Our cosy bar and restaurant is open an hour and a half prior to performance and the perfect spot to enjoy a pre-show pizza and drink. Come and try out our boutique menu and selection of specially sourced wines and craft beers.

Opening Times: From 6pm for evening performances. Open an hour and a half prior to performance for matinees.

As you purchase your tickets online, you’ll be asked if you’d like to pre-order food, which we always recommend.

If you’d like to pre-order another way, you can:


Call the venue during opening hours 0161 275 9141


The bar staff at Hope Mill can’t wait to have you all back to eat and drink with us at the theatre.

The pizza oven’s warming up and the wine’ being uncorked!

In the interests of everyone’s safety visiting the theatre, we have implemented the following changes in accordance with the government’s social distancing guidelines.

If you would like to eat with us before a performance, you must now reserve a table in advance. You can book a table by emailing

In accordance with social distancing we can accommodate thirty guests in our dining area, so please book a table to avoid disappointment. When booking your table you can also pre-order your food which will be ready for you upon arrival.

You will be able to choose from two different time slots when reserving a table:


This will enable us to deliver your food as quickly as possible and reduce congestion in the bar area. Please specify which time you’d like when reserving your table.

For your safety we will now be implementing table service in the bar area. Your food and drinks will be brought to you by our friendly staff and you can now pay at your table also.

You can also order your interval drinks with our bar staff.

Tables and chairs in the bar area will be thoroughly sanitised after every use and general cleaning has been increased in all communal areas.

We’re so excited to welcome you all back, let’s eat, drink and watch amazing theatre!