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Events Thursday 5th 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 - Monday 9th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Fever-Tree Gin Garden at the Hub

Fever-Tree Gin Garden at the Hub

Returning to Manchester Food and Drink Festival for the third year in a row, Fever-Tree are sharing their love for the nations favourite drink, the gin and tonic. Their ultimate G&T bar will be serving up an exciting selection of gins perfectly paired with one of their delicious tonic ...

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

Vin Van Voom at the Hub

Vin Van Voom at the Hub

The silver van is back. Always a Hub magnet for wine lovers, it's now got its own covered seating area, creating a cosy festival wine bar with cushions and blankets to keep the evening chill away. 

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

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

The Bookatable Festival Feast will be a series of limited edition, bespoke dining menus, created by Manchester’s restaurants especially for the Manchester Food and Drink festival in association with Bookatable.  

Confirmed restaurants include The French, Hawksmoor and Harvey Nichols.

Thursday 28th September - Monday 9th October

MFDF & Manchester Beer Week

MFDF & Manchester Beer Week

MFDF are teaming up with MCR Beer week to create a programme of beer focused events to run throughout the Festival in some of the best bars, pubs and breweries across the city!

Thursday 28th September - Monday 9th October

Hispi meets the Unabombers

Hispi meets the Unabombers

A collaboration between food and drink innovator, Gary Usher, and club alchemists turned restauranteurs The Unabombers, this huge banquet come food party will bring together 2 of the hottest food brands in the north – The Refuge and Hispi – along with club pioneers The Unabombers.

Tickets on sale soon. 

Thursday 5th October 19:30 at Mayfield Depot , M1 2QF

Matt Nutter's Vegan Banquet

Matt Nutter's Vegan Banquet

Allotment is one of the most exciting culinary destinations to hit Greater Manchester and its rave reviews are testament to the talents of Matt Nutter and his team.

 The vegan banquet will give an insight into just how delicious the menu is using locally sourced, high quality vegan and gluten ...

Thursday 5th October 19:30 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

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