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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2018

Events Wednesday 3rd 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

'A Trip to Brazil’ with Fazenda’s Francisco Martinez

'A Trip to Brazil’ with Fazenda’s Francisco Martinez

Fazenda's exec chef, Francisco Martinez - formerly at the five-time winner of Best Restaurant in the World El Bulli - has designed a one-off menu exclusively for MFDF. Guests can expect an avant-garde dining experience that showcases Brazilian food at its best - an eight-course menu paired with four wines from Brazilian ...

Wednesday 3rd 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

The Anthologist Mixology Class

The Anthologist Mixology Class

Ever wanted to create and shake your own cocktails? Learn how and, of course, have a taste or two, at one of our very special mixology classes. Let our mixology team talk you through ingredients, menus and the history of cocktail making, so you'll learn a thing or two ...

Wednesday 3rd October 18:00 at The Anthologist, M2 3DE

Tampopo's Taste Tour of Thailand - Albert Square

Tampopo's Taste Tour of Thailand - Albert Square

The city's original indie explorers of East Asian cuisine showcase what makes Thai food such a popular option with diversions into its diverse regions to discover their particular specialities!

Enjoy a fantastic 5-course Taste Tour of Thailand with Tampopo's varied and fabulous food for £25

You'll be ...

Wednesday 3rd October 18:00 at Tampopo (Albert Square), M2 5PF

Tampopo's Taste Tour of Thailand - Trafford Centre

Tampopo's Taste Tour of Thailand - Trafford Centre

The city's original indie explorers of East Asian cuisine showcase what makes Thai food such a popular option with diversions into its diverse regions to discover their particular specialities!

Enjoy a fantastic 5-course Taste Tour of Thailand with Tampopo's varied and fabulous food for £25

You'll be ...

Wednesday 3rd October 18:45 at Tampopo (Trafford Centre), M17 8AA

Grafene 5 to Taste and Cocktail Flight

Grafene 5 to Taste and Cocktail Flight

A unique combination of original dishes from head chef Ben Mounsey combined with a selection of cocktails created for the event by the Grafene mixologists.  

To book email info@grafene.co.uk or click below!

Wednesday 3rd October 19:00 at Grafene, M2 4LQ

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