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Taste Trails

Participate in a Taste Trail to experience the fantastic flavours on offer in Stratford-upon-Avon's eclectic mix of local artisan shops, restaurants and hotels. Each eaterie offers a mini taster to showcase their speciality. (Please note they wil not cater for all allergies and diets.  What they offer is totally at their discretion it will be a simply be a sample of their food.)


All advance sale tickets for the Saturday Trails and the Sunday Trails have sold out.

A very limited number of tickets will on sale on the day of the trail on a first come first served basis, from 10am at the Stratforward Site Office on festival days. CASH ONLY. The site office this year will be on the corner of Henley Street and Meer Street 


The taste trail runs over the festival weekend - Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September between Midday and 4pm.


Expect to visit six locations from the following:  ASK Italian, Corner House, Crowne Plaza, El Greco, Everyman Cinema, Halls Croft Café, Miller & Carter, No44 Brasserie at the Arden, Riverbank Restaurant, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust giftshop, Susie's Cafe Bar at The Oher Place, The Townhouse, Turquoise Kitchen, The White Swan Hotel, Veeno the Italian Wine Cafe, Wildwood Kitchen.

What’s involved?

You will be given a Taste Trail ticket with a list of the eateries to visit.  Then stroll through town and sample the selection on offer - you don't need to stick to the order on the map - its up to you!

Your opinion counts so after completing your trail let us know which your favourite venue was. Please vote to be entered into the prize draw.

How much?

£5 per ticket.

When to collect?

Taste Trail tickets with the trail map will be available for collection between 10am and 5pm on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd from the Stratforward Office, 10-11 Sheep Street (above the Wildwood Restaurant) CV37 6EF.

And between 10am and midday from the Stratforward Event Office on the corner of Henley Street and Meer Street on festival days.

Please note: We are not responsible for the type of food supplied by the eateries, which will be sweet and/or savoury. The eateries choose their own tasters and may not cater for many special dietary requests. List of participants correct at time of publishing and could change.

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