I've been tummy-rumbling my way around the city my whole life, and I fall in love with it more every year
London is strung through with hidden gems - just stroll off from the main drag and follow that beautiful nose of yours. But if you're lost? Try wine and cheese in the quintessential Le Beaujolais, or dine in the magic, bohemian world of Circolo Popolare
From South East London and have eaten my way through most neighbours here in my time!
Head to any of the Eat Tokyo branches around London for a delicious bento box and tofu!
You can walk within Tower Bridge and look beneath your feet at the traffic passing below - it’s affordable, thrilling and you get a great view of the winding Thames.