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Breda Murphy Deli


41 Station Road, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancs, BB7 9RH

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Tel: 01254 823 446

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Breda Murphy Deli

Fall in love with menus inspired by great British food and Breda Murphy’s stunning surroundings. From breathtaking views and valleys to star-studded skies, the Ribble Valley offers a picture-perfect backdrop for Breda Murphy Restaurant and Delicatessen. Located in Whalley and nestled in the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty, the restaurant features a ground floor dining area, Reilly’s Bar boasting an exclusive list of wines, ales and spirits, plus a luxury private dining area located on the upper floor. Breda Murphy also features a standalone delicatessen which serves delicious, natural and seasonal deli plus hot drinks and refreshments available for take-out.

The award-winning Breda Murphy Restaurant and Delicatessen has been delighting visitors with modern British and Irish cuisine inspired by the Breda’s home region of County Carlow, and Lancashire’s Ribble Valley since 2006. With Gareth Bevan as head chef, its unmistaken commitment to great food, style and down-to-earth service has won UK awards and many a local friend in the process. Popular dishes include market fish of the day with brown shrimps, Cornish crab salad, roast fillet of Bowland beef and Breda Murphy’s classic fish pie. Complement your dish with one of Breda’s fine wines and spirits found in her extensive Reilly’s Bar wine list. The restaurant also serves breakfast Friday to Sunday and Sunday lunch. The delicatessen offers seasonal deli, light breakfasts, cakes and coffees together with takeout meals and sandwiches. Customers can also place and collect outside catering orders.

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:30
Season (1 Jan 2023 - 18 June 2023)
Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 16:00
Friday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:30


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


Road Directions

 From the M6

Leave the M6 at Junction 31. Follow A59  signposted Whalley and Clitheroe for 10 miles.  At the Northcote Manor roundabout take the second exit to Whalley. Follow the road then over the river Calder, through the village and at the mini roundabout, at Forge Corner, turn left onto Station Road. After a short distance the  restaurant is situated on the left, immediately before the railway bridge which crosses the road. 

From the M65

Leave the M65 at Junction 6 (Blackburn North  & Central). Take the ring road marked A59  Clitheroe. Two miles along dual carriageway turn at major junction following A666 to  Clitheroe (A59) and Whalley. After three and a half miles at a large roundabout at the A59 junction follow Whalley signs, follow this road past Mytton Fold Hotel then into Whalley over the bridge, through the village and at the mini roundabout, at Forge Corner, turn left onto  Station Road. After a short distance the  restaurant is situated on the left, immediately before the railway bridge which crosses the road. 

Private Car Park

They have a private car park immediately in front of the restaurant which can park 12 cars with  disabled ramp to the main restaurant door. 

Whalley Tennis Club - BB7 9RY (Pay & Display)

Under the railway arch and a 30 second walk opposite the restaurant is a Pay & Display car park costing £2 all day. 

Whalley Railway Station Car Park - BB7 9SE  

A 30 second walk situated on The Sidings  Business Park is a car park for railway users. 

Accrington Rd Car Park - BB7 9TD (Pay & Display)

Situated in the centre of Whalley there are two Pay & Display car parks situated close to one another. One behind the Swan Hotel and the other by Whalley Medical Centre. Both are a comfortable 10 minute walk to the restaurant. 

On Street Parking

There is both limited and unlimited ‘on street parking’ both on the high street and side streets in and around the village of Whalley. Please be as courteous as possible if you are parking close to someone’s house. 

Public Transport Directions

By Bus View public transport timetables and route  planners. The Station Bus stop is outside the  restaurant approx a 10 second walk. 

By Rail The nearest local station is Whalley which is  immediately opposite the restaurant on the Blackburn to Clitheroe line. Trains run every hour. See this site for timetables routes  www.traveline-northwest.co.uk  The station  is a 20 second walk from the restaurant.



  • Bar
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Catering service
  • Licensed
  • Serve afternoon tea - From 3pm Thur-Sat
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve Lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for - Gluten free, diary free, vegetarian, vegan.
  • Take away service - Takeaway and collection food menus

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs

Establishment Features

  • Available For Wedding Receptions
  • Conference Facilities
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Live music
  • Number of covers - 100
  • Number of people seated - 100
  • Private rooms - The Arches Room.

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining - A platform terrace with 10 covers and views of the railway viaduct.
  • In countryside

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi available



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      Breda Murphy Pantry, WhalleyThe Pantry offers a wonderful selection of breads, pastries, preserves, takeaway ready meals, wine and Champagne including the opportunity to takeaway or sit for drinks, cakes and hot snacks. 

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