Festival Food & Drink
Borde Hill Garden Festival features a fusion of flavours from some of Sussex’s best pop-ups, including delicious wood-fired sourdough pizzas, Italian, Greek and Egyptian street food, botanicals from Botivo and cocktails at the Dog & Duck horsebox bar.
For a true taste of summer, enjoy a refreshing glass of award-winning English sparkling wine from our Festival partner, Wiston Estate, amidst the fragrant beauty of our stunning Rose Garden in bloom.
Botivo Bar- Non Alcoholic Cocktails
A small batch, aperitif inspired drink with bittersweet, herbal and citrus notes. Loved by sommeliers, chefs and food critics for its unique taste profile, it’s deeply refreshing with a lasting backbone not usually found in non alcoholic drinks.
Caccia & Tails
Caccia & Tails is a product of authentic Italian heritage and a desire to bring a modern casual dining experience to Sussex. Enjoy Focaccia, Genovese, fresh pasta, salads, sweet pastries and freshly baked cakes.
Egyptian Street Food
North African food on the move! Enjoy beautifully balanced and deliciously flavoured wraps inspired by traditional Egyptian recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Orange Beach Bar
A vintage working horse box converted to a high standard mobile bar serving barista coffee, bubbly, draft beer and cocktails.
Discover SOPI, a mobile pizzeria on the Azalea Ring, serving freshly made, delicious, wood-fired Neapolitan pizza. The dough is handmade, using a blend of Italian flours and is slowly fermented to create a delicious base with a light and crispy crust.
Greek Street Food
Greek Street food bringing happy summer vibes and delicious Mediterranean flavours with every single bite.
Set amidst the rolling South Downs, Wiston Wine Estate welcomes visitors for tours, tastings, fine dining, and countryside rambles. As an official Festival partner, we are delighted to offer their exquisite wines amidst Borde Hill’s stunning Rose Garden.
Vera The Vanilla Pod
Visit a lovingly restored 1973 vintage ice-cream van on the Azalea Ring, for luxury ice cream and sorbet, with plenty of Cadburys Flakes, Sprinkles, Mini Mallows and toppings to adorn waffle cones, sugar cones and tubs.
Ginkgo Coffee Shop
Nestled inside the Garden’s visitor entrance building, discover the cozy Gingko Coffee Shop, serving barista coffee, specialist teas, delicious sweet and savoury homemade bakes.
Borde Hill Garden Festival FAQ’s
Do I need to pre-book tickets?
To avoid any disappointment, tickets to our Festival Talks need to be pre-booked in advance as spaces are limited. Day entry tickets can be purchased on arrival at the Festival, however, we recommend booking in advance to help reduce queues and to save you money! Tickets booked before 31st May qualify for our special early bird rate.
Do Borde Hill Members have to pay for this event?
Borde Hill Garden Festival is a special event, with the ticket price including a programme of complimentary fringe events, from live music and demonstrations in the Garden Marquee, to family activities and Garden Tours. Our valued Members receive reduced entry to the event with 20% off Festvial Day Tickets. Festival Talks are all £10 each, for Members and non-members.
Can I book tickets by phone?
Borde Hill Garden Festival day tickets and talks are available to book on our website. If you are experiencing difficulties, please call us on 01444 450326.
How will I receive my tickets?
Once you have completed your purchase, you will receive an e-ticket by email. Please check your spam or junk folders before contacting us should your email not be received. You will need to show your e-ticket on arrival at the Festival gates, either on your mobile device or as a printed copy.
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs on short leads are welcome at the Festival, apart from inside the Animal Room at Borde Hill House for our programme of Festival Talks, or inside the Garden Marquee.
How do I get to the Festival?
Visit our Travel & Directions page for details.
Will the Festival go ahead in the case of bad weather?
The Festival will go ahead whatever the weather, so please keep an eye on the forecast and dress accordingly.
What is the refund policy for tickets booked in advance?
Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged unless an event is cancelled. For our full T&C’s please click here