• Why Faversham?

    Faversham is in the heart of Kent’s garden of England. The Faversham Food Festival is run annually to celebrate its fine locally produced food and drink. Now in its third year, the Festival provides an opportunity for people to enjoy and celebrate what the East Kent triangle has to offer. Back in 2009  Elizabeth Carter, editor of The Good Food Guide and her contributors identified an area of excellence known as “the East Kent Triangle” – and the local food and drink offer has got significantly better since then. “With Faversham forming one corner, Whitstable and Canterbury the others, it features not just acclaimed restaurants, but fishmongers, cheesemakers and markets to rival those of…

  • Ale Trail Winner 2017

    This year’s Ale Trail was another success, we thank Michael Hoey and all the brewers and landlords who make it possible. This year’s winner And the close second The 2017 Ale Trail – itinerary/menu

  • Participating local shops

    It was a pleasure to see the shop windows which were dressed for the Festival.  Olly Bongo uniquely participated with a mini dog’s food festival as part of the Faversham Food Festival We hope that more shops, cafes and restaurants will participate next year .

  • Ale Trail Winner 2016

    Ale Trail 2016 … another FIRST for Faversham Food Festival: the “Ale Trail” … a great way to wander purposefully (!) through our lovely town. Almost 150 people bought the special commemorative glasses (collectors’ items, that’s for sure!) which came with a map showing all 12 entries for this year. It was fabulous to hear and see people strolling around town – locals and visitors alike – chatting, strolling and drinking amiably together. Faversham at its best This year’s entries were, in no particular order: Hop Festival Ale, from Shepherd Neame – at The AnchorLandlord, from Timothy Taylor – at The Phoenix TavernSnow Top, from Old Dairy – at Abbey Physic…

  • Sausage Trail 2016 – winner !

    What a great excuse for strolling around Faversham on (what turned out to be a) SUNday! – tasting, chattering and comparing notes with friends and family as well as with complete strangers – what food and drink is all about – especially these days when so few families dine together ! This year’s Sausage Trail was reduced to 4 entrants at rather late notice (and the tickets were reduced in price to reflect that !) … but nonetheless, we soldiered on with stiff upper lips … except when munching sausages, of course! So local butchers to enter in 2016 were: Baldy Butchers – winners of 2015 “People’s Choice”MBFarms – winners…

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