Food & Drink Events
Plymouth plays hosts some to some of the best Food & Drink events in the country including Flavour Fest, The Continental Market, The Royal Willliam Yard Good Food Market & the brand new Plymouth Seafood Festival.
Every August more than 100 regional food and drink producers line Armada Way, transforming the city centre into a bustling continental-style market, with plenty of tempting treats to try and buy. Flavour Fest has become the biggest food festival in the South West and is attracts over 150,000 visitors to Plymouth over the weekend.
The Kitchen theatre stage plays host to a packed line-up of local chefs and famous faces, which in previous years has included Plymouth’s own Tanner Brothers, Chinese cookery sensation Ching He Huang and Master Chef of Great Britain Peter Gorton.
It has also been the second year for Plymouth Seafood Festival, a two day celebration of the city’s enduring relationship with the sea and its traditional fishing industry, as well as its growing reputation as a food lover’s haven.
Showcasing Plymouth’s fantastic quality local seafood alongside demonstrations by local and celebrity chefs; teaching you how to create mouth-watering dishes using catch fresh off the boats.
The Royal William Yard Good Food Markets have been a huge success, with over 30 stall holders from Devon and Cornwall in attendance, including River Cottage, Thom Hunt from Channel 4’s Three Hungry Boys, the Red Earth Kitchen, and Cornish Orchards, with many stalls regularly selling out of produce. The market showcases some of the best local food and drink in the South West and takes place between 10am and 3pm on The Green at Royal William Yard on the first Sunday of the month.
People visiting the market in the ex-Naval Victualling Yard can travel by the Royal William Yard Ferry, from the historic Barbican, and enjoy spectacular views of Plymouth Sound and Mount Edgcumbe, Cornwall en route. The market itself enjoys views of the Sound and Royal William Harbour.
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Plymouth City Centre, The Piazza, Armada Way, Plymouth
Flavour Fest will return in 2014!
- 15 Aug 2014 To 17 Aug 2014