The Best Food Festivals That India Has To Offer

Posted at September 6th, 2016 | by Tithi Mukherjee | in

Food is true love. Now that we agree with this, we must also agree that food fests are the best things ever. From street food to gourmet dishes, here are the 10 best food fests in India one must not miss:

Bandra Wine Festival, Mumbai

bandraOther than a wide range of wines from all over the world, this fest features entertainment such as a wine information session, a wine-tasting contest, an art show and a live performance. You don’t need to bring your own dabba of food, because there will be food stalls and lots of cheese to pair with the wines you taste.

Date: 7-8 November

Sula Fest, Nasik

SUla-FestThis is not just a wine tasting event, it is an entire experience of its own, with music concerts and food stalls. Chef Morgan Rainforth will be there, whipping up delicious dishes out of his special menu.

Date: TBA

National Street Food Festival, Delhi

national streetOrganized by NASVI, this food fest brings together the best of Indian street food in one iconic stadium, the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Date: TBA

The Grub Fest, Pune

grub fest puneAfter the massive success of the Grub Fest in Gurgaon in 2015, there are going to be versions of this all over the country. Sumptuous dishes from renowned restaurants, get a chance to taste internationally acclaimed chefs, here!

Date: 19-21st February

Annapoorna World of Food India, Mumbai

annapoornaThis three day expo brings together everything related to food and beverages under one roof.  Live cooking and wine tasting sessions to be held.

Date: 22nd-24th September

Bengaluru Food Festival

blore food festAn assortment of cuisines and experiences to enjoy. Last year this event had 100 live demonstrations including DIY cooking sessions. This event is young and a lot of fun!

Date: TBA


New Delhi Palate Festival

new delhi palatteRestaurants from around the capital set up camp to titillate your taste buds. This is a free event along with cooking classes, set in the beautiful Nehru Park.

Date: 28-30 November

Asian Hawkers Market, New Delhi

6 asian hawkers market cart_1444119491Celebrating Asian cuisine, be prepared to sample everything from sushi all the way down to satay. The festival hopes to promote foods from the Far East with several restaurants taking part to simulate the feel of a night-market with hawker carts and live demonstrations.

Date: 23-25 October

Grub Fest, Delhi

1443204526_food_gub_fest55With several participating restaurants and many foodies excited about visiting, the second run of New Delhi’s Grub Fest is expected to surpass last year’s event. Get set for all your favourite brands and restaurants under one roof.

Date: 23-25 October

10 Heads Festival, Gurgaon

foodistanThe 10 Heads Festival features ten types of festivals all happening in one arena. This includes two festivals for food and drink respectively. While Foodistan aims to introduce the best kinds of gastronomy from India and abroad, Toddy Fest hopes to get you tipsy on some sexy mixology.

Date: 23-25 October

Tithi Mukherjee


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