The Venue

“Dog-friendly seafront restaurant and bar.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Cleveleys, Lancashire

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The Venue is an independently owned and operated bar, restaurant and function suite complex occupying a large seafront building on the North Promenade at Thornton-Cleveleys. As well as an all-day restaurant and bar with terrace, there is live entertainment at the weekend. A separate bar and dining area is dog-friendly.

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Highest Quality Assured
The Venue
North Promenade, CLEVELEYS, Lancashire, FY5 1LW


  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12 Noon
  • Dinner served until: 8pm
Food and Drink
  • Local ingredients
  • Local suppliers
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Vegan menu
  • Vegan dishes
  • Dietrary requirements menus: Gluten free
  • Dietary requirements dishes: Gluten free

About the area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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