Food and drink

In addition to the fine dining tent providing pre-booked lunch and suppers throughout the week, we are delighted that there will be various food and drink outlets available on-site, offering delicious, top quality local food for you to enjoy. There’s something for everyone, including vegetarian and gluten free options.

See below for details.



Wine will be provided by the Beckford Bottle Shop.
Pre-order wine and soft drinks from the bar when you arrive.

The Chalke Valley Tap – sponsored by Butcombe Brewery
– is our central bar and will be serving drinks throughout the day and evening.

              The Noble Caledonia Naafi café is situated next to the bar.

The University of Buckingham Tea Tent will be run by Alix Fauvel.  

The Godolphin Picnic Tent is available for shelter from hot sun or showers.

Alix Fauvel Cakesmith

Quilter Cheviot, vintage style café serving handmade savoury bakes, soups, salads and of course, delicious cakes.

For pre-booking food and drinks from the cafe, please visit here:

Big Bang Pizza
Delicious wood fired pizzas made in the traditional oven using epicurean ingredients from Dorset and the Cranborne Chase.

The Cracking Rib Company
Locally sourced pork ribs, marinated for 24 hours & cooked on the bone. Bone removed and meat served on a bed of white rice.


Denhay bacon rolls made with our own award winning dry cured bacon.

Diner Shack
Gourmet burgers & breakfasts, using locally sourced free range meat.

Dorset Lamb

Home produced from our mixed flock of ewes, delicious lamb & mint burgers with homemade salsa & mint jelly.

Fat Sam’s

Whippy ice cream and a range of traditional wrapped ice lollies.

Frisky Avocado
Healthy wraps loaded with delicious, free-range meats, grilled halloumi cheese or sweet potato falafels, topped with home-made salads and locally produced sauces. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.

Gilcombe Farm
We offer traditional Somerset hog roast using whole pigs cooked on spits served with homemade stuffing, apple sauce and proper crackling.

Grounded Coffee

We serve fresh coffee from our 1976 Land Rover coffee truck and Chilled Icecream  ice cream from our 1978 Bedford CF.

The Italian Connection

Speciality Coffee, Rich Italian Hot Chocolate, fair trade teas, milkshakes and presses.


Afro-Caribbean Freshly cooked food including Goat Curry, Jerk chicken Afro-Caribbean Freshly cooked food including Goat Curry, Jerk chicken, BBQ and Stew Serve with Jollof Rice baguette and Homemade sauce together with gluten free food.

Purbeck Ice Cream

Award winning, real dairy ice creams & sorbets made in Dorset, with love.

Sam & The Frying Machine

Traditional fish and chips.

Saveurs des Crepes

Create fresh pancakes and galletes made to order with sweet and savoury fillings together with a gluten free option.

SomTam Street

Thai & Laos cuisine offering traditional phad Thai noodles & curries.

Twisted Indian Street Eats

Contemporary British Indian Street Food. Tandoori burgers, smashed onion bahjis, wraps, almond cake & chai.

Vintage Allsorts

Hosting the NAAFI Tent, serving hot & cold drinks alongside homemade cakes & brownies in true vintage style.

Winterbourne Game

Family run Dorset based business, serving wild game with a twist.

Wrap Shack

Serving hot street food from a converted 1980 horse box.