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The Rake

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Went to the rake with mid week, for evening meal. We hadn't book a table, there was busy, but found a table for us. The service was exceptional, the meal was very good value for the money, drinks are not expensive,compared with other similar restaurants in the area. We would highly recommend the rake.

Thank alan k
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Great food and hospitality. Good portion sizes, good service and a nice surprise when we got the bill. Very busy night but staff managed to be on top of the service. Great building with character would definitely go back again Highly recommended

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

On our 2nd anniversary we were not looking for a 'special' meal in fact we only decided last minute to dine out as our diets were going well after far too many 'fine dining experiences in 2015. We decided on Tapas and found that The Rake' in Littleborough offered 'authentic Tapas. We booked a table at 5.30 and dined at...

3Thank Lynda H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is one of the best Tapas places I've been to. Every dish was delicious, zero complaints. Recommend the ribs, gorgeous! All the staff are very polite which is always a bonus! Very warm and cosy place, we will definitely visit again :)

Thank Kelly H
Balterley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

The rooms at the Rake are a complete surprise. Outside, it looks like a typical country pub of grey stone and slightly tired looking. The Rake is on a small road of a modern housing estate. We checked in by going in to the very small bar. There was a crowd of about 8 people that completely filled the bar....

1Thank MandM_Sale_Cheshire
Scarsdale, New York
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We stayed in one of the rooms behind the restaurant. Very clean and nicely furnished. It was a bit difficult navigating having a shower (just a tub with a shower attachment and nothing to stop the water going all over the floor and walls!) and it's a bit noisy from the restaurant, However, the breakfast that came with the room...

Thank 60jcw
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Went to the rake as a friend told me how good it was. Let me just say it wasn't good it was absolutely fantastic!!!! Will definitely be showing my face again soon and to make the place even better the prices are very good too

Thank Sue J
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped over here following our son and his friend as they cycled from Lands End to Edinburgh. The rooms were spacious and tastefully decorated The restaurant has several intimate dining areas and its dark stone walls, artwork and eclectic furniture set the scene for a delightful tapas experience. The owner and his staff give a warm and friendly welcome

Thank Timbuktuorbust
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Visited Littleborough, Rochdale for a family Wedding and stayed her for two nights. My partner & I stayed in Room 1 - £125.00 per night. A pleasant surprise. Best described as a Junior Suite with lounge area, ensuite and bedroom. The suite is expensively decorated and attention has been made to the quality of furnishings, detail and the finishes. The...

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Having cycled 50 miles finishing with cragg vale (longest climb in England), it was very satisfying to sit on the terraced patio enjoying the sunshine. As usual we ordered too many tapas because there are so many to choose from. Forget the diet. The staff are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The atmosphere is very friendly and...

Thank Deborah J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4* rating accommodation with silver star breakfast award. Our rooms have been lovingly restored to a standard never seen at the Rake over its 400 years. They are finished mixing the existing character of the Rake with cutting edge modern styling. All are en-suite with either shower or bath. Each room has flatscreen TV with freeview. Internet access available. Popular tapas restaurant on site. Lovely garden/patio area for residents. Set in semi-rural setting with easy motorway access. ... more   less 

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Address: Blackstone Edge Old Road, Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0JX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Rochdale > Littleborough
Number of rooms: 5
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“Didn't stay here just had a meal.”
DawnG93, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“relax, enjoy and kick back”
M8947OFtonyl, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in 3 of the rooms and all are fab but No.2 is our favourite. Double shower & huge bed. Suite is also gorgeous.”
666nat, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I believe Room 1 is the best as it has a jacuzzi but we stayed in Room 2”
Beverley88, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with a bath.”
344richardi, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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