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Coronation food and drink fit for a king! Where and what to eat over the Bank Holiday weekend

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25 Apr 2023

Coronation food and drink fit for a king! Where and what to eat over the Bank Holiday weekend.


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Coronation dining & celebrations 

A weekend of Coronation celebrations at The NoBody Inn

A whole weekend of fun, live music, food & more, from Saturday 6th May – Monday 8th May, including a marquee with seating for the Coronation viewing on the Saturday, with canapés and champagne!

Celebrate the Coronation in style at Taylors Restaurant in Tavistock

What better way to celebrate the King’s Coronation than with our quintessentially British Afternoon Tea featuring homemade pork sausage rolls, seasonal quiche and sarnies. (See main image).

Boringdon Hall to serve a limited-edition Coronation Afternoon Tea

The award-winning manor house in Devon is putting a royal twist on its traditional Afternoon Tea as the team launch their ‘King’s Coronation Sparkling Afternoon Tea’ with their distinguished partner of English Wines, Gusbourne.

A feast fit for a king at Bayards Cove Inn during the Coronation

Celebrate King Charles III’s historical day at Bayards Cove Inn where  some special additions to its regular menus are fit for a king. There are also some delicious cocktails, including Cove Coronation Cocktail, made with Devon Cove vodka.

May events at The Cridford Inn – Coronation Karaoke 

Saturday 6th May / Coronation Karaoke / 8.30 pm start.
Come dressed as royalty and sing your heart out

Coronation Bank Holiday weekend at the Dartington Trust

Over the Coronation Bank Holiday weekend, Dartington Trust will be abuzz with one massive party with a line-up of bands, DJs, bouncy castles and kids games, plus amazing street food and a bar.

Plus, on Saturday 6 May for only £9.95 you can enjoy a delicious cream tea in the tranquil confines of our Private Garden. Tables are limited so make sure to pre-book HERE.

Sandridge Barton will be celebrating! Join in.

Sandridge Barton, the home of Sharpham Wine, will be flying the bunting, pouring the wine and serving a truly special menu, fit for a King, at Circa over the Coronation weekend. Circa’s Coronation-themed menu (£40pp), alongside traditional village fete games, will be available on May 6 and 7. 

Mill End Hotel, Dartmoor

A special weekend price for two over two nights which includes breakfast, dinner and a Coronation Afternoon Tea for Two which includes a Pimms cocktail or a mocktail equivalent. Prices start from £245 per-night. 

Coronation Cream Tea will be on offer from 12- 4pm from Friday to Monday, excluding Sunday the 7th where it will be made available after the roast at 2pm (-4pm). (£25 per person) 

Bucket and Spade, Shaldon

Grab your family and friends and join the Bucket & Spade’s Coronation Live Music Night on 6th May (£30 pp) and the Coronation Big Lunch on Sunday 7th May (£25 pp), both events will be serving a fantastic British themed feast. For breakfast fit for a King, enjoy Buy One Get One Free on traditional full English and mini-English breakfasts (Friday 5th May – Monday 8thMay 9am -11am). Early booking is advised.


Coronation treats for your own celebrations 

Have a corking celebration with The Bay Tree’s Corking Coronation Sauce

Make your celebration party go down in history with the addition of The Bay Tree’s Corking Coronation Sauce. By mixing it with The Bay Tree Creamy Classic Mayo, it can be used in so many ways, not just Coronation Chicken.

Sweet treats fit for Royalty from Flapjackery

Must-have Coronation flapjacks that have been beautifully inscribed with a white chocolate crown. These delicious, gluten free, sweet treats are perfect to share at your street party or tuck in as you watch the ceremony from your living room.

Sharpham Dairy Coronation Cheese Box

A beautiful selection including the two original white cheeses, Brie and Rustic, accompanied by our own Smoky Red Pepper chutney and Rosemary Sourdough crackers in their blue pack. Raise a toast with a stunning English Rosé made just across the river. £35 (£5 saving on individual prices).

Raise a Coronation toast with Luscombe’s Rose & Cherry Bubbly 

Raise a toast with Luscombe’s special limited edition Rose & Cherry Bubbly. A magnificent non-alcoholic fizz, it’s a sparkling blend of organic rose and cherries, naturally sweetened with muscat grape and finished with Sicilian lemons and soft Devon spring water.

The Cove Coronation Cocktail Kit – Royally Refreshing

A new and exciting take on the traditional English Garden Cocktail, the Cove Coronation Cocktail is royally refreshing and dutifully decadent. Featuring Cove’s multi award-winning Devon potato vodka and Damson Liqueur along with Luscombe’s divine Organic English Apple Juice.

Sandford Orchards Launches Limited Edition Coronation Devon Red Cider

Award-winning cider maker, Sandford Orchards, is thrilled to launch Limited Edition Coronation Devon Red Cider.  It is a celebration of all things British and the perfect thirst-quencher for any coronation festivities.

Roly’s seasonal specials… fudge fit for a King

Royal Eton Mess Fudge is full the highest quality freeze dried strawberries and blueberries, mixed with plenty of fresh clotted cream and heaps of crushed meringue. they’ll also be making The King’s Favourite Lemon Cream Fudge too.

Salcombe Dairy Coronation Treats

Champagne truffles or milk chocolate crowns in a limited edition drawstring bag, three for £20 available online. 


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