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Festival Hub Saturday 30th 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

MAD Cocktail Week

MAD Cocktail Week

Shaking things up with a celebration of all things cocktail, MAD Ltd will be hosting a series of pop-up events, bespoke serves and exclusive discounts across their five Northern Quarter bars; Hula, Rosylee, The Fitzgerald, Walrus and Tusk.

Here’s a little taste of what’s on offer… But there ...

Thursday 28th September - Sunday 8th October at Northern Quarter, M1 1DW

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Renowned Be At One Cocktail Bar will be taking part in this year’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival. They will be serving a selection of concoctions from their 150-cocktail menu, these will include their famous Pornstar Martini, an indulgent ice-cream based Buenot, a fruity Candy Pants and a classic and ...

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Street Food

Love is Churros

Love is Churros

Dishing up those moreish Spanish fried doughs with chocolate.

https://www.facebook.com/Loveischurros/

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. 

https://www.facebook.com/Diamondd0gs/

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.

http://www.tampopo.co.uk/

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.

http://www.teatimecollective.co.uk/

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.

https://www.zoesghanakitchen.co.uk/

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. 

http://fiestacateringuk.co.uk/

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. 

http://www.vivelacrepe.fr/

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

Tapas Altrincham

Tapas Altrincham

Authentic, live cook paellas. Their paellas bring a real taste of Spain to the streets of Manchester. Cooked fresh each day with a variety of ingredients to suit all tastes, the giant pans and aromatic smells will have you feeling like your in Valencia itself! Whilst their paellas are our ...

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.

http://www.chaatcart.co.uk/

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.

https://twitter.com/DimSumSU

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.

http://walrusmanchester.com/

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.

https://twitter.com/the_ottomen?lang=en

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

Bakchich

Bakchich

Authentic and traditional Lebanese street Food served in funky and vibrant surroundings. 

http://www.bakchich.co.uk/

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

Chefs

Deliciously Ella pop-up banquets

Deliciously Ella pop-up banquets

Award-wining cookery author and entrepreneur Ella Mills will be hosting two ticketed pop up banquets on Saturday 30th September at the Festival Hub on Albert Square. 

Deliciously Ella has three deli sites in london, which are well known for serving her delicious, natural recipies, Ella will be creating her very ...

Saturday 30th September 12:30 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Deliciously Ella Q&A and book signing

Deliciously Ella Q&A and book signing

Award-winning cookery author and entrepeneur Ella Mills will be at the Festival Hub for a Q&A and book signing on the 30th September. 

Saturday 30th September 16:00 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, indie extravaganza of beautiful brews! All on tap, all the way through the Fest, and making up the Festival centrepiece - our hugebeer bar! 

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

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

The Cider House

The Cider House

Calling all cider lovers, The Cider House at the Festival Hub is the place to be!

This bespoke bar is teeming with tasty tipples, too – among the line-up Lilley’s Apple & Pear and Lemon & Lime, Wild Dog, Mango, Merry Monkey, Red Rabbit, Sunset and Captain Rum.

Make your way through ...

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

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Be at One Cocktail Bar at The Hub

Renowned Be At One Cocktail Bar will be taking part in this year’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival. They will be serving a selection of concoctions from their 150-cocktail menu, these will include their famous Pornstar Martini, an indulgent ice-cream based Buenot, a fruity Candy Pants and a classic and ...

Thursday 28th September - Tuesday 3rd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Music

MFDF City Life Stage - Charlotte Gallagher

MFDF City Life Stage - Charlotte Gallagher

“I am Charlotte Gallagher, now a 21-year old professional singer/dancer/actress.

It is only now that I have sat down to write this biography that I have looked back at what I have actually done during my stage career so far but I now realise just how much I ...

Saturday 30th September 14:00

MFDF City Life Stage - Christian Burrows

MFDF City Life Stage - Christian Burrows

After a dramatic and unexpected exit from ‘The X Factor’ 2016 in which Christian won the hearts of the judges and the nation with his original song about his later brother,  Christian supported Ben Haenow on his 2017 UK Tour.

He is now currently recording at the world class Metropolis ...

Saturday 30th September 16:30

MFDF City Life Stage - The Covertones

MFDF City Life Stage - The Covertones

A four piece function band formed in Manchester back in 2009, The Covertones pride themselves on making their audience feel like they're watching all of their favourite acts in one show. Playing indie, rock and pop classics from the 1960s to the present day, their set truly has something ...

Saturday 30th September 19:30

MFDF City Life Stage - DJ Dan Deighan

MFDF City Life Stage - DJ Dan Deighan

Manchester based DJ Dan Deighan brings a variety of sounds to all sorts of venues across the city. Starting out in 2007 at the well renowned Brickhouse night club, he then went on become a regular face at Dry Bar, Sound Control and Zoo. Dan currently resides between two of ...

Saturday 30th September 21:00

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