The Gin Cupboard (Under the Stairs) is the newest addition to Guerrilla Eats

Now with passion for gin...

One of Manchester’s pop-up food party specialists, Guerrilla Eats, has its sixth event at the Shudehill Wonder Inn this Saturday night, and will be inviting hungry guests into The Gin Cupboard (Under the Stairs) from something a little stronger to wash their meal down with.

‘a simple passion for
all things gin’

Inspired by a simple passion for all things gin, The Gin Cupboard stocks at least twenty of the spirits, as well as tonics and garnishes in its cosy nook. Amongst others, some of the standout drinks will be the dry Junípero Gin (Anchor Distilling, San Franscisco) garnished with rhubarb, and the Few’s Barrel Aged (Illinois), distilled in oak barrels and presented with orange. Their mission is to serve the perfect Gin & Tonic to each and every customer, and its part of Guerrilla Eats’ wider expansion to its street trader repertoire.

Guerrilla Eats co-founder Scott Power comments: “We’re halfway through our 12 week residency at The Wonder Inn now, and the beauty of the building is that it is constantly evolving. We’re incredibly happy with the food offering, so now we’re growing into the space and each week we’re adding something new. Given that we know and love to sip a fair few G&Ts, a Gin bar seemed the obvious addition and it’s looking to be a big hit.

“We’ve also hosted pop-up gigs and live art, we’ve brought in some old school video games and now have big plans for some guerrilla (and gorilla) style fun for the coming weeks.”

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Still firmly focused on food, the rest of this week’s lineup will feature American style frankfurters from Dirty Dogs, Big Grillie Style’s grilled cheese sandwiches, Cantonese street food from Dim Sum Su’s and dirty gourmet burgers from Dirty Food Revolution. For those with a sweet tooth, Madame Francois’s crepes will also be in attendance.

Bangers and Bacon has also produced a 30-seater dining room on the first floor, offering two sittings per Saturday for a completely bespoke five course menu – created with seasonal ingredients, their own, award winning sausages and dry cured bacon.

This week the craft beers rotating onto the upstairs bar will be Ozark Pale (Track Brewing Co), Californian Love (Roustabout Brewing Co), Pale Ale (The Runaway Brewery), Space Invader & Canadian Chainsaw Massacre (Alphabet Brewing Co), Small Beer & Bean Brothers Espresso Stout (Squawk Brewing Co) in addition to the fully stocked bar.

As ever, admission is free, and Guerrilla Eats is family friendly, with kids welcome until 9pm.

Contact & tickets

To buy tickets for this week’s Bangers and Bacon Chef’s Table, go to eventbrite.



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