Lunch time: Lunch Menus and Lunch Topic Tables

Attendees enjoying lunch at a Lunch Topic Discussion table

Lunch Topic Discussions

Eat, discuss, and learn! Join one of the Lunch Topic Discussion tables and share your insights and questions with fellow attendees. It’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage of every minute of your time at QCon by connecting with peers who are working with the same tools, constraints and challenges you are!

Need inspiration for a project you’re working on? Have an interesting insight to share? Looking for advice on how to solve a problem? 

This is an incredible opportunity to bring up anything you’d like to talk about! You can have unstructured conversations and debates around some of the major topics presented at QCon.

Be sure to check which day your topics are being discussed! Reminder emails and Slack messages will be sent out ahead of each session.

Topics we will be discussing include:


  • Architecture
  • Staff-Plus Engineering
  • Cloud Native Development
  • AI and ML
  • Performance


  • Meet the InfoQ Editors
  • Architecture
  • Data Engineering
  • APIs
  • Modern Languages
  • Leadership and Management in IT


  • Architecture
  • Platforms
  • Javascript & Front-Ends
  • Security
  • FinTech

Lunch Menus for QCon London 2024

Enjoy a variety of healthy food choices, including gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options - there's something for everyone - check the best options for you! Please note the use of provided hand sanitizer is required every time you approach a food station.  

Monday menu / Tuesday menu / Wednesday menu /

(Daily menus are subject to change).  V = Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free


Monday, April 8th

  • Cauliflower with light curry oil soup V GF 
  • Wholewheat pasta salad, grilled courgettes, sun blushed tomatoes and rocket pesto V
  • Cured chalk stream trout, lemon confit potatoes, beetroot and capers tartar salad with dill dressing GF
  • Chicken ‘pizzaiola’, roasted tomato, oregano and black olive sauce, garlic potatoes, crispy capers GF
  • Sea Bream fillet, coconut and lemongrass steamed rice, salad of mango, cucumber, coriander with a coconut and lime sauce GF
  • Stir fry of Chickpea and tofu with bok choi and Chinese cabbage, egg noodles, veggie XO sauce VGF
  • Selection of breads (including gluten-free) GF 


Tuesday, April 9th

  • Leek and potato soup with charcoal oil V GF 
  • Chicken tikka salad, lentils, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and coriander leaves with lemon dressing
  • Roasted summer squash, black quinoa, charred broccoli, edamame, and shaved red cabbage with smoky lime dressing  V GF
  • BBQ glazed pork shoulder, chargrilled courgettes and peppers, sweetcorn cous cous, spring onion and radish salad
  • Roasted Chalk Stream Trout fillet, potato, pepper and courgette Provençale, olive tapenade GF
  • Thai Tempeh and aubergine curry, roasted summer vegetables, jasmine rice, ginger shaving and garlic chips V GF
  • Selection of breads (including gluten-free) GF


Wednesday, April 10th

  • Broccoli and sheese (vegan cheese) soup V GF 
  • Miso confit aubergines, chickpeas, kale, and buckwheat salad with honey dressing V GF
  • Grilled peach, ‘feta’, spinach, red onions, sweet pickled cucumbers, and mint salad GF V
  • Chicken katsu with white rice and your choice of toppings (spring onion, chilli etc)
  • Parsley crusted and baked hake, buttery mash, mussel and pea fricassee, mussel and saffron emulsion GF
  • Tomato and potato Gnocchi, chargrilled asparagus, peas and courgette, and red onion salad with basil V GF
  • Selection of breads (including gluten-free) GF