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Edible Forest 2019

Dining Pod Experiences

Our unique dining pods make a welcome return to the festival for a second year. Set in ancient woodland at Abbots Oak Manor near Coalville, diners can enjoy an intimate picnic of tasty local produce in one of our pods or enjoy dinner whilst watching the evening stars.

Dine in one of the Edible Forest dining pods during the Edible Forest Festival

Choose from the dates below to book your seat for the Edible Forest Festival Dining Pod experience. 

PICNIC PODS - 3pm 

Saturday 7th September

Sunday 8th September

Thursday 12th September

Friday 13th September

Saturday 14th September

Sunday 15th September

 

See the menu below or download a copy here

 

DINING BENEATH THE STARS - 7pm

Saturday 7th September

Sunday 8th September

Monday 9th September

Tuesday 10th September

Wednesday 11th September

Thursday 12th September

Friday 13th September

Saturday 14th September

 

See the menu below or download a copy here

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Picnic Pods Menu

A fine selection of traditional teatime favourites
Tea & Coffee

To Start

A Selection of our handmade sandwiches usually consisting of:
Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese & Dill
Cheddar Cheese & Homemade Chutney
Egg & Cress
Ham & Mustard Mayonnaise
Beef & Horseradish

To Follow

A selection of our homemade cakes of the day & Freshly made Fruit Scones with Homemade
Jams & Clotted Cream
Homemade Quiche of the Day
Homemade Warm Sausage Rolls
Quails Eggs with Celery Salt & Pickles

 

If you are concerned about food allergies please ask a member of our team for assistance.

Edible Forest Menu

To Start

Selection of Warm breads Served with Local Colston Basset Stilton Pate (V)

To Follow

Our Renowned Tapas Style Bowl Foods all cooked on the Aga;
Corn Fed Chicken, Chorizo & Prawn Paella
Slow Cooked Beef with Abbey Tynt Meadow Ale Ragu & Mustard Mashed Potato
Braised Bradgate Venison, Chilli & Chocolate & Spiced Red Cabbage
Ratatouille served with a Garlic and Sparkenhoe Red Leicester Crouton (V)
Roasted Butternut Squash & Wild Mushroom Tagine (V)
Mini Baked Rosemary & Garlic Camembert (V)
Spiced & Fresh Herb Fishcakes served with a sweet Chilli dipping sauce
Posh Triple Cooked Chips with Truffle Oil & Parmesan

To Finish

Dessert Board including;
Warm Chocolate Brownie, Lemon Posset, Vanilla Cheesecake & Strawberries Dipped in Chocolate (V)

 

If you are concerned about food allergies please ask a member of our team for assistance.

Photographs from last year's festival

Vintage bus taking us on the Safari Supper journey around Charnwood
Family activities at the Edible Forest Festival 2018
Brewery tour at Mount St Bernard Abbey during Edible Forest Festival 2018
Delicious locally produced food served at the Picnic Pods 2018
Dining under the stars in a dining pod at Abbots Oak 2018
Sculpture at The Outwoods 2018
Edible Forest picnic pod
Edible Forest bar

The Edible Forest Festival is developed and promoted by Leicestershire Promotions and supported by Charnwood Borough Council and Everards.