Food and Drink

Cornish cream tea

Treat your taste buds to England’s best food and drink from around the country. Choose from a tempting array of eateries including Michelin starred restaurants, vibrant street food, quaint cafés, gorgeous gastro pubs and sizzling food festivals.

There are also countless places to quench your thirst, whether you are looking for nice cup of tea or an exquisite cocktail from our award winning bars. Visit pubs and enjoy craft ales and ciders, specialist gin and tonics, or carefully selected wines.

Breweries in England

Breweries and distilleries

Get creative with your drinks and tour the places that craft them. Make sure to get a sneaky taste test of some of the best ales, ciders, and gins in England, and even try your hand at brewing your own.

Isle of Wight Cheese

Regional specialties

Each area of England has its own ingredients, style, and tastes. Wherever you might choose as an English break destination, you won’t be short of places to sample of local and traditional cuisine.

Afternoon Tea in England

Afternoon tea

A tradition observed for generations, Afternoon Tea is an English classic. Pick from quaint seaside cafes, and grand, long-standing institutions for a cup of tea with scones, sandwiches, and cakes.

Eat out in England

Eating out

With fresh ingredients and a wide range of cooking styles, England is a fantastic place to eat out. Take a look at some of the great locations you can try the delicious tastes of the country.

Borough Market, London

Food markets

The local farmers market is a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. Browse the various food stalls and fill your basket up with homemade pies, bread and jams, local cheeses and fresh fruit and veg.

The vineyard at ChapelDown, Tenterden, Kent

Vineyards and wine tasting

Pay a visit to England’s picturesque vineyards and sample locally produced wines in the summer sun, not forgetting to pick up a case to take home with you.

Seafood pots

Cookery courses

If your skills in the kitchen could do with some fine tuning, pick up tips and tricks from the best in the business on a cookery course using the very best local ingredients to create sumptuous suppers.

A couple drinking cocktails

Pubs and cocktail bars

Enjoy a pint of locally brewed ale by a roaring fire in a cosy rural pub before tucking to a hearty gastro meal, or sip on delicious cocktails in one of England’s hip and happening bars.

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