Opening Night Banquet
Josh Katz x Woodfired Canteen

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This is now SOLD OUT. If you managed to secure a place, please check for your email confirmation. You’ll need this and the lead booker’s I.D. to check in on site. For group bookings you will need to arrive together to check in. 

Josh Katz & Woodfired Canteen join us to start our weekend of Long Table Banquets.

Adults £60 | Children £20. Courses are designed for sharing.
Vegetarian & other dietary requirements can be catered for on request – speak to your waiter on arrival.
Table wine included.

“This is my third year cooking at Wilderness. It is a special festival with a unique atmosphere, and I’m thrilled to have been asked back, and to be cooking alongside Ben Quinn of Wood Fired Canteen, a good friend and fantastic chef.”  Josh Katz



Our Smoked Mackerel with Haydari, Dukkah with Dill Cucumbers
Summer Squash ‘butter’ Hazelnuts and Burnt Onions with Broken Olive Dressing
Duchy Charcuterie Pastrami with Harissa and Horseradish Tahini, Pink Pickles and Blackened Chilli
Keith’s Flat Breads- Straight off the Grills.

Slow Smoked Beef Short Rib, Pomegranate Molasses Glaze
Rice Pilaf, Golden Raisins and Almonds
Charred Carrots, Spiced Nuts, Feta and Coriander
Mixed Herb Salad, Basil, Salted Radish with Lemon

Greek Yoghurt Panna Cotta- Rose Water and Rose Petals
Peaches and Raspberries with Mint
Pistachio and Cardamom Honey

(menu subject to change)


Back by popular demand, Woodfired Canteen return to cook up our Opening Night Banquet, this year joined by Josh Katz of Berber & Q.

Our Cornwall-based friends Woodfired Canteen need no introduction. Husband and wife team Ben and Sam Quinn have a simple purpose “to be good people, cooking good food, for good people” and that’s exactly what they’ll be doing again for us this year. Cooking up culinary delights over an open fire, ensuring a laid-back, family affair to ease you in to the festivities.

As for Josh Katz, following the success of his foray into our feasting world, with on-site field restaurant Berber & Q last year, he returns to bring some of his slow-cooked, shwarma speciality to our Thursday night Banquet. With glowing reviews such as The Sunday Times, who stated that Josh’s dishes “are as good and enticing a collection of robustly flavoured and stoutly made food as you could hope for” and Jay Rayner noting that his “food is delicious… it tastes like you are both being kind to yourself and showing your mouth a good time,” Katz’s own restaurant Berber & Q was sure to be a success. The product of a lifelong exposure to diverse cultures and cuisines, it specialises in shawarma, slow-cooked on a rotating spit over hot coals alongside Middle Eastern cocktails, wine and beer.


Please note all items are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

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