Indulge your senses with traditional Victorian foods. Enjoy the aroma of roasting chestnuts. Sample puddings and pies. Feast on fresh-shucked oysters and taste some finely crafted beer. Sip wassail, mulled wine, and Charles Dickens’ favorite punch.
Stalls on the street will offer meat pies, scotch eggs, fish and chips, oysters, and a variety of food for children’s tastes. Pull up a straw bale or barrel, enjoy some music, and plan what to see after lunch!
Or, try one of the Special menus at these fine restaurants & cafes:
Bad Alfred’s Distilling • 323 High Street
Friday, Noon – 8 pm; Saturday, Noon – 8 pm
English meat pies, Dickens gin punch. Hot apple
cider and gin punch First Friday.
Chester River Wine & Cheese • 117 S. Cross Street
Ploughman’s Lunch: Bread, cheese and spirits: an array of cheeses, hearty soup
Friday 5 – 8 pm; Saturday 11 am – 4 pm
FREE wine tastings, 11 am – 3 pm
Chester River Packet • Foot of High Street
6 – 9 pm
Fish and Chips: freshly cooked, smothered in salt, soused with vinegar, wrapped in paper
The Kitchen at the Imperial • 208 High Street
Beef Wellington, Mushroom duxelles, house-made pate, puff pastry, Veal demi
Sticky Toffee Pudding; Classic Date Cake/Brown Sugar/Cream
White Swan Tavern • 231 High Street
2 – 5 pm
Tea, Sweets and Savories