Street food, snacks & more 2018

Manchester Central and MBCF18 have arranged a wide choice of food vendors providing a range of hearty meals and snacks plus a selection of gift and souvenir vendors.

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Food vendors

The Allotment

The Allotment will be mashing up our traditional veg-based approach with homestyle Caribbean cooking to create a menu with popular soul-food flavours, a perfect accompaniment to a fine real ale selection!

Old Granary Pierogi

Old Granary Pierogi has developed from our passion for cooking and eating good wholesome food embracing British cuisine and infusing it with our Polish culinary knowledge and heritage.
Pierogi is a traditional, hearty dish which resembles Italian ravioli when boiled or the traditional Cornish pasty when baked.

The Pickled Porker Smokehouse

Glorious low & slow free range meats. Yorkshire & proud (!) our street food menu utilises all that is great & good here – from Free Range Rare Breed Yorkshire Chorizo, right down to the humble Yorkshire Chilli we use in our rubs & mop sauces.

We are absolutely staunch about only using free range & locally reared produce.

The Taco Shed

TheTaco shed is an eclectic selection of the finest ingredients, crafted and blended together… a modern mixture of Mexican food with traditional qualities.

Viva La Toastie

Forget your Breville & your burgers & prepare for the ultimate cheese toastie!

We are mobile caterers available for big & small events in every corner of the UK.

Wagyu Looking at ?

‘Wagyu Looking’ At?’ showcases epic burgers made with 100% Yorkshire Wagyu beef (Japanese Kobe Beef, reared in Yorkshire) which is revered for it’s fine marbling to produce outstanding flavour – the finest burger you will ever taste!
All of our burgers are stacked with game changing home made toppings & accompaniments along with our dirty fries menu.

Snacks & treats

Beehive Food

Small batch food producer based in Greater Manchester

Henley’s Sweets

We have created the ultimate sweet experience just for you. All of your favourite sweets for people of every age and generation – something really special.

Howda Snacks

A range of savory snacks using traditional spices and locally sourced Indian ingredients.

This back-to-basic approach captures Howdah’s philosophy and keeps all of our snacks true to the original recipes.

Just the Cheese

We provide the direct link between the cheese maker and you, our customers. We buy straight from the producer so we know exactly where our cheese is coming from, who is making it and what is in it.

Our cheese is all suitable for vegetarians (using vegetarian rennet) and long dated.

Oddfellows Chocolate

Hand-made Artisan Chocolate.Our Company is unlike any other chocolate company, since we’re not afraid of experimenting with strong flavours to make something fun and interesting eat.

Pipers Crisps

The Pipers story began in 2004 when three farmers joined forces to produce great tasting, quality crisps using local potatoes. We are all passionate people driven by one thing and that is to deliver the best taste and quality possible – no gimmicks.

It’s about crisps as they should taste.

Purely Pickled Eggs

A world of pickled egg amazingness! Discover all the different flavour choices for British free range hen and quail eggs.

Then get your hands on some pickled egg deliciousness.

Other stalls

Beer in Print

Range of books and other items for people interested in beer

The Pewterscribe

We create custom belt buckles, clothing and a variery of hand made leather products

We attend a number of events throughout the year where we create and engrave a variety of products .

Come and have a look and have your item engraved.

Steep Soda

We hand make small batch, all natural, fizzy Soda. Real fruit, Herbs & Spices, Made in Manchester.

Viking Drinking Horns

Viking style drinking horns made from cow horns.


Wildlife Trusts

The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside is your local wildlife charity, working to protect wildlife and nature for the future. We are a key voice for nature, both locally and nationally.