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Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker Museum is Rossendale’s hidden gem. The perfect place to eat in Rossendale.

Perfect for coffee, cake and a catch-up, a weekend brunch with friends, cocktails on the terrace or a relaxed Sunday Roast, we also have live music, film screenings and much more too.

We cater for special occasions too – birthdays, baby showers, weddings, and much more. If you want to learn more, don’t hesitate to ask our friendly team for more information or click here. 

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Leave us a review on any of the below platforms to be entered into a monthly draw to win a free main meal. For every new review, you will be entered multiple times. 

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T&Cs – To be in with the chance of winning a free meal at The Bar & Kitchen please leave a review on our Tripadvisor, Trust Pilot or Google to be entered into a monthly draw. The draw will be made at the end of the month. The winner will be contacted by the Bar & Kitchen team via the platform that they left the review on, and then you will be directed to email Hospitality to claim your meal. A voucher will be emailed to the winner, please show this to a member of the Bar & Kitchen team when paying. 

Bar and Kitchen is a great place to eat in Rossendale.

Our menu has something for everyone. We work with the best independent, local suppliers and all our food is freshly made by our team of chefs.

Whether you’re stopping off for a light lunchtime bite after exploring the museum in Rossendale, looking for the perfect place to unwind on a Thursday night, or want to bring the whole family for Sunday lunch, we’ve got you covered. 

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Kids Eat Free this Spring at The Bar and Kitchen in Rossendale!

We’ve got a great selection of meals for our littlest visitors on our Kids Menu, including fish and chips, Explorers’ Picnic, and mac and cheese. Come visit us for the perfect place to eat in Rossendale for a great family day out!

*Terms and conditions apply. Promotions are only available on Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridays. One free children’s meal with every paying adult when buying a main meal or sandwich on our food menu. Adult meal excludes breakfast, Sunday lunch, and starters/small plates. Children must be 12 or under. 

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Join us every Thursday Night for our Supper Club! 

Our special offer runs from 4 pm till 8 pm, pick from our small plates, main courses, or desserts. 

Homemade and local produce products from Rossendale. 

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Are you looking for somewhere to enjoy Christmas Celebrations with work colleagues, family, or friends?

Party nights have arrived The Whitaker! Enjoy a festive 3-course meal followed by entertainment and plenty of space to dance the night away! 

Our party nights are currently available for:  Saturday 9th and Saturday 16th December. 

*Drink Packages are available and tables are for 8 to 10 people.

We also have availability for exclusive hire of our facilities for celebrations of all sizes!

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Whats On at The Whitaker Bar & Kitchen

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Opening Times

Mon – Closed
Tues – Closed
Wed – Open 10am – 4pm (Food 11am – 3.30pm)
Thurs – Open 10am – 8pm (Food 11am – 7.30pm)
Fri – Open 10am – 4pm (Food 11am – 3.30pm)
Sat – Open 10am – 4pm (Food 10am – 3.30pm)
Sun – Open 10am – 4pm (Food 10am – 3.30pm)

Food and Drink

Table service for both food and drinks in the Bar & Kitchen in Rossendale, we recommend booking as we can’t guarantee tables will be available.

Special Diets / Allergens

We cannot guarantee that any of our dishes on our menu are totally free from nuts, nut derivatives or other ingredients to which guests may have a serious allergic reaction as we cannot operate in a nut free environment. We would therefore advise guests with a severe allergy to nuts or other ingredients to talk to us directly so that we can make arrangements and suggest alternatives for a meal that would accommodate their requirements.


Wheelchair accessible  – Lifts on site

Private Hire

The Bar & Kitchen and our Old Stables Event space is available to hire for private parties and celebrations. Please visit our Venue Hire page for more information.