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Festival Hub

Gastr-avaganza! The MFDF Big Festival Hub, Albert Square, Thursday 18th Sept - Sunday 28th Oct 

This year's Festival Hub is happening on Albert Square for 11 days. This pop up food village will provide a gastro honeypot of food adventures with the Festival Bar, Street Food Fair, Wine Bar, Live Entertainment, and Producer Market

Open from 12noon - late daily and with entry completely FREE this is Manchester's food destination of the year so make sure you're a part of it!

You can now start planing ahead by downloading the Festival Brochure from our website homepage!

Festival Hub (18th - 28th September)

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites, the award winning brewer and drinks supplier and new sponsors of MFDF for the next three years, is set to unveil its Festival of Beer at this year's Festival.

Housed in The Festival Hub, Thwaites will be inviting festival goers to its 'Tasting Room', to explore the variety ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites, the award winning brewer and drinks supplier and new sponsors of MFDF for the next three years, is set to unveil its Festival of Beer at this year's Festival.

Housed in The Festival Hub, Thwaites will be inviting festival goers to its 'Tasting Room', to explore the variety ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites, the award winning brewer and drinks supplier and new sponsors of MFDF for the next three years, is set to unveil its Festival of Beer at this year's Festival.

Housed in The Festival Hub, Thwaites will be inviting festival goers to its 'Tasting Room', to explore the variety ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers.

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites Festival of Beer

Thwaites, the award winning brewer and drinks supplier and new sponsors of MFDF for the next three years, is set to unveil its Festival of Beer at this year's Festival.

Housed in The Festival Hub, Thwaites will be inviting festival goers to its 'Tasting Room', to explore the variety ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 21st September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Festival Hub 

The UK's penchant for streetfood is still going strong and this year we've curated a range of the best around. Not only
do we have operators from all around the country descending on Manchester for the occasion, the city's finest restaurants and chefs are getting ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Malaysian Bazaar

Malaysian Bazaar

Find a slice of South-East Asian culture in the heart of Manchester as the Festival Hub hosts the majestic Malaysian Market. Taking in the flavours, sounds and smells of South-East Asia, the Malaysian Market is a colourful celebration of the exciting Asian country.

Combining delicious food and exciting entertainment with ...

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Gary Neville and the Hotel Football team cook up a storm at MFDF

Gary Neville and the Hotel Football team cook up a storm at MFDF

Ex-England and Manchester United footballer, Gary Neville will be swapping the pitch for pans when he takes part in
a live cook-off at the Manchester Food and Drink Festival. Gary is taking to the stage ahead of the opening of his and Ryan Giggs' exciting new hotel, Hotel Football. The ...

Friday 26th September 17:30 at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

 The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a whole new and improved Festival site and programme.

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over 2 sessions, so there's double the reason to come visit.

 

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

This year we're launching a brand new Cheese and Chocolate Festival, celebrating two of Britain's most glorious and gluttonous foods. Cheese, in particular, is one of Greater Manchester's specialities and we're lucky to welcome a whole host of local makers and traders to showcase their best ...

Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

Join us for the final day of the Festival, get the best of what's on offer and treat yourself to a drink in our beer tent!

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

Introducing the 2014 Festival Hub

The monster Festival Hub returns - as usual it will pop up in front of the Town Hall and be completely free, but this year expect a bigger and better Festival site and programme!

We're creating a foodie paradise and the action is split over two sessions, so there's ...

Thursday 18th - Monday 29th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Magners at the Hub

Magners at the Hub

Festivals can be hard work, but luckily Magners are on board this year to slake our thirst as proud cider sponsors for 2014's MFDF. The first half of the festival will see The Shepton Mallet Cider Mill taking the reins to bring a taste of Somerset into the heart ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Live Music at the Hub

Live Music at the Hub

Festival Hub 

Your soundtrack to the Festival will come courtesy of some of the best local musicians and DJs around, creating the perfect atmosphere to enjoy gorgeous grub and beautiful booze!

From roots to soul, acoustic artists and DJs will be at The Hub throughout the whole Festival- for more ...

Thursday 18th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Street Food hits Festival Hub @ Albert Square, Session 2

Festival Hub

Continuing our Street Food celebration session 2 sees a whole new set of the UK's greatest food adventurers roll up to Albert Square for the second round of street banqueting with cuisines from right around the globe... bring your spends! 

FoodMarkets at The Hub...

The fine food ...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

This year we're launching a brand new Cheese and Chocolate Festival, celebrating two of Britain's most glorious and gluttonous foods. Cheese, in particular, is one of Greater Manchester's specialities and we're lucky to welcome a whole host of local makers and traders to showcase their best ...

Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

Blue Pig Cocktail Bar

The Northern Quarter’s vintage inspired Blue Pig bar and restaurant will be selling bespoke cocktails for the duration of the Festival. Housed in their own special Blue emporium, Festival goers can choose from a host of cocktails includinga fruity Festival Fizz (gin, blueberries, mint, lemon, ginger ale) and basil bramble (gin, crème de cassis, lemon) as well as the famous ‘Pig’s Irish Lemonade’ (Jameson’s, Triple Sec, lemon).
We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

We love wine. You love wine. So let’s get together.

Meet Vin Van Voom, a stylish mobile wine bar bringing high quality wines and fizz, uniquely sourced by their very own wine expert, to where it’s needed most...the Manchester Food & Drink Festival. Their wines are a bit special, sourced from independent vineyards, chosen for drinkability, sophistication and value for money, served with smiles, passion and expertise.What’s more, they bring you all this in a retro 50’s-styled trailer, a vision in polished metal so distinctive and fascinating you’ll want to see what’s going on. And worry not if you don’t know your Asti from your Malbec – they’ll help you choose exactly the right wine for you, even wine connoisseurs will be excited and intrigued by what’s on offer.So, if good wine is your idea of a good time, if you fancy just a glass or want to indulge with a full bottle, comeand experience a little Vin Van Voom......Bottles of pleasure, with bucketfuls of style.
Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Hip Hop Chip Shop – Salford

Untraditional fish and chips from the lively, entertainingand imaginative Hip Hop Chip Shop
Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Los Churros Amigos – Oxford

Enjoy delicious churros and melted Belgian chocolate froma hand-crafted stall made out of reclaimed timber.
Fundi Pizza – London

Fundi Pizza – London

Brothers Charlie and Rory Nelson built their own wood-fired pizza oven from scratch
Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Mumma Schnitzel – Manchester

Created by a food-obsessed couple, all ingredients are locally sourced, including free range chicken from Styal.
Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Fair Game – Wirral, Merseyside

Locally-sourced game with a street food twist. This ethical choice serves refined flavours with a laidback demeanour.
Chaophraya – Manchester

Chaophraya – Manchester

A finer twist on traditional Thai Street Food. The dishes on offer include spicy and not so hot options.
Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Alberts Chop House – Manchester

Tuck into the best of British pub food freshly prepared onsite with local ingredients, such as corned beef hash.
Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty Dogs – Manchester

Dirty dogs are all about the finest Frank’s and the tastiest toppings with a minimum 94% meat content and none of those nasty bits you’ll find in your average hot dog. (So not so dirty!
Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Crêpe Lucette – Lincolnshire

Trained in Brittany, the crêpe capital of the world, Crêpe Lucette offers a scrumptious piece of history with delicateand delicious gluten free and wheat free crêpes.
V Fresh – Stockport

V Fresh – Stockport

Fresh, quick and tasty Vegetarian Society Approved street food for all – here, there and everywhere! They mix and blend a variety of ingredients and flavours to create wraps, individual pots, gourmet vegetarian burgers and hot dogs.
Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Spilt Milk – Chorlton

Enjoy proper coffee and a full hot drinks menu including innovative hot chocolates, choice of teas and flavoured syrups plus homemade cakes and baked treats and a tasty selection of filled and freshly toasted bagels.
Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Reds True BBQ – Manchester

Choose from ribs, pulled pork, brisket or chicken. Choose Red and be saved from the sacrileges of mediocre meat, sloppy sides and disappointing drinks. Find born again barbecue and join their faithful flock.
Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Jolly Waggoner - Preston

Welcome to the supercharged street scran circus that loves surprises. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all catered for including vegans. Good made with a smaller footprint with a bigger punch.
Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Splended Sausage Co – Manchester

Enjoy bespoke hot dogs and sides from one of Manchester’s finest new food vendors.
Roadrunner – Yorkshire

Roadrunner – Yorkshire

RoadRunner is a good old English artisan serving pies with mash, onions, gravy and peas.
Fire and Salt – Manchester

Fire and Salt – Manchester

Marinated meats are slow-cooked over wood and charcoal in a hand-built barbecue smoker. That’s what Fire and Salt BBQ Co. is all about: everything is inspired by traditional Southern barbecue and the best smoky flavours. Look out for handmade rubs and sauces. Bare bones barbecue,done right
Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre – Manchester

Lucha Libre is a new Mexican Street Food concept that serves authentic Mexican food with a contemporary twist.
Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Piggie Smalls – Manchester

Handmade home smoked hot dogs topped with pulled pork, smoked beef chilli, chilli jams, candied bacon and all manner of good stuff.
Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Churros Susanna – Birmingham

Very funky stall which sells authentic Spanish Churros and chocolate. Vegan friendly, waffle style sticks served with a pot of warm dipping chocolate, sugar and cinnamon.
Fire and Slice – Stone

Fire and Slice – Stone

Freshly prepared artisan wood fired pizza cooked in a clay oven. The menu changes with the seasons and examples of fabulous pizzas include a classic Margherita, made with mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil and The Bomba (Calabrese Salami, fresh chillies and a secret spicy sauce).
Pancake Corner – Manchester

Pancake Corner – Manchester

Serving a range of mouthwatering sweet and savoury pancakes made fresh, in Manchester. They’d love to flip their pancakes for you !
Tampopo - Manchester

Tampopo - Manchester

The spicy menu includes the best street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, faithful reproductions of classics free from gimmickry and interpretation.
Mei Mei - London

Mei Mei - London

Enjoy Chinese comfort food and the UK’s first Jian Bing - Chinese crepes, flipped fresh to order, filled with fresh herbs, veg, blended Chinese sauces and roasted meats in homemade marinades.
Viet Shack – Manchester

Viet Shack – Manchester

This MFDF Awards shortlistee sells the freshest Vietnamese– inspired wraps, baguettes and coolers. A must try.
The Mac Factory – London

The Mac Factory – London

Epically cheesey pasta based dishes from the heart of Camden Lock. Including truffled options.

Festival Hub

As always, MFDF will be presenting a live music soundtrack for the entire festival. Our top picks include legendary DJ Graeme Park, DJ Electrik, fantastic soul jams from Lily Jo and friends, funk geniuses Xtra Luv and Manc superstars Big Unit, led by Darren from 808 State. In between we've got everything from student nights to celebrating World Peace Day with The Stone Flowers. 

festival event highlights

MFDF Big Indie Wine Fest - Now on sale!

MFDF Big Indie Wine Fest - Now on sale!

Friday 26th - Saturday 27th September at New Century Hall , M60 4ES

The Liquor Market in association with The Drinks Enthusiast.

The Liquor Market in association with The Drinks Enthusiast.

Saturday 27th September 12:00 at Elixir , M3 2BY

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

MFDF Cheese and Chocolate Fest

Saturday 27th - Sunday 28th September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Streetfood at the Hub... The First Session.

Thursday 18th - Tuesday 23rd September at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Liquor Market
Taste of Manchester for foodie news
Richmond Tea Rooms
Big indie Wine Fest