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Festival Hub Saturday 29th September

Events

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure in Manchester...

As the exclusive booking partner of Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018, Bookatable helps you discover and book the city's best restaurants. This celebration of dining out takes place across Manchester's favourite restaurants: you'll find festival menus at your chosen ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

The Loft Sessions - Creating Exceptional Drinks Experiences

The Loft is an attractive venue with bare brickwork, vaulted ceilings and concrete floors creating an industrial looking blank canvas for all kinds of events. A bar, clad in reclaimed barn wood, showcases brands from across Pernod Ricard UK's portfolio, which also ...

Friday 28th - Sunday 30th September at The Loft, M3 3HN

MFDF Gin Festival in association with The Gin Lounge

MFDF Gin Festival in association with The Gin Lounge

Gin lovers -  right this way! We've teamed up with the Gin Lounge to bring you a huge, gin festival!

It will take place at the Upper Campfield Market, a Grade II listed, former Victorian market hall is a Mancunian icon with its magnificent glass and wrought iron roof – this ...

Friday 28th - Saturday 29th September at Upper Campfield Market , M3 4NN

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

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

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

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

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

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

Jasmine Hemsley and Trove Supper Club

Jasmine Hemsley and Trove Supper Club

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

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

Street Food

The Ottomen

The Ottomen

Contemporary Ottoman and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine created with passion.

Thursday 27th September - Tuesday 2nd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The Beefy Boys

The Beefy Boys

Award winning dirty-style burgers and BBQ

Thursday 27th September - Tuesday 2nd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Cyprus Kouzina

Cyprus Kouzina

Traditional Cypriot food made using locally sourced ingredients

Thursday 27th September - Tuesday 2nd October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Vive La Crepe

Vive La Crepe

Bringing a sweet twist to a great French classic, mixing fresh local British produce and spinning amazing crepes in front of your eyes.

Thursday 27th September - Tuesday 2nd October

Chefs

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

Live Cookery Theatre with Joudie Kalla

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

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

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

Live Cookery Theatre with Masterchef Winner Simon Wood

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

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

Bars

Vin Van Voom

Vin Van Voom

There's always Voom for improvement! Vin Vam Voom's 50s style silver van has long been a Festival Hub magnet for wine lovers. Now there's a look the whole enterprise, featuring a reclaimed bar, new under covering seating. Expect a few surprises among the wines on offer, too ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The Brooklyn Brewery Bus

The Brooklyn Brewery Bus

Beep beep! Brooklyn Brewery will be bringing a brand new American bus bar bus to the Hub serving up a range of brews from their Perennials and Seasonal ranges. Favourites like Brooklyn East IPA, Brooklyn Lager and Bel Air Soul will be on tap alongside their full range of seasonal ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

The cider tent

The cider tent

The Festival’s own little cider haven, the MFDF Cider Bar will be pitching up again to bring refreshing ciders to the proceedings. From Weston’s to Addlestone’s and Sheppy’s to Bad Apple this a real mini fest-within-a-fest for cider enthusiasts. There’ll also be a range of ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Manchester Brew Fest

Manchester Brew Fest

Manchester’s beer boom continues and this year the Festival will serve up the city’s greatest brews as well as a plethora from around the region. Craft beers from the trendiest and most innovative of brewers like Blackjack and Cloudwater abound alongside stalwart greatest hits from the big northwest ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Created by Dutch twin sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas, Double Dutch's drinks range is developed using flavour pairing techniques to create uniquely-balanced drinks. They employ only natural ingredients blended with the highest quality water from the North of England to create crisp and fresh mixers. This award-winning new ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Music

The City Life Stage at the Hub

The City Life Stage at the Hub

If you thought the Manchester Food and Drink Festival was just about eating and drinking, think  again. Where would we be without our usual fantastic music line-up? Across the 11 days of the Hub, you will be able to tune in, dance or just chill-out, to an eclectic mix of ...

Thursday 27th September - Sunday 7th October at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

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