food and drink
You will be spoilt for choice!
It is possible to enjoy a quiet drink in one of theseven pubs, a good meal in one of five excellent restaurants and a cup of tea and a cake in one of six cafes. Fresh provisions can be purchased in either of the two butchers, the fish mongers and in the greengrocers.
The town is firmly on the culinary map. from 2001 to 2007 Emsworth was home to an annual Food Festival where where visitors enjoyed a wonderful atmosphere of sights, tastes and sounds including over 1pp food stalls and street entertainment over three hedonistic days! Aince 2014 Emsworth has participated in British Food Fortnight held in September/October and won the British Food Fortnight Harvest Heroes Competition 2014.
Today you can still capture some of this atmosphere at the special events in Emsworth's restaurants and pubs. The Coal exchange has its "Coalie Fest" twice a year in Spring and Autumn with live music, special menus and real ales.