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The popularity of street food vans and the delicious food they produce makes catering vans an attractive choice for events and gatherings. Offering an array of all-time favourite foods as well as some more unusual and gourmet dishes, choosing a mobile food van for your event gives you some appetising options. For food van hire in your area browse below or request quotes.

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Busy Bee Events Corporate Ltd.
Hampshire

Busy Bee Events Corporate Ltd.

4.81818
4.8 11 reviews

We are a venue dressing specialists and equipment hire providers offering everything you need for your event whether it is big or small. We cater for Weddings, Corporate Events, Asian Weddings,...

Wild Pizza Co.
Bristol

Wild Pizza Co.

4.939395
4.9 11 reviews

We are a Bristol based company selling the best pizzas north of Naples! We cover the South West and South Wales and can be found at events, weddings, festivals and markets. We make pizzas using a...

The Italian Stallion
Leicestershire

The Italian Stallion

4.969695
5 11 reviews

At The Italian Stallion we serve authentic Neapolitan wood fired pizza, from a stunning converted vintage horse trailer. Our delicious pizzas and the theatre of the wood fired oven bring a very...

The Gastropod
Nottinghamshire

The Gastropod

4.933335
4.9 10 reviews

A funky bespoke mobile catering pod specialising in small weddings, festivals, corporate events and private parties. We can provide delicious street food from burgers, pulled pork and curries to...

Kelly's Outside Catering Limited
Kent

Kelly's Outside Catering Limited

5
5 10 reviews

We have numerous food options, our bespoke fish and chip van. Or our hot potato trailer which is styled after an old fashioned tram. Both have the maximum health rating of 5.

The Focaccia Co
Hampshire

The Focaccia Co

5
5 10 reviews

The Focaccia Co is a street food business based in Hampshire. We specialise in toasted sandwiches, using freshly baked focaccia bread, all served from our vintage 1973 Citroen H van, Herbert. You can...

Chilled and Grilled
Leicestershire

Chilled and Grilled

5
5 10 reviews

The menu's we offer will depend entirely on the clients needs and wants. This could range from a traditional full English breakfast, a range of gourmet burgers including fish, vegetarian and Vegan...

The JR Food Company
Suffolk

The JR Food Company

5
5 10 reviews

The JR food company serves the very best food from our trusty trailer. Choose from delicious Thai curries, burritos, pulled pork and chicken rolls or traditional pancakes.

The Forager
Essex

The Forager

5
5 10 reviews

Sustainable, Affordable & Delicious. ​We provide you with your favourite meals for all occasions. All meals are handmade using organic or sustainably sourced produce, served on bio-degradable or...

Cornerstone Kitchen
West Midlands

Cornerstone Kitchen

5
5 10 reviews

British Street Food, Carefully Sourced Ingredients based around the UK seasons served from our bespoke Airstream Trailer.

Perfect Baps
Pembrokeshire

Perfect Baps

4.933335
4.9 10 reviews

PERFECT BAPS MOBILE CATERING PACKAGES We provide a friendly, tasty and cost effective alternative for any event requirements that you may need. From weddings, corporate events, birthday parties...

Summertime IceCreams
Wiltshire

Summertime IceCreams

4.766665
4.8 10 reviews

Summertime ice cream are available to hire for any sized event or function plus offer wholesale goods. Our fleet of ice cream vans are available locally across Wiltshire and beyond. We are also...

The Cherry Bars & Events
Dorset

The Cherry Bars & Events

4.966665
5 10 reviews

Based in the heart of Dorset, the Cherry Bar is the latest addition to Cherry Picked Hampers. We cover Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire & Devon. The Cherry Bar & Events provide mobile bar...

Nosh Mobile Catering
Croydon

Nosh Mobile Catering

4.88889
4.9 9 reviews

We are a mobile gourmet burger van with a difference. We make all our own burgers, beef and chicken and also homemade fish finger sandwiches. We can cater for corporate events, private parties and...

Truly Scrumptious
Hampshire

Truly Scrumptious

4.74074
4.7 9 reviews

My business Truly Scrumptious will be a new and fresh look at your wedding. I will serving a perfectly cooked tasty Belgium waffle with delicious toppings full of goodness down to naughty chocolate...

Baja Cantina
Buckinghamshire

Baja Cantina

5
5 9 reviews

We are Baja Cantina based out of Milton Keynes. Lovers of adventure, surf, sunshine and tacos! 'Eddie' our vintage Citroën van serves up fresh and fun Mexican inspired food. We offer delicious,...

The Gourmet Sausage Box
Cheshire

The Gourmet Sausage Box

4.962965
5 9 reviews

We sell Gourmet Sausage out of a vintage 1970 Rice horse box. We serve many different flavoured sausage all made by my local butcher in my village of Caerwys in North Wales. Although sausages are...

Lily's Dough
Aberdeenshire

Lily's Dough

4.88889
4.9 9 reviews

Our beautifully renovated horsebox can come to your event where we will freshly prepare delicious woodfired pizzas using a fine selection of both locally- sourced and authentic Italian ingredients. A...

Jolly Rogers
Lincolnshire

Jolly Rogers

5
5 9 reviews

Our family has been in the fish and chip business for nearly 50 years now with the van been running for over 20 of them. We pride ourself on been friendly and providing traditional good quality...

Fallone's Pizzas
Dundee City

Fallone's Pizzas

4.962965
5 9 reviews

Fallone's Pizzas is a mobile artisan authentic Neapolitan Pizza catering service. We are a family business providing delicious authentic wood-fired pizzas to any location from our converted...

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Killins Kitchen

Killins Kitchen offer West Country food and catering services in Bristol and beyond in their unique food van. All of their meat is obtained from a local family butchers and all fish is obtained from local independent fish merchants, ensuring high quality and personal service. Able to cater for weddings, parties, private or corporate functions and festivals, Killins Kitchen serve their wide range of produce from their specialist food van.

What do you need to know from an organiser in order to provide a comprehensive quote?

To provide an accurate quote, I need to know as much as they do about the event they are organising. Obviously, the date and start time, as well as how long the trade will last and whether there are any obstacles. This could be the location, dietary requirements or lack of power and water. I also need to know how many they want catering for and what they have in mind - burgers or fillet steak! The more they tell me, the more accurate I can be.

What advice would you give to a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?

I would check their reviews and see what other people are saying about their services. Always ask about the produce and their limitations, strengths and weaknesses. This will help you formulate whether the provider is right for you and give you confidence in booking them. I'd also ask if they can offer something slightly different. Even if you don't necessarily want it, it is good to see how accommodating they are to your needs.

Please tell us a little bit about how and why you started the business.

Killins Kitchen came about when I hit the big 30! I studied hospitality management in Switzerland and worked as a restaurant manager since I graduated in many large companies. Whilst enjoying it, I had this overwhelming urge to have my own business and offer my customers great quality produce at fantastic value. I knew I could offer a better product to the public at a better price so why work hard for someone else when I can work hard for myself.

Please tell us about a booking you've had through Add to Event, how did it go? Would you recommend us to others?

I have my own regular pitch but I rely on Add to Event to gain larger events. I have been with Add to Event for over two years now and I can not recommend them highly enough. At any event that I get talking to other traders I always mention them, as I believe it is a great platform for any business to be a part of. Every event I have done has been successful but one that stands out for me was a glamping site at Glastonbury festival. It was a new venture for the organiser and we were both eager to have a great experience. I would serve 300 people breakfast, from the van, in a space of 2 hours each day and then stay open for lunch and dinner throughout the festival. Everyone enjoyed the food and through Add to Event I now have a great contact and will be back this year with the site being twice the size. Through this platform I have gained many positive events and formed great working relationships. I will always recommend the website as I would be lost without it.

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Booking a Food Van

Jacket potatoes, ice creams, burritos, pizza and specialist teas are just some of the intriguing options catering vans can offer your event. Perhaps you’re organising a market or local event and need a street food van that’s going to draw in a crowd, maybe you’re looking for something unique for your wedding, or perhaps you’re a foodie and want a specialist hot food van at your next event.

Whatever your criteria our list of suppliers offer something for everyone. Whichever fast food van or caterer you choose, they will work with you help make your event a success. If you're looking something even more lavish, why not check out our fantastic selection of grazing table caterers? Browse suppliers for some inspiration or use our quote request form to contact available suppliers in your area.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to hire a food van?
The cost of hiring a food van can vary depending on a number of factors including the number of guests, length of hire and where they are based. One way of cutting down costs is to have guests to pay for the food themselves, thus cutting down the hire charge. If you’re ready to hire you can gain multiple quotes from local suppliers using our request quotes form.

How can I find a cheap food van for my event?
As with anything in life, you get what you pay for so do make sure you’re considering quality as well as price. By opting for a food van over a sit down meal, the cost is certain to be less as you won't need to hire any tableware, you may well save yourself some more money too as there won’t be any need to hire staff either.

What types of food vans are available to hire?
The great thing about food vans is that they come in all shapes and sizes. Add to Event can help find you a caterer serving out of Citroen H Vans or even old ambulances! As well as different styles of vehicles, there’s a wide range of cuisines available from burger vans to Asian mobile catering.

Can I hire vegetarian food vans and vegan food vans?
Food Vans can almost always cater for dietary requirements, including gluten free, and will often have prepared for this in advance. This is something that you should discuss with your provider well before the event.

Can I hire a food van for a wedding?
Food vans are a great choice of food for weddings, particularly those going for a festival vibe wanting multiple cuisines! Because of the type of food typically served by food vans, serving times can be quite quick too so this works very well when providing evening food.

What do food vans need to operate?
Many food vans are self-sufficient and others that rely on exterior power will often supply their own generators. However, some may require external power or water to operate and so it is important to ask your caterer about this before the event. If your provider requires these external supplies, make sure to check with your venue that these will be available.

Is there anything else I should be aware of?
All food vans should have a valid health and hygiene certificate to show when asked. As well as this, it’s a good idea to make sure they have Public Liability Insurance too.