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Events Friday 28th September

Main Programme

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Created by Dutch twin sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas, Double Dutch's drinks range is developed using flavour pairing techniques to create uniquely-balanced drinks. They employ only natural ingredients blended with the highest quality water from the North of England to create crisp and fresh mixers. This award-winning new ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Vin Van Voom

Vin Van Voom

There's always Voom for improvement! Vin Vam Voom's 50s style silver van has long been a Festival Hub magnet for wine lovers. Now there's a look the whole enterprise, featuring a reclaimed bar, new under covering seating. Expect a few surprises among the wines on offer, too ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The City Life Stage at the Hub

The City Life Stage at the Hub

If you thought the Manchester Food and Drink Festival was just about eating and drinking, think  again. Where would we be without our usual fantastic music line-up? Across the 11 days of the Hub, you will be able to tune in, dance or just chill-out, to an eclectic mix of ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure in Manchester...

As the exclusive booking partner of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018, Bookatable helps you discover and book the city's best restaurants. This celebration of dining out takes place across Manchester's favourite restaurants: you'll find festival menus at your chosen ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

‘Battle Royale’ Secret Supper Club from Cottonopolis

‘Battle Royale’ Secret Supper Club from Cottonopolis

Cottonopolis' Secret Supper Club events are gaining national acclaim for taking immersive dining experiences to the next level. This spectacular two night MFDF  version is to be the brand's most ambitious yet with the Dining Dome transformed by the Visual Architects into a specially curated dining production of Battle ...

Thursday 27th - Friday 28th September at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

The Loft Sessions - Creating Exceptional Drinks Experiences

The Loft is an attractive venue with bare brickwork, vaulted ceilings and concrete floors creating an industrial looking blank canvas for all kinds of events. A bar, clad in reclaimed barn wood, showcases brands from across Pernod Ricard UK's portfolio, which also ...

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September at The Loft, M3 3HN

MFDF Gin Festival in association with The Gin Lounge

MFDF Gin Festival in association with The Gin Lounge

Gin lovers -  right this way! We've teamed up with the Gin Lounge to bring you a huge, gin festival!

It will take place at the Upper Campfield Market, a Grade II listed, former Victorian market hall is a Mancunian icon with its magnificent glass and wrought iron roof – this ...

Friday 28th - Saturday 29th September at Upper Campfield Market , M3 4NN

MFDF & Albert’s Schloss Present:  The Jay Rayner Jazz Quartet

MFDF & Albert’s Schloss Present: The Jay Rayner Jazz Quartet

The big bad wolf of the dining world, and the country’s most famous restaurant critic, Jay Rayner rather liked Albert’s Schloss when he visited earlier this year for his Observer restaurant column. So much so that he has agreed to bring his Jazz Quartet to the venue for ...

Friday 28th September 18:00 at Alberts Schloss, M2 5QR

Festival Fringe

Afternoon Tea and Coffee Masterclass at Clink

Afternoon Tea and Coffee Masterclass at Clink

Celebrate Manchester Food Festival with The Clink. Join us for afternoon tea and a coffee masterclass hosted by our expert baristas and receive a Clink mug and tea towel to take home as a gift from us.

Our afternoon tea menu includes freshly-made sandwiches, sweet treats, tea, coffee and a ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

Asha's goes Vegan

Asha's goes Vegan

Come and enjoy 5 courses with 5 Seedlip Cocktails.

Chef Ashwani and Asha’s Executive Chef Bobby Geetha have created a unique vegan menu for the Manchester Food and Drink Festival.

It’s distilled to the very freshest, natural flavours and paired with Seedlip’s alcohol free cocktails, what to ...

Thursday 27th - Friday 28th September at Asha's, M2 3NG

Fungi Foray with Jesper Launder

Fungi Foray with Jesper Launder

This fun activity will be held in Redisher Woods, Holcombe Brook, BL8, a couple of miles north of Bury. En route learn about fungi's poisonous, edible and medicinal qualities plus how to tell one apart from the other. The best edible species collected will be cooked up for sampling ...

Friday 28th September 11:00 at Redisher Wood, BL8

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

The Loft Sessions - Creating Exceptional Drinks Experiences

The Loft is an attractive venue with bare brickwork, vaulted ceilings and concrete floors creating an industrial looking blank canvas for all kinds of events. A bar, clad in reclaimed barn wood, showcases brands from across Pernod Ricard UK's portfolio, which also ...

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September at The Loft, M3 3HN

MFDF & Albert’s Schloss Present:  The Jay Rayner Jazz Quartet

MFDF & Albert’s Schloss Present: The Jay Rayner Jazz Quartet

The big bad wolf of the dining world, and the country’s most famous restaurant critic, Jay Rayner rather liked Albert’s Schloss when he visited earlier this year for his Observer restaurant column. So much so that he has agreed to bring his Jazz Quartet to the venue for ...

Friday 28th September 18:00 at Alberts Schloss, M2 5QR

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