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Cathedral Gardens Hub and Across The City
Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019

Events Sunday 29th September

Main Programme

The CityLife Stage at the Hub

The CityLife 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?

The City Life Music Stage will once again be hosting a line-up of musicians and DJs worthy of a food festival based in ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Street Food at the Festival Hub - The First Half

Street Food at the Festival Hub - The First Half

The Ottö-Men

Contemporary Middle Eastern and Med cuisine that has evolved from dynamic duo James and Nick's love of great food. Not just meat-based, their constantly changing menu is veggie and vegan-friendly too. The Ottö-Men are passionate abut the environment so bio packaging and non-GMO comes as standard.

Vegan ...

Thursday 26th September - Tuesday 1st October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Camden Town Brewery at the Hub

Camden Town Brewery at the Hub

Serving up the freshest pints from their shipping container bar at the heart of the Hub. You’re spoilt for choice having to pick from the refreshing likes of Camden Hells Lager, Pale Ale, Week Nite Lager & Show Off Juicy Lager. It all started in 2010 out when Jasper Cuppaidge ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Beer and Cider at the Hub

Beer and Cider at the Hub

Manchester Brew Fest                                                                 

Celebrating the region's beer boom with ales from across the North West. The MFDF beer bar will feature a wide range of local craft beers from some of Manchester's best independent breweries including Beartown, Brightside, Three B's, Irwell, Hophurst, RedWillow, Seven Brothers, Manchester Brewing ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

Montann English Wine Bar at the Hub

Montann English Wine Bar at the Hub

The Festival is delighted to celebrate the glorious quality of contemporary Englishwines and mineral waters in collaboration with our official wine partner, Montann.These Manchester-based specialists source their wines from the country’sincreasingly acclaimed vineyards, carefully selecting grapes grown in chalk rich soilin the heart of England. Try their wines ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

JJ Whitely Cocktail Garden at the Hub

JJ Whitely Cocktail Garden at the Hub

J.J. Whitley, a premium spirits range inspired by the British countryside, and Lamb & Watt, a natural range of premium mixers, will be hosting a cocktail garden in Cathedral Gardens. Think a floral oasis complete with a penny farthing, tuk-tuk, candle-lit miniature ferris wheels and cool trailers serving J.J ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at The Festival Hub, M4 3BG

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 DJ's worthy of a food festival based in the worlds most musical city. Across the 11 days of the festival you will be able to come down to the hub to enjoy an eclectic ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at Festival Hub - Cathedral Gardens, M4 3BG

'Vegan Takeover' at the Hub Hosted by John Robb

'Vegan Takeover' at the Hub Hosted by John Robb

Join us on Sunday 29thSeptember as we create a Vegan paradise at the Festival Hub hosted by musician and journalist John Robb. The ‘Vegan Kitchen’ will take over the Dining Dome Live Cookery Theatre throughout the day. From 12pm – 4pm some of the leading lights from Manchester’s huge vegan ...

Sunday 29th September 12:00

A plant based evening with Shaun Ryder, John Robb and Bundobust

A plant based evening with Shaun Ryder, John Robb and Bundobust

Broadcaster, musician and journalist John Robb is a vegan of 10 years, and Shaun Ryder is a Pescatarian Happy Monday who loves vegan food. Together they will be hosting a vegan feast from their favourite restaurant Bundobust. John will host a lively conversation with Shaun as they talk about their ...

Sunday 29th September 18:00

Festival Fringe

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

MFDF are pleased to announce that Bookatable are the exclusive booking partner of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2019.  Bookatable will once again help Festival-goers to discover and book the city’s best restaurants. Whether a seasoned Manchester foodie looking to return to a favourite restaurant, or a dining-out newbie ...

Thursday 26th September - Monday 7th October

Stephenson
Roomzzz
Bookatable
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Boutinot Wines
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