Summer’s not over yet, and Canteen is back with an amazing line up for August which celebrates the best in global street food. This month they’ll be hosting the launch party for Journeys Festival, so expect some great entertainment, activities, music and comedy alongside the fabulous food. This month’s event takes place on Friday 25 August from 5pm at the LCB Depot and will be followed, for the first time, by the Cultural Quarter Social Club party at Chutney Ivy (more info below!)

As always, their resident DJs will be spinning the tunes with Fitz in the Cafe and The Promised Land’s Mr Hickford in the Courtyard.

Our monthly competition is also back and you can win 2 dishes and 2 drinks over on our Facebook and Twitter pages. This month it could be YOU joining our growing list of Canteen winners!

Now, onto the menus…

Street Souvlakistreet souvlaki
Marinated meat kebab skewers cooked over charcoal served with salad and homemade tzatziki or tahini sauce in warm Cypriot pitta bread. Select from a choice of:
Seasoned Pork Belly
Grilled Halloumi Cheese (v)
Mega Greek Platter (Chicken/Pork/Halloumi)

Wallace & SonsWallace & sons
Pork Bun
Handmade steamed bun, Pork shoulder, hoi sin, sriracha, crispy pork skin

Salt Cod Bun
Handmade steamed black bun, salt cod, pickled fennel, sriracha mayo

Katsu Bun
Fried chicken, pickled shiitake, wasabi mayo

Cauli Bun (v)
Beer battered fried cauliflower, miso, peanuts, hot sauce

Canteen Exclusive: Duck Bun
Handmade Steamed Bun, Crispy Duck, Hoi Sin Leeks and Pickled Chillies

Grill Brazilgrill Brazil canteen

Charcoal grilled prime Brazilian steak cut picanha, calabresa style sausage, onions, rice, dressing, garlic sauce.

Charcoal grilled prime Brazilian steak cut picanha, spicy samba sausage, onions, rice, dressing, chilli bbq sauce.


Leave It To Esmieleave it to esmie

Caribbean Meals
(Served with salad and a choice of sautéed potatoes or rice and peas in an edible tortilla basket) 
Choice of Jerk Chicken, Curry Mutton or Escovitch Fish

Vegan Caribbean Meals (v)
Mutton like curry (mushroom based), Jerk soya chicken skewers or Escovitch Paneer Caribbean Burger 

A giant freshly fried dumpling filled with jerk chicken, curry mutton or escovitch fish

Jerk Chicken Burrito
Large Tortilla filled with rice and peas, coleslaw, fried plantain then topped with succulent boneless jerk chicken onions and peppers 

Jerk Soft Shell Crab Burger
A jerk lightly battered soft shell crab with spicy tamarind sauce, avocado, salad, coleslaw sandwiched between a giant fried dumpling 

The Middle FeastMiddle Feast canteen

Honey & Harissa Glazed Lamb
Lebanese Chicken
Burnt Aubergine & Halloumi (v)
Burnt Aubergine with Dill and Lemon Salsa (vegan)

All served in a freshly baked Lavash or gluten free wrap with:
cumin & fennel spiced ‘slaw, salad shiraz, pomegranate, HOT harissa, applewood smoked yoghurt, honeyed nuts and seeds and sweet pickled radish

And why not have a side of their Halloumi Fries! Served with their HOT harissa & applewood smoked yoghurt.


Toastbusterstoastbusters canteen

All vegetarian & vegan toasted wraps

Grilled halloumi, Turkish peppers and caramelised onion, (veg)

‘Sparky Smoked Ratatouille’
Smoked paprika ratatouille, peppers, chickpea, onion and tomato (vegan)

‘Mozzo Blasto’
Mozzarella, red onion and pesto, sun-dried tomato and black olives (veg)

‘Buster Curry’
Potato curry, cumin, spinach, chilli, coriander (vegan)

All toasted wraps served with our slaw, Salad, relish and yoghurt


Victoria CreperieVictoria creperie

Freshly made artisan crepes with various toppings:
Fresh Lemon & Sugar
Nutella & Banana
White Choc & Oreos
Billionaire (caramel, chocolate, shortbread)
Victoria Special (banana, strawberries, Nutella, white choc)
Canteen exclusive cheesecakes & baklava

Boutique Bar
Taking control of the boutique bar this month is a bartender who worked his way up through the ranks, studying and working in Leicester for 8 years with appearances in a selection of old school venues, after which he made the move to work in London in a small but highly regarded cocktail bar called LAB. He tenured here for almost 3 years starting as a bar back and working his way up to the role of manager. Expect some classics and an amazing Pornstar Slushie! We welcome this month… Shiv Lal
shiv lal cocktails

Cultural Quarter Social Club
Canteen in association with Chutney Ivy is proud to launch a new event that incorporates great music, excellent cocktails and an easy laid back vibe. From 9pm-2am with Canteen DJs Fitz and Mr Hickford get in the party spirit at our very own Buena Vista Social Club. Tickets are just £5 and include a complimentary drink on arrival to celebrate the launch plus entry into a draw to win a meal voucher for dinner for six people with the Chutney Ivy Feast menu (total value £167.70 not including drinks). The draw will take place on the night. There are only 80 tickets available with no on the door sales, so don’t miss out. BUY TICKETS.

Cultural Quarter Social Club

See you there on Friday 25 August. In the meantime make sure you join the official Canteen Facebook event for the latest news and updates.