Summer evenings in the Palace grounds

Make the most of your time in the glorious grounds of Hampton Court Palace by arriving early and starting your summer evening with a delicious ‘Best of British’ picnic or hamper, proudly brought to you by British Fine Foods. Relax in the gardens as you indulge in seasonal mouthwatering dishes from leading artisan producers from across the British Isles, all winners of the Great Taste Awards, World Cheese Awards or holders of a Royal Warrant.

Feast on the ‘Best of British’

We’re delighted to be teaming up with British Fine Foods again this year to bring you the most delicious gourmet picnics available. Exclusively for Hampton Court Palace Festival, we’ve curated two amazing picnic offerings for you to enjoy ahead of the concert: The Courtier’s Best of British Picnic and the King’s Gourmet Hamper.

King’s Gourmet Hamper

For the ultimate indulgent spread, spoil yourself with the King’s Gourmet Hamper, a four-course gourmet menu served in a beautiful wicker cooler basket (which is yours to keep), paired with a fine wine or chilled bottle of champagne, starting from £146.00.

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Courtier’s Best of British Picnic

Perfect for two people to enjoy ahead of the performance, the Courtier’s Best of British Picnic includes a delectable spread of dishes and is paired with a fine wine or chilled bottle of champagne, starting from £95.00. Not sure you’ll polish it all off ahead of the performance? Store your delicious leftovers in our Picnic Cloakroom to pick up at the end of the evening.

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Add a luxury picnic to your booking

How to book a luxury picnic or hamper

Select either the Courtier’s Best of British Picnic or King’s Gourmet Hamper during check out to get the most out of your festival experience. When adding the package to your booking, follow these steps:

  • Head to the booking page, select the headliner you’ve booked to see
  • On the SeeTickets site, select ‘already ordered tickets?’ and input your booking reference
  • Proceed through the booking stages without adding entry tickets to your order
  • Add a Courtier’s Best of British Picnic or King’s Gourmet Hamper to your order, and check out as you have previously.

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About British Fine Foods

British Fine Foods was established in 2007 by husband and wife, Andrew and Pam Harper, to celebrate the best of British artisan produce, and to provide luxury food hampers of the highest quality and provenance.

From gin and tonic-infused salmon to British charcuterie selections, and even the UK’s first carbon neutrally-produced, award-winning cheese Winterdale, British Fine Foods are committed to sourcing the very best delicious and sustainable picnics.

Over the past 16 years, British Fine Foods have created bespoke hampers for an exciting variety of clients and summer events, including Wimbledon, eRoyal Ascot, Epsom Derby, The Oval, Royal Henley Regatta, BBC Proms and Radio 2 in Hyde Park.

For more information, please contact or call the team on 01892 890690.