Canteen celebrates its 2nd birthday this week with the biggest street food event Leicester has seen on New Market Square. Now we’ve got all of the menu info and your chance to win the ultimate Saturday with Canteen & Chang.
Head on over to Facebook and Instagram where you can enter to win 2 tickets to see LCFC v Fulham, followed by post-match beers at Canteen and 2 dishes for you and your chosen guest. We’ll announce the winner at midday on Friday 8 March!
Canteen’s birthday celebrations run from 4pm – 11pm on Friday 8 March and from Midday – 11pm on Saturday 9 March. There will be 9 awesome traders each day, as well as cocktails, music, beers and more. You’ll also have the chance to win awesome prizes including a signed LCFC football, restaurant vouchers, gin and more in the big Canteen raffle. Every time you buy a drink from specific bars you’ll get a raffle ticket into the draw, or you can buy raffle tickets for £1. The draw will take place at 9.30pm on Saturday night.
So, onto the menus…
Bournville Waffles – Friday
Nutella, vanilla whipped cream, brownie bites, crushed nuts, chocolate fudge sauce and a Ferrero Rocher on top.
Vanilla clotted cream fudge pieces, Belgian chocolate chips, Dulce de Leche caramel & vanilla whipped cream topped with a chocolate fudge sauce.
Vanilla cheesecake cream, hobnob biscuit crumb, fresh raspberries, homemade raspberry coulis and raspberry powder topped with white chocolate shards.
Chocolate Mousse, vanilla whipped cream, Dulce de Leche caramel & chocolate fudge sauce, topped with Rolos.
Nutella & Banana
Nutella, vanilla whipped cream, fresh banana & chocolate fudge sauce.
Brownie bites, Belgian chocolate chips, white chocolate shards, vanilla whipped cream with chocolate fudge sauce and loads of honeycomb.
Vanilla cheesecake cream, crushed oreos, fresh strawberries, Belgian chocolate drops & chocolate fudge sauce.
Cleopatras Kitchen – Friday
Taa’maya – vegan
Freshly baked Arabic bread with a blend of deep fried fava beans, dill and leeks. Pomegranate, garlic tomato, pickled red cabbage, homemade tahini and chilli sauce
Lamb or Chicken Kofte
Freshly baked Arabic bread with either chicken or lamb. Pomegranate, garlic tomato, pickled red cabbage, homemade tahini and chilli sauce
Za’labya – vegan
A blend of deep fried flour, sugar beet and corn flour. Served with dark Belgian chocolate and sprinkled with pistachio & hazelnut.
Fat Snags – Friday
Heinz Ketchup, French’s American Mustard, Toasted Onion
BBQ PIT BOY
Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce, Baconnaise, Toasted Onion
TALK TO FRANK
Franks Red Hot, Blue Cheese Dressing, Toasted Onion Chives
DIRTY HARRY (Special)
Oozy Cheddar, Cheese Roast, Tomato Relish, Secret ‘SNAG’ Sauce, Toasted Onion
Flying Cows – Saturday
Aged Dexter beef patty, American cheese, red onions, lettuce, house mayo
Aged Dexter Beef Patty, Blue Stilton Cheese, Sliced Chorizo, Homemade Chorizo Jam, Lettuce, Red Onions, Garlic Mayo
Aged Dexter beef patty, truffle mayo, candied smoked bacon, American cheese, lettuce, red onion
Get Wurst – Saturday
Currywurst & Fries
Sliced pork bratwurst served on skin on rosemary salted fries with our homemade warm curry tomato sauce served with sweet pickles (GF)
The original German classic – pork wurst served in a brioche bun with sauerkraut, IPA fried onions and pickles
The Smokey One
Like the original bratwurst with an intense smokey flavour, served in a brioche bun with sauerkraut IPA fried onions and pickles
The Cheesey One (Canteen Special)
Smoked pork bratwurst filled with emmental cheese, served in a brioche bun with IPA fried onions, sauerkraut and pickles
Vegan Currywurst & Fries
Sliced seitan Bratwurst served on skin on rosemary salted fries with our homemade warm curry tomato sauce served with sweet pickles (VG)
Seiten bratwurst served in a soft bun with IPA fried onions, sauerkraut and pickles (VG)
Goody Gujarati – Friday
India’s chip butty burger. A spicy potato vada in a brioche bun with peanut crunch, coconut sambol, tamarind, coriander chutney & Bombay onions.
The humble samosa jazzed up with oodles of texture & flavour. tamarind sauce, coriander chutney, sevmamra, yogurt, Bombay onions, black chickpeas & tomatoes
Shoestring fries tossed through a spicy chilli mix topped with tamarind sauce, toasted sesame & spring onions
Gravy Train – Friday & Saturday
Classic poutine of skin-on fries, squeaky cheese curds and a beef or mushroom gravy
The Budapest (Vegan version available)
Skin-on fries, squeaky cheese curds and a beef or mushroom gravy, topped with crispy onions, roasted red peppers, soured cream and smoked paprika
Skin-on fries, squeaky cheese curds and beef gravy topped with mapled bacon, sauteed garlic mushrooms and caramelised red onions
Skin-on fries, squeaky cheese curds and beef gravy topped with beer-poached BBQ chicken, mapled bacon, soured cream and smoked paprika
Skin-on Fries, Squeaky Cheese Curds and Beef Gravy topped with a hearty Beef Bolognese, Parmesan Cheese and Fresh Basil
Grill Brazil – Friday & Saturday
Spicy samba sausage; slices of Picanha steak and fried onions served with rice, vinaigrette of fresh tomatoes, onions and parsley; chimichurri sauce and farofa.
Mild calabresa-style sausage; slices of Picanha steak and fried onions served with rice, vinaigrette of fresh tomatoes, onions and parsley; chimichurri sauce and farofa.
Barbecued steak wraps.
Tortilla wraps filled with Picanha steak and onions; served with lettuce; vinaigrette of fresh tomatoes, onions and parsley; garlic mayonnaise and choice of additional sauces
Jade Rabbit – Friday & Saturday
Kung Pao skin on salt n pepper fries
Korean crispy Gangjeong chicken oyster thigh bone in skin on for extra flavour and Asian slaw
Japanese Karaage chicken breast strips with Kung Pao skin on salt n pepper fries on the side and katsu gravy
King Bao with Korean Gangjeong Fried Chicken Asian slaw peanut crumb and siracha aioli
King Bao with Japanese Karaage Chicken Asian slaw peanut crumb and sriracha aoli
Crispy Taiwanese Aubergine Bao
Salt n Pepper Banana Blossom Bao
Korean crispy seitan chicken wings and Asian slaw
Jackfruit chicken nuggets with skin on Kung po salt n pepper fries with Katsu gravy
Crispy Tempura Broccoli Bombs
Low N Slow – Friday
Suffolk Lamb Barbacoa tostada.
Wild garlic green sauce. Pickled onion. Crema. Cashew.
Hereford X Angus Chopped brisket chilli, cheese and Bacon Bun
Kale and Hispi slaw, B&B pickles. Red eye mayo
Oak smoked Tamworth Pork belly taco.
Crema. Kimchi slaw
20 Hour oak smoked Packington farm pork shoulder bun.
House BBQ sauce. B&B pickles, kale and Hispi slaw
Press de Cuba – Saturday
Mojo marinated pork, honey roasted ham, swiss cheese, American mustard and pickles
Mojo marinated pork, honey roasted ham, salami, swiss cheese, American mustard and pickles
Slow roast pork, red slaw, creole mayo and pickles
Cuban spiced jackfruit, red slaw, swiss cheese, American mustard and pickles
Cuban seasoning and pineapple & chipotle sauce
Street Chef – Friday & Saturday
Halloumi fries & mushroom Cajun ketchup
Sweet potato red pepper and chilli nuggets and vegan Chorizo – vegan
Chilli chicken quesadillas and halloumi fries
Urban Cheesecake – Saturday
Canteen Birthday Bonanza
White choc bueno, Lotus biscoff caramel sauce, Lotus biscoff pieces
The Lottery Winner
Shards of Lindt chocolate, sea salted caramel sauce, smashed buttered shortbread
The Dark Dark Wood
Double chocolate brownie, kirsch infused clack cherry, chocolate truffle sauce, crumbled slated chocolate
The Italian Job
Espresso chocolate sauce, vanilla bean cream Anglais, lotus biscuits
The Old Gals Trifle
Fresh strawberries, raspberry jelly coulis, vanilla bean cream Anglais, crumbled flake
The Nutty Professor
Nutella chocolate sauce, sea salted caramel, Reeces peanut butter cups, kinder bueno
Yardbirds – Saturday
Dirty Clucker Burger
Buttermilk fried chicken, smoked streaky bacon, Yardbirds’ cheese sauce, pickles, iceberg lettuce and house mayo.
Buffalo Bird Burger
Buttermilk fried chicken, spicy buffalo sauce, iceberg lettuce and house blue cheese sauce.
Chicken & Waffles
The American classic; buttermilk fried chicken with maple syrup and hot sauce on a waffle.
Fries & Cheesy fries
Gin & Prosecco Bar
Gin with Soda & Prosecco and a fruit flavour of your choice of Cherry, Peach, Strawberry, Blood Orange
Gin & Tonic (various tonic flavours & mixers available)
Selection of soft drinks
Beer & Koppaberg Cider Bar
Koppaberg Black cider
Koppaberg Passion fruit cider
Selection of beers
Campfire Cocktail Menu
Henny Colada Slushie
Classic | Frozen | Roasted Pineapple | Coconut Cream
Garnish: Hennessey Cognac Miniature
Pink Frosé Slushie (Friday Only)
Frozen| rosé | Rose syrup | Pink Lemonade
Garnish: Candy floss
One Wolf Mud Pack Slushie (Saturday Only)
Frozen | Lone Wolf Vodka | Coffee Liqueur| Cream | Cookie syrup |
Garnish: Oreo cookies … lots of oreos!
Mayan Love Story
La Medida Mezcal | Cream Soda | Mango Sorbet | Blue raspberry
Garnish: Popping Candy
Sweet Home Brew
Evan Wiliams Bourbon | Root Beer | Cinnamon| Vanilla Ice cream Float
Garnish: Toasted Marshmallow
Stay Puft Marshmallow Porter
Tailgate Grapefruit IPA
Frambuzi Sour Ale
Virgin Pina Colada
Soda Folk Cream Soda
Soda Folk Root Beer
Chang Tuk Tuk
Grab a Chang Beer straight from the Tuk Tuk
As well as the food there’ll be music from the Superfly City DJs, providing a mix of funk & soul and upbeat sounds. Music producer and DJ Dirty Secretz will be playing later in the evening and there’ll be an after party taking place nearby, with details to be announced soon.
Friday 8 March 4pm-11pm
Saturday 9 March 12pm-11pm
New Market Square, Leicester. LE1 5HB. Entrance on Market Place South. Toilets available on site.
Entry is free before 7pm and then just £1 afterwards. Under 14s are free at all times as are university students, council workers, NHS staff, emergency services and armed forces.