121 episodes

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.

Produced by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Illustrations by Amy Browne. (Instagram: @amybrowneishere)

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster Plosive Productions

    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 337 Ratings

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.

Produced by Ben Williams for Plosive Productions.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Illustrations by Amy Browne. (Instagram: @amybrowneishere)

    Announcement! Off Menu live show in London - on sale this Friday

    Announcement! Off Menu live show in London - on sale this Friday

    Dream Restaurant Announcement!


    Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster – Live


    Friday 30th July at London’s Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall


    Tickets go on sale this Friday 25th June at 10am from southbankcentre.co.uk


    For the first time ever, Ed Gamble and James Acaster invite an audience to the dream restaurant for a very special live edition of their smash-hit podcast, Off Menu. 


    Since launching in December 2018, Off Menu has become one of the biggest podcasts in the country, winning multiple awards, regularly topping the podcast charts and being downloaded over 55 million times. 


    In the podcast’s first live show, Ed and James speak to special guest about their favourite ever starter, main course, side dish, drink and dessert. Will it be a still or sparkling occasion? Are they a shred head or a shredless wonder? And did they know that, to James, Diet Coke now tastes like regular Coke? 


    Featuring a special guest to be announced.


    Presented by Plosive Live in association with Avalon and PBJ
     
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    • 1 min
    Ep 107: Joe Wicks

    Ep 107: Joe Wicks

    It’s the last episode of the series, and who better to wrap up season 5 than lockdown hero, Joe Wicks! But is he going to mug James off on dessert?


    Joe Wicks’s new book ‘Joe’s Family Food’ is published on 10th June. Buy it here.
    Listen to Joe’s podcast ‘The Joe Wicks Podcast’ on BBC Sounds.


    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.
     
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep 106: Josh Gondelman

    Ep 106: Josh Gondelman

    New York-based stand-up and former ‘Last Week Tonight with John Oliver’ writer Josh Gondelman lives up to his reputation as the nicest man in comedy. Just wait till you hear his dessert…
    This episode was recorded pre-pandemic in February 2020.


    Listen to Josh Gondelman’s podcast ‘Make My Day’ on Apple and Spotify.
    Josh Gondelman’s book ‘Nice Try’ is out now. Buy it here.
    Follow Josh on Twitter @joshgondelman
    Follow Josh’s Modern Seinfeld Twitter account @seinfeldtoday


    Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell 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.
     
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep 105: Big Zuu

    Ep 105: Big Zuu

    Grime artist and chef Big Zuu takes a trip around the globe to pick his dream menu. Is he having a nice time, or is that his fake laugh again?


    The new series of ‘Big Zuu’s Big Eats’ is on Dave starting Mon 7 Jun.
    The ‘Big Zuu’s Big Eats’ cookbook is published 3 Jun.


    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.
     
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep 104: Martin Freeman

    Ep 104: Martin Freeman

    This week’s episode takes An Unexpected Journey as BAFTA-winning actor Martin Freeman – star of ‘The Hobbit’, ‘Sherlock’, ‘Black Panther’ and Sky’s ‘Breeders’ – orders his dream meal. But what about that ‘Fargo’ accent, eh?


    Season 2 of ‘Breeders’ will land as a box set on Sky and be available to watch on Sky One and NOW TV from 27th May.


    Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell 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.
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 103: Bimini Bon Boulash

    Ep 103: Bimini Bon Boulash

    Release the beast! Bimini Bon Boulash – the breakout star of this year’s ‘Drag Race UK’ – has a table booked this week. And did she mention she’s vegan?


    New music from Bimini is coming soon.
    Pre-order Bimini’s book ‘A Drag Queen’s Guide to Life’ here.
    Follow Bimini on Twitter and Instagram @biminibabes


    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.
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
337 Ratings

337 Ratings

pod maniac ,

Hilarious

I’m always looking for new podcasts..and this is very funny..rafe spall a joy to listen to. Still laughing at socks over trainers..

bulldogarwin ,

Only found this

It’s stopping me killing my family during lockdown, so listen

dugzi ,

Too many edits

I’m not an expert, but I think it would be a much better listing experience if the conversation was allowed to flow, instead of the edits every few minutes. Just my two cents.

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