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
Open Tuesday – Sunday for breakfast and lunch (9:30am to 3:30pm)
- Free parking
- Kids menu
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner 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.
We are back!
On Wednesday 2nd December, we reopened once again. Find out all the details of the reopening, including our new online and outdoor timetable.
Golf activities are open!
Our golf facilities are now open! Enjoy Toptracer at the Prairie Sports Village driving or spend time on the Towneley Golf Club course.