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FOOD & DRINK Festival 2019

On the charismatic Kent coast, Hythe’s Food and Drink Festival attracts a great selection of local, national and international stalls to an absolutely idyllic location alongside the iconic Royal Military Canal.

The quality of the shopping experience is complimented by a range of entertainments for the whole family and an alfresco dining area, together with street foods and bars of true distinction.

Hythe’s most highly anticipated food & drink festival celebrates a fourth year

Friday: 12.00am-8.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am-8.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am-6.00pm


Visitor Info

Back for our 4th year on Holman’s Field in 2019 alongside historic Hythe Canal providing the most tranquil of settings for a fun filled event packed with entertainment for the whole family.

This free to enter event is located close to the town centre and all public transport stops, so getting to and from the venue couldn’t be easier.  Hythe itself offers a wealth of independent shops, so come to the festival and stay for the day to enjoy the unique attractions of a town with history, charm and a community that rises to an occasion! 

Friday evening is Jazz Night and over the weekend stage there will be a line-up of great artists performing across a range of genre.  Enjoy alfresco dining, good food shopping, music and a relaxed friendly atmosphere at this firm favourite in the local calendar. 

Cooking demos, international street foods, artisan grocery foods together with bars offering real ales, ciders, craft lagers, specialist spirits and plenty of fizz. 



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Location & Parking

Market Location

Holman’s Field, Canal Bank, Hythe Kent

Market Location

Holman’s Field,

Canal Bank,
Hythe Kent


A listing  of local car parks  can be found here on the  Parkopedia website. Please check times.


Additional Parking – £2 per day
Fri & Sat – Hythe Green
Sun – Hythe Town FC



The list of traders is continually updated as the event approaches.


Ashley Vincent Photography

Wildlife photo prints in mounts as well as desktop acrylic blocks and ready-to-hang wall acrylics.

Pieroth Ltd

Vouchers & gift cards for a tutored home wine tasting.


Contemporary art, local scenes, floral canvases, watercolours on high quality paper, a range of high quality prints in various sizes, amazing range of greetings cards and notelets, handmade books, bookmarks, fridge magnets. All totally unique and of the highest quality.

Jenni Rogers jewellery 

Jewellery designed and made by myself using Semi precious stones, Sterling silver and pearls. 


Handmade pieces of the highest quality, ethically-sourced, solid sterling silver jewellery encrusted with beautiful gem stones, from exceptionally talented global artists.

Lipscomb Cars Ltd

3 Show Cars.

Charity Link

Fundraisers will invite people to become direct debit donors for our “Sponsor a puppy” campaign.

Demelza Children’s Hospice

Raising Money for Children’s Hospice.

Zane’s Magic Shop 

Beginners Magic Tricks with demonstrations.

Artisan Creations

Handmade wooden platters, boards and lamps. All made from locally sourced recycled materials.

The Crafty Shop

East of India (homeware, porcelain trinkets and gifts), Silver Tag Bears and also Santoro Gorjuss Girls (Range of bags, purses and accessories).


Daise’s Kitchen

Traditional Portuguese and Brazilian food, pastries, empanadas, pies, cakes, cookies, frozen homemade traditional recipes, soft drinks from both countries. All very traditional.  

Homestead Beef

Rare breed, grass-fed beef from our farm near Dover. All sold raw to cook at home – burgers, sausages, roasting joints, steaks, mince.

Up the Garden

Handmade chilli products such as; chilli relishes, ketchups, marinades and peanuts etc.

Hot Face Sauces

Real Chilli Sauces. Made in Kent: Hot Face Sauces provides you with all your possible chilli needs including sauces, preserves, snacks, books, gifts and more!

Olivier’s Bakery

Freshly handmade bread, pastries, cakes & savouries.

O’er the Moon T/A Westinghous

We produce quality handmade crumbly fudges in nine flavours, three dessert sauces, nougat and honeycomb, on its own and dipped in Belgian chocolate. We also sell a range of popular bought in Turkish Delight. We use local ingredients where possible.

The Great British Cheese Company

Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles

Thomas Cookie Co.

Sweet and savoury gourmet cookies with a difference. Using an old family recipe and method that has been modified and perfected over many years, we have produced a range of cookies that will delight those with a classic sweet tooth right through to modern day foodies.

Ritoweg Farm Ltd

Goat meat, Mutton, Pork, Pork sausages – various flavours, Goat sausages – various flavours.


Real Greek Food

Pork or chicken souvlaki in a pitta bread with tomato, tzatziki sauce, onion and fries.

800 Degrees Ltd

800 Degrees is a wood fired mobile pizza oven, selling authentic rustic pizza’s with various toppings. 

Caribbean Hut

Jerk Chicken, curry goat, curry chicken, patties, jerk pork, dumplings and salad.

Eat Fresh Catering

Gourmet Burgers, Bacon Burgers & Cheese Burgers.

‘Hits the Spot’ French Crepes

Delicious savoury & sweet crepes and freshly squeezed Victorian lemonade, with a twist.

Godmersham Game

Venison burgers, Wild boar burgers, Wild boar & apple sausages, Venison sausages, Venison & chilli sausages, Partridge & pear sausages and Guinea Fowl & ginger sausages.


Bánh mì baguettes, noodles or wraps all served with honey pork, chilli chicken or lemongrass chicken and salad. Freshly made dumplings.


Pulled chicken marinated in sweet chilli and piri piri marinade, chicken kebabs, lamb kofte kebab, pljeskavica (burger), doner kebabs and falafels, all served in homemade naan bread and fresh salad.





The Famous Last Stand

Selection of Beer, Ale, Lager, Cider, Prosecco, Wine and Gin.

Willobeans Espresso Bar

Barista style coffee, speciality teas, lush hot chocolate, iced coffee, our own bags of Willoblend coffee beans. Option of addition of Baileys or Brandy in coffee or espresso Martini.

Moswick Wines & Spirits

Rubis Chocolate wine is an indulgent Spanish Tempranillo wine, macerated with Cocoa beans from Ghana and then fortified in London to bring through flavours of bold cherry, dark chocolate and vanilla. V Gallery is an exciting new Italian grain vodka, distilled 5 times to give it a truly smooth taste, which comes in many unique flavours, including; marshmallow, toffee fudge, coffee, mango, cucumber and many more. We also have a fantastic selection of flavoured Gins.

Wise Owl Cider Ltd 

Bottled Cider – 500ml & Mini Kegs. 


Snow Cones – consisting of ice shavings that are topped with flavoured syrups.

Beetlejuice (Kent)

Cocktails from our 1978 VW camper of between 6-8 different cocktails (many of which can be sold as non-alcoholic mocktails). We use locally sourced and quality ingredients.

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