If you’re attending a show why not start the evening by visiting the new Simply Classic Bistro and indulge in some pre-theatre dining?

The Simply Classic Bistro will be open two hours prior to most performances and will take orders until thirty minutes prior to showtime. We highly recommend reserving a table as already most performances have reservations, reserve a table by calling 01282 477114 or emailing burnleymechanics@burnley.gov.uk

Since the launch of the Bistro on the 1st June 2015 we have developed a reputation for offering great food and service in a very different atmosphere not found anywhere else in the town centre. The comfortable and relaxed atmosphere along with fresh food prepared on site allows you to sit back and thoroughly enjoy the evening ahead.

View the Pre-Theatre Dining Menu

Pre theatre dining is available for the following performances:

PLEASE ENSURE YOU RESERVE A TABLE

Hairspray by Valley Academy – Friday 7th & Saturday 8th April – from 5:30pm

Psychic Sally – Tuesday 11th April – from 5:30pm

Rock & Roll Paradise – Saturday 22nd April – from 5:30pm

Follies – Wednesday 26th – Saturday 29th April – from 5:30pm

Moonlight Serenade Orchestra – Saturday 6th May – from 1pm (lunchtime)

Big Band Boogie – Saturday 20th May – from 5:30pm

Vegas Rat Pack Spectacular – Friday 26th May – from 5:30pm

Alice In Wonderland Ballet – Sunday 28th May – from 1pm (afternoon tea)

Opera Boys – Friday 16th June – from 5:30pm

Oliver by Valley Academy – Friday 30th June & Saturday 1st July – from 5:30pm

Lancashire Hotpots – Saturday 15th July – from 5:30pm

Giovanni Pernice – Monday 17th July – from 5:30pm

Talon – Saturday 4th November – from 5:30pm

Group Bookings

If you’re in a group of 8 or more and would like to reserve a table for pre theatre dining you will be required to complete a pre-order form. Either click on the link below to download the pre-order form or contact the box office for more information.

Download the Pre-Theatre Group Pre Order Form.

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