Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival 2022 will take place 24 - 26 June in Montpellier Gardens.
Early Bird Tickets for the Chefs Kitchen Available Now
Join family and friends over one great weekend to celebrate food and drink and enjoy live music, free wine tasting talks, cheese tasting, artisan food producers, along with a myriad of demonstrations from some of the country’s leading chefs.
This year the food festival's featured guest is celebrity Chef John Torode, Get up close and personal with him and learn new tips and tricks on how to become a master chef.
Also in the Chefs Kitchen this year:
Plant-based and free-from specialist Bettina Bordi, creating food that simply makes you feel good.
Mark Woodgate, of Mark's Cotswold Bakery, who will be bringing his multi award-winning, handmade sourdough knowledge to the table.
Head Chef, Mathieu Blanchard, showcasing his culinary skills and teaching us the importance of environmentally conscious cooking.
Alongside these amazing chefs will be a series of brilliant classes, including everything you ever wanted to know about rum, and a whiskey masterclass delivered by Cotswold Distillery.
What is the Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival?
The Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival is a popular annual event for Cheltenham, both with visitors and locals. Past festivals have been a gastronomic delight with over 200 exhibitors from both the local area and surrounding regions.
The festival has always provided an astonishing variety of tasty goodies from oatcakes to aphrodisiac quince, the widest range of baked goods, meats, fish, cheeses, jams, chutneys and much more. This is the regional food event not to be missed.
Visitors can expect a fresh selection of food from Thai to Indian and Moroccan through to the classic British fish and chips along with the traditional taste of real ale from many breweries. The cooking demonstrations are always popular with local chefs and guest celebrity chefs, as are the International Wine Tasting classes and the Food & Drink Talks covering many subjects in a relaxed, fun interactive environment with some of the most well-known and respected experts in the UK. Subjects covered include real ale, wine and nutrition.
Get the 2022 Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival dates in your diary for a weekend of relaxing with friends and family with the background of live music whilst sipping a glass of your favourite drink.
For more unmissable events in Cheltenham check out our helpful guides - Cheltenham 2022 - Festivals Guide & Cheltenham What's On Guide. To plan your stay in Cheltenham visit our Cheltenham Hotels Guide, Cheltenham Restaurants, Cheltenham Shops & Cheltenham Staycations.
- Booking Advised - Discounted tickets normally available if you book in advance.
- In town/city centre
- Outdoor Event
- Repeatable Event
Parking & Transport
- Parking (charge) - Use Town Centre car parks
- Family Fun
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Montpellier Gardens, the venue for the Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival, is located in Cheltenham town centre. Cheltenham is situated off junctions 10, 11 and 11a of the M5, Cheltenham lies within the main motorway network in easy reach of London, Bristol and Birmingham. If travelling from the north on the M5 it is possible to leave from junction 9 and take the A435 south. For full information click here - Getting to Cheltenham by car.
Public Transport Directions
It is easy to travel to Cheltenham via coach and train. With many direct services available from most major cities. Coaches come into Royal Well Bus Station in the town centre. The train station is a five minute drive from the town centre. Buses run regularly to/from the town centre and the railway station. Click here for full information about Getting to Cheltenham.