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Box on the Docks returns in partnership with SEVEN BRO7HERS
MediaCity’s popular outdoor dining concept Box on the Docks (BOTD) is set for another busy summer on the waterside piazza, for the first time in partnership with SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO. who will operate a rotating residency of delectable food and drink pop ups, along with live music and events for all ages.
This summer season, BOTD will be taking on a brand-new format in partnership with Salford-born SEVEN BRO7HERS BREWING CO., playing host to a rotating programme of independent food and drink vendors serving up the best pop-ups Salford and Manchester have to offer with an aim to give a platform to both emerging and established local brands.
SEVEN BRO7HERS, who also run its popular beer house in MediaCity, will also take over the Box on the Docks Bar, offering its award-winning independent beers along with guest beers from local craft breweries including Shindigger, Manchester Union Lager, and Pomona, as well as programming regular live music and events within the piazza.
Pop ups will include:
- The Tasty Greek serving up classic Greek gyros on the MediaCity piazza.
- Beigel will be offering freshly made bagels with new specials each day.
- Leading northwest distillery, Four Sis4ers Distillery will serve tasty tipples from a glamorous silver air stream using their handcrafted selection of spirits distilled in the heart of Salford Quays.
- A Few Scoops take two of life’s greatest pleasures, ice cream and cocktails and thrash them together to make some unbelievable treats. Whether it’s an Old Fashioned, infused with orange zest and bourbon, or a rich and creamy Piña Colada made with nothing but organic coconuts and pineapple (and rum, obvs), there is something for everyone.
- Plus, more still to be announced.
BOTD was Launched in 2020 as a way to help support local artists and the hospitality industry through the pandemic. The concept has grown from to strength to strength and there are plans to commission more local artists to decorate the space for this season.
Josie Cahill, MediaCity Place Director added: “There’s a real buzz of excitement as we look forward to another summer of Box on the Docks. The concept was born from a need to support our local hospitality partners and we are thrilled it has continued to prove such a successful platform for independents on our doorstep and visitors to MediaCity. We’re excited to be partnering with the SEVEN BRO7HERS team who will bring a host of fantastic new food and drink popups that will really bring the Piazza to life for visitors and residents alike.”
The original Box on the Docks concept saw an array of greenhouses and sheds positioned throughout the piazza, transformed by locally commissioned artists to bring vibrant and socially distanced outdoor dining spaces. These greenhouses have since been donated to local community outreach groups for a new lease of life enriching Salford’s outdoor wellbeing programmes.
This summer, Box on the Docks will be partnering with the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity with all money raised being donated towards A Bed Every Night, whilst the Salford Foodbank’s Gift Box also continues to be in situ accepting food donations to be distributed to local families in need.
For more information please visit: Box On The Docks – MediaCity.
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