Meatopia and Craftopia Line up announced

Craftopia meatopia London tobacco dock beer Melissa Cole

Craftopia and Meatopia – Breweries Announced

Meatopia and the amazing beer writer Melissa Cole have announced the breweries taking part in this year’s Craftopia.

Craftopia takes place Tobacco Dock from Friday 31st August until Sunday 2nd September.

Craftopia meatopia London tobacco dock beer Melissa Cole

Melissa Cole is a sommALEier, who knows her stuff.  Pulling no punches she’s a straight talking lass with bundles of passion for beer.

Full line up:

40ft + Coalition | Beavertown | Big Hug | Cornish Orchards | Dougall’s Cerveza | Fourpure | Fuller, Smith & Turner | Harbour | Harry Bromptons | Longflint | Lagunitas | Marble Brewery| Mondo | Neptune Brewery | New Zealand Beer | Pistonhead | Siren | Two Tribes

Craftopia meatopia London tobacco dock beer Melissa Cole

Now in its sixth year, Meatopia have some chefs making their Meatopia debut include Jeremy Chan of IkoyiSam Bryant of Coal Rooms, Freddy Bird of Bristol’s The Lido, Ben Davy from Ox Club, Rok Shoreditch’s Matt Young and Aaron Webster & Remi Williams of Smoke & Salt. Guiding these new faces through the thick, delicious smoke will be Meatopia veterans Yotam Ottolenghi, Nud Dudhia of Breddos Tacos, David Carter of Smokestak and Meatopia UK Founder Richard H Turner, all showcasing unique dishes never seen on their respective restaurant menus.

Craftopia meatopia London tobacco dock beer Melissa Cole


Tobacco Dock, The Dock
Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London. E1W 2SF


The Late Shift – Friday 31st August 2018 – 5 to 11pm – £22.50

Festival Day – Saturday 1st September 2018 –12pm to 10pm  – SOLD OUT

Carnival Day – Sunday 2nd September 2018 – 12pm to 7pm – £30.00


For more information on Meatopia 2018 and to book tickets visit:






I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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