Rugby Food and Drink Festival

On Thursday Rugby was buzzing with the arrival of the town’s first Food and Drink Festival. I spent an enjoyable  afternoon talking to traders at the Food Fayre, tasting some great street food and watching cookery demonstrations in the pop-up kitchen.

Market stalls setting up at the Rugby Food Fayre.

Rugby Food and Drink Festival stalls

The Delish Deli menu for their stall at the Rugby Food Fayre.

Delish Deli menu

Larger than life Chez Raphael continues a 125 year old tradition by making crêpes.

Chez Raphael

New event caterer The Food Boutique’s take on fish pie.

The Food Boutique at Rugby Food and Drink Festival

A taste of the Caribbean from Jamrock.


Making new friends Birmingham’s Hungry Toad.

Hungry Toad at Rugby Food and Drink Festival

Cute cake pops from Landgirls Cookery School.

Landgirls Cookery School cake pops

Real ale from Rugby Tap.


Roasted vegetables and smoked tofu wrap, from the UK’s only vegan street food van The Spotless Leopard.

The Spotless Leopard

Landgirls Cookery School showing how to make macaroons in the pop-up kitchen.

Landgirls Cookery School demo