Launch date confirmed for WowYauChow restaurant in Rochdale town centre

Date published: 09 May 2019

Chinese casual dining restaurant WowYauChow is set to open in Rochdale centre on Wednesday 15 May.

Opening at the former CockaDoodleMoo Meat Shack, on Yorkshire Street, WowYauChow Rochdale will offer British Chinese favourites and Chinese street food, combined with craft beers and cocktails.

The Rochdale branch is the second by independent operators EatsMeatsWest, following the first WowYauChow which opened in Altrincham in December 2018.

WowYauChow comes from a long line of family-run Chinese eateries, both past and present.

Working with and developing old family recipes, managing director Henry Yau has explored his roots whilst embarking on the next stage of the journey with Chinese food.


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Henry said: “We are excited to offer this experience to Rochdale, allowing us to continue with our mission of introducing Chinese casual dining to my home town of Manchester and beyond – offering a fun and casual environment in which to enjoy Chinese food whilst aiming to raise the bar and keeping Chinese food relevant and on trend.” 

John Searle, director of economy at Rochdale Borough Council, said: “We’re really pleased to see yet another independent business take advantage of our small business support scheme.

“We are bringing a number of high street chains into Rochdale town centre as part of our £400m regeneration strategy, but all thriving town centres need successful small businesses and WowYauChow joins a long list of fantastic new independents which have made their home here in Rochdale.”

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