Show cover of Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster

Comedians Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite special guests into their magical restaurant to each choose their favourite starter, main course, side dish, dessert and drink. Ever wanted to eat your dream meal? It's time to order Off Menu. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Ep 176: Paul Mescal
The Dream Restaurant reopens its doors for series 9, and our first guest is Oscar-nominated and BAFTA-winning actor and star of 'Normal People', Paul Mescal.Paul Mescal stars in 'Aftersun' which is available to stream now on Mubi.Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
80:12 1/25/23
Series 9 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
The Dream Restaurant reopens Wed 25 Jan.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02:21 1/23/23
Best of 2022: Part 2
And here's part two of our 2022 Best Of collection. We’ll be back in the new year! Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
201:06 12/29/22
Best of 2022: Part 1
It's been another delectable year of Off Menu. And here's part one of our favourite clips of 2022. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
162:53 12/28/22
The Christmas Dinner Party (Live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall)
A present from Ed, James and The Great Benito.Off Menu: The Christmas Dinner Party, recorded live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 20 December 2022.Featuring special guests:Nish KumarRosie JonesBob MortimerMunya ChawawaSindhu VeeTim KeyPlus contributions from Claudia Winkleman and Dan Aykroyd. Bob Mortimer's new novel The Satsuma Complex is out now. Buy it here. Tim Key's Festivical Playing Cards. Buy them here. Recorded by Southbank Centre. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
151:56 12/25/22
Ep 175: Alex Horne (Christmas Special)
Record a Christmas food podcast. Your time starts now. Watch The Horne Section TV Show on All 4. Watch Taskmaster on All 4. Listen to The Horne Section Podcast. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
89:28 12/21/22
Ep 174: Mel Giedroyc (Christmas Special)
Tidings of comfort and joy to all! Finally, we complete the Mel and Sue set and welcome Mel Giedroyc to the Dream Restaurant for our first Christmas special of 2022. Watch Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable on Dave and UKTV Play. Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
82:36 12/14/22
Ep 173: Chris Redd (Live at Just for Laughs Montreal)
The third ever live Off Menu, this time across the Atlantic in Canada. With very special guest, Saturday Night Live star and superb stand-up Chris Redd.Follow Chris on Twitter @ReddSaidIt and Instagram @ChrisReddIsRecorded by Just for Laughs Comedy Pro. Edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
93:23 12/3/22
Ep 172: Stanley Tucci
In the final episode of series 8, bonafide foodie and global treasure Stanley Tucci joins us in the Dream Restaurant. But will he raise a toast? Stanley Tucci’s book ‘Taste: My Life in Food’ is available now in paperback. Buy it here. ‘Inside Man’ is available on BBC iPlayer. Follow Stanley on Instagram @StanleyTucci Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
75:14 11/23/22
Ep 171: Chloe Petts
Petts wins prizes is this week's episode, as acclaimed stand-up (and Ed’s regular support act) Chloe Petts orders her dream meal. Amazing this episode survived, considering the water spillage. Chloe Petts is on tour with ‘Transience’ in 2023. Visit chloepetts.org for dates and tickets. Follow Chloe on Twitter and Instagram @ChloePetts Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
73:08 11/16/22
Ep 170: Babatunde Aléshé
Let’s GO! Stand-up comedian and I'm a Celeb and Celebrity Gogglebox star Babatunde Aléshé orders his dream meal this week. And do NOT piss him off. Babatunde is starring in the current series of I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! on ITVSee Babatunde of tour in 2023 with Babahood. For dates and tickets go to his website. Follow Babatunde on Twitter @BabatundeComedy and Instagram @BabatundeComedianRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
68:09 11/9/22
Ep 169: Ania Magliano
Rising comedy star Ania Magliano picks her dream menu, and a new caterpillar-based game in this week’s sugar-filled episode. See Ania Magliano’s show ‘Absolutely No Worries If Not’ at London’s Leicester Square Theatre on Fri 11 Nov. And look our for further dates on Ania's website. Follow Ania on Twitter @AniaMags and Instagram @AniaMagliano Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
79:13 11/2/22
Ep 168: Alison Spittle
Wheel of Misfortune podcaster and soup-erb stand-up Alison Spittle has a reservation at the Dream Restaurant this week. Listen to Alison's podcast ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ on BBC Sounds. Follow Alison on Twitter and Instagram @AlisonSpittleRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
77:29 10/26/22
Ep 167: Rina Sawayama
Will this guest be eating to XS? Hyperpop superstar Rina Sawayama orders her dream meal this week. And James is trying to scare people with olive oil. Rina Sawayama's new album 'Hold the Girl' is out now. Rina is on tour. Head to rina.online for dates and tickets.Rina's hot sauce 'This Hell' is out now. Buy it here.Follow Rina on Twitter @rinasawayama and Instagram @rinasonline Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
72:15 10/19/22
Ep 166: Paul Chowdhry
Things get spooky – or should we say ‘sinistro’ – in this week’s episode with stand-up and Taskmaster star Paul Chowdhry. Paul Chowdhry is on tour with ‘Family Friendly Comedian (No Children). Buy tickets at paulchowdhry.com. Listen to Paul’s podcast ‘Pudcast’ wherever you listen to podcasts. Follow Paul on Twitter and Instagram @paulchowdhry Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
67:39 10/12/22
Ep 165: Richard Ayoade
BAFTA-winning actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker Richard Ayoade has a table booked this week. And he knows the way to James's heart. Richard Ayoade’s children's book ‘The Book That No One Wanted To Read’ is published on 6th Oct by Walker Books. Buy it here. Follow Richard on Twitter @RichardAyoade Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
75:30 10/5/22
Announcement! Off Menu: The Christmas Dinner Party - live show in London - on sale this Wednesday
Dream Restaurant Announcement!Off Menu: The Christmas Dinner PartyLive at London’s Southbank Centre, Royal Festival HallTuesday 20 December 2022Tickets go on sale this Wednesday 5th October 10am from southbankcentre.co.ukThis festive season(ing), Ed Gamble and James Acaster decorate the Dream Restaurant and host the Off Menu Christmas Dinner Party.Join The Genie and the Maître Dream for some very special festive surprises, for one night only. Yorkshire pudding chat guaranteed*.*Not guaranteed.‘The funniest – and undoubtedly the weirdest – food podcast around’ The Telegraph‘A huge range of guests – and a glut of heartwarming, hunger-inducing chats’ The GuardianPresented by Plosive Live in association with Avalon and PBJ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:25 10/3/22
Ep 164: Richard E Grant
No Camberwell Carrots are on the menu in this week’s episode with – yet another national treasure – Richard E Grant. Richard E Grant’s new book ‘A Pocketful of Happiness’ is published in hardback by Simon & Schuster on 29th September. Buy it here. Follow Richard on Twitter @RichardEGrant and Instagram @richard.e.grant Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
54:04 9/28/22
Ep 163: Rylan Clark
Welcome to the Dream Restaurant Rylan Clark we’ve been expecting you for a long time! A guest we’ve been trying to book since day one, and he doesn’t disappoint. Rylan Clark’s new book ‘Ten: The Decade That Changed My Future’ is published in hardback by Seven Dials on 29th September. Buy it here. Follow Rylan on Twitter and Instagram @Rylan Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
74:33 9/21/22
Ep 162: Matt Lucas
Do be happy, don't be sad – when you listen to this week’s episode of the Off Menu podcast with special guest, Matt Lucas. Matt Lucas hosts ‘The Great British Bake Off’ which is on Tuesdays, 8pm, Channel 4. Watch it here. Follow Matt Lucas on Twitter and Instagram @RealMattLucas Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive. Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations). Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial. And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show. Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
68:19 9/14/22
Ep 161: Flo & Joan
Gotcha! Musical comedy duo Flo & Joan – aka sisters Nicola and Rosie – order their dream menus this week. Flo & Joan are on tour with ‘Sweet Release’. Go to floandjoan.com for dates Follow Flo & Joan on Twitter and Instagram @floandjoan Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
90:32 9/7/22
Ep 160: Sir Lenny Henry
We’re back in National Treash territory as we welcome our first Knight of the Realm to the Dream Restaurant: Sir Lenny Henry.Lenny Henry’s ‘Rising to the Surface’ is published by Faber & Faber on 1 September. Buy it here.Lenny Henry‘s ‘The Book of Legends’ is published by Pan Macmillan on 13 October. Buy it here. Lenny Henry stars in ‘Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ on Prime Video from 2 September. Watch it here. Follow Lenny on Twitter @LennyHenryRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
65:54 8/31/22
Ep 159: Felicity Ward
Superb stand-up and Live at the Apollo star Felicity Ward has a reservation this week. And James has a guess at what's in a salad. Go to felicityward.com for Felicity’s latest tour dates.Follow Felicity on Twitter and Instagram @FelicityWardRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
70:04 8/24/22
Ep 158: Maisie Adam
Fresh from The Dip, Mock the Week star and superb stand-up Maisie Adam orders her dream meal. What a roller coaster ride of an episode. Maisie Adam is at the Edinburgh Fringe and on tour with ‘Buzzed’. Go to maisieadam.com for dates. Follow Maisie on Twitter and Instagram @MaisieAdam Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
90:22 8/17/22
Ep 157: Professor Brian Cox
Can you drink a black hole? Is sand evil? All these questions and more are put to our smartest guest yet, Professor Brian Cox. Professor Brian Cox is on tour with ‘Horizons’. Dates and tickets at briancoxlive.co.uk. Follow Brian on Twitter and Instagram @ProfBrianCox Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
69:00 8/10/22
Ep 156: Amy Gledhill
In one of the most chaotic episodes ever, rising comedy start – and 1/3 of sketch duo The Delightful Sausage – Amy Gledhill needs a mystery solving. See Amy Gledhill’s debut solo show ‘The Girl Before The Girl You Marry’ at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Tickets here.Follow Amy on Twitter @thatgledhill and Instagram @thatamygledhill Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
68:36 8/3/22
Ep 155: Taron Egerton
Rocket-man himself Taron Egerton pops into the Dream Restaurant this week. See Taron in 'Black Bird’ on Apple TV+. Follow Taron on Twitter @taronegerton Instagram @taron.egertonRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
66:14 7/27/22
Ep 154: Esther Manito
Live at the Apollo star Esther Manito drops by the Dream Restaurant this week. Hope we've ordered enough lemons.See Esther Manito’s new show #NotAllMen at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. Tickets here.Follow Esther Manito on Twitter @Esther_Manito and Instagram @EstherManitoRecorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
65:07 7/20/22
Ep 153: Joseph Quinn
Happy series 8! We’re kicking off the season by heading into the Upside Down with Joseph Quinn – aka Stranger Things’s Eddie Munson.Stranger Things season 4 is available now on Netflix. Follow Joseph Quinn on Instagram @josephquinn Recorded and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Paul Gilbey (photography and design) and Amy Browne (illustrations).Follow Off Menu on Twitter and Instagram: @offmenuofficial.And go to our website www.offmenupodcast.co.uk for a list of restaurants recommended on the show.Watch Ed and James's YouTube series 'Just Puddings'. Watch here. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
59:31 7/13/22
Series 8 Trailer – Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster
New menu from Wednesday 13 July. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01:13 7/11/22