Woking Food and Drink Festival

August, 2019

The multi award-winning Woking Food and Drink Festival is back for the seventh consecutive year, starting Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2019.

Spread across Woking town centre’s main pedestrian areas, the free to attend festival has all the ingredients to serve up three days of delicious feasting, fun entertainment and interactive activities for all the family.

Headline Chefs and Special Guests Include:

  • Sabrina Ghayour, supper club host, TV presenter and author
  • Martha Collinson, GBBO quarter finalist and food writer
  • Laurence Henry, MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 winner
  • Chris Bavin, co-presenter of BBC's Eat Well for Less
  • Steve Drake, chef patron of Sorrel restaurant*
  • Tony Parkin, head chef of The Tudor Room* at Great Fosters Hotel (* 1 Michelin star)

Watch Culinary Masters In Action

Taking centre stage in Jubilee Square, the purpose-built Woking Shopping Demo Theatre, supported by international culinary innovator Magimix, is home to 20 live cookery demonstrations, featuring talented and highly regarded celebrity and local chefs.

Don’t miss your chance to meet and greet well-known chefs at the festival’s exclusive book signing sessions!


The heart of the Woking Food and Drink Festival is held in Woking Town Centre, adjacent to Woking Shopping centres.

This festival features over 80 stalls and spread across the town centre incorporating Jubilee Square, Commercial Way, Mercia Walk, Market Walk, Gloucester Walk and Gloucester Square.

Festival Opening Hours

Friday 30 August 2019

  • Exhibitor stalls: 9.30am to 6pm
  • Woking Shopping Demo Theatre: 11am to 4.45pm

Saturday 31 August 2019

  • Exhibitor stalls: 9.30am to 6pm
  • Woking Shopping Demo Theatre (Jubilee Square): 10am to 4.45pm
  • Surrey Life Bite-size Talks and Entertainment Tent (Gloucester Square):10.30am to 6pm

Sunday 1 September 2019

  • Exhibitor stalls: 10am to 5.30pm
  • Woking Shopping Demo Theatre (Jubilee Square)10am to 4.45pm
  • Surrey Life Bite-size Talks and Entertainment Tent (Gloucester Square): 11am to 5.30pm

About Woking Food and Drink Festival

Woking Food and Drink Festival has experienced phenomenal growth year on year since it was founded in 2013. Its headline statistics include:

  • Voted ‘Best Local Food Event’ in Surrey 2015, 2016 and 2017 by the readers of Surrey Life magazine, winner of the judges' choice award 'Surrey Food and Drink Hero 2018'.
  • Incremental visitor numbers per year with in excess of 100,000 people in attendance in 2018, 2017 and 2016.
  • A consistent line up of popular celebrity and Michelin star chefs.
  • Over 80 trader spaces available within the festival footprint, hosted in a pedestrianised town centre which is served by excellent rail, bus and road networks.

Staying true to our founding principles, the event showcases high-quality artisan food and drink producers, retailers, restaurants, specialist professionals and talented chefs from around the Borough, Surrey and the wider surrounds. As well as providing educational, immersive and cultural opportunities for our thousands of visitors, from food enthusiasts to general visitors a like.

Source: Woking Food and Drink Festival