Food & Drink at the Festival

The Main House

Lunch in the Cliveden Dining Room or the Astor Grill

During your visit to the Festival, why not enjoy lunch in the ambient surroundings of Cliveden’s Dining Room in the Main House or the more informal setting of the Astor Grill? A two-course set lunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday, from 12.30-2pm, at £45 per person. Please note that space is limited so we highly recommend making a reservation in advance.

Both restaurants are now fully booked on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October.

The Festival Food Tent

Parea Artisan Café

Parea Cafe will be offering a selection of hot and cold options for breakfast, lunch and tea. Freshly baked croissant and pastries including Greek spinach pie, bagels, sandwiches and salads, homemade cakes, brownies and macarons, including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Coffee will be on sale, as well as a selection cold drinks, wines and beers.

The Forecourt

Champagne Laurent-Perrier

Laurent-Perrier is proud to partner The Cliveden Literary Festival this year. Why not stop by Rosie the Citreon H-Van in the forecourt to enjoy La Cuvée or Cuvée Rosé in one of the deckchairs. 

Fenwick Food Truck

Fenwick will be bringing the most irresistible, artisanal treats and drinks from the Fenwick Food & Drink range. In addition to Fenwick’s selection of cocktails and beer, you can also sample skilfully crafted patisseries from Mason & Rye, including indulgent Chocolate Brownies and Tarrocco Orange Madeleines, perfectly accompanied by Fenwick’s selection of fragrant teas or a comforting hot chocolate topped with cream and Fenwick Marshmallows.

Horsebox Coffee Co

The Horsebox Coffee Co will be serving ethical and sustainable speciality coffee, as well as a selection of teas and home-made cakes from their horsebox in the Forecourt.

MarGin London Gin

Throughout the Festival weekend, MarGin London Gin – the expertly crafted artisanal gin infused with Juniper, Pink Hyssop and Cotton Lavender – will be serving two of their signature drinks from their bar in the Festival Food Tent.

Their crowd favourite MarGin Gin & Tonic will be served with lashings of fresh lime juice and their newest cocktail concoction MarGin Melograno, their take on the classic Negroni but made with fresh pomegranate juice, will also be available.


Greeklicious will be offering you their authentic Greek Souvlaki wraps. Using Greek fluffy pitta bread, homemade sauce and fresh salad ingredients from local suppliers. With selections of meat gyros, halloumi or 100% plant based gyros as well as gluten free options, they will be bringing a taste of Greece to the Festival!


You don’t need to be exploring the streets of Stockholm or wandering around Copenhagen’s waterfront to enjoy truly authentic Scandinavian dishes. Scandilicious is London’s First Scandinavian Food truck, bringing a unique Nordic food experience to events across the South East. Serving the best and freshest Scandinavian food from delicious subs and bagels to sweet treats, French fries with truffle mayonnaise and milkshakes along with fresh coffee and mulled wine.

Wignac Organic Cider

Wignac will be serving organic natural cider from the French Champagne region in Forecourt; changing their vintage 2CV into a bar exclusively for this event. Be sure to pop by and discover the full range: natural, rosé or alcohol free ciders.