Porthleven Food Festival, now in its twelfth year, is a well-established community led event on the Cornish festival calendar. The Festival brings around 40,000* people together in and around the stunning harbour of Porthleven with a national and international chef's theatre, food stalls, street food, music by day and night and entertainment for all.

*2018 Figures

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Shipyard Sessions

By night the Shipyard Sessions bring bands from Cornwall and beyond on all three evenings…
Chef's Theatre with Antony Worrall Thompson at Porthleven Food Festival
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Chefs’ Theatre presented by St Austell Brewery

Porthleven attracts the best cheffing talent from the South West and beyond.
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Family Field

There's lots going on to keep the young and the young at heart entertained.
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Literary Tent

Find food for thought on our literary stage with talks, interviews and more.
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Lime Kiln Stage

Supported by BBC Music Introducing this fabulous free stage offers quality music throughout the weekend.
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Local Businesses

Don't forget to visit our brilliant local pubs, shops and restaurants when you're in town.
Origin cocktail
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Cocktail Masterclasses

Shake or stir up your own creation and learn about cocktails at our specialist masterclasses.
Port and oyster bar
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Port & Oyster Pub

Our pop up pub is the perfect place spot to meet pals for a pint.
Camping at Porthleven Food Festival
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Camping and glamping

Stay over with camping from £18 for the weekend plus options for campers & glamping.

Come and stay for the weekend on our festival campsites

Fully equipped campsite 5 min walk from the event!

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Festival News

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Music

Special guests Flats and Sharps head up Lime Kiln Stage

We're delighted to share the news that Penzance bluegrass quartet Flats and Sharps will appear…
Jude Kereama and Antony Worrall Thompson will appear at the 2020 Porthleven Food Festival
Chefs News

South west all-star chefs for 2020

The best chefs in the South West will be heading to the harbourside for the…
Jane and Jude Kereama
Friday Night

Jane Kereama Memorial Feast at Kota Kai

Friday 17th April 2020 at Kota Kai Restaurant Join us for a fantastic fundraising Feast…
South West Tourism Awards trophies
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Silver at the South West Tourism Awards
Hollywood sign at Porthleven Food Festival
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Camping 2020

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