07/10/2014 14:30

British Street Food awards

people at the British street food awards on Millennium Square

Congratulations to all those who took part in The British Street Food Awards that took place on Millennium Square on 26 – 28 September. The event was a huge success and thankfully the weather was great too!

Congratulations go to Leeds based Fu-Schnickens, the winner of the ‘Best of the Best’ award. It’s been wonderful to see the Street Food scene in Leeds grow both in size and in quality over the past few years. We really are establishing ourselves as a centre for Street Food excellence.

The rest of the winners were:

People’s Choice

Little Blue Smokehouse

Best Snack

Woodland mushroom, roasted pepper and spinach pakoras, with a raw slaw citrus salad (Fresh Rootz)

Best Main

East coast fish and chips (Fish&)

Best Burger

Sumo – Gyu Dare marinated beef patty, crispy togarashi onions, cucumber ribbons, wasabi ketchup, tossed sesame oil, beansprout and watercress salad finished with a sesame topped bun (Original Patty Men)

Best Drink

Schnapps made from my Uncle Ludwig (HY Kitchen from Vienna)

Best Sandwich

Ham Shank Redemption — our own smoked free range ham hock in a wrap with smashed peas and mint, homemade black pud, and mustard pickled fennel and cucumber (The Cauldron)

Best Dessert

Licorice chocolate pots (Antto Melasniemi from Helsinki)

Best Overseas Trader

Nordic Street Food from Malmo

Best Street Food Collective

Guerilla Eats (Manchester)

Best Street Food Event

Digbeth Dining Club (Birmingham)

Best Looking Mobiler 

Hip Hop Chip Shop

Best Newcomer 


Leeds City Council played a large role in the management of the event and we were delighted to see it be so successful. We’d love to hear any comments you have regarding the British Street Food Awards. Please send any comments to markets@leeds.gov.uk