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Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker is Rossendale’s hidden gem.

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.

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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 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 Winter!

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 Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, for a great family meal 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. Children must be 12 or under.

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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, 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.