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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2018

Events Monday 1st October

Main Programme

Amazing Food and Drink Festival Offers at Great Northern

Amazing Food and Drink Festival Offers at Great Northern

Great Northern is home to an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars nestled alongside boutique bowling, Odeon cinema, Virtual Reality and even some axe throwing!

In celebration of the Festival’s 21st birthday, their venues have really got involved with some fabulous treats over the Festival period.

Special Festival Menu ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October

The City Life Stage at the Hub

The City Life Stage at the Hub

The City Life Music Stage will once again be hosting a line-up of musicians and DJs worthy of a food festival based in the world's most musical city.

Across the 11 days of the Hub, you will be able to tune in, dance or just chill-out, to an eclectic ...

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

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure with  Manchester Food and Drink Festival

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 ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

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

Take The Small Plate Safari Through the Corn Exchange

Take The Small Plate Safari Through the Corn Exchange

Restaurants at the city centre’s Corn Exchange are keen to showcase their food from around the globe as part of our Small Plate Safari. Home to 13 restaurants, a Roomzzz boutique aparthotel and an Escape Hunt opening in October, there’s bound to be an evening’s safari right ...

Sunday 30th September - Thursday 4th October

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Foodies are challenged to try out as many Manchester restaurants as they can during the Festival as dozens of the finest restaurants in  the city offer up a signature small plate along with a beer, wine or spirit for just £5.

Participating restaurants are Automatic Cafe, Harvey Nichols, HOME, Iberica ...

Sunday 30th September - Thursday 4th October

XS Manchester Take Over

XS Manchester Take Over

Head over to the Manchester Food and Drink festival hub on Monday night for the XS Manchester take over. Kicking off at 5pm, we'll be hosting the ultimate Manchester night, offering up DJ sets from Clint Boon, Mike Joyce and live performances from Plastic House and more.

Monday 1st October 17:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The Rabbit & Seven Bro7hers: Fine Dining and Beer

The Rabbit & Seven Bro7hers: Fine Dining and Beer

Rabbit head chef John Granaghan has joined forces with Seven Bro7hers Brewery to bring his Asian inspired fine dining experience to the MFDF Dome. The evening will be a unique opportunity to experience an exclusive pairing menu curated especially for the night - the Rabbit's intense flavours, combined with Seven ...

Monday 1st October 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Festival Fringe

Amazing Food and Drink Festival Offers at Great Northern

Amazing Food and Drink Festival Offers at Great Northern

Great Northern is home to an eclectic mix of restaurants and bars nestled alongside boutique bowling, Odeon cinema, Virtual Reality and even some axe throwing!

In celebration of the Festival’s 21st birthday, their venues have really got involved with some fabulous treats over the Festival period.

Special Festival Menu ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure with  Manchester Food and Drink Festival

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 ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

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

Take The Small Plate Safari Through the Corn Exchange

Take The Small Plate Safari Through the Corn Exchange

Restaurants at the city centre’s Corn Exchange are keen to showcase their food from around the globe as part of our Small Plate Safari. Home to 13 restaurants, a Roomzzz boutique aparthotel and an Escape Hunt opening in October, there’s bound to be an evening’s safari right ...

Sunday 30th September - Thursday 4th October

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Foodies are challenged to try out as many Manchester restaurants as they can during the Festival as dozens of the finest restaurants in  the city offer up a signature small plate along with a beer, wine or spirit for just £5.

Participating restaurants are Automatic Cafe, Harvey Nichols, HOME, Iberica ...

Sunday 30th September - Thursday 4th October

Hospitality Action's Northern Lights Fundraising Dinner

Hospitality Action's Northern Lights Fundraising Dinner

A 'dream team' from the North West's finest chefs is to operate the celebrity kitchen for a fundraising dinner in aid of industry charity, Hospitality Action .

The annual 'Northern Lights' dinner will start with a cocktail and canapé reception before guests are treated to an 'as good as it ...

Monday 1st October 18:00 at The Lowry Hotel , M3 5LH

Taste on Two - A Feast for Foodies

Taste on Two - A Feast for Foodies

Sink your teeth into delicious treats and tipples with tasting stations, food workshops and live demonstrations. Plus, enjoy a sneak peek of the store's new Christmas hampers.  

Tickets are £10 and redeemable on Foodmarket and Wine Shop purchases made on the evening. Bookings can be made in store, by ...

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

20 Stories Festival Dinner

20 Stories Festival Dinner

Chef Director, Aiden Byrne (notably the youngest chef in the UK to receive a Michelin star) has created an exclusive menu with paired wine and bubbles especially for Manchester Food and Drink Festival. 

Located at the top of No1 Spinningfields, in the heart of the city. You can join them ...

Monday 1st October 19:00 at 20 Stories, M3 3EB

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