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Basils Traditional English Restaurant

264 Market Street, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8PW, England
+44 1706 344896
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“t bone” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
264 Market Street, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8PW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here because Red Lion not serving food for a week, relatives staying there but not informed of this major fact until they arrived after 200 mile journey. Small bar area near entrance not really big enough to wait, good job not many in for...More

Thank gary s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have just returned from a family christening celebration here. we were upstairs in a cosy and well converted function space. comfy leather suites, coffee tables and small but well stocked bar. the food was lovely - a hot buffet with a variety of options...More

1  Thank AnneCissie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought is was a pub at first, maybe it used to be, but we pulled into the car park and upon entry on the Sunday lunchtime was greeted by a friendly staff member. "Have you booked?" ... I looked around and the place was empty.....More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Came to Basils on a local recommendation from (AirBnB - Stella, 1 Elm street) and the food was GREAT! I went for a T Bone special and my other half a Burger. With the kitchen open plan to part of the restaurant we could see...More

1  Thank GoodTasteGuy
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Actually went somewhere else beforehand that could not fit us in! Not disappointed when we returned to Whitworth were I live The food was excellent staff very attentive can not fault this place, have been before and it was good, but just seems to get...More

1  Thank annmariewoods
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff make for a great evening with friends. Starters were tasty and generous portions. The Mega mixed grill with a side of peppercorn sauce is excellent. Fish dishes looked good. Overall an excellent meal and drinks Highly recommended

Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

We love coming to Basils.. food is amazing. Portions are very big. Steak is the best ever. And even get special seasoning. Yummy!! Staff are so friendly and we always have a good laugh. Would highly recommend Basils... 5*****

Thank alison k
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Went here with my hubby, had a great meal, we had the special Cajun chicken strip starters they where delicious. I had the sea bass and mark had the mixed grill. I would definitely recommend this resturant, it is really good value and you get...More

Thank betsy07
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife had a lovely meal at Basils. The food and drinks were excellent but the staff are what made it memorable for us. Lovely, friendly service. We will definetely be visiting again.

2  Thank Paul L
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Another great visit on a Friday evening. A warm and pleasant welcome was followed by great service and even better food. Our starters were huge and fantastic. The kids loved their choice and once again the steak was excellent. Very good local restaurant with a...More

2  Thank kieandbenLeech
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 Market Street, Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Rochdale  >  Whitworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 344896
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Basils is a traditional English restaurant serving great steak and chicken dishes and specials from the board we look forward to seeing you very soon
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