Street Eat returns for Bank Holiday weekend

Date published: 18 May 2018

Food lovers looking for something to eat, drink and free entertainment, should head to Rochdale Town Hall Square on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May when the Street Eat festival returns for its second year.

The Bank Holiday weekend event brings together the town’s best food and drink establishments. Once again tasty food from local restaurant chefs will be served, with dozens of mouth-watering dishes at £3 each, including Spanish, Italian, English, Chinese, American and more.


Street Eat was a big hit last year, it returns this May Bank Holiday weekend to Rochdale Town Hall Square on 26 and 27 May.


There will also be fun activities and rides for the children, a bar for the adults and live music throughout both days hosted by Revolution 96.2, including performances by Between the Vines, Indigo Sunset and many more. 

Look out for Punch and Judy Shows every hour during the daytime (that’s the way to do it!)

Street Eat is sponsored by building and construction company Willmott Dixon - who are developing the new £80 million Rochdale Riverside retail and leisure scheme in the town centre.  The new development will feature 200,000 square foot of retail and leisure space, including a six-screen cinema above the retail units.


Street Eat was a big hit last year, it returns this May Bank Holiday weekend to Rochdale Town Hall Square on 26 and 27 May.


Street food traders will be selling an array of delicious food alongside a bar.

Traders include: La Mancha, Cocka Doodle Moo, The Clock Tower Dining Room, Vicolo de Vino, The Flying Horse Hotel, The Riverside Restaurant and more.

Paul Ambrose from Rochdale Town Centre Management, who is organising the event with support from Rochdale Borough Council, said: “I am pleased that Street Eat is back for its second year to bring people together through food and drink and to celebrate Rochdale’s town centre eateries in a fun festival setting. It’s family-friendly – you will be able to buy and try as many small dishes as you like, and enjoy them in a relaxed, happy atmosphere.”


Street Eat was a big hit last year, it returns this May Bank Holiday weekend to Rochdale Town Hall Square on 26 and 27 May.


Latifah McIntosh, from Willmott Dixon, said: “We have heard great things about Street Eat and we are excited to be supporting the event this year which showcases some of the excellent restaurants and bars in the town centre.

Enjoying tasty food, drinks and live music in the sunshine sounds like the perfect way to spend a Bank Holiday weekend.

We are proud to be supporting an event so close to the Rochdale Riverside construction site and Street Eat will provide us with a wonderful platform to raise awareness of our work here in Rochdale town centre.”

Admission is free. 

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