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For those who tend to use the food outlets in the NEC, be warned it is going to be very busy this weekend as its the Autumn Fair (retailers and suppliers) using halls 1 - 5 which are round the Piazza entrance.

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is there a page or link that list what food places the NEC has. last time we didn't bother leaving the hotel really but think we may have to venture out and walk around a weeeeee bit for some nosh!

 

just wondering

thanks

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the only places I have eaten at in there are the Weatherspoons and subway.

 

scrap that, here you go

 

http://www.thenec.co.uk/foodanddrink

Food & DrinkThe dining experience at The NEC is tailor-made for each show or exhibition to make sure you are never far from great tasting food. We have a selection of different bar, café, sandwich shop and restaurant concepts that move to fit the audience of each unique event.

 

If you feel spoilt for choice, just ask one of our staff to direct you to the nearest findit food map to find the available food outlets at the particular show you’re visiting.

 

Below is just a taster of some of the food experiences you will come across on your visit to The NEC.

 

food&bar

Our newly refurbished food & bar concept offers a modern, clean self-service restaurant with a choice of sandwiches, salads and hot and cold meals. With seating for 200 in a spacious and bright dining area, these outlets provide calm among the buzz of the shows. Serving the widest choice of high quality foods available in one place, the trusted NEC food brand can provide something delicious for everyone.

 

foodmarket

Based on a market-place style, the NEC food market offers all the ingredients to find and eat tasty food quickly and without fuss. Offering customers choice and flexibility, foodmarket options are usually served in high quality take-away containers for those on the move.

 

foodexpress

Serving the highest standard of tasty sandwiches, salads, snacks and drinks that you’ve come to expect from us – but even quicker! We’ve handpicked our most popular takeaway options to provide you with the fastest way to enjoy food on to go.

 

foodfeature

While one week we may offer a deli, noodle bar or sausage and mash concept, the next week it may be a jacket potato or curry concept – the possibilities are endless for our customers who like plenty of choice!

 

foodcafébar

Ideal for a quick drink and a chat, the cafe bars can be found in halls 9 to 12 and offer an alternative place to grab a coffee or glass of wine. Ready-made sandwiches and snacks are also available.

 

The Exhibitionist

A relaxing table service restaurant and bar with a menu reflecting the freshest ingredients of the season. Guests can sit back and enjoy being spoilt with delicious quality food and contemporary stylish surroundings.

 

The Food Bank

Our self-service restaurants offer an extensive choice of hot and cold meals with plenty of seating to relax. Freshly prepared and served in a modern environment, the menu changes regularly.

 

The Damn Fine Sandwich Company

Experts in speciality sandwiches, The Damn Fine Sandwich Company serve a range of unusual breads with hot or cold fillings. Select a choice of bread, then add a filling! Alternatively, our salad favourites including Red Thai chicken salad and Buffalo Mozzarella with chargrilled vegetables are also popular options.

 

As part of the NEC’s multi-million pound investment programme, a select choice of branded food retailers have been invited to trade at the NEC.

The brand names have been specifically chosen to reflect the NEC’s own high standards in food quality, choice and service.

 

piazza deli

Piazza deli offers customers a wide range of fresh deli style dishes. A breakfast menu of croissants with jam and fresh fruit salad will set you up for the day, for lunch choose from a carvery of roast turkey, Cumberland sausage or salt beef with a choice of chutney and sauces. Speciality sandwiches and a selection of hot and cold drinks are also available.

 

Starbucks

One of the world's most iconic coffee brands offering a fine range of freshly roasted coffees, Italian-style espressos and ice-blended drinks, plus delicious hot and cold sandwiches, cakes and pastries.

 

Subway

One of the world's most iconic coffee brands offering a fine range of freshly roasted coffees, Italian-style espressos and ice-blended drinks, plus delicious hot and cold sandwiches, cakes and pastries.

 

JD Wetherspoon

One of the UK’s most popular free houses, JD Wetherspoon offers a friendly and comfortable atmosphere and serves good quality, great value food all day. The menus offer a mix of traditional British meals along with popular international dishes and a selection of alcoholic and soft drinks.

 

Pasty Presto

Prepared using free range, locally sourced and organic ingredients (wherever possible) the Pasty Presto menu predominantly serves freshly baked Cornish Pasties with a range of different fillings. Organic filled baguettes, soups, salads, a range of handmade cakes, fair trade coffee, fresh smoothies and ice cold drinks are also served.

Edited by Rhianydd

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There's more out on the airport side of the monorail, a Burger King and Italian resturant at least.

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o_O Thats way more food places than I found last time I was there XD Though there weren't any events going on when I was last there... the off license near the subway and weatherspoons was shut over the weekend T-T Though as theres stuff going on this time, it should stay open, right?

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