Edible Forest 2019

Vegan Day Experiences

One of the favourites of the festival is afternoon tea in the iconic Old John in Bradgate Park. Enjoy delicious home made produce whilst enjoying the spectacular views over from this amazing vantage point.

Afternoon tea in Old John

Sunday 15th September

Enjoy our fabulous Tea in the Tower experience or our Picnic Pod with a wholly vegan menu.


Picnic Pod in the afternoon at Abbots Oak Manor, Coalville

Tickets £25 each or exclusive use of a pod for up to 8 people £220

See the menu for our Picnic Pod below or download a copy here


Tea in the Tower at Old John in Bradgate Park - 12.45pm & 2.15pm

Tickets £25 per person

Edible Forest Pod Vegan Menu


To Start

Abbotts Oak Bread & Dipping Oils – extra Virgin Olive Oil & Organic Vinegar

Followed By
From the Abbotts Oak allotment garden - Gaspachio Soup

To Follow
Our renowned tapas style bowl food, all cooked on the Aga:
Vegan Rich & Creamy Lasagne
Ultimate foraged Mushroom & Bean Chilli
BIG Bad Nachos
Antoni’s Ratatouille
Roasted Butternut Squash & our garden Vegetable Tagine
Cauliflower Buffalo Wings with Abbots Oak Ranch Sauce
Spicy Green Lentil Stew
Abbots Oak Renowned Triple Cooked Chips with Truffle Oil
Potato Bravas

To Finish
Dessert Board including:
Warm Chocolate Brownie, Strawberries dipped in Chocolate & Mixed Berry Crumble
All homemade & Served with Custard & Ice cream

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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.