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 11th and Sunday 12th 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 at weekends, Wednesday and Thursday.
Wine or tea will be served at every Festival event interval.

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

Lilys places to eat during Dorchester Festival


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

george-hotel-dorchester Dorchester Festival

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, CCTV and 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

Miller of Mansfield Dorchester Festival

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 with an artisan bread making demonstration.

High Street,
Tel –01491 872829