The Tudor Kitchens are closed, re-opening on 05 May 2018. The Maze is closed 17-20 and 23-27 April 2018. More information

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival


  • Start date: 25 August 2018
  • End date: 27 August 2018
10:00 - 18:00

Ticketing information

Included in palace admission Buy Hampton Court Palace tickets

Join us for a summer celebration of food and drink in the iconic East Front Gardens at Hampton Court Palace.

The Kitchen

Join us in the Kitchen for live cooking demonstrations from top chefs and experts including Michel Roux Jr, Nadiya Hussain and Melissa Hemsley.

View the timetable and book your seat here.

Eating, shopping and drinking

Discover, taste and shop your way around over 100 hand-picked artisan producers and companies.

With everything from oysters to sausages, and brownies to crepes, it's guaranteed to delight even the most committed foodie. Pick up tasty picnic treats to enjoy against a backdrop of one of Britain’s most historic buildings.

Children's activities

There are plenty of activities on offer to keep children of all ages entertained, from shire horses and face painting to the Circus School, tudor cookery and sports activities.


Don’t miss our lovely bandstand with Hampton Court Palace deckchairs for all to relax on. With performances throughout the three days, be sure to check back for more info.


Get the star treatment and upgrade to VIP! Enjoy all day access to our VIP Hospitality area, goody bag, cookery book and a reserved VIP Theatre seat in The Kitchen, where you can see top chefs and experts cooking live.

Find out more and book VIP tickets here.

More information

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Sponsored by Lexus and supported by Good Food.

Explore what's on

Illustration of the Tower of London's White Tower with food tents and displays in the foreground under a blue sky.

Join us for a fabulous food and drink festival in the iconic Tower of London moat.

07 September - 09 September 2018

Families Events Highlights

Friday and Saturday 10:00-19:00; Sunday 10:00-17:30

A food historian in period costume preparing traditional Tudor meat dish at a wooden table in the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.

Explore Henry VIII's Kitchens at Hampton Court and transport yourself back to the heyday of Tudor feasting and entertainment.

Closed until 5 May 2018

Highlights Things to see Families
The White Tower seen against a blue, partially cloudy sky on a sunny day with foliage creeping into the upper right-hand corner. Waterloo Block can be seen in the background

Member luncheons in the Sargeant’s Mess (formally known as the Perkin Reveller) hosted by Jascots Wine Merchants

11 May, 6 July (sold out) 2018

Tower of London

Member only

From 12:00

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