Simply Classic Bistro And Bar

We are proud and excited to announce the opening of the Simply Classic Bistro at Burnley Mechanics, offering lunch, pre-theatre and event dining.

Burnley Leisure is working in partnership with Simply Classic to provide a new and exciting food concept bringing great home-cooked food, uniquely presented with excellent service.

Bistro Opening Times

Monday to Friday 11am – 3pm

Saturday – 11:30am – 2:30pm

Pre Theatre Dining 2 hours prior to show time (reservations highly recommended)

The Simply Classic Bistro is a relaxing place to enjoy lunch in the heart of Burnley Town Centre, sit back in the Lounge Bar in one of our luxury leather dining chairs or sofas or choose to sit in the new Front Room and watch the world go by.

If you’re in a rush then don’t worry, all out food can be ordered to take out, whether a hot meal or cold sandwich we’ll wrap it and pack it for you to enjoy at your desk.

If you’re in a group of 8 or more and visiting us for lunch please pre-book your table and also download and complete the pre order below and return to the box office or bistro.

Afternoon Tea

Served Monday – Friday up until 1:30pm, with the choice of 3 different Afternoon tea packages; Simply Cream Tea, Classic Afternoon Tea and Prosecco Afternoon Tea.

Our afternoon tea is freshly prepared therefore must be booked 24 hours in advance.

For Lunch, Afternoon Tea & Dinner Reservations call 01282 664400

View our Lunchtime Menu

Download our Lunchtime Pre order form

View our Pre-theatre Dining Menu

Download our Pre-theatre Pre order form

Download our Children’s Menu

Download our Gin Menu

Download our Afternoon Tea Menu

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Our team are preparing for a busy week next week with 6 different shows coming up all within a week!
Keeping the whole family entertain we start the week off on Monday 2nd as we're joined by The Gruffalo Live, shortly followed by Lady Windermere's Fan on Wednesday and MAD ABOUT THE MUSICALS on Thursday. Getting ready for a busy weekend we welcome back Mister Maker & the Shapes LIVE on Saturday, whilst also opening our doors on Sunday for our FREE Family Storytelling Festival! Finishing the week off with a Masterclass with Neil White on Monday 9th October.
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Tickets £17.50
Pre-show dining is available 2 hours prior, booking is essential.
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Strictly Come Dancing professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be coming back to the Mechanics with his fantastic new show for 2018 - Born to Win - on Friday 11th May!
Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professionals. The show is produced once more by Strictly Theatre Co. and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing's creative director Jason Gilkison.
Tickets £26 / £25 concessions / £45 VIP
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Looking for an afternoon treat? Why not try our Afternoon Tea.
Afternoon Tea is available Monday - Friday until 1:30pm.
Choose between Simply Cream Tea, Classic Afternoon Tea or Prosecco Afternoon Tea - all served for 2 people.
Booking is essential as all our Afternoon Tea is freshly prepared. To make your reservation call 01282 664400
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