Dorchester Festival cake

Festival Refreshments

Excellent cake, coffee, tea and simple lunches will be served by our amazing volunteers at weekends throughout the Festival from the Tent behind the Abbey.
The Food Festival (Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May) will serve a great range of street cuisine, cake and specialist coffees all day.
The Abbey tearooms will be open from 2.30pm to 5pm as usual.
Wine or tea will be served at every Festival event interval.

All proceeds from Tent and interval receptions will go to the Festival charities.


Lily’s serve delicious lunches and Cream Teas, home-made with produce from their Organic Farm in neighbouring Warborough. They sell their own fruit and veg, Britwell Honey and Waterperry Apple Juice amongst other, local produce.

28 High Street
Dorchester on Thames

Tel – 01865 340900

The George Hotel

A striking 15th CENTURY COACHING INN with 17 en-suite bedrooms and 2 meeting/function rooms.Carriages Restaurant awarded ‘fine dining a la carte’ by the AA.The Potboys bar offering lighter meals daily.Aiming to provide a perfect atmosphere with friendly, yet highly efficient staff.

25, High Street,
OX10 7HH
Tel – 01865 340404

 White Hart Hotel

A fine old English Coaching Inn with 28 recently refurbished en-suite rooms, AA Rosette restaurant, meeting rooms and CCTV car parking.Providing warm and welcoming hospitality and accommodation to all visitors, local or travelling.

26, High Street
Dorchester on Thames
OX10 7HN
Tel – 01865 340074

The Fleur de Lys Inn

A team of experienced chefs pride themselves on finding the best local produce available to create the daily changing menu.The inn has an intimate dining room and cosy bar and five fabulous bedrooms.Well kept real ales and wine and champagne by the glass.

9, High Street
Dorchester on Thames
OX10 7HH
Tel – 01865 340502

The Miller of Mansfield

The Miller of Mansfield is an 18th century Coaching Inn with luxury bedrooms owned and operated by Mary and Nick Galer. in the idyllic village of Goring on Thames just 10miles from Dorchester. The kitchen is at the heart of everything good about the Miller and Nick oversees the delivery of fine British ingredients and produce.  Nick will be demonstrating his amazing cooking at the Festival – Cooking with seasonal produce

High Street,
Tel –01491 872829