Icarus & Apollo: Sheffield based street food vendor named among the UK’s most Instagrammable food vans
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With the glorious summer weather now upon us, more and more Brits are looking to eat al fresco while out and about in the sunshine. Searches for ‘food vans near me’ have increased by 22 per cent in the last three months alone, and #foodvan has over 7.5 million views on TikTok.
To find out the UK’s most popular food vans that every foodie needs to visit, Vansdirect carried out a national study - and the Sheffield-based street vendor Icarus & Apollo impressively came in fifth place.
Icarus & Apollo is hailed with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating on Google, and its 6,000 followers on Instagram have nothing but praise for the vegan food vendor. As it tours at festivals, fetes, and private events, Icarus & Apollo prides itself on serving delicious and ethical food. With a diverse menu, visitors can enjoy dishes such as loaded nachos, poke bowls, curries and Biscoff rocky road slices.
Managing director at Vansdirect, Sam Ward, said: “There’s no denying that the UK has an amazing food scene and restaurant culture. However, our research shows that food vans are not to be sniffed at when it comes to trying delicious, quality dishes – and not to mention photogenic food too!
“From specialist vegan vans to authentic Middle Eastern food, our research shows the sheer variety of cuisines on offer at the nation’s most popular food vans.
“Whether you’re planning a staycation to another UK city or exploring your own hometown, it’s well worth searching on social media for the best food vans and street food spots to find casual, convenient, and Instagrammable places to eat.”
The UK’s most Instagrammable food vans:
- Sud Italia, London
- Taquitos, Belfast
- Anna Mae’s, London
- The Green Grill, London
- Icarus & Apollo, Sheffield
- Dim Sum Su, Manchester
- The Bournville Waffle Company, Birmingham
- Mrs Falafel, Glasgow
- Falafel Guys, Leeds
- Dough Man’s Land, Glasgow.