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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019

Events Festival Fringe

26th September

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

Origenes at Fazenda

Origenes at Fazenda

As part of Manchester Food & Drink Festival Fazenda’s Executive Chef, Fran Martinez has created an exclusive menu, Orígenes, which explores meats from South American roots and a selection of other hand-picked meats from around the world. This specially curated experience, will start with a welcome drink at the bar ...

Thursday 26th September 18:30 at Fazenda, M3 3AP

Lunya GIn Tasting

Lunya GIn Tasting

Great value, fun and informal. Learn how gin is made and have a guided tasting of Lunya's award-winning Spanish range, as well as the oppurtunity to try a variety of tapitas and ingredients to go with them.  

Thursday 26th September 18:30 at Lunya, M3 2BB

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

27th September

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Camden Town Brewery Shout Out

Camden Town Brewery Shout Out

Get down to NQ64 for a merch giveaway from the Official Festival Lager. 

Friday 27th September 19:00 at NQ64, M4 1PW

28th September

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Tampopo Cookery School

Tampopo Cookery School

Working in collaboration with award-winning cook book author and Masterchef finalist Jackie Kearney, the Pan-Asian indie chain let you in on their spicy secrets at this inaugural event that includes lunch.

Saturday 28th September 09:30 at Tampopo Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

Cracking Good Food Pasta Perfetto Cookery Class

Cracking Good Food Pasta Perfetto Cookery Class

In this four hour masterclass, Italian head pasta chef Marcello, who runs workshops for Piccolino restaurants and makes fresh pasta for top London chefs, will teach you how to create perfect fresh pasta from scratch, developing specific technical skills around ideal dough consistency, different types of rolling, shaping & cutting, mess-free ...

Saturday 28th September 10:00 at Parrs Wood High School, M20 5PG

The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

Manchester Food Walks presents the longest-running food walk in Manchester. The NQ’s culture, history and cuisine explored by Green Badge accredited tour guide John Ryan including stops for food at five signature eateries in the city’s liveliest district.

Price includes guiding, food and water.

Saturday 28th September 11:30 at Manchester Visitor Information Centre, M1 1RG

29th September

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

The Ancoats Taster Walk

The Ancoats Taster Walk

Manchester Food Walks launches its brand new roving lunch around ‘the world’s first industrial suburb’, or Time Out’s 13th Coolest District in the World! Ancoats history and street art mapped with five stops for food.

Price includes guiding, food and water.

Sunday 29th September 11:30 at Manchester Visitor Information Centre, M1 1RG

Edible Fungi Foray

Edible Fungi Foray

This is event promises to be a fun-filled, enjoyable afternoon of mushroom hunting, seeking out a selection of common yet delicious edible wild mushrooms. Learn how to differentiate the finest edibles from the woodlands most poisonous species.

The foray will last 2 1/2 to 3 hours and will be ...

at Hare and Hounds Pub, BL0 9RY

30th September

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

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. 

Harvey Nichols Second Floor, 6pm-9pm. Tickets £10 redeemable on Foodmarket and Wine Shop purchases made on the evening plus receive a complimentary drink. Bookings can be made in store, by calling 0161 828 8898 ...

Monday 30th September 18:00 at Harvey Nichols Manchester , M1 1AD

1st October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Steak Night at Mamucium

Steak Night at Mamucium

Serving some of the finest cuts in the city, Mamucium beef is reared and sourced locally before being aged on the bone for 28 days.  The special steak night will serve 8oz beef rump from £8.95, 8oz hanger steak from £12.95, 8oz sirloin from £18.95, 10oz rib ...

Tuesday 1st October 18:00 at Mamucium, M3 4AG

Castillo de Canena olive oil: Meet the makers

Castillo de Canena olive oil: Meet the makers

Come and sample a fine selection of premium Spanish olive oils from Jaén, Andalucía, enjoy some cava & some of Ibérica’s delicious tapas featuring the award winning olive oils. 

For more details follow @ibericamanchester on Instagram for updates.

Tuesday 1st October 18:00 at Iberica, M3 3HF

National Vegetarian Day - Tampopo Taste Tour

National Vegetarian Day - Tampopo Taste Tour

Enjoy a fantastic five course East Asian Vegetarian Taste Tour. You’ll have the choice of seven favourite dishes served over five courses. 

Available at Tampopo Albert Square and Tampopo Trafford Centre.

Tuesday 1st October 18:00 at Tampopo (Albert Square), M2 5PF

'Best in Town Dinner' in aid of Action Agaist Hunger

'Best in Town Dinner' in aid of Action Agaist Hunger

Join Action Against Hunger as they celebrate the six chefs nominated for MFDF Chef of the Year at a unique and exclusive dinner. Guests will enjoy a six-course bespoke tasting menu created by the region’s most renowned talents: Simon Martin (Mana), Aiden Byrne (restaurant MCR), Sam Buckley (Where The ...

Tuesday 1st October 19:00 at Tast Catala, M2 6AG

Quiz Night with Camden Town Brewery at The Bay Horse Tavern

Quiz Night with Camden Town Brewery at The Bay Horse Tavern

Quiz Night with Camden Town Brewery at The Bay Horse Tavern

Put your money where your mouth is every Tuesday at the fabulous Bay Horse Tavern Pub Quiz. Join them from 8pm to be in with a chance of winning up to £50 and some great Camden giveaways. To enter ...

Tuesday 1st October 20:00 at The Bay Horse Tavern, M4 1NA

2nd October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

The Alchemist X Sailor Jerrys

The Alchemist X Sailor Jerrys

Join Sailor Jerrys at The Alchemist New York Street for a rum tasting session, nibbles, temporary tattoos with Sailor Jerrys/The Alchemist signature designs and the chance to create your own tote bag. 

Wednesday 2nd October 17:30 at The Alchemist , M1 4HD

Beers on Camden at The Oast House

Beers on Camden at The Oast House

Come and enjoy after work drinks in the Oast House Courtyard as Camden Town Brewery bring their keggerator.  Beers on Camden until the keg runs dry!

www.theoasthouse.uk.com

Wednesday 2nd October 18:00 at The Oast House, M3 3AY

Dormouse Chocolate - Around the World in 70 Percents

Dormouse Chocolate - Around the World in 70 Percents

Join Dormouse chocolates as they explore the vast variation of cacao from around the globe. Try 70% dark chocolate bars made with beans from Brazil, Vietnam, Madagascar, Sierra Leone and more and discover your single estate favourites. For novices there will be a crash course in how to taste chocolate ...

Wednesday 2nd October 19:00 at Dormouse Chocolates, M4 3EJ

3rd October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Eat The City - A Magnificent Manchester Food Tour

Sample some of the best food and drink the city has to offer and learn how our food and drink offers an insight into the city's past, present and future. The 3.5 - 4 hour food tour will reveal the Manchester food and drink scene past and present offering ...

Thursday 3rd October 11:00

Food Mania! Speed Mentoring for F&D Start-Ups

Food Mania! Speed Mentoring for F&D Start-Ups

Want your own foodie business but don’t know where to start? This fast fun event brings together experts in the food, drink and hospitality sectors to provide insight, support and guidance. Speed mentors, including Edwin Booth CBE, help you turn your new food business into a tasty success. 

Thursday 3rd October 17:30 at Central Library, M2 5PD

Meat The Butcher at Alston Bar & Beef

Meat The Butcher at Alston Bar & Beef

On thursday 3rd october, Alston Bar and Beef will be bringing out master butcher, John Gilmour down from the tweed vally to showcase his butchery skills.

In between your 3 course meal, with an exclusive menu designed by our top chefs, John Gilmour will talk you through the the skills ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:00 at Alston Bar and Beef, M4 3TR

Battle on the Balcony at Pho

Battle on the Balcony at Pho

Join Pho as four legendary Mancunians including Denise Johnson from Primal Scream, Matty White form XS Manchester and Simon Binns from Ladbible, battle it out on their Corn Exchange balcony to make an award-winning cocktail. Guests will taste all four completely new cocktail recipes and cast their vote for the ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:00 at Pho - Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

Lunya Cheese Tasting

Lunya Cheese Tasting

The Catalan-inspired restaurant/deli has one of the world’s best Spanish cheese collections and this night will showcase many of them. You will hear about how cheese is made, discover different styles of Spanish cheeses and taste 12 of their different cheeses with a range of accompaniments, all accompanied ...

Thursday 3rd October 18:30 at Lunya, M3 2BB

Dinner somewhere high above Manchester

Dinner somewhere high above Manchester

Situated on the rooftop No.1 Spinningfields, 20 Stories is composed of a glamorous restaurant lively bar and expansive rooftop terracewith unparalleled 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline. Chef Brian Hughson has created an exclusive 3 course menu to celebrate MFDF with accompanying wines. Join us from 7pm for ...

Thursday 3rd October 19:00 at 20 Stories, M3 3EB

4th October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Hawksmoor Manchester presents, More Than Steak

Hawksmoor Manchester presents, More Than Steak

Hawksmoor Manchester are proud to present an evening showcasing ‘More Than Steak’, as part of the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2019, in the intimate setting of their private dining room.

The evening will celebrate Hawksmoor’s love of quality ingredients cooked simply and showcasing an array of seafood in collaboration ...

Friday 4th October 18:45 at Hawksmoor, M3 3WB

5th October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

Cracking Good Food Japanese Sushi & Miso Cookery school with Maz

Cracking Good Food Japanese Sushi & Miso Cookery school with Maz

This workshop explodes the myths and explore the subtle flavours of traditional Japanese soups and sushi. Suitable for both vegetarians and pescatarians, it will use high quality fish and key ingredients and seasonings to create a range of mouthwatering dishes, containing the distinctive taste of Uumami. Maz is an ex-Wagamama ...

Saturday 5th October 10:00 at Parrs Wood High School, M20 5PG

-The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

-The Northern Quarter Taster Walk

Manchester Food Walks presents the longest-running food walk in Manchester. The NQ’s culture, history and cuisine explored by Green Badge accredited tour guide John Ryan including stops for food at five signature eateries in the city’s liveliest district.

Price includes guiding, food and water.

Saturday 5th October 11:30 at Manchester Visitor Information Centre, M1 1RG

The Art of Dining with Aiden Byrne

The Art of Dining with Aiden Byrne

As the finale toManchester Art Gallery’s unique series of art-meets-food supper clubs in collaboration with Manchester Food and Drink Festival, Aiden Byrne, owner and executive chef at Restaurant MCR will be teaming up with the art gallery curators to create the ultimate food and art feast.

Each of ...

Saturday 5th October 19:00 at Manchester Art Gallery, M2 3JL

6th October

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

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

KING STREET TOWNHOUSE - FOODIE FILM AND DINNER

To celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival, King Street Townhouse have cooked up the ultimate experience.

Join them for a 2-course à la carte lunch or dinner in the warm and inviting retreat of King Street Tavern. Showcasing soft lighting, plush booths, lavish décor and a menu to suit all moods ...

Thursday 26th September - Sunday 6th October at King Street Tavern, M2 4AW

-The Ancoats Taster Walk

-The Ancoats Taster Walk

Manchester Food Walks launches its brand new roving lunch around ‘the world’s first industrial suburb’, or Time Out’s 13th Coolest District in the World! Ancoats history and street art mapped with five stops for food.

Price includes guiding, food and water.

Sunday 6th October 11:30 at Manchester Visitor Information Centre, M1 1RG

Tampopo Vegan Taste Tour

Tampopo Vegan Taste Tour

Enjoy a fantastic five course East Asian Vegetarian Taste Tour. You’ll have the choice of seven favourite dishes served over five courses. 

Sunday 6th October 13:00 at Tampopo Corn Exchange, M4 3TR

7th October

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

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