Food Van Hire

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Food Van Hire

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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Flipping and frying
Lincolnshire

Flipping and frying

Small family-run business of traditional fish and chips. Mobile catering that offers high-quality food and service. We cater for all types of events from 30-150 people. Anywhere from small...

Wrapstars Ltd
Essex

Wrapstars Ltd

Established in December 2020, we operate from a mobile trailer serving the best in Mexican street food. Wrapstars introduces our top class homemade toppings such as freshly sliced coriander, the...

Vegan and Vegetarian (Food in the Belly)
Westminster

Vegan and Vegetarian (Food in the Belly)

Food in the belly started in 2014, mainly because of our love for vegan and vegetarian food. All our burgers are plant base with zero trans-fat, zero cholesterol and free of GMO ingredients....

Kanteena
Lancashire

Kanteena

Kanteena provide: Mobile Bars Street Food Stretch Tents Event Management Services

FireCluck
Cambridgeshire

FireCluck

We are passionate about food and providing good quality service to our customers whether at a festival under our trading name 'FireCluck' or at a private event as 'FireTruck Bar n Grill' - We use '...

Saltire Fish and Chips ltd
Aberdeenshire

Saltire Fish and Chips ltd

Selling top-quality fish and seafood at reasonable prices. Fresh from the boat We are available for all events

FYND Pizza
Waltham Forest

FYND Pizza

FYND is an authentic handmade Neapolitan pizza pop-up available for events in London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Kent and Surrey. Please find an one of our menus below, but we would...

Pizza Panther
Bristol

Pizza Panther

A bit about me I have over 10 years professional cooking experience, mainly on Superyachts, but also in London restaurants and hotels. I decided to set my van up a couple of years ago and went to...

The Pizza Blues
Warwickshire

The Pizza Blues

We are passionate about pizza. Our hand-made dough is left to ferment for 48 hours and we source the finest ingredients from Italy. All cooked in a wood-fired oven. We provide a large 12-inch...

Birchwood Pizza
Greater Manchester

Birchwood Pizza

Birchwood Pizza was established in June 2020 We are Teresa and Yuri and we are Qualified Chefs with a love for growing our own food and we are very passionate about the services we provide to our...

HooF Flipped the Toastie
Cheshire

HooF Flipped the Toastie

We are also the creator of the famous Doughstie! So if you are after something a little quirky and different for your wedding or event... we are available.

Wilson's Street Food
Buckinghamshire

Wilson's Street Food

Established in 2018, Wilson’s Street Food is an independent family-run business that is led by Steve, a professional classically trained chef with many years of experience and a passion for creating...

Swegan Kitchen
Cheshire

Swegan Kitchen

Expect traditional street food staples with a Scandinavian twist as well as some Swedish street food classics.

Farmer Parsons Catering
Somerset

Farmer Parsons Catering

We slow grow and rear all of our own meats, with high welfare standards and flavour. We do 100% meat burgers with just a little seasoning, all gluten-free.. that’s nothing special, they are just meat...

Wood Fired Pizza Shack
Leicestershire

Wood Fired Pizza Shack

We are offering you the chance to have the best thin-crust wood-fired pizzas in the area at your event. Our delicious menu is a mix of all-time classics and our carefully selected favourite pizza...

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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. As well as a plethora of fantastic Food Vans, we also have a whole host of other suppliers. Why not hire a DJ too if you're organising a bigger event? Make sure to check out our detailed guide on DJ hire prices to find out everything you'll need to know!

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.