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.

To book, please email or call 01628 668561

Tables for lunch can also be booked on line via Res Diary links: Dining Room | Astor Grill

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. 

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 and vintage 2CV in 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!

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.