Not just a festival, we’re ALSO all about eating and drinking campestre in our huge dining and cocktail tent.

We love to celebrate food and drink at ALSO, and have something to suit all tastes and budgets - from the pop-up concessions, including Red Banger, Pizza Love, and Taste Tibet, to our experiential dining banquets and events...

Take a look at the team's top picks for ALSO19...

 

GETARIA PINTXO TIME

Start your weekend by our opening fiesta at our in festival Northern Spanish restaurant, Getaria by eating your way around the region with a glass of wine whilst taking in the best angle on our lake. Includes a couple of tapas and a glass of wine. £15.

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FRIDAY NIGHT: OTTOMAN STYLE DINING CAMPESTRE 

Our Friday feast is a great chance to ease into your weekend with our long table campestre style dining in our brilliant new dining and cocktail venue. The James Beard award-winning James Whetlor will be cooking over coals - creating his Ottoman Banquet inspired menu. Great for gangs! £28. 

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DAMIEN CLISBY TAKEOVER @ GETARIA

Damian Clisby Executive Chef from Petersham Nurseries has teamed up with our resident Basques Dominic & Rebecca Otero for a takeover at Getaria this year to create a basque inspired menu of four parts. £45.

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BUCOLIC BANQUET

Saturday night’s 5-course banquet is hosted in collaboration with the Clatter Club secret dining - an underground supper club led by Maverick chefs, Rob Dant and Andrew Walker. £65.

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PUDDING PROCESSION

This has been the smash hit finale to our Saturday Night banquet and this year we're turning it into an event on its own. A riotous, immersive, experiential LIVE plating of pudding - served to you like they've never been served before! From £7.

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BALEARIC BRUCH 

Don’t miss our Balearic Brunch as ALSO creates the beautiful boutique beach bar experience. Relax with a glass of Sangria, enjoying our balearic beats from a live DJ whilst your Paella is cooked to order in our stunning Dining tent! £25. 

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DROP-IN FESTIVAL FAVOURITES...

LITTLE GEOFF

For both Saturday and Sunday morning, Little Geoff our breakfast canteen will be open from 8am so crawl out of your tent and roll up at our no bookings ‘Little Geoff’ breakfast canteen to refuel with something from our classic breakfast menu. 

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GOSPEL BRUNCH

Ease into Sunday with a hearty late breakfast at Little Geoff with the uplifting sounds of the London International Gospel Choir. Expect vivid harmonies, catchy melodies, fantastic soloists and for your soul to be elevated to a very fine state of mind.

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THE ALSO COCKTAIL BAR

Cocktails have long played their role in the heart of the design of the festival. For 2019 we celebrate this with a big, bold and beautiful cocktail bar placed naturally right in the heart of the festival. 

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ALSO'S IN-FESTIVAL RESTAURANT: GETARIA

ALSO is proud to have our own restaurant, built from wood found in our woods - Getaria is the beating heart of The Costa del ALSO and serves Northern Spanish tapas, wines, beers and cava. Don't miss it.

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RUM SHACK, BABY RUM SHACK. 

What kind of ideas festival would we be without somewhere you could take a handcrafted rum cocktail down to the banks of Compton Pools and relax? Our much loved Rum Shack is back for 2019.

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P.S. Want to know what's on, when? Our working programme is here.