Enjoy Rochdale's finest this October with the Autumn Food & Drink Fest

Date published: 12 October 2023

Put down your pumpkin spice latte, dust off your winter boots and head into Rochdale this October for the town centre's seasonal Autumn Food & Drink Fest - a two-week extravaganza of specially-created offers from over 20 town centre venues.

Explore Rochdale’s lauded food and drink scene from Sunday 15 October with tempting offerings, designed so that diners and drinkers alike can enjoy their old favourites, or discover a new haunt, thanks to the town's vibrant food and drink community.

Turn it into a real family affair at Puttstars mini golf, before enjoying one of many kid-friendly offers from multiple participating venues, including Puttstars and Tribez.

And adults, there's plenty for you too - as the festival, organised by the Business Improvement District, stretches through to the night, with offers on cocktails, beer and wine across the town centre's best bars, including the Medicine Tap and Bombay Brew.

And if we really can't persuade you to give up your latte, you can at least enjoy an offer that will make it all the more sweeter with coffee and cake deals at selected coffee houses like Bean.


Autumn Food & Drink Fest


Business Improvement District Manager, Paul Ambrose said: “Rochdale’s food and drink scene has gained momentum and recognition over the last few years.

“The impact of the growing food and drink offer cannot be underestimated as it boosts footfall; it makes a significant contribution to the local economy and it is helping to change the perceptions of a centre that it is transforming.

"The Food and Drink Fest showcases some of the very best of Rochdale’s diverse offerings and encourages patrons to eat and drink at lauded local businesses who strive for ensuring a great customer experience.

“I encourage everyone to take advantage of this opportunity to connect with our town centre food and drink businesses and their owners.”

Caroline Norton, owner of the Medicine Tap, said: “We’re so excited for the next food and drink festival. Rochdale has so many incredible independent bars and restaurants and it really is a privilege to be part of it! The festival provides an excellent opportunity for our venue to showcase our offerings of quality food and drink at an affordable price."


Autumn Food & Drink Fest


Liam Peters, Manager of Dunkin’ Donuts, said: “Dunkin’ jumped at the chance to be part of this event and we look forward to serving our delicious doughnuts and freshly brewed coffee.”

Whether you’re meeting friends, taking a break from shopping, or looking to feed the entire family – Rochdale town centre has an offer just for you this October.

To redeem any of the offers please present/show a copy of the voucher book which can be viewed here www.rochdalebid.co.uk/Docs/Leaflet-web.pdf or pick up a printed copy from Bean in Rochdale Riverside.


Autumn Food & Drink Fest


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