Truro Food Festival


Brand new for 2019, Truro Food Festival, sponsored by St Austell Brewery, is set to be a city-wide celebration with an array of creative Cornish cuisine. 

Cornwall is one of the UKs top foodie destinations. From freshly caught fish, hot buttery pasties and locally reared meat, there is something to tickle everyone's taste buds. 

Taking place over the weekend of 27-29 September, the new Truro Food Festival will celebrate the very best Cornish food and drink with over 30,000 visitors. The festival will be centred around Lemon Quay, with pop-up events and activities taking place across the city.

Get ready for a weekend full of live cooking demos held by both celebrity and local chefs, a Cornish food hall packed with local produce, workshops, family fun, gourmet street food, plus live entertainment showcasing the best in local talent. Evening content will include a beer and cider festival and live music. 

Discover what's on offer below...


For the full line-up and more details, visit the website

Please note: Truro food festival is a free event however tickets are needed for some events. Click here for more information. 

The Chef's Theatre
Presented by St Austell Brewery The Chef's Theatre

The Chef's Theatre, presented by St Austell Brewery, gives you an up close and personal experience with the highest calibre of chefs. A VIP gourmet ticket will give you priority access and seating to all the evening sessions. 

Friday 27 September 

From 12:00 to 16:00, chefs including Ondine Hartgroves, MasterChef quarter finalist and Ben Harmer of Penrose Kitchen.

Saturday 28 September 

From 10:00 to 16:00, chefs including Jack Stein of Rick Stein Restaurants and Amy Nixon of Punk Thai. 

Sunday 29 September 

From 10:00 to 16:00, chefs including Irini Tzortzoglou, winner of MasterChef 2019 and Falmouth local, Nick Hodges from Greenbank Hotel. 

Evening Music
The Truronian Evening Music

It's not all about the food, head down to Truro in the evenings for some of the best bands and singers from Cornwall and the South West. 

The Truronian is a brand-new pop up venue, located on Lemon Quay that will host a series of live performances on all three evenings. 

Friday is funk and disco night, featuring Mr Deluzz with support from Tribo Groove. 

Saturday is an upbeat party night featuring sounds of Daytoner Live, supported by Andy Quick Band and Hockeysmith. 

Sunday is a blues and jazz session with Russell Sinclaire and the Smokin' Locos, Smokey's King Shufflers and the amazing vocal talent that is Rue with her Band. 

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Cornish Food Hall
Presented by GWR Cornish Food Hall

Truro Food Festival's Cornish Food Hall offers the very best produce from all over Cornwall. Here you'll find local goodies including yummy savouries, sweet treats, local gins, ciders, ales and plenty more. 

The food hall is the perfect place to explore and sample the best flavours from Cornwall, plus you may even discover a new favourite or two. 

A few St Michaels favourites that will be joining are: 

Baker Tom's Bread 

Cornish Sea Salt 

Fredas Peanut Butter 

Seabuck Tonic


Truro Food Trail
In partnership with Cornish Orchards Truro Food Trail

Cornish Orchards are supporting the festival and sponsoring The Truro Food Trail. Cornish Orchards cider is made using 100% freshly pressed apple juice which is hand-blended, matured and fermented in natural ambient temperatures over the cool Cornish winter months to achieve maximum flavour and character. 

Trail to see what's happening during the festival, including a chocolate tasting workshop, a 'latte art' throw down competition and some special offers at restaurants and cafes across the city. 

Gourmet Street Food
Lemon Quay & Boscawen St Gourmet Street Food

Work your way around Lemon Quay and Boscawen Street and taste some of the best street food out there. There will be plenty of food that will tantalise your tastebuds with menus from all over the world. 

The street food stalls are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner so you never have to worry about going hungry. 

Lemon Quay Food Stalls Include:

Chanburys woodfired pizza

Meat 59 

The BBQ crew 

Boscawen Street Food Stalls Include: 

Brew Coffee 

Booja Booja Vegan Ice Cream 

The Smoking Longhorn