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Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink

Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle, Nr High Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3PU

Tel: 01392 278801

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink


Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink returns for its 15th outing next year on 5th, 6th and 7th May – the early May Bank Holiday 2018.

The award winning food and drink festival, co-founded by celebrity chef Michael Caines MBE, celebrates the very best produce of the south west. An established favourite for all foodies, the festival attracts an international audience with visitors attending from far and wide to buy delicious goodies, watch top chefs in the live Festival Cookery Theatre and get involved in workshops and demonstrations.

The Festival in 2017 was a huge success establishing the event once more as the major at food and drink event for the region, as well as offering excellent entertainment and fun for all the family.

Entrance prices for the 15th Festival have yet to be confirmed so watch the website for full information about the programme as they became available.

Guide Prices

Tickets are available through: Prices for 2018 are still to be confirmed



Public Transport Directions

You are advised to use the park and ride services into the City Centre.  There is no specific festival parking, although there are several public car parks close by. 


Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Event
  • Outdoor Event


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Located a short walk from main bus stops in Queen Street and High Street
  • Parking (charge) - Please use nearby public car parks.


  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given

Opening Times

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink 2018 (5 May 2018 - 7 May 2018)

* Festival Opening Hours

Festival by day:
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 6pm
Monday 10am - 5pm

Festival After Dark Party Nights:
Friday 6:30pm – 11pm
Saturday 6pm – 11pm
Sunday 6pm – 10.30pm

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