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27th September

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

28th September

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

29th September

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

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

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Leith's School of Food and Wine trained Joudie Kalla has been a chef for over 16 years -at restaurants such as Gordon Ramsay's Pengelley's, Daphne's and Papillon and latterly asan acclaimed supper club host. Joudie's food is inspired by her Palestinian family heritage - vibrant, healthy ...

Saturday 29th September 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

In less than a year of existence WOOD Manchester, the eponymous First Street restaurant of 2015 Masterchef winner Simon, has made quite a stir, culminating in it making the shortlist for Best Newcomer in the 2018 Manchester Food and Drink Awards. The Chadderton born former data manager fulfilled a childhood ...

Saturday 29th September 14:15 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Jasmine Hemsley and Trove Supper Club

Jasmine Hemsley and Trove Supper Club

Wellness goddess, lifestyle guru, founder of Hemsley + Hemsley, Jasmine, is coming up for a special collaboration with MFDF and the award-winning artisans of Trove Bakery to create an Ayurvedic menu inspired by Jasmine's latest book East by West. It's a match made in heaven - Trove's focus on ...

Saturday 29th September 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

30th September

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

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

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

Family Food Fest with Clint Boon

Family Food Fest with Clint Boon

Join MFDF, Clint Boon and friends as the Hub goes extra family friendly with a host of activities for a Sunday Fun-Day. The Dining Dome will be given over to foodie fun for mini masterchefs - from pizza making to arts, crafts and entertainment - while a chilled-out family disco courtesy of ...

Sunday 30th September 12:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

1st 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

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

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 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

2nd 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

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

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

Champagne and Caviar Tasting with Randall & Aubin

Champagne and Caviar Tasting with Randall & Aubin

Bridge Street’s fabulous Randall and Aubin team up with The Gourmet Caviar House to present a rare gastro opportunity. Guests will be given a glass of Randall & Aubin’s house champagne and then will have an opportunity to sample a range of the most exquisite caviars around.
A fine ...

Tuesday 2nd October 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

3rd 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

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

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

4th 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

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

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

Extraordinary Experiences at the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences at 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 ...

Thursday 4th October - Sunday 5th August at The Loft, M3 3HN

Hatch Pop Up Supper Club

Hatch Pop Up Supper Club

Hatch, the new pop-up food, drink and retail destination on Oxford Road and a selection of its fantastic street food traders will be taking over the Dining Dome for the evening staging a special Hatch Supper Club. Each course will be provided by one of their top notch, home-grown and ...

Thursday 4th October 19:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

5th 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

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

Extraordinary Experiences at the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences at 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 ...

Thursday 4th October - Sunday 5th August at The Loft, M3 3HN

The Big Indie Wine Fest

The Big Indie Wine Fest

After a fabulous debut in Manchester Hall’s grand, Grade II listed surrounds last year, Festival favourite, the Big Indie Wine Fest will be returning to the venue for an extra special, bigger than ever Big Indie Wine Fest with an extra session added for a three-day extravaganza! As ever ...

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th October at Manchester Hall, M3 3BT

Spanish Feast by Baratxuri, Evuna, Lunya and Porta

Spanish Feast by Baratxuri, Evuna, Lunya and Porta

The city’s spectacular Spanish restaurant scene is celebrated by this extraordinary food fiesta as four of its finest collaborate to showcase that country’s regional cuisines via a 6 course banquet – from Catalunya to Basque country and beyond. A glorious evening of authentic, artisan ingredients brought to you by ...

Friday 5th October 19:30

6th 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

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

The Big Indie Wine Fest

The Big Indie Wine Fest

After a fabulous debut in Manchester Hall’s grand, Grade II listed surrounds last year, Festival favourite, the Big Indie Wine Fest will be returning to the venue for an extra special, bigger than ever Big Indie Wine Fest with an extra session added for a three-day extravaganza! As ever ...

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th October at Manchester Hall, M3 3BT

 How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

How to make bread with Mary-Ellen McTague

Chorlton's Creameries restaurant/dairy showcases farmhouse cheeses and bread (sourdough baked on the premises by Sophie Yeoman). Together they make a beguiling combination. Chef Mary Ellen-McTague, ex-Aumbry and The Fat Duck, shows you how easy it is to make your own loaves at home. Get it right and you ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

How to make sushi with Omar Rodriguez Marrero

Creating your own sushi may sound a daunting project but who better to learn from than Umezushi exec chef Omar? The Gran Canaria born Japanese food whizz is shortlisted for Chef of the Year in our 2018 Awards and his base under the arches near Victoria Station for Restaurant of ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

Woodall’s Charcuterie Masterclass with Steven Lamb

In this unique collab MFDF brings together acclaimed Manchester charcuterie specialists Woodalls and River Cottage's curing and smoking guru Steven Lamb. At Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's idyllic HQ near Axminster, Devon, Steven runs courses in every aspect of charcuterie. If you want to learn how to make your own ...

Saturday 6th October 13:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

 Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard  and Emma Thackray

Fermenting Masterclass with Julia Goddard and Emma Thackray

Fancy making your own kimchi sauerkraut or kombucha? Julia Goddard from Altrincham Market's Plucky Pickle and Emma Thackray from Booch and Brine will show you how. Julia specialises in widely available small batch pickles and ferments with fresh ingredients and no additives; Emma, who got into wild fermenting while ...

Saturday 6th October 16:00 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

Fiona Beckett - Six Wines that Shaped My Career

Fiona Beckett - Six Wines that Shaped My Career

A treat for all wine lovers. Fiona Beckett is an award-winning food and drink journalist, author and web publisher with over 25 years experience of writing for the UK's top newspapers and magazines. She is currently wine columnist for The Guardian and National Geographic Travel Food magazine and restaurant ...

Saturday 6th October 18:30 at The Dining Dome, M25DB

7th 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

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

The Big Indie Wine Fest

The Big Indie Wine Fest

After a fabulous debut in Manchester Hall’s grand, Grade II listed surrounds last year, Festival favourite, the Big Indie Wine Fest will be returning to the venue for an extra special, bigger than ever Big Indie Wine Fest with an extra session added for a three-day extravaganza! As ever ...

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th October at Manchester Hall, M3 3BT

Vegan Beer and Bites with Brooklyn Brewery

Vegan Beer and Bites with Brooklyn Brewery

Cult beers, fabulous street food providers and comedy – sounds like the perfect recipe for a great night in most people’s books. Add to this an ethical slant and you’ve got yourself an evening of food, fun and debate too. New York’s Brooklyn Brewery has led the field ...

Sunday 7th October 18:00 at Albert Square, M2 5DB

8th October

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

MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

MFDF Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

This sparkling culmination of the Festival will be taking place for the first time in the stunning surrounds of Gorton Monastery. The most coveted and highest profile food awards in the North of England will, as usual, be distributed to a room packed with the region's food and drink ...

Monday 8th October 18:00

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