Foodie Events at Merchant City Festival

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It’s nearly time for the Merchant City Festival in Glasgow so here’s hoping the sun keeps shining!

We’ve picked a few foodie-related pieces from the programme for inspiration.

There will cooking demos in Merchant Square and street food vendors outside with the weekend road closure of Miller Street ensuring that there will be more pavement eating from restaurants such as Soho, Spiritualist, Spanish Butcher, Paesano Pizza and Cup Tea Room / Gin 71.

SAT 22 JUL 2017
12.00PM – 10.00PM
SUN 23 JUL 2017
12.00PM – 10.00PM

Glasgow Walking Lunch: Light Bite

Join food and travel writer Andrea Pearson (The List Eating and Drinking Guide, Herald newspaper) on a guided tour with refreshments along the way. Read about the time we did the Glasgow in four courses walking food tour here.

SAT 22 JUL 2017
12.00PM – 1.00PM
SAT 29 JUL 2017
12.00PM – 1.00PM
ADULT: £20

BOOK ONLINE
To book email walkinglunch@copytaker.com or call 07769 676 899 for details.

Merchant Square Cocktail Demonstrations
A delicious line-up of cocktail tastings and competitions.

SAT 22 JUL 2017

7pm – 8pm

Jon O’Connor, the Brand Ambassador for Marblehead will talk through a few brands and do a tasting with Don Papa Rum.

8pm – 9pm

Jon O’Connor will host a cocktail competition with Don Papa 7 year Spiced Rum with bartenders from Metropolitan, Bar Soba, Boteco Do Brasil, Steak Cattle and Roll, and Boudoir.

SAT 22 JUL 2017
7.00PM – 9.00PM

Feeding the City – The Markets of Glasgow

A journey through the historic markets of Glasgow. Sample foods ancient and modern as you eat your way through the city, culminating in a traditional poke of fish and chips in the magnificent former fishmarket, The Briggait!

SUN 23 JUL 2017
11.00AM – 1.00PM
GREENSPACE NEXT TO CIVIC ROOMS

215 High Street
Glasgow
G1 1QB

Glasgow’s Food Chain on Film
Explore Glasgow’s food chain through the 20th century from the collections of the Moving Image Archive.

MON 24 JUL 2017
6.00PM – 7.00PM
CITY HALLS – RECITAL ROOM

Candleriggs
Glasgow
G1 1NQ

big feed street food event

Big Feed at Merchant City Festival

Big Feed leave their Govan home and bring their foodie friends into the city centre.

FRI 28, SAT 29 AND SUN 30 JUL 2017
Merchant city festival glasgow

Click HERE for the Merchant City Festival website.

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