Festival Food and Drink 
Cat and Fiddle Tavern

The Cat and Fiddle Tavern is Scarborough's newest and only indoor tavern, as well as our only non-smoking  tavern. Home to our twice-daily wine tasting events, Cat and Fiddle is a historic play on words of the name "Katherine la Fidéle" or "Katherine the Faithful." The name refers to King Henry VIII's first wife Katherine of Aragon, who remained faithful to the King even after he divorced her for Anne Boleyn.

The Cat and Fiddle will serve craft beers as well as premium wines. Of course, all of your favorites will be served as well. Guests can order at the bar or at a window that faces the Jousting List. Comfortable tables are available around the outside of the tavern for guests who wish to smoke.

Wine Tastings:

Join sailor of the seven seas Flynn Markley and explore the world of wine! Hosted at the Cat and Fiddle Tavern at 1:00pm and 3:00pm every day, you'll sample wines from around the globe and featuring a new wine region every weekend of the festival. Each tasting features six wines, food pairings, and includes your own commemorative crystal goblet, emblazoned with the Cat and Fiddle logo.

The Wine Tasting is for adults only at a cost of $30 per person, and tickets can be ordered online in advance.

Rose and Crown Inn

The Rose and Crown Inn is Scarborough's only covered inn with seated dining. From the moment that you are greeted at the doorway and taken to your table by the colorful wait staff, you'll know that you are in for a treat.

Rose and Crown - Menu

Shepherd's Pie
Layers of meat and vegetables topped with potatoes and cheese. Baked until golden brown and served with Artisan Bread.

Fleet Street Meat Pies
Beef seasoned with onions, garlic, cracked black pepper and spices, baked in a pastry shell and served with fresh kettle chips.

Calypso Salad
Roast Turkey with red and green peppers and sweet flaked coconut, served on a bed of crisp mixed greens with a handmade orange vinaigrette.

     Featured Daily Specials

Hand crafted Artisan soups served with fresh hot bread.

Soup & Salad
Soup of the day and a side salad of mixed greens with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

Chicken Caesar Salad

Daily Dessert Specials


Scarborough Renaissance Festival is noted for the quality and variety of its food. Every year guests feast on over 20 tons of the Festival's giant roasted turkey legs during the eight-weekend Scarborough season. Other popular offerings include: sizzling fajitas, spicy Scotch Eggs, flame broiled Steak on a Stake, fried fish and shrimp, empanadas, Greek delicacies, hand made pastas, salads, fresh fruit and pastries.

Dr Pepper products and other liquid refreshments are available at drink stands throughout the village. Scarborough's seven pubs and taverns serve a variety of adult beverages that include domestic and specialty beers, wine, frozen Margaritas and Peach Bellinis, cider and the specially produced Scarborough Mead.

A free private club membership is required to purchase alcoholic beverages. The membership is available at all of the Taverns and Pubs.

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