Another month, another Canteen. Leicester’s best street food event returns to LCB Depot on Friday 27 April and there’s a fantastic line-up of traders for you with some old favourites and others making their Canteen debut. It all kicks off from 4pm and runs through until 10pm.

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Now, the all important trader menus…

All meat dishes consist of a fried chicken fillet, topped with sauce & cheese in a brioche bun

parnstar Parmo leicester

Parmo burger, with béchamel sauce, Cheddar cheese & pickled slaw

East coast style, with slow-cooked tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese

Fried chicken fillet, burger cheese, mayo & pickled slaw

Plant based patty with vegan cheese, pickled slaw and dairy-free mayo in a sourdough bun



Canoodle street food

Malaysian Beef Rendang

Vietnamese Chilli Pepper Squid

Korean Fried Chicken

Pak Choi Hotpot (VG)

Korean Tofu Popcorn (VG)


Pimp My Wings

pimp my wings canteen

Wings in a choice of sauce, served with waffle fries, celery and blue cheese dip

The Redneck
Lemon Hussy
Carolina Gold
Bitchin Buffalo
Death Sauce

Big Daddies Diner

big daddies diner

Salty Dog (Canteen Exclusive)
Beef dog, salt beef, nettle mayonnaise, polish pickles

Mac Daddy
Large pork dog, creamy mac and cheese, bacon crumb, South Carolina BBQ sauce

Bogs Dollocks
Large beef dog, chilli con carne, crushed nachos, cheddar cheese, optional green sriracha sauce

Snoop Dog
Large pork dog seasoned with nutmeg and black pepper with a choice of one of the following toppings:

  • Smoked chipotle ketchup and classic mustard.
  • Grated cheese and marmite sauce.
  • Crispy onions and jalapenos.


Mighty Soft Shell Crab

soft shell crab

Soft Shell Crab in Tempura Batter
Whole soft shell crab, fried to order and served on a tortilla with salad, crème fraiche and homemade Thai chilli sauce (sweet or hot)

King Prawns in Tempura Batter
Tail on King Prawns, fried to order and served on a tortilla with salad, crème fraiche and homemade Thai chilli sauce (sweet or hot)

Soft Shell Crab & King Prawn Platter
A mix of the above two dishes


Bamboo Street Food

bamboo street food

Char Siu Bao
Char Siu Marinated Soya Pieces in a homemade Steamed Bao Bun, served with 5 Spice Asian Slaw.

Korean Bao
Pulled Jackfruit marinated in Korean pear BBQ in a Steamed Bao Bun, served with Roasted Sesame Slaw

Orange Caulli Wings
Crispy ‘Orange Chicken’ style Cauliflower Wings in a bed of lettuce garnished with julienned carrot strips, coriander leaves and sesame seeds


Urban Cheesecake

urban cheesecake

Choccie Woccie Brownie Wownie (Canteen Exclusive)
Double choc brownie, chocolate ganache sauce, terrys choc orange sauce, crumbled flake

The Lottery Winner
Lindt chocolate shards, Maldon salted caramel, smashed buttered shortbread

Or build your own! Grab a slice of cheesecake and then mix and blend the toppings!

Handmade Sauces:

Sea salted caramel

Bourbon butterscotch

White chocolate ganache

Tia Maria chocolate sauce

Raspberry coulis

Alphonso Mango

Chocolate truffle sauce

Terrys chocolate orange sauce

Creme Anglais


Kinder bueno

Double chocolate brownie

Fresh Strawberry


Reeses Peanut Butter Cup

Mint Aero

Caramel Popcorn


Cadburys crunchie

dj mr Hickford leicester

As always they will have their resident DJs – Fitz in the cafe and Mr Hickford in the Courtyard


Sailor Jerry Bar
The bar is situated just inside LCB near the Rutland Street entrance providing happy hour Sailor Jerry cocktails all night and soft drinks.

sailor jerry canteen leicester


Boutique Bar – The Gadabout pop up
Located in the glass building at the top right corner of the courtyard….. Expect some classic and disco style cocktail specials including non-alcoholic versions. This month finds The Gadabout bar taking over the space

gadabout logo

Official Canteen After Party
Canteen’s sister brand “Tailgate” hosts the official after party at Brick & Beam on Queen Street. Its free entry and DJs will be playing a mix of Funk, Disco, Old School Hip-Hop and Party vibes. There will be cocktail and beer offers all night.

canteen boutique bar