Pepe's Kitchen


My late Father; 'Pepe', was my culinary inspiration. I am a self-taught Chef who has been providing private dining experiences since 2011. From Philippine-inspired Canapes, to Residencies and Pop-Up Restaurants in Soho, Old St, Royal Oak and Portobello Rd. 

In 2013, I launched the first Filipino Supperclub in the UK and last year I appeared on BBC2 with Mary Berry, showing her how to cook an authentic Filipino Pork Belly 'Lechon' in the oven!

In my Supperclub I share my food memories of growing up in the Philippines, preparing fresh ingredients and serving deliciously exciting dishes! Prepare to be transported to the Philippines through my food and dining experience!

I am motivated to preserve traditional cooking techniques and keeping the authentic taste of Philippine Cuisine as much as possible. Serving national, regional and street food dishes makes Pepe's Kitchen a unique and all-round culinary experience. 

Pepe's cooking classes are a perfect way to discover the joys of preparing and cooking Filipino food. Enjoy a hands-on cooking classes and learning some simple & easy to follow recipes using fresh ingredients.

We also cater for any events, private, corporate or parties!

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For those who are wondering “What is Filipino food?” Many are the times we’ve heard this question being asked. Of all the Southeast Asian cuisines, Filipino is arguably the least known in the UK, and... Read more

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Come and Enjoy the most popular dish in the Philippines! Lechon (whole roasted pig) is mostly served as a centre piece at fiestas, wedding and birthdays in the Philippines. We are very excited to... Read more

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Word on the street PK is doing another Supper Club. whoop whoop! We are hosting a Filipino Street Food feast for the Action Against Hunger "Supperheroes" campaign 2013.

This will be the first time... Read more

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Hello everyone! You probably saw the recent news about the typhoon Haiyan
(locally known as Yolanda) in the Philippines and how it destroyed many parts
of the Visayan region. This is... Read more

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To all my lovely people, we have a food stall @ 5footway SE Asian Street Food
Festival this saturday from 12pm to 6pm. Yep you guessed it! We will be
selling some Filipino food on the day so make... Read more

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**The Philippines** is finally in the news, but unfortunately for all the wrong reasons: the terrible tragedy that **Typhoon Haiyan** has inflicted upon our country. Rather than seeing the beautiful... Read more

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**A fabulous Filipino feast to celebrate independence. BYOB.**

The history of the Philippine's has helped mould the sumptuous, colourful
Filipino food we know today.
... Read more

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We all love '**Orange Wednesdays**' we can watch the latest movies and hang
out with friends. Here's a new thing…how about '**Filipino Wednesdays**' for
some Filipino tapas and cocktails before or... Read more

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This is the last part of our Eat Philippines Supperclub series. Our Luzon and
Visayas supperclub went swimmingly and my guests enjoyed their food as well as
learning & trying something new about the... Read more

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Hello! Welcome to our monthly Filipino Supper Club!

Come and join us for a wide variety of traditional Filipino dishes, from
regional to street food served in one sitting at an easy to get to... Read more

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We are very excited for our June Pop up not only it's in a great location but
also it's our summer menu!

Since chef Mae's appearance on Mary Berry's Easter feast making her Filipino
Lechon (slow... Read more

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An exciting collaboration with Mae from Pepe's Kitchen and a new cook in town;
Nicole, a passionate Malaysian homecook and student who loves to share her

We will serve 3 courses of... Read more

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Hello Everyone!

I have been meaning to do a brunch meal for a long time now and I am very
excited as this menu brings a different side on Filipino food. We love our
rice and of course it's suiting... Read more

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Why do Filipinos celebrate "Noche Buena"?

Join us for a Filipino Christmas feast (with a little western influences like
the xmas crackers!), experience what it's like to be around the Filipino... Read more

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A year since Mae appeared on BBC for Mary Berry's Easter Feast, Mae showed
Mary how to make Filipino Lechon (slow roasted pork belly) and how Filipinos
celebrate Easter Sunday. Mae is recreating this... Read more




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Fabulous evening of food and company

Rating: 9

Eddie attended Filipino Seafood Dinner in April 2016, reviewed on 1 May 2016

This was our first experience of Filipino food and what a delight it was. Our hosts were very welcoming, it was great to be able to hear about the dishes being served.
The food served was delicious and beautifully presented.

We are looking forward to the next supper club meal by pepes kitchen with Mae and Adrian.

Teresa and Anna

Haiyan fundraiser

Rating: 8

maria attended Typhoon Haiyan Relief Pop-up Restaurant in December 2013, reviewed on 4 December 2013

I enjoyed myself at this event seeing friends and meeting new people. The wine was very good though pricey. Most of the food was individually delicious although I felt that there was no balance. It was quite heavy on pork from starters to main course. Laing is normally served as a side dish , not as a course. As such, it's saltiness was not neutralised/ balanced by rice and other dishes that should have gone with it. I wonder whether it was due to logistics of a tapas restaurant not having dinner plates? A Filipino salad of tomatoes and cucumbers would have added a refreshing taste to the palate. The desserts were yummy - i felt sorry not to have room left to finish my cake which was a generosity portion!
We arrived hungry and certainly left replete!
We hope the event provided many bancas for poor fishermen who lost their livelihood due to Haiyan. Please let us know how much was raised. Well done to all of you for your generosity in organising a worthwhile event. Thank you.

It was a great experience!

Rating: 9

negsanak attended Typhoon Haiyan Relief Pop-up Restaurant in December 2013, reviewed on 3 December 2013

For a pop-up dinner, the quality of food was amazing! I have a tiny feedback which are in no way meant to criticise but hopefully help in any future event:

The laing was good and really liked the chilli kick to it however I found the laing too salty for my taste.

The colombian empanadas were alright but the cornmeal pastries were too heavy for my liking. I guess it just didn't work for me.

Overall it was a very enjoyable experience!

Wonderful idea, wonderful food, wonderful evening!

Rating: 10

binx156 attended Typhoon Haiyan Relief Pop-up Restaurant in December 2013, reviewed on 3 December 2013

This was a really an evening to remember! Organised beautifully, the event featured absolutely gorgeous Filipino food and an array of hardworking folk really keen on helping the Philippines. It was truly spectacular.