Eats From The Streeet Review | Mayflower Shopping, Basildon, Essex

Hi Everyone, Mr H here.  Mrs H is currently on rest for pregnancy issues (she has an irritable uterus).  I have taken over the blog and socials for the last week and will continue to do so for the next week at least (who says I wouldn’t make a great Insta husband hey!).  As part of my two week blog takeover I was lucky enough to be invited to Mayflower Shopping in Basildon for their Eats From The Street weekend.  Eats From The Street is a pop up Food Festival.  If you are looking for family days out then do check out Mrs H’s A-Z of Free Family Days Out In Herts & Essex.

Eats From The Street Pop Up Food Festival Red Bus

I had a little trouble finding the event as Sat Nav sent me the wrong way at the very last roundabout – typical!  I eventually found the Mayflower Shopping Retail Park and I don’t really know how I managed to miss it the first time; there was a huge double decker red bus with the FOOD along side it!

The Eats From The Street pop up was conveniently located for anyone who wanted to do a spot of shopping and then head to Eats From The Street for a spot of food.  Mayflower Shopping has many household names including Boots, Next, Clarks and Mothercare – Its lucky Mrs H was stuck at home on rest as I think she may well have spent a fortune at Mayflower Shopping given that it has all of her favourite shops!

Eats From The Street Review - Stalls

I was here for the food and the food alone so I headed straight to Eats From The Street.  The pop up had a few food stalls including my personal favourite Mama’s Donuts.  The pop up was a little smaller than I was expecting; I would have preferred to see more food outlets.  The pop up was a lovely idea and had a nice chilled atmosphere with the live music, the red bus to dine on and quite a few activities for children including connect 4 – which I must admit even I enjoyed playing. The weather was quite wet & miserable on the day I attended and I think that had put some people off which is a shame as it would have been nice to see the event busier.

Eats From The Street Review - Mamas Donuts - Jam Donuts

Eats From The Street Review - Mamas Donuts - Chocolate Donuts

Disclosure: I was paid to attend the Eats From The Street Pop Up – all opinions are my own honest ones.

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  1. 30th August 2018 / 11:48 pm

    I was born and raised in Basildon! I often visit my family and shop at Mayflower often. Send best wishes to the Mrs xx

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