Food & Drink

Food market finalist returns to University of Manchester with street food night market

A BBC-recognised market will be kicking off a street food night market this month at the University of Manchester.

Between September 16-22, Levenshulme Market will be operating from 5-9pm right behind UoM students union ahead of ‘Welcome Week’.

Students heading to the union can expect a veritable feast of local and unique street food, including cuisines from around the world.

Highlights include Quebec-inspired cheese curd poutine from Blue Caribou Poutinerie, Polish pierogi dumplings from Olo Kitchen and wood-fired pizza made in 90 seconds from Mio Pizza.

Levenshulme Market has also announced that the Tuesday markets on Bridgeford Street, next to the Manchester Museum, will run every week 11.30am-2.30pm until Tuesday December 13.

Market lunchtime specials have been hugely popular with both students and staff. There are 18 traders selling the very best in Manchester street food, produce, coffee and confections. 

Levy Market will also be visiting Manchester Metropolitan campus for two markets on September 21 and 22. They will be open on Low Ormond Street.

The markets will offer a choice of delicious street food, vintage clothes and prints perfect for brightening up the bare walls of any halls of residence. 

Levenshulme Market was opened as a social enterprise in 2013 with a monthly market on the train station car park in Levenshulme.

In 2014, the market stated operating weekly on Saturdays and in 2015 was revealed as one of three finalists for Best Food Market in the BBC’s Food and Farming Awards.

Also in 2015, Levenshulme Market CIC awarded £15,000 in grants to innovative and entrepreneurship projects in the area.

For more information please contact Christine Felton at [email protected] or [email protected]

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