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Festival Hub Friday 29th September

Events

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Just Eat Street Kitchen

Everyone’s favourite ‘go to’ food delivery service, Just Eat, will partner with some of its most popular restaurants who will bring their own versions of street food to the Festival.  

From sushi to sweet treats there will be an amazing choice of the latest in street food flavours and ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

The Bookatable Festival Feast will be a series of limited edition, bespoke dining menus, created by Manchester’s restaurants especially for the Manchester Food and Drink festival in association with Bookatable.  

Confirmed restaurants include The French, Hawksmoor and Harvey Nichols.

Thursday 28th September - Monday 9th October

MFDF & Manchester Beer Week

MFDF & Manchester Beer Week

MFDF are teaming up with MCR Beer week to create a programme of beer focused events to run throughout the Festival in some of the best bars, pubs and breweries across the city!

Thursday 28th September - Monday 9th October

A Spanish Feast with El Gato Negro’s Simon Shaw

A Spanish Feast with El Gato Negro’s Simon Shaw

Award winning tapas restaurant El Gato Negro invites you to take a tour through the flavours of Spain with a banquet to delight the senses, hosted by Chef Patron – Simon Shaw.

Spanish food is all about quality and provenance and this specially created menu will allow guests to explore a ...

Friday 29th September 19:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

MFDF & Tampopo 20th Birthday Party

MFDF & Tampopo 20th Birthday Party

We are celebrating our 20th festival birthday this Autumn, and Tampopo opened its doors, as the city’s first Pan Asian restaurant 20 years ago this year. This means that 2 of Manchester’s most iconic food brands are celebrating a big, double decade milestone, and they are planning a ...

Friday 29th September 19:00 at Mayfield Depot , M1 2QF

Street Food

Love is Churros

Love is Churros

Dishing up those moreish Spanish fried doughs with chocolate.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Diamond Dogs

Diamond Dogs

They sell handmade frankfurters fashioned in Salford with free range pork, seasoned with paprika, mustard and garlci. Made with traditional natural lamb casings and smokes over English fruit woods in a method unique in the hot dog industry. 

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Tampopo

Tampopo

They’ve travelled all over East Asia to bring back their favourite dishes for you to enjoy. So sit and savour the aromas and flavours from the bustling street markets of Bangkok, the hawker stalls of Singapore and the noodle vendors of Tokyo

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Teatime Collective

Teatime Collective

Hulme-based vegan champions, big on yummy cakes and ice cream.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

Zoe's Ghana Kitchen

African food in the UK is coming of age, aided by the street food revolution, and Brixton-based Zoe is leading the charge. Check out her signiture peanut butter stew.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October

Fiesta Catering

Fiesta Catering

Frida's Mexican and Tex-Mex street food is the real deal, as fresh and spicy as it comes. 

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Vive La Crepe

Vive La Crepe

Fresh French-style pancakes, sweet and savoury using local flour, eggs and milk. 

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Bunny & BBQ

Bunny & BBQ

Spicy griiled meats  inspired by South African traders selling ‘bunny chow’ on the streets of Durban, plus some delectable Spanish street food.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Chaat Cart

Chaat Cart

Best Street Food winners in they 2016 MF&D Awards, they now boast their own restaurant in Marple but still take to the streets with authentic treats such as bhel puri, gunpowder fries and masala dosa, which match British produce to Indian flavours.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Dim Sum Su

Dim Sum Su

Artisan dim sum and street food recipes handed down from their family in Hong Kong. Nominated for Best Street Food in this year’s MF&D Awards.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Mac Daddies

Mac Daddies

British Street Food Award contenders bringing cheesy goodness to the streets. Look out for their ‘Bury the Hatch-It’ – Bury Black Pudding Mac and Cheese with a Homemade Scotch Egg.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Chipsters by Walrus

Chipsters by Walrus

Pick your topping of choice (Persian, Mexican, Indian even) for your helping of crispy coated halloumi chips or hand-cut sweet potato chips.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Otto Men

Otto Men

Contemporary Ottoman and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine created with passion. Nominated for Best Street Food in this year’s MF&D Awards.

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

Chefs

Ed Baines: Cookery Demo, Q&A and book signing

Ed Baines: Cookery Demo, Q&A and book signing

Randall and Aubin's Ed Baines will be coming to the Festival Hub to demonstrate recipes from his cookery book and signing copies afterwards.  

Friday 29th September 13:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Bars

Fever-Tree Gin Garden and the Dark Spirits Den

Fever-Tree Gin Garden and the Dark Spirits Den

Returning to Manchester Food and  Drink Festival for the third year in a row, Fever-Tree are introducing you to their new dark spirits mixers range. Coupling their Ultimate Gin & Tonic Bar that we have all come to know and love, they will be serving up their Dark Spirits Den in ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Vin Van Voom at the Hub

Vin Van Voom at the Hub

The silver van is back. Always a Hub magnet for wine lovers, it's now got its own covered seating area, creating a cosy festival wine bar with cushions and blankets to keep the evening chill away. Here co-owner and BBC start Kate Goodman will host a series of ad ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

Fantastic Festival Beer Bar

This year’s Festival Beer Bar represents a non-stop, indieextravaganza of beautiful brews! All on tap, all the way throughthe Fest, and all making up the Festival centrepiece - our hugebeer bar! 

What better way to toast the 20th anniversary of theManchester Food and Drink Festival than by inviting 20breweries from ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Albert Square, M2 5DB

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