Our food area is at the centre of the festival site, next to our main bar, so access to some great food is right in the hub of the site.
There is always a great selection of meat, vegetarian and vegan dishes from around the world including non spicy British food too.
Caterers usually offer a range of delicious dishes including falafel wraps, butternut squash and goat’s cheese tart, chicken fricassee, wholesome salads, Mexican wraps, toasties, nut roast, pizzas, veggie platters, salt beef raclettes, authentic Indian curries, Whitby fish and chips, quesadillas, flatbreads with steak, pulled pork or chicken, award winning burgers and sausages, full English breakfasts, veggie burgers, vegan black bean and beetroot burgers, sweet and savoury crepes and so many many more. We always strive to give you a truly fabulous selection of food…watch this space. We’ll update the list when we can!
We also have local farm made ice cream, speciality teas, real coffee, drinking chocolate made with real chocolate, juices, smoothies and FIVE real ale bars stocking all your favourite tipples plus a Prosecco, gin and cocktail bar provided by the amazing team at Moongazing Hare Bars. Take a look at the 2023 beer guide here.
And, of course, you are welcome to bring your own food and drink into the festival. Click here to find out more about our festival shop, run by The Allotment.
Catering at Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2024
We are now inviting applications for catering pitches at our 2024 festival. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2024.
There’ll be around 7,000 visitors looking for hot drinks and tasty treats in our food village, which is located in the heart of the festival site, from early morning ’til late at night. In 2023, caterers reported their best ever year so there’s a big appetite (sorry!) for great grub from our festivalgoers.
We pride ourselves on the vast range of fabulous food that’s on offer so we’re inviting innovative and interesting caterers who’d love to be part of one of the UK’s top folk festivals to apply now via the link below.
Even if you have catered at Shrewsbury before, please read the application form carefully as terms and conditions have been updated.