30 food and drink questions for your home pub quiz

Feast on these culinary questions - every good pub quiz includes food!

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Fish head stew seen in Sreet Food's Taiwan episode (Netflix)

Preparing the ultimate food and drink questions for your virtual pub quiz can be a hard nut to crack. Fortunately, we’ve got all the key ingredients for the perfect round, mixing questions requiring you to seriously use your noodle alongside some fun trivia to spice things up a bit.


In short, whether you’re a smart cookie or foodie newbie, you’ll be able to dig into a feast of 30 questions below, courtesy of RadioTimes.com

And once you’re done, why not try our TV pub quizfilm pub quiz, music quiz or sport pub quiz for size? Plus there’s many, many more pub quizzes available as part of our bumper general knowledge pub quiz.

Ready, steady, quiz…

Food and drink Questions

  1. What is James Bond’s favourite tipple?
  2. What is the most consumed manufactured drink in the world?
  3. What type of pasta has a name meaning “little worms”?
  4. What type of pastry are profiteroles made out of?
  5. From which type of flower does a vanilla pod come?
  6. Which nuts are used in marzipan?
  7. Which bakery launched a sell-out vegan sausage roll in January 2019?
  8. What type of food is Pumpernickel?
  9. What is the best selling flavour of soup in the UK?
  10. Calamari is a dish made from which animal?
  11. Which foul-mouthed chef hosted the Kitchen Nightmares series?
  12. Which bread ingredient causes it to rise?
  13. Aduki, borlotti and cannellini are types of what?
  14. What is the most expensive spice in the world by weight?
  15. What spirit is mixed with ginger beer in a Moscow mule?
  16. What year did the first McDonald’s store open?
  17. What are the real names of the Hairy Bikers?
  18. Which pungent plant has its own festival held on the Isle of Wight every year?
  19. How many calories does a glass of water contain?
  20. Who is replacing Sandi Toksvig as host of The Great British Bake Off for the 2020 series?
  21. Grenadine is obtained from which fruit?
  22. Gluten is found in which cereal grain?
  23. Which fast-food franchise has the largest number of restaurants in the world?
  24. What French city does bouillabaisse originate from?
  25. What type of wheat is used to make pasta?
  26. What is the British name for a zucchini?
  27. In which country will you find wine-growing region the Yarra Valley?
  28. How many bottles of champagne are there in a magnum?
  29. Deer meat is known by what name?
  30. Bacardi is what type of spirit?

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Food and drink answers

  1. Vodka Martini – shaken not stirred
  2. Tea
  3. Vermicelli
  4. Choux
  5. Orchid
  6. Almonds
  7. Greggs
  8. Bread
  9. Tomato
  10. Squid
  11. Gordon Ramsay
  12. Yeast
  13. Beans
  14. Saffron
  15. Vodka
  16. 1940
  17. Dave Myers and Si King
  18. Garlic
  19. Zero
  20. Matt Lucas
  21. Pomegranate
  22. Wheat
  23. Subway
  24. Marseille
  25. Durum
  26. Courgette
  27. Australia
  28. Two
  29. Venison
  30. White Rum