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Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker is Rossendale’s hidden gem, relaunched with a brand-new menu for Summer 2022.

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.




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, looking for the perfect place to unwind on a Friday night, or want to bring the whole family for Sunday lunch, we’ve got you covered.

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Opening Times

Mon – Closed
Tues – Closed
Wed – Open 10-5 (Food 11-4)
Thurs – Open 10-10 (Food 11-8)
Fri – Open 10-5 (Food 11-4)
Sat – Open 9-5 (Breakfast – 10-11:30 Food 12-4)
Sun – Open 9-5 (Breakfast – 10-11:30 Food 12-4)

Food and Drink

Table service for both food and drinks in the Bar & Kitchen, we recommend booking as we cant guarantee tables will be available.

We also have our Kiosk offering a range of snacks, sandwiches, hot & cold drinks to take away and enjoy in the surrounding park.

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 is available to hire for private parties and celebrations during closed hours. Please speak to one of our team members or drop us a email for further details.