Spanish street food and canal boats – match made in London-based heaven

Monday this week was a Bank Holiday and with the sun shining it seems as if there were festivals of one sort or another all over London. Sister and I hit two – Streets of Spain at the Southbank and the Canalway Cavalcade in Little Venice, Paddington.

I can’t describe how drool worthy all the smells were. As a vegetarian there was a lot I couldn’t and didn’t want to eat but the smell of barbecuing meat made my stomach rumble (it really does smell so good).


In the end Sister and I ate a truly delicious red pepper, artichoke (my favourite),  olive, and rocket wraps. Something had been picked and it was an explosion of flavour in my mouth.


Just look at the huge amount of people – crazy isn’t it? Almost all of me wanted at least half these people to vanish, though I am pretty sure all the stall holders would heartily disagree with me. We then hopped on the Bakerloo line (which was smelling particularly pungent) and made our way to Little Venice where the most brilliant thing was probably the Morris dancing. I have never seen Morris dancing live before and it was fun to watch.


It was a really brilliant day out and Sister and I made our way home tired, full and with beer flavoured fudge and garlic cheese. Definite wins all round.


  1. Stop! Food! 6th May 2015 / 3:21 pm

    You chose better than me… I some pretty bad squid at one of the stalls!

    • Rosh 6th May 2015 / 3:22 pm

      Oh no! Did it make you ill or was it just not tasty?

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