Canteen is back on Friday 23 February to celebrate its first birthday and here is all the must know menu news! They’ll be welcoming some of the customers’ favourites from the past year along with a few new traders added to the mix! Plus you can look forward to some special Canteen birthday exclusive dishes.

As always Canteen runs from 5pm to 10pm (children welcome until 9pm) at Leicester’s LCB Depot. Join in the party!

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The Menus


Baked In Brick
European Street Food Award Winners 2017 (Best of the Best & Best Dish)

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BBQ Chicken Tikka Wrap
Sourdough Flatbread, Salad & Sauce 

BBQ Chicken Tikka Burrito
Sourdough Flatbread Goan Spiced Rice, Salad & Sauce 

Masala Cod Sliders
Coriander Chutney, Chick Pea and Lentil Purée – Canteen Birthday Special

BIB Beef Rib
Aubrey Allen 28 day aged Dandy Beef Ribs, Pomegranate Molasses, BBQ Sauce Pomegranate & Mango Salsa


Dim Sum Su
British Street Food Award Winners 2017 – People’s Choice

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Spicy Crispy Beef Bao
Canteen Birthday Special

Korean Fried Chicken Bao

Taiwanese Chicken Bao

Salt n Pepper Squid Bao
Canteen Birthday Special

Sweet Pepper Bao (Veggie, Vegan on request)

Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken with Salt n Pepper Tater Tots

Popcorn Broccoli and Cauliflower bites with Salt n Pepper Tater Tots (Veggie Vegan)

Chinese Style Salt n Pepper Fries


English Indian
British Street Food Awards 2017 Finalist

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Fish & Chips English Indian Style
Fresh pakora battered Ccod, Chat masala seasoned chips, Madras chip shop curry sauce, Fresh mint & chilli, Garden mushy peas, dressed with lime, coriander & red onion

Halloumi & Chips English Indian Style
Spiced pakora battered halloumi, Chat masala seasoned chips, Madras chip shop curry sauce, Fresh mint & chilli, Garden mushy peas, dressed with sweet chilli jam, coriander & red onion



Canoodle street food

Vietnamese triple cooked belly pork with chilli pineapple salsa
Canteen Birthday Special

Malaysian Beef Rendang

Vietnamese Chilli Pepper Squid

Korean Fried Chicken

Thai Green Pumpkin Curry

Korean Tofu Popcorn


Street Souvlaki

street 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/loukaniko)

Greek Vegan Kebab


Urban Cheesecake

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Fresh pineapple, coconut white chocolate sauce, spiced rum caramel sauce, lime zest – Canteen Birthday Special

Kirsch soaked cherries, chocolate truffle sauce, salted chocolate pieces

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



To celebrate Chinese New Year, Cosmopolitan Arts will have workshops running through the evening and there is also a Lion Dance with firecrackers to look forward to.

Leicester Comedy Festival will have various comedians throughout the evening:
17:00 – 18:00 Adham Fisher: Extreme Commuter 10 £8 Adv
18:30 – 19:30 Ishi Khan-Jackson: I’m Migrant! The Remix £FREE
20:00 – 21:00 Mission Impossible Ipswich: The Director’s Cut £FREE
21:30 – 23:00 Crooked Hand Productions: Five Reasons Why (I Quit Teaching) £6 Adv

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As always they will have their resident DJ’s – 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. The bar returns this year with a brand new menu!

canteen boutique bar

Tailgate Bar (Boutique Bar)

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. More information will be released closer to the event.

canteen sailor jerry

Canteen Birthday After Party

Canteen’s sister brand “Tailgate” hosts the official after party at The Shed on Yeoman 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 craft beer offers all night.

Join the After Party fun.

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