Please note you must order your Il portico picnic box at least one week in advance of your visit to Opera Holland Park.
Opera Holland Park is delighted to reveal the menu for Il Portico’s 2023 Season picnic boxes. Prepared by this well-loved local restaurant on Kensington High Street and delivered in time for your arrival at the theatre, the picnic boxes feature a mouth-watering selection of classic Italian and modern Mediterranean dishes to accompany your visit.
To order, please complete this form including the date which you have booked to attend an Opera Holland Park performance. The Il Portico team will then be in touch to take payment. The picnics will be available to collect from the bars at Opera Holland Park upon your arrival. You do not have to have booked a picnic table in order to book a picnic box. However, if you would like to book a picnic table, you can do so here.
OHP Summer Menu 2023
Your picnic box will include the following selection of dishes:
Chilled house gazpacho with wood fired bread
Sicilian caponata with aubergine, olive and roasted pine nuts
Marinated heritage tomato and burrata salad, with house-aged balsamic reduction
Tonno e fagioli salad
Wild venison and pork belly sausage roll with caramelised shallots and toasted sesame
Home-cured organic gravadlax salmon with summer beetroot and Campari
Classic Salade niçoise
Chickpea and orzo salad with pesto and wood roasted vegetables
Trio of summer greens, flaked almonds, lemon & chilli
Chocolate brownie caprese
Picnic Box FAQs
What is the deadline for ordering a picnic box?
Picnic boxes should be ordered at least a week in advance. However if you do have a last minute request, please email James Chiavarini email@example.com.
Do I have to have reserved a picnic table in order to book a picnic box?
No, you do not need to book a picnic table in order to order a picnic box. You are welcome to collect the picnic box and enjoy either in our bar seating or outside the venue in Holland Park. Please note that bar seating is limited so in order to secure a space, we would recommend reserving a table in one of our picnicking areas (Terrace/Dutch/Balustrade). Click here to reserve a picnic table.
How do I pay for my picnic box?
After you have completed the form, Il Portico will get in touch to confirm your order and take payment over the phone.
Does the picnic box include cutlery?
Yes every picnic box includes cutlery.
Where can I collect my picnic box?
Your picnic box will be available to collect from a designated area in the Opera Holland Park Theatre as soon as the site opens to public. Ask a steward for directions when you arrive.
I would like to cancel my picnic box, how do I do that?
If you would like to cancel your picnic box, please contact Il Portico using the following details: James Chiavarini firstname.lastname@example.org.