Comfort food with a bit of class

…I ate all the treble pies – beef and onion, curried chicken, cheese and vegetable…their pastry soft and fillings fresh… …Fish and chips, expertly battered cod fillet, crunch thick-cut chips and fine mush peas, are hard to fault. Likewise, a rich, oversized sausage roll made with pork shoulder, Dijon mustard and black pudding, and served…

Giggs and Neville cook off against Michelin-starred chefs

Here’s a title they won’t win! Former Manchester United team-mates Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville swapped their boots for frying pans ahead of the launch of their new restaurant. Giggs and Neville took part in a cook-off at the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in London to celebrate the opening of Cafe Football.  The pair…

Giggs and Neville stay on the bench

Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville today admitted that they can cook a little more than a bacon sandwich and a bolognese between them as they launched their new football- themed restaurant.  But the Manchester United stars said they knew about fine dining because they had visited the world’s best hotels and restaurants during their playing…

Giggs and Neville take inspiration from Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson left an indelible mark on all those who played under him at Manchester United.  And two key men from his reign at Old Trafford want to take his footballing philosophy into the culinary world. Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville will open Cafe Football in Stratford Westfield City next month and are determined…

Ryan Giggs: from footballs to dough Balls

He admits he can’t cook. So is that why the Manchester United legend is opening a resaturant with Gary Neville? Psychologically, Giggs explains, the nature of professional football doesn’t encourage long-term planning…For a long time, I never looked too far ahead…The two friends, though, were realistic, “We knew that we were coming to the end….

Masterclass by Cafe Football chef

Head chef of Cafe Football, the new venture by footballers Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, hosted a class for Newham College students this week.  Brendan Fyldes guided catering and hospitality students Trenia Malipot, 19 and Christian Ilie, 35 in cooking the restaurant’s signature dishes. Brendan said: “Working with these talented students has been fantastic, as…

CAFÉ FOOTBALL KICKS OFF AT WESTFIELD

In December 2013, former teammates Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs will officially open the new 140 seater restaurant, Café Football on The Street, Westfield Stratford, London. Feeding a love of food and love of football, the restaurant will capture that authentic football culture, with hints to the great game running throughout the menu and décor….

A feast of football – Evening Standard

MANY have been derided as the prawn sandwich eaters, but now Manchester United’s legion of southern fans can enjoy a whole new range of culinary delights at a restaurant being opened by two of their heroes — Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville.

Cafe Football to create 40 jobs

In December 2013 former Manchester United teammates Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs are launching an exciting new restaurant, Café Football in Stratford – a venture which will bring 40 jobs to the area.   The 140 seated capacity restaurant, located on The Street, Westfield Stratford City, will be the first in the UK and generate…