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 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 £50 per person. Please note that space is limited, therefore reservations in advance are required.

To book, please follow the links below:

Dining Room | Astor Grill

You can also email or call 01628 668561.

Parea Artisan Café

Parea Café will be offering a selection of hot and cold options for breakfast, lunch and tea in the Festival Food Tent.  Freshly baked croissants and pastries including Greek spinach pie, bagels, sandwiches and salads, homemade cakes, brownies and macarons, including gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.  In addition, a range of healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies will be on sale, as well as a selection of 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 is bringing the most irresistible Mediterranean bites and sparkling drinks to the Cliveden Literary Festival. Sip on house-signature cocktails or organic Luscombe lemonade, as you sample a selection of Spanish tortillas – from smoke-spiked chorizo to nutty vegetarian options.


Stop by the Farmacy Coffee Cart throughout the festival weekend to enjoy a variety of delicious, healthy, organic and plant based light snacks and refreshments. They’ll be serving up a selection of nutritious cold-pressed juices, their signature matcha and adaptogenic lattes; delicious refined sugar-free sweet treats (made always from scratch in their kitchen), plus fresh seasonal salads featuring biodynamic seasonal produce from their farm in Kent.

Horsebox Coffee Co

The Horsebox Coffee Co will be serving delicious ethical and sustainable speciality coffee, as well as a selection of tea and homemade cakes, from their vintage citroen van on the Forecourt.


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.