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Cardiff Foodies Festival 2024 10-12 May. Best Gastronomy Festival

Cardiff Foodies Festival

WHERE: Cardiff, Wales
WHEN: from 10 to 12 May 2024

The Foodies Festival is one of the most anticipated and important traveling food events across the UK. Fourteen appointments between England, Scotland and Wales and a truly rich and varied programme.

A festival that combines entertainment, music and good food and which has received great praise and certificates of esteem even from “The Guardian” and “The Daily Telegraph“.

In total, there will be 200 award-winning local artisan exhibitors and producers, from whom you can purchase products directly in the artisan market. Great attention is paid to the quality of local products, health and well-being. Expert nutritionists await you ready to give you tips and advice.

Cardiff Foodies Festival is the second of 14 events, between May and September 2024. Between giant teapots, multi-storey restaurant buses, tents, live music and magical atmospheres, you can bet that you will have a lot of fun. The event will be hosted in the picturesque Bute Park, where you can try the delicacies, walking along the varied landscapes between rivers, victorious gardens and even the ruins of a convent.

Cardiff Food Festival

Photo ©, Gareth James



From Europe, the best way to reach Cardiff is by plane. The international airport is located in the small village of Rhoose, about 20 km from the capital. By plane there are direct connections with Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris and other European destinations. Bus 905 connects the airport with the Rhoose railway station in 10 minutes and from here you continue by train to reach the capital. Alternatively, bus 304 takes a direct route in around 80 minutes. Tickets cost 7.30£ for adults and 4.90£ for children.

The Cardiff Foodies Festival 2024 will take place in Bute Park, the large urban park in the city, located on North Road. The location is less than 20 minutes walk from the center and the train station (Cardiff Queen Street)


At the Street Food Village you can try flavors and the best delicacies. The Cakes and Bake Theatre, on the other hand, is the place where you can be inspired by the best creative recipes of renowned chefs. Without forgetting, of course, delicious cakes. In the afternoon, meet for tea in the Vintage tea tent. Finally, for lovers of wine, champagne and craft beer, there is the Drinks Theatre. And, as per tradition, you can attend live performances by Michelin-starred chefs and MasterChef winners, and watch them prepare their best recipes.

And, this year too, a space will be dedicated to the little ones, who will be able to try their hand at cooking. As for the musical program, there will be lots of live music over the weekend. We start on Friday 10 May with Philarmonic Ibiza, an eclectic ensemble curated by Andy Joyce.


Friday 10 May, from 2pm to 10pm. Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th, from 11am to 9pm.

The WEEKEND PASS, valid for all 3 days of the event, costs 38£ (adults), 12£ for young people (from 12 to 16 years) and 6£ (under 12). With the family ticket, 2 adults and 2 children up to 16 years old can enter at a cost of 82£.

The ticket, valid for a single day, costs 19£ (adults), 6£ (children aged 12 to 16), 3£ (under 12). The single day family ticket costs 41£.

There is also a VIP DAY TICKET, sold at the price of 52£ per adult, valid for a single day and 124£ for the weekend. Allows you to gain access to exclusive areas.

All prices are indicated for the special EarlyBird version which offers a discount of approximately 10% on the total price. In this case tickets are limited. and once finished they will be available at full price.


Located a short distance from Bute Park and less than 1 km from the Castle, the Pontcanna Inn is an excellent solution in terms of quality/price ratio. It offers a restaurant, a bar and a garden and features family rooms and a sun terrace. The location is excellent and will allow you to better experience the festival and visit the center of the capital. Info and reservations from here.


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