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Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker


Haslingden Road, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 6RE

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Tel: 01706 394 111

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Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker

Make a full day at The Whitaker Museum and visit The Bar & Kitchen.  The perfect place to eat in Rossendale.  A great relaxed environment to enjoy some locally sourced food and drink with a delicious menu perfect for a brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, cocktails, coffee and a mouth-watering Sunday roast.

The menu has something for everyone.  Working with the best independent, local suppliers and all the food is freshly made by the team.

Perfect for little ones as well.  Kids eat free Wednesday to Friday all day.  With a great selection of meals for our littlest visitors on the kids menu, including fish and chips, Explorers’ Picnic, and mac and cheese.  Come visit The Bar & Kitchen for the perfect place to eat in Rossendale for a great family day out. 

Did someone say supper club?  The Bar & Kitchen have extended the opening times on Thursday night to introduce a Supper Club.  Grab two or three courses.  Have a trip around the museum at night and stop off for some delicious food and drinks.

Looking for venue hire in Rossendale?  The Whitaker Museum is a unique venue for hire in the heart of a valley.  With diverse venue hire in the Old Stables is a great unique venue for any event.  

Available at The Whitaker Museum, are a range of spaces, perfect for both day and evening events, including weddings, conferences, dinners, receptions, parties and more.  All public and private spaces have been designed with events in mind.  Guests can enjoy food and drink throughout, including in the galleries and gardens.

Book Tickets


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Supper club, three course meal£20.50 fixed price menu
Supper club, two course meal£16.25 fixed price menu

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00*
Thursday10:00 - 20:00*
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* Food served:
Wednesday & Friday 11:00 - 15:30
Thursday 11:00 - 19:30
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 - 15:30

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

Situated on the A681 Haslingden to Rawtenstall road, close to Rawtenstall centre and the East Lancashire Railway station. 

Public Transport Directions

The East Lancashire Railway line from Bury via Ramsbottom runs at weekends, and Whitaker Park and The Whitaker is just five minutes walk from the station.

Special Offers

  • Kids eat free
    Children under 12 years.
    Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
    One free children's meal with every paying adult, when buying a main meal or sandwich from menu.

    Great selection of meals for the littlest visitors to the museum.
    The menu iincludes fish and chips, Explorers’ Picnic, and mac and cheese.

    Ts & Cs apply.

    Food and Drink Offers - redeem this special offer until 31/12/2024

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  • Supper Club
    Two courses for £16.25 / three courses for £20.50.
    Every Thursday 16:00 - 20:00.

    Pick from small plates, main courses or desserts.
    Kids eat free 
    Ts & Cs apply

    Food and Drink Offers - redeem this special offer until 31/12/2024

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