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Pub in the Park 2024: Everything you need to know about the foodie festival

Pub in the Park 2024: Everything you need to know about the foodie festival

Returning to a town near you, Pub in the Park promises an epic line-up of food and music, with lots of new restaurants and chefs in attendance this year.

Tom Kerridge’s festival Pub in the Park is back for another year, with a wealth of new chefs, restaurants and acts joining the line-up in 2024.

Running from May to September, Pub in the Park 2024 is returning to four major towns including Marlow, Chiswick, Reigate and St Albans. As always, visitors can expect a combination of live music and pop-up restaurants serving dishes by award-winning chefs across the country.

Which restaurants are at Pub in the Park 2024?

There are a host of exciting new restaurants popping up at Pub in the Park this year, with attendees able to indulge in dishes from The Abbey Inn by Tommy Banks, The Orange Public House, Hangfire BBQ, Temper, Riwaz by Atul Kochhar and DJ BBQ.

Of course, attendees can expect plenty of Pub in the Park favourites to make a return appearance, with Tom Kerridge’s two Michelin-starred The Hand & Flowers and Angela Hartnett’s Michelin-starred Cafe Murano back by popular demand.

Which chefs will be visiting Pub in the Park 2024?

Ever dreamed of meeting your chef idol? You might just be able to! This year brings a wealth of new chefs to Pub in the Park, including Mary Berry, Gennaro Contaldo, Sabrina Gidda, Becky Excell, David Lagonell, Emily Scott, Big Has, Tom and Robert Aikens and Jeremy Chan.

Pulled pork burgers

But that’s not all! You’ll also have the chance to glimpse Jose Pizarro, Michel Roux Jr, Candice Brown, Simon Rimmer, Thom Bateman and Atul Kochhar, who are all set to attend the festival this year.

Pub in the Park: What to expect 

When you’re not feasting on some of the best food in the country, there is a huge array of activities and entertainment to get involved with all weekend long. From live music to fire cooking, check out what else to expect at Pub in the Park 2024.

Live music

Fantastic food is just half of the equation. Pub in the Park always promises an epic live music offering, and this year’s headline act is the one and only Van Morrison. Further acts confirmed to perform include Busted, McFly, Paloma Faith, Sam Ryder, Gabrielle and Olly Murs – but keep checking in as new acts get announced. There’s plenty more to come.

Music stage at pub in the park

Fire cooking

The trend for open fire cooking has taken off in recent years, and now you can experience some of the very best fire cooking at Pub in the Park. An all-new fire food restaurant will play host to specialist firepit chefs, including team members from Temper and Hangfire BBQ Smokehouse. It’s about to get hot in here!

Smoky BBQ cooking

Spicy wings

Wing-lovers, rejoice! Chef Jack Blumenthal and the team from his Ginger Wings concept will be hosting their first ever Wing Rave, with an epic DJ line-up blasting tunes all weekend, while serving up some seriously tasty wings.

Foodie chats

Sunday Brunch star Simon Rimmer is set to launch his touring music and food podcast: Pod in the Park. The series will see the chef chat to foodie friends such as Tom Kerridge, Angela Hartnett and Andi Oliver about all things food, drink and pubs.

Kids’ activities

The afternoon sessions at Pub in the Park are all about chilling with the family, and there are plenty of activities for little ones to get involved with, including games, rides and a lively funfair. Plus, every restaurant at the festival this year will be serving special kids dishes to tuck into!

Family fun at the festival

What are the dates for Pub in the Park 2024?

The festival will be visiting Marlow, Chiswick, Reigate and St Albans from May to September. You can find the specific dates for each one below:

Marlow: 16-19 May 2024
Chiswick: 28-30 June 2024
Reigate: 12-14 July 2024
St Albans: 6-8 September 2024

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