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Pop up cinematic events in London’s Queen’s Park

17th May 2012 Print

Renowned restaurateurs Salt Yard Group (Salt Yard, Dehesa, Opera Tavern) are hugely excited to announce that they will be teaming up with roaming cinema The Nomad, as their official food partner for a series of pop up cinematic events in London’s Queen’s Park this summer.

Using their newly launched catering arm, Salt Yard Group will offer cinema goers their own creative take on traditional cinema and al fresco fare, with a selection of dishes to choose from, including Ibérico burgers with manchego and guindilla, Ibérico hot dogs with romesco sauce, caramelized onions, guindilla and mustard alioli, as well as some of their hugely popular signature creations, salt cod croquettes and courgette flowers with goat’s cheese and honey.

For those who don’t fancy venturing over to the mobile kitchen, Salt Yard Group ushers and usherettes will also be on hand to wander through the crowds with a further selection of edible goodies, including gazpacho, smoked paprika popcorn, cinnamon and lemon popcorn and a variety of homemade ice creams and fudges. 

Teaming up for three dates, 18th August, 8th September and 22nd September, Salt Yard Group will provide the perfect foodie accompaniment to The Nomad’s atmospheric open air film nights. Showing three cult favourites from three different decades, 80s childhood classic The Goonies, 60s gem The Graduate and 90s cult stoner movie The Big Lebowski,the Queen’s Park screenings will form part of The Nomad’s extensive summer line up. 

Sally Wilton founder/dreamer behind The Nomad and The Lexi Cinema, commented “As an admirer of the Salt Yard Group, ethically and edibly, I am delighted that they are bringing their culinary magic to the Queens Park 2012 film screenings. Their sense of playfulness will make the food a perfect partner for the film evenings.”

The Salt Yard Group have also confirmed that they will donate a £1 of each bill to The Nomad’s chosen charity The Sustainability Institute for any Nomad ticket holders who dine at their three restaurants during August.

The Nomad is the sister-company to one of West London’s most cherished local cinemas The Lexi. 

Dates on sale now:

Saturday 18th August – Queens Park – Goonies (Pg)
Saturday 8th September – Queens Park – The Graduate (15)
Saturday 22nd September – Queens Park – The Big Lebowski (18)

Tickets range from £8.50-£12.50 – please check website for specific prices

Doors open around 7pm / Screenings start at dusk so please check website for specific times

Information correct at time of going to press.  Theatrical elements subject to change.

For more information and to book tickets for your cinematic adventure, visit

100% of all distributable profits from The Nomad will be donated to its chosen charity, the Sustainability Institute in South Africa.