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Events Monday 2nd October

Main Programme

The Festival Hub

The Festival Hub

As always, it's the beating heart of the Festival - the Albert Square Hub. Check it out any time of the day and there's something happening. From chef demo's to street food, from live music and cutting edge DJs to bars pouring the best drinks you'll ever ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Everyone’s favourite ‘go to’ food delivery service, Just Eat, will partner with some of its most popular restaurants who will bring their own versions of street food to the Festival.  

From sushi to sweet treats there will be an amazing choice of the latest in street food flavours and ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

This year’s Festival Beer Bar represents a non-stop, indie extravaganza of beautiful brews! All on tap, all the way through the Fest, and making up the Festival centrepiece - our hugebeer bar! 

What better way to toast the 20th anniversary of the Manchester Food and Drink Festival than by inviting ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

The Cider House

The Cider House

Calling all cider lovers, The Cider House at the Festival Hub is the place to be!

This bespoke bar is teeming with tasty tipples, too – among the line-up Lilley’s Apple & Pear and Lemon & Lime, Wild Dog, Mango, Merry Monkey, Red Rabbit, Sunset and Captain Rum.

Make your way through ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

MAD Cocktail Week

MAD Cocktail Week

Shaking things up with a celebration of all things cocktail, MAD Ltd will be hosting a series of pop-up events, bespoke serves and exclusive discounts across their five Northern Quarter bars; Hula, Rosylee, The Fitzgerald, Walrus and Tusk.

Here’s a little taste of what’s on offer… But there ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Northern Quarter, M1 1DW

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Renowned Be At One Cocktail Bar will be taking part in this year’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival. They will be serving a selection of concoctions from their 150-cocktail menu, these will include their famous Pornstar Martini, an indulgent ice-cream based Buenot, a fruity Candy Pants and a classic and ...

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Festival Fringe

MAD Cocktail Week

MAD Cocktail Week

Shaking things up with a celebration of all things cocktail, MAD Ltd will be hosting a series of pop-up events, bespoke serves and exclusive discounts across their five Northern Quarter bars; Hula, Rosylee, The Fitzgerald, Walrus and Tusk.

Here’s a little taste of what’s on offer… But there ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Northern Quarter, M1 1DW

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Renowned Be At One Cocktail Bar will be taking part in this year’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival. They will be serving a selection of concoctions from their 150-cocktail menu, these will include their famous Pornstar Martini, an indulgent ice-cream based Buenot, a fruity Candy Pants and a classic and ...

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Gin parlour at Rosylee

Gin parlour at Rosylee

Rosylee will play host to a gin parlour throughout MFDF, so if gin is your favourite tipple, head to the bar where you’ll be able to create your own gin masterpiece by selecting your favourite gin and adding your own botanicals to garnish.

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Rosylee Tea Rooms, M1 1DB

Gourmet six course food and wine sampling evening

Gourmet six course food and wine sampling evening

Gourmet six course food and wine sampling evening showcasing Evuna's favourite boutique wineries £35 per head.

As restaurant founder and wine expert, Jane Dowler, buys direct from vineyards in Spain, Evuna also offers some of the most competitively priced Spanish wines in the UK, with no extras going to ...

Monday 2nd October 18:00 at Evuna , M3 4EW

Harvey Nichols Taste on Two

Harvey Nichols Taste on Two

An evening dedicated to fine food and drink at the Second Floor, showcasing the very best of Harvey Nichols Manchester. We’ve got something to please all your foodie appetites with tasting stations from the best of our suppliers, food workshops and live demonstrations with plenty of samples to get ...

Monday 2nd October 18:00 at Harvey Nichols Manchester , M1 1AD

Cheese Tasting Night at Lunya

Cheese Tasting Night at Lunya

Join Lunya for their Cheese Tasting Night! A fabulous evening of all things cheese – the perfect event for cheese lovers. Lunya has one of the world’s best Spanish cheese collections and this night will showcase many of them.

You will hear about how cheese is made, discover different styles ...

Monday 2nd October 18:30 at Lunya, M3 2BB

Taste Tour of Thailand

Taste Tour of Thailand

Enjoy a fantastic 5-course taste tour of Thailand’s varied and fabulous food, for just £27*.

You’ll be greeted with a delicious cocktail (either alcoholic or non-alcoholic) or a cold bottle of beer -  you decide. 

Then sit back, relax, and indulge in a selection of 8 of Tampopo's ...

Monday 2nd - Wednesday 4th October

Arnie Quiz at HULA

Arnie Quiz at HULA

Test your knowledge of this ultimate legend..

Do you know your I’ll Be Backs from your Get to the Chopper, relive all of Arnie’s most iconic movie scenes.

There’s lots of prizes to be won and you can enjoy whilst sipping Arnie-inspired tiki cocktails as you re-live ...

Monday 2nd October 19:00 at Hula, M1 1DB

Brooklyn Beer Tasting

Brooklyn Beer Tasting

Come to the Hub on Monday to join Brooklyn Beer who are teaming up with 'The Flava People' to bring you an intimate beer tasting with food pairing experience.  Brooklyn ambassador Chris will be selecting 3 of his favourite beers for you to try and The Flava People will be ...

Monday 2nd October 19:30 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

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