Gorge festival food and drink

Enjoy fresh cooked, local food at Top of the Gorge Festival

We're welcoming a selection of local food vendors. Find out who'll be joining us at the festival.

Feeling hungry? The pop-up festival village is full of flavours and temptations from near and far.

Cheddar Ales – Brilliant beer brewed on the slopes of the Mendip Hills and named after local outdoor features and pastimes, including Gorge Best, Velvet Bottom (nature reserve next to the festival site), Totty Pot (a nearby cave), Frozen Deep (a huge cavern) and Potholer.

Wilcox Cider – A local, family run company with a passion for apples and cider-making that dates to 1868. Their ciders are made with traditional methods, using much-loved apple varieties grown in Somerset orchards.

Yeo Valley Dairy – pedal-powered smoothies and ice creams served from a lairy dairy disco-themed ice-cream van pimped with speakers and driven by a DJ.

Little Van Rouge – serving sweet and savoury crêpes, cakes, coffees and more, from a classic 1956 Citroën HY Van and a converted horsebox. 

The Vegan Pyramid – Super tasty, ethically sourced, organic, vegetarian, vegan and special-dietary-need catering from festival specialists based in Somerset.

World Food Café – Fantastic fresh food infused with international flavours by an award-winning chef.

Cool Grapes – serving organic, vegan wine and prosecco, plus gluten-free bottled lager and IPA, soft drinks and fruit beers.

Diner Shack – gourmet burgers, breakfast wraps and toasties made using locally sourced, free-range ingredients.

Ethic Street Pizza – Wood-fired artisanal pizzas, prepared and cooked to order on site with locally sourced ingredients.

Lalita’s – Sensational and authentic South Indian streetfood, cooked to recipes from the Kerala region, all suitable for vegans. 

GinJar – Based in Axbridge, this boutique spirit distiller makes small-batch gin infused with the flavours of the Mendips, including elderflower gin, and rhubarb & ginger gin.

Country Bumpkin  – Traditional farm-made English fare, served from a creatively converted Land Rover Defender.

Totally Wonderfuel – Race food made by a keen endurance athlete and baker with a passion for natural nutrition.

The Big Banger – Toulouse pork sausages, handmade to a recipe using pork, garlic, herbs and red wine, then marinated overnight and cooked in paella pans

FIREPOT Outdoor food - Dehydrated meals for outdoor pursuits, made in Dorset using all natural ingredients.