London street food trailblazers, KERB, are back at Southbank Centre this Bank Holiday May with a five-day street food festival of South Asian spice.

Expect a flash flood of South Asian flavour (Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepalese and Pakistani) all bank holiday weekend, with 29 traders cooking up specials right through from lunchtime into the night.

Plus KERB will be hosting ‘Happy Hour Lates’ at KERB Bar from 9.30pm – 10.30pm. Alchemy will be the biggest pocket of South Asian flavour in London, with street food creations you won’t find anywhere else. 

Expect 18 KERBanists (KERB’s biggest spice force yet) putting their own unique twists on South Asian dishes. Welcome back old favourites: Dosa Deli and Horn OK Please; the always powerful Baba G and their bhaji-bursting lamb jalfrezi double stacks; Kolkati’s sweet masala parathas (this time they’re bringing panch phoran-seasoned mutton fries); Vegan, Spice Box’s Grace Regan introducing a KERBlaboration sweet coconut lassi “doffle” (dosa waffle) with guest trader Black Mylk; and Indian Street Kitchen’sforever-fusing Sid and Suj, conjuring up “Desi Quesi” lamb keema quesadillas and “Dhaba Steakathi” wraps.

Debuting at Alchemy this year: KERB Favourites BBQ Dreamz are hosting their very own lamb keema bar;Fundi’s bubbling up Peschwari pizza garlic naans; Daja Chicken’s entering the arena with fried “butter chicken”; and Taco Dave’s having a stab at Sri Lankan coconut shrimp burritos.

The sweet food line up’s on fire this year as well, with Blu TopSouth East Cakery and Vicky’s Donuts slinging side by side (imagine!). Ready the waistbands for cardamom snickerdoodle ice cream sandwiches; pistachio butter and orange glaze donut pillows; Kashmiri chilli chocolate sorbet; plumb and coconut brownies; and masala chai and caramel ripple gelato cones.

COMPETITION5 days, 29 traders… and KERB are giving you the chance to try it ALL for free. SIgn up for a chance to win a  Ã¢â‚¬ËœTaste of Alchemy Gold Card’, that gets you a free dish from EVERY trader (that’s 29 free dishes) and all four KERB Bar cocktails for free. ENTER HERE.

Southbank Centre, SE1

  • Thursday 03 May: 12-9pm
  • Friday 04 May: 11am-11pm
  • Saturday 05 May: 11am-11pm
  • Sunday 06 May: 12-9pm
  • Monday 07 May: 12-7:30pm