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.
Now, the all important trader menus…
All meat dishes consist of a fried chicken fillet, topped with sauce & cheese in a brioche bun
KING OF THE NORTH
Parmo burger, with béchamel sauce, Cheddar cheese & pickled slaw
NEW YORKER BURGER
East coast style, with slow-cooked tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese
CHICKEN FILLET BURGER
Fried chicken fillet, burger cheese, mayo & pickled slaw
VEGAN FRIED CHICKEN-LESS BURGER (VG)
Plant based patty with vegan cheese, pickled slaw and dairy-free mayo in a sourdough bun
Malaysian Beef Rendang
Vietnamese Chilli Pepper Squid
Korean Fried Chicken
Pak Choi Hotpot (VG)
Korean Tofu Popcorn (VG)
Pimp My Wings
Wings in a choice of sauce, served with waffle fries, celery and blue cheese dip
Big Daddies Diner
Salty Dog (Canteen Exclusive)
Beef dog, salt beef, nettle mayonnaise, polish pickles
Large pork dog, creamy mac and cheese, bacon crumb, South Carolina BBQ sauce
Large beef dog, chilli con carne, crushed nachos, cheddar cheese, optional green sriracha sauce
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 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
Char Siu Bao
Char Siu Marinated Soya Pieces in a homemade Steamed Bao Bun, served with 5 Spice Asian Slaw.
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
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!
Sea salted caramel
White chocolate ganache
Tia Maria chocolate sauce
Chocolate truffle sauce
Terrys chocolate orange sauce
Double chocolate brownie
Reeses Peanut Butter Cup
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.
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
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.