Conflict Café: Armenia and Turkey

Why Join the Table?

Experience the harmonious flavours of Armenian and Turkish food in a unique venue in central London. Armenian and Turkish cooks collaborate to bring to life an exciting sharing feast.

Turkish cook, Gulay Cay and Armenian cook, Natalie Griffith will showcase their delicious and traditional dishes as part of Conflict Café. As seen in the Guardian, Independent, and Evening Standard, Conflict Cafe is the pop-up restaurant that serves food from regions that have experienced conflict, and explores the power of food to bring people together and break down barriers.

Named Time Out London’s ‘Most Inspirational Pop-up of 2014’, Conflict Cafe is an initiative launched by peacebuilding charity International Alert marking the International Day of Peace (21 Sept...

House Rules:
This is not just any pop-up, this is Conflict Café. Be ready to sit down and ‘break bread’ with strangers, and strike up conversation!

Travel Tip: If you’re coming from Waterloo Rail Station, take Exit 1 located next to platform 1, turn right, and walk straight down. House of Vans is located on your right hand side.

Seating: Please let us know if you would like to be seated with another booking.

In a Nutshell

Conflict Café, Time Out’s “Most Inspirational Pop-up”.

A unique culinary experience from peacebuilding NGO, International Alert, combining food from conflict areas, and harnessing the power of food to get people together, breaking bread, and starting a conversation. We've served over 1000 diners, highlighting cuisines and conflicts from Colombia to Syria, Sri Lanka to Myanmar.

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The Whole Hog

"There is something very significant about the act of bringing people together around a table to eat, whatever their differences: the very act of cooking and sharing food is a unifying one. It's true that this is not the only tool for peace, but it is a step in the right direction and a great reason to support Conflict Cafe." - Yotam Ottolenghi

Conflict Café has served over 1000 diners, highlighting cuisines and conflicts from Syria to Colombia, and celebrating the power of food to break down barriers and get people talking.
At the pop-up, diners join communal tables where they are treated to a feast of traditional dishes from countries that have experienced conflict around the world, created by chefs from the regions.

Featured in The Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Reuters, Associated Press, CNN, BuzzFeed, BBC Radio 4, Al Jazeera, Huffington Post, Evening Standard, Time Out and more, the charity initiative has been running since 2014.

Find out more at: Twitter: @talkpeacefest, Insta: @international_alert, Email: [email protected]

Fantastic evening - loved the venue, the food was plentiful and tasty and the speakers were inspirational.

More about this Experience

  • Great on your own!
  • Vegetarian Friendly

Event Tags: Do Good, London Pop-Ups, Meet New People, Top Seller, Try Something Different, Unique Dining, Vegetarian

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