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Welcome to the Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2018

Festival Hub Sunday 30th September

Events

Bookatable Festival Feast

Bookatable Festival Feast

Go on a culinary adventure with  Manchester Food and Drink Festival

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 ...

Thursday 27th September - Monday 8th October

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

Extraordinary Experiences by the Loft

The Loft Sessions - Creating Exceptional Drinks Experiences

Come and join us at The Loft Manchester for some exciting, amazing, immersive drink experiences designed to test your pallet, wine knowledge and/or your cocktail making skills. Whether you like whisky, wine or cocktails, there's something for everyone at the home ...

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

Free Family Funday Sunday

Free Family Funday Sunday

Whilst the Hub has plenty for the kids for all 12 days of the Festival (think Nutella crepes, pizza, pasta, juices, plenty of space to run about etc) the team wanted to create one whole day that’s devoted to families and so are transforming the whole of the Hub ...

Sunday 30th September 12:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Manchester Shares -Small Plates Safari

Foodies are challenged to try out as many Manchester restaurants as they can during the Festival as dozens of the finest restaurants in  the city offer up a signature small plate along with a beer, wine or spirit for just £5.

Participating restaurants are Automatic Cafe, Harvey Nichols, HOME, Iberica ...

Sunday 30th September - Thursday 4th October

Street Food

Chaat Cart

Chaat Cart

Aaarti Ormsby specialises in South Indian snacks and small plates such as bhel puri, gunpowder fries, homestyle lentil dal and masala dosa that champion British produce.

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

Los Churros Amigos

Los Churros Amigos

Deliciously fresh churros served with their famously rich Belgian chocolate sauce. 

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

Diamond Dogs

Diamond Dogs

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

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

The Ottomen

The Ottomen

Contemporary Ottoman and Mediterranean-inspired cuisine created with passion.

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

Cottonopolis

Cottonopolis

'Japanese Junk Food' from the Northern Quarter bar, once again shortlisted for best in the city. From a kitchen that really understands Oriental street food from tempura to gyoza. 

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

Doughology

Doughology

Neopolitan style woodfired pizzas, made using the best quality ingredients to top our own double-prooved pizza bases.

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

Big Lebowski

Big Lebowski

Classic Philly cheese steaks made various ways, Classic, Korean,  Jerk plus fries and fresh lemonade

Jerk plus fries and fresh lemonade

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

Tampopo

Tampopo

Pan Asian street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, with a fantastic variety of textures and flavours taken from the various cuisines of the countries Tampopo's creators have visited and fallen in love with - from the bustling street markets of Bangkok, the hawker stalls of Singapore and ...

Thursday 27th September - Tuesday 2nd October

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

Bars

Double Dutch G and T Bar

Double Dutch G and T Bar

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

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

Vin Van Voom

Vin Van Voom

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

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

The 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

Music

Free Family Funday Sunday

Free Family Funday Sunday

Whilst the Hub has plenty for the kids for all 12 days of the Festival (think Nutella crepes, pizza, pasta, juices, plenty of space to run about etc) the team wanted to create one whole day that’s devoted to families and so are transforming the whole of the Hub ...

Sunday 30th September 12:00 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

Hayes Sisters

Hayes Sisters

The story so far. . . 

Three sisters from Stockport, Cathryn, Angela and Jennifer ;"The Hayes Sisters" have been singing in harmony and playing together from a very young age. As young teenagers they start to make a name for themselves in local pubs and clubs; reality intervenes...he serious grown up ...

Sunday 30th September 16:45 at Festival Hub, M2 5DB

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