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Summer Safari

This summer at the Society of Exploration, step into a Victorian safari-style oasis in the heart of Covent Garden…

Summer Safari

A place of exploration and adventure, the Society of Exploration transforms into a safari-style oasis throughout the summer months. Enjoy the sounds of the outdoors, as crickets and chirping birds resonate from the walls on your way down the stairs. Enter into a paradise of plants, tropical treasures and eccentric artefacts, before you test your limits with mysteriously exotic bites and Whitley Neill gin libations from Mr Fogg’s Summer Safari menu.

Safari Menu

Forage through our Summer Safari menu, crawling with all manner of strange and peculiar invertebrates. Created with only the bravest explorers in mind, enjoy adventurous Whitley Neill gin libations and light bites inspired by the depths of the jungle.

Safari Cuisine

Toasted Sandwiches

Come with a side of either fries or salad

Chicken Club


Triple-decker toasted sandwich with marinated chicken, bacon, tomato, lettuce, smoked Italian cheese and Mr Fogg’s brandy sauce

Gruyère Cheese & Ham


Sliced gruyère cheese & English ham, served with homemade tomato relish & pickle

Parma Ham, Mozzarella & Basil


Finely-sliced Parma ham, buffalo mozzarella & fresh basil leaves, served with a basil pesto

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese


Slices of smoked salmon & soft cream cheese,

Safari Cuisine

Sausage roll


Sliced homemade sausage roll, served with piccalilli sauce and ketchup

Popcorn Chicken


Lemon, thyme and rosemary chicken breast pieces, served with a side of Peruvian dip

Honey Mustard Bangers


Miniature honey & mustard glazed Cumberland sausages

Padron Pepper

V+ GF £5.5

Padron peppers sprinkled with Maldon sea salt

Hummus with Pitta Bread


Sweet Potato Fries


Italian mixed olives


Cheese Board


A selection of Kentish cheeses, served with crackers, grapes and caramelised red onions & balsamic chutney

Charcuterie Board


A selection of French, Italian and Spanish cured meats, served with antipasti, breadsticks and tapenade

Survival Kit Cocktail Experience

Created with only the bravest explorers in mind, embark upon Mr Fogg’s Safari Cocktail Experience this summer! Test your limits with two adventurous tasters, which include rum-infused sun cream and edible flower vaccinations to tickle the taste buds. For further safety measures, sip on a refreshing classic Whitley Neill G&T to help fend off those perilous mosquitoes! Then, round off your adventure with two Whitley Neill cocktails from our exclusive Safari Menu.

Safari Nights

Trek through your summer evenings with our marvellous medley of live music and entertainment…

Venue Hire

From intimate get-togethers to a lively knees-up with your fellow explorers, host a summer gathering in your very own safari-style oasis, perfect for seated or standing events from 15 to 200 guests. Alongside the bar lies the Train Carriage – a life-size model of a Victorian train carriage, complete with banquette seating and its very own bar area. Alternatively, The Map Room houses an impressive collection of antique maps, travel books, souvenirs and more.

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Explore Mr Fogg’s Summer Safari from Tuesday 4th June to Sunday 15th September 2019

Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
1a Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HH
Nearest tube station: Charing Cross
020 7590 5255