136 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.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Illustrations by Amy Browne. (Instagram: @amybrowneishere)

Off Menu with Ed Gamble and James Acaster Plosive Productions

    • Comedy
    • 4.9 • 1.2K 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.
Photography by Paul Gilbey.
Illustrations by Amy Browne. (Instagram: @amybrowneishere)

    Ep 121: Sarah Keyworth

    Ep 121: Sarah Keyworth

    The genie’s left speechless by comedian, writer and cob-lover Sarah Keyworth in this week’s episode. Speechless.


    See Sarah Keyworth live – visit her website for dates: sarahkeyworth.co.uk
    Follow Sarah on Twitter @sarahkcomedy and Instagram @sarah_keyworth


    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 6 min
    Ep 120: Miriam Margolyes

    Ep 120: Miriam Margolyes

    We welcome an absolute national treasure to the dream restaurant this week – Bafta-winning actor, Miriam Margolyes OBE!


    Miriam Margolyes’s memoir ‘This Much Is True’ is published on 16 September. Buy it here.


    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.

    • 56 min
    Ep 119: Jamie Oliver

    Ep 119: Jamie Oliver

    Usually it’s the guest that’s shocked by ‘poppadoms or bread’. Not this week, as we welcome to the dream restaurant legendary TV chef Jamie Oliver.


    Jamie Oliver’s new book ‘Together’ is out now. Buy it here.
    Follow Jamie on Twitter and Instagram @jamieoliver


    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 24 min
    Ep 118: Edgar Wright (Live at Royal Festival Hall)

    Ep 118: Edgar Wright (Live at Royal Festival Hall)

    The second ever live Off Menu, in front of a sold out crowd at London’s Royal Festival Hall. With very special guest, Hollywood director and Cornetto connoisseur, Edgar Wright!


    Watch Edgar Wright’s documentary ‘The Sparks Brothers’ in cinemas or on demand.
    Edgar’s new feature film ‘Last Night in Soho’ is in cinemas 29 October.
    Follow Edgar on Twitter and Instagram @edgarwright


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

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Ep 117: Ainsley Harriott

    Ep 117: Ainsley Harriott

    Christmas comes early for Ed and James with the gift they’ve been asking for since day one of Off Menu: Ainsley Harriott in the dream restaurant.


    Ainsley’s new book ‘Good Mood Food’ is published on on 9 September. Buy it here.
    Follow Ainsley on Twitter and Instagram @ainsleyfoods


    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 9 min
    Ep 116: Bob Mortimer

    Ep 116: Bob Mortimer

    We welcome comedy hero Bob Mortimer to the dream restaurant this week. Will a campachoochoo be on the menu?


    Bob Mortimer’s autobiography ‘And Away’ is released on 16 September. Buy it here.
    Follow Bob on Twitter and Instagram @realbobmortimer


    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 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

Danaq0530 ,

Great way to start the day

I listen to Off Menu Podcast every day on my way to work and it’s such a great way to start the day. A show full of energy, humour, and surprisingly, some good knowledge.

number7fan ,

OMG The best podcast EVER

First, the fact that James Acaster can make an appearance in my every day life now is such a blessing, I’ve missed him so much! Second, Episode 120 is THE BEST because of Ed Gamble trying not to die of laughter the whole time. Also, Tom Allen episode gets an 11/10. So happy this is a Podcast!!!

Britta17 ,

Comedy, friendship & food - a recipe for delight

Hosts James Acaster & Ed Gamble are not only hilarious comedians in their own right, but their close friendship creates an unbeatable authentic chemistry that makes each episode delight. The food chat runs the gamut from reminiscing about Michelin starred dining experiences to nostalgia about school dinners or favorite family recipes. Talking about a guest’s dream menu is a relatively simple format that leads to quite an interesting variety of conversations. A delightful mix of earnest foodie talk and whimsy.

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