Bistro 197 was originally located across the road from Towneley Golf Club where it quickly became Burnley’s best rated place to eat, renowned for its delicious food and its warm and friendly atmosphere provided by the two business owners, Dan and Natalie, who have realised their lifelong passion – to run a successful bistro in Burnley.
Having had two young children, Dan and Natalie were looking for a new venue to develop their art, and the closest possible venue became available. Towneley Golf Club is now home to Bistro 197, operated in partnership with Burnley Leisure, the two teams share the same objective; to run a quality bistro for all to enjoy.
197 Bistro & Bar is open Tuesday to Sunday 9am-3:30pm for what is rated one of Lancashire’s best breakfasts, along with a fresh, innovative lunch menu. Watch out for the Wednesday evening dinner menu and tasting menu that will re-start shortly.
Pay and display car parking
Guide dogs only
Sunday Lunch Menu
Each month our talented chefs will change up our Sunday Lunch Menu – take a look at our August menu.
Wednesday 9am – 3pm
Thursday 9am – 3pm
Friday 9am – 3pm
Saturday 9am – 3:30pm
Sunday 9am – 3:30pm
- Free parking
- Kids menu
- Breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea menu
- Open for Sunday lunch
- Family activities including pitch and putt
- Scenic walking route
- Free Wi-Fi
This venue is also available to hire for birthday parties, wedding receptions, christenings and baby showers. For more information of private hire please contact our Events Manager on 01282 477212.
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