The multi-award winning Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is taking place in Northernhay Gardens and Exeter Castle over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, from Saturday 4th – Monday 6th May 2018 with exceptional food, drink and demonstrations from top regional chefs, over 100 local producers, children’s activities, live music, real ales, local wines, street food and more.
Thank you to all our sponsors for supporting South West food and drink producers. We couldn’t do it without the generosity of our sponsors listed below.
Exeter & the Heart of Devon Hotels & Restaurants Association
A collection of Devon hotels, restaurants and places to stay brought to you by Exeter and the Heart of Devon Hotels Association. Perfect if you are planning short breaks in Devon, family holidays or a romantic getaway. With some of the best food producers and suppliers on our doorstep, it's no surprise that Devon is a 'foodies' paradise.
Since changing their name from Topsham & Exminster Brewery in 2008, Exeter Brewery have expanded ever more rapidly. They now have a fantastic site in Cowley Bridge Road where they have a retail shop and Tap-Room Bar. The Tap-Room is open every Thursday evening from 5pm to 11pm.
Following nearly a thousand years of Crown occupation, the Exeter Castle, its courtyard and the backdrop of the Northernhay Gardens now provide one of the most unique event venues in Devon and arguably in the South West. We offer modern yet traditional spaces for culture, commerce & living.
Exeter Chiefs Foundation
Established in 2011, The Exeter Foundation was formed by the Executive of Exeter Rugby Club with some local businessmen with a passion for fundraising and rugby.
Exeter City Council
With the historic city of Exeter as its centre and surrounded by unspoilt countryside, including 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage Site - The Jurassic Coast - make Heart of Devon an ideal place for an outdoor adventure. Enjoy cycling rolling country lanes, the Exe Estuary Trail or something more challenging at Haldon Forest Park.
Exeter College is thriving as an exciting, friendly and purposeful college which is committed to ensuring all our students succeed. The Michael Caines Academy, launched at Exeter's Food Festival in 2011, aims to train the next generation of chefs and restaurateurs in 'excellence in hospitality'. It is one of a number of inspirational academies that challenge students to excel in their chosen field
Exeter Dental Centre
Devon’s Leading General & Specialist Dental Centre
Exeter Live Better
Exeter Live Better has been created to provide information for people who want to find out more about what Exeter has to offer. It is also a set of guidelines for our partners to allow them to communicate about Exeter with consistency.