Nutters restaurant to close this month after 28 glorious years

The restaurant is planning some "Last Supper" events for customers wishing to have one last gastronomic experience at the much-loved venue

A fixture in the Michelin and Good Food Guides, celebrity chef Andrew Nutter’s Rochdale restaurant has been a hit with diners for 28 years.

But now the award-winning Nutters, famed for its innovative modern British menus and lavish parties, has announced that it will be closing its doors on 17th October.

The restaurant announced the sad news in a statement via its Facebook page, and said it is planning to host some “Last Supper” events from 19th October for customers wishing to have one last gastronomic experience at the beloved venue, with more details to follow.

Andrew’s Bury restaurant The Bird at Birtle will continue to operate as normal.

“To all our loyal customers, friends, past and present colleagues. We are saddened to have to tell you that the time has come after 28 magnificent years that Nutters will be closing its doors,” said the statement. 

“It had to happen one day and who would’ve thought when Rodney had the idea all that time ago, what a journey it would be.

“It has been a difficult decision to make but these last two years have been extremely challenging when the hospitality industry has a whole had suffered immensely. 

“We wanted to go out whilst we are still at the top of our game and it had been increasingly difficult to do that in these times.

“Not to mention the fact that Jean isn’t getting any younger and as done such an amazing job throughout this time.

“We will stop trading on the 17th October which I know will be a disappointment to many.

“In order to give those of you who want one last dining experience with us we will be doing some “Last Supper” evenings from the 19th October, Tuesday-Saturday. More details to follow on that.

“The Bird at Birtle will continue to operate as normal and vouchers can be used at this venue.

“This has happened very quickly, so please be patient with us as we will be contacting you all individually about your bookings.

“Finally we want to say a massive THANK YOU to all our customers and staff who have shared this journey with us.

“It’s been an immense pleasure making memories for you all.

“Love From Nutters.”

We wish Andrew and the team all the best. Nutters will be truly missed.


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