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Nick's Restaurant

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162 Chorley Old Road, Bolton BL1 3BA, England
+44 (0)1204 849774
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. The service is great and the food is excellent always fresh and beautifully prepared. Be warned though book in advance as the restaurant is small and demand for tables high

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Thank AverageMum2015
Bolton
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132 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always love a meal at nips, great atmosphere, staff are super nice and helpful. Food is perfection, amazing fish specials, steak, chicken and the amazing chips. Best in Bolton.

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Thank EE15
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Id not been upto Bolton for some years, but was looking forward to my dinner for most of the 300 mile drive. And Nick didnt disappoint. The specials board is a foodies delight, I struggled to actually pick something as they all looked amazing and had to choose two mains in the end as I couldnt split it - one... More 

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Horwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent as always. Hum 1 or 2 bits could have been better but I am v precise. Service was spot on. My steak was cooked with peppercorns but I didnt order that so 😑. Daughters brownie could have done with 5 more minutes in oven. Still great.

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Thank david h
Manchester, UK
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295 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nick's now opens on Sundays for Lunch (2pm), and having visited a number of times in the evenings, we made our first Sunday lunch visit a few months ago, and went back last Sunday. The food is absolutely superb. On our recent visit we had a massive Lobster and Shellfish platter to start, shared between us, half a lobster, a... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been several times and always delighted with choices quality quantity and service. Now they have an automated booking service it is easier to book. We went for 2 or 3 course special menus but was not available on a Thursday which is now a tapas night. This was not stated online. By the way the tapas looked great although... More 

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1 Thank elliemay1952
Bolton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

when we first had Lobster Thermadore we were on a ship and in a French restaurant and Nicks was better. It was our 53rd Wedding Anniversary and we were so delighted to see my favourite on the menu. The restaurant was very busy with a party upstairs but we did not feel neglected in anyway. The service and food were... More 

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Thank boltontraveller505
Bolton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Decided to book here for fathers day, booked a couple of weeks ago so no problem. Thetford downstairs room is small but you can only work with what you have, we were a party of three and had a comfortable table, we had booked for 2.00pm so it was not busy when we arrived. Thetford specials board is huge, so... More 

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Cumbria
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Recommendation made to me by three different locals. So I shouldn't ignore. Tonight me and boyf went: we both had fish starters, muscles and scallops and both mouth wateringly brilliant. We both had fillet for main and it would hold a fire door open they were that big. Cooked perfectly to order (we both like rare meat) and the veg... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We went for an 80th birthday and there were 20 of us. The first thing to note is that this little restauraunt cannot cope with such numbers effectively. The food is ok but travel a bit further and go into manchester and you will find much better for the same sort of money. The service was ok but the vegetables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Chorley Old Road, Bolton BL1 3BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1204 849774

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?