Taste Manchester

How to Order

Get in touch with your booking either by

Calling - 0161 30 (6 4083)
E-mailing - tastemanchester@manchester.ac.uk

Once your order has been confirmed you will be sent a booking form detailing the items ordered and the delivery details. Please check that all of the information on here is correct.

We do ask that when booking you give as much notice as possible, preferably 3 working days, but we understand that occasionally bookings need to be made at the last minute. We will endeavour to deliver at short notice but this may effect the items you are able to order.

Changes to your booking

If you need to amend an order prior to your event please call or e-mail one of our team quoting your booking reference number to let them know. Your booking will be amended where possible to reflect the changes and you will be sent a revised booking confirmation.


Cancellations must be confirmed by e-mail and charges are as follows:

More than 48 hours - No Charge
Between 24 and 48 hours - 50% charge
Less than 24 hours - Full charge

Final numbers

We ask customers to confirm final numbers two working days before the event. However, we understand that things can change and will try to accommodate where possible. Reductions in final numbers may incur a charge.

Allergens and special dietary requirements

A full list of ingredients and allergen information for all items can be supplied on request. We can cater for most dietary requirements just let us know what they are at the time of booking and our team will go through the alternatives available.


Please book your order to arrive 30 minutes before it is required and make sure there is access to the room and a table provided for it to be set up on. There are no delivery or setup charges on orders, however we do ask that the minimum order is for £25 within the Core Hours 8am – 6pm Monday to Friday. For deliveries outside of these core hours please contact ext. 64083 to be advised of any charges.

For weekend deliveries the minimum order value is £100 and the following delivery charges will apply:

  • Morning or Afternoon Delivery £75
  • All Day Service Delivery £150

Staff Charge

Food orders for numbers of 100 people and above will be served free of charge. Should you require an order for less than 100 to be served please speak to one of the team ext. 64083 who will be happy to supply you with a cost.


Payment can be made via internal charge or debit / credit card. All prices quoted exclude VAT. VAT at the current rate will be added to invoices for all customers other than those of The University of Manchester.

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