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The Rake Mediterranean Tapas Restaurant

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Blackstone Edge Old Road | Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0JX, England
+44 1706 379689
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Thu 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by a friend and more than exceeded our expectations it was perfect The food is amazing the potion size really good and the wine delicious The staff were friendly attentive and very knowledgable Will be back soon

Thank Paul A
Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being in the horeca industry I have been fortunate to have visited great places 3 reasons why this quality first meet and greet always met with a smile staff can't help enough second ambience perfect mix of traditional beamed rooms mixed with the smells and atmosphere of spain third the food pure quality presented well good portions the dishes individually... More 

Thank ianmatthews30
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent and plenty of it, lovely place to go for a night out. Would definitely recommend this place if you love tapas.

Thank stevebellHeywood
Manchester, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the first time we have visited the Rake, it's one of our favourite restaurants in the area and there are quite a lot to choose from. This was a Monday night visit to celebrate a family birthday and the evening was what we have come to expect from the Rake. The tapas kept on arriving at the table and... More 

Thank ReedRover
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

It's got to be over 18 months since we last visited the Rake. The entrance layout into the restaurant has change somewhat but the overall warm welcoming atmosphere remains undeniable, superb. As ever the menu selection is beyond redress. All the classics with the addition of some stunningly creative specials. Who can ask for more. Mrs W & I chose... More 

Thank Ray W
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Restaurant There's a mixture of tapas and larger plates - a variety of cuisine but with a Spanish theme. We had tapas and it was outstanding! They have a variety of typical Spanish tapas as well as lots of other creative dishes and plenty of vegetarian and gluten free food, which was handily labelled on the tapas menu (see photos... More 

Thank jen w
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Love this place and the food is amazing but make sure you have plenty of cash when you visit as you can easily run a rocket of a bill up! However, highly recommended try as the atmosphere is fab too..

Thank tang071
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever I travel north to visit the in-laws I look forward to eating here. Lovely venue menu and staff. The portions are generous and the service friendly. Nice wine list and a good cold sherry.

Thank RHS_Brighton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for the in laws birthday meal. Turned up early and took a seat in the bar area. Staff were very good with service and knowledgable . Got seated for the meal in the main dining room which was very busy. We ordered approx 12 dishes which arrived during the duration of the meal when they were ready as it... More 

Thank lmpercy1
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful evening the tapas was amazing. Great olives and garlic bread. Excellent service the staff were lovely. Really interesting intimate interior. Would highly recommended we will be back very soon. Thankyou.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackstone Edge Old Road | Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Rochdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 379689

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?