1823 Bistro Bar & Grill

(6 Reviews)
Holmes Mill, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1EB
Modern British


Main course: £19
Food spend: £34

Opening hours

Thursday: 18:00 - 21:00
Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 21:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:00.

Restaurant description

Housed in the rustic setting of the original Spinning Block of Holmes Mill, 1823 Bistro Bar & Grill Clitheroe is a spectacular venue in which you can enjoy all-day service, including locally sourced dishes and well-crafted cocktails.

The 1823 Bistro Bar & Grill menu uses locally sourced, market-fresh ingredients from the Northwest to create stunning presentations. To start there is savoury lobster tortellini and pan-fried scallops, and grill dishes are made from hand cut meats sourced from suppliers specialising in grass-fed breeds. Hearty presentations include lamb rack with pont neuf potatoes, and roast turbot with seafood chowder.

A wide range of handpicked and -crafted wines and spirits are available, as well as ales and modern cocktail classics such as espresso martini and bellini pours. The open plan kitchen and stylish décor with contrasting textures make for a buzzing and elegant ambiance at Clitheroe’s 1823.

Holmes Mill’s 1823 Bistro Bar & Grill is a 4-minute drive from Clitheroe Interchange Train Station.

Customer reviews for 1823 Bistro Bar & Grill
(based on 6 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (1)
  • breakfast (1)
  • business (1)
  • dinner (4)
  • large parties (3)
  • lunch (2)
  • luxury (3)
  • romantic (2)
  • trendy (4)
  • value (1)
  • By Kerry R from Clitheroe
    16 November 2019

    Delay in service, took a while to order drinks and meal. Then delivery of same very slow. Felt we had to keep catching the eye of staff. Drinks presented differently to the norm, aperol in an unusual glass, same with the raspberry cocktail served in tumbler with large amount of ice, totally different to before and not an improvement sadly. Loved the pianist and setting but shame as not the same experience we had first time round. Won’t be repeating unfortunately.

    20 December 2018

    Very attentive service, great food and superb ambience

  • By Lisa W from Blackpool
    20 December 2018

    Lovely old converted mill exceptionally renovated and designed to a high standard, attentive staff, large bar and seating area and tasty well presented food, I’d definitely recommend 1823 Bistro and will be returning.

  • By Lisa S from Gt Harwood blackburn
    4 August 2018

    Loved the decor..great choice of cocktails & food..well.trained staff..

  • By Keith D from Lytham
    3 June 2018

    The situation of the restaurant is great, part of an old mill with a lively outside drinking area and large food store. The actual restaurant appears to be part of a larger hotel and is bright light and nicely furnished. The menu is quite extensive with plenty of choices. The food we chose was excellent, beautifully prepared and presented. The whole experience was spoilt though by the erratic service, the bread ordered to fill the gap before the main course arrived was not delivered until after the meal. The sauce ordered for the fantastic steak didn’t arrive until reminded and then it was not the one ordered. The wrong desert menu was offered, the drinks waiter disappeared, cutlery was missing but that all said the food was worth ignoring the problems.

  • By Christopher C from Blackburn
    24 March 2018

    Enjoyed the food and the ambience love the interior design but needs some absorbent surfaces to cut down noise levels. Very difficult to talk and be heard. More variety on the menu and definitely other draft beer choices not just Bowland. A variety of known quality beers from major brewers like Timmy Taylor’s,moorhouses, readley hallows would help.

Restaurant Location Map
1823 Bistro Bar & Grill
Holmes Mill, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1EB

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