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In the last few years the food scene in Cardiff has exploded. Following the global street food trend, Cardiff’s pop food events have taken the hungry to new and creative places. The pop-up eateries are made up of an eclectic mix of small passionate food pioneers and have people queuing around the block. Best get in line for...

Hang Fire Smokehouse

BBQ food at Hangfire Smokehouse

BBQ at Hangfire Smokehouse, Cardiff by Christopher Au
Run by two young Southern-style BBQ enthusiasts who toured the states for inspiration, Cardiff pop-up phenomenon Hangfire has risen to become a juggernaut in the Cardiff food scene. Expect mouth-watering brisket, pulled pork, ribs and chicken with a healthy dose of pickles, ‘slaw and creamed corn on the side. Punters come in their droves for the sinfully delicious pull-apart meat. You’ll definitely be back for more.

Feeling hungry? Hang Fire Smokehouse takes over the kitchen at Brewdog, Cardiff on 26 March and 30th April, 18:00 til sold out.

To find out where Hang Fire Smokehouse will be popping-up next follow their Twitter @hangfirebbq and www.facebook/HangFireSmokehouse.

Got Beef

Three men in front of a sign for Got Beef burger restaurant

Got Beef, Cardiff

 by Sam Dimond

If you like a burger bursting with flavour then head to Got Beef. Using award winning Welsh Black Beef, all gourmet burgers are created and made by owner Cai Pritchard who drew inspiration for his venture from his travels around Thailand and the US. Originally a pop up event, Cai has made the leap to his permanent bar and kitchen on Whitchurch Road, located just outside the city centre. The menu features burgers such as the Bombay, Dirty South and Soprano as well as a daily special board. Delicious.

To find out where Got Beef will be popping-up next follow their Twitter @Gotbeefco and

Ffwrnes Pizza

Two men stood in front of a pizza oven

Ffwrnes Pizza, Cardiff

 by Sam Dimond

Ffwrnes is the coming together of two Carmarthenshire boys, Jez and Ieuan, creating delicious pizza from the back of a three wheeled van. Built from the love of pizza, their aim is simple; to use local produce and traditional artisan techniques to make the most delicious Neapolitan style wood fired pizza in the land!

Feeling hungry? Head to Pop-Up 161, Ffwrnes’ next Pop-Up Pizza restaurant every Friday night throughout March from 18:00 - 21:30 at The Breakfast Bar, 161 Cowbridge Road East, Canton, Cardiff.

To find out where Ffwrnes will be popping-up next follow their Twitter @ffwrnes and

Jol's Food

Jol's Food Co. brings you fine local artisan food all served up from a big food truck. Find Jol at pop-up restaurants, festivals and top quality events in Wales and beyond.

To find out where Jols Food will be popping-up next follow their Twitter

Meat & Greek

Meat and Greek food stall at pop up food event in Cardiff

Meat and Greek, Cardiff

 by Sam Dimond

A Cardiff based Greek Cypriot family sharing their passion for traditional Greek Souvlaki with the rest of the community. Generous portions and great value make their pork, chicken & halloumi Souvlaki well worth a try.

To find out where Meat & Greek will be popping-up next follow their Twitter @meatandgreek.

Street Food Cardiff

People eating at a Street Food Cardiff pop up food event

A pop-up food event in Cardiff

 by Sam Dimond

Street Food Cardiff is an independent collective of street food traders with taste and flavour. Revolutionising the dining options of the city we offer great quality food without paying for the white table cloth.

Feeling hungry? Street Food Cardiff will be at the Old Stable Yard, John Street, Cardiff every Friday and Saturday throughout May and June 2015.

To find out more and keep up to date follow Street Food Cardiff on Twitter @streetfoodcdf.

Riverside Market

This wonderful farmers market runs along the bank of the River Taff opposite the Principality Stadium in the heart of Cardiff. Every Sunday local food producers gather to sell their produce to the people of Cardiff. Stallholders range from cheese specialists to green grocers to butchers and bread and cake makers.

To find out when Riverside Market will be popping-up next follow their Twitter @RCMAmarkets.