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The Waterside Restaurant Bar & Terrace

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1 Inghams Lane, Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0AY, England
+44 1706 376250
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my husband came here a couple of weeks ago. We came at 6pm and it seemed like a good time to go as it wasn't too full. The service was attentive but not pestering and the service was always happy and bubbly. We enjoyed the atmosphere as it was candlelit and had quietly chilled relaxing "beats" playing in... More 

Thank Melissa H
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten here a few times, great food and great atmosphere......cocktails are good too! Check out the specials, Scallops and Black Pudding mmmmmm

Thank Stripester1972
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the waterside on Saturday 11th March. We had a fantastic evening from the moment we arrived until the moment we left. We were greeted on our arrival by the friendly staff and the place had a lovely ambiance about it. The meal was top notch, great starters, mains and sweets. The service was excellent and all the staff were... More 

1 Thank stevebellHeywood
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday lunch was just perfect! Beautiful food, fab atmosphere and welcoming helpful staff. Visited daytime,evening and weekends and never been disappointed. Well worth a visit!

Thank barbaracorbett16
Middleton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the waterside on Saturday. It was the first time we visited, and it certainly won't be the last. The service was 5*, it has the best atmosphere in a restaurant I have ever known, even on a busy evening, we felt as though we was the only two people in the restaurant. Absolutely amazing!!!

Thank Gareth43107
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the early bird menu and had 3 courses and a glass of wine for £20 each. The food was excellent. Really nice surroundings and excellent friendly service. Will definitely be back.

Thank Veronica013
Littleborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal on Saturday evening. Food was excellent, best steaks around. Zoe the manager is lovely and very attentive. Service really good. Lovely atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank parky37
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've not been to the Waterside for a good few months now as we've always used it as a 'celebrations' restaurant. Birthdays, anniversaries and the like. However the proprietors put an 'Early Bird Menu' up on the local FB buy and sell page. I rang and booked in that evening. The food was superb. I've attached the menu so you... More 

Thank Ray W
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

relaxed atmosphere and an excellent local restaurant. first class service by owner Lisa and food cooked to perfection by owner Kris. love the décor and restroom exceptional. A frequent local and would recommend a visit

Thank Julie W
Littleborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd been to The Waterside for evening meals on a number of occasions, so decided to call in for lunch on a quiet Friday afternoon. We didn't think we could manage a full meal so opted for the sharing platter instead. There is a good choice of dishes to choose from and at 4 for £17.50 was good value. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Inghams Lane, Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0AY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Rochdale  >  Littleborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 376250
Located in the heart of the Pennines, this loungey little bar and restaurant in Littleborough provides the perfect pitstop for weary sightseers and is a cosy spot popular with locals for intimate evening meals and superb Sunday roasts. The Waterside Restaurant and Bar has a stylish and comfortable interior decorated with chocolate brown sofas and high-backed leather booths for semi-private dining, and there is an al fresco terrace for sunny outdoor dining during the warmer months. Famous for its roasts, the kitchen at Waterside offers a variety of options from the minted lamb shoulder to the salted pork crackling and roasted Tunisian lemon chicken. Fish fans will also love the seafood selection ��� we love the smoked haddock lasagne with Atlantic shrimps and wilted spinach.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?