Middlebrook Leisure and Retail Park is a popular shopping and dining attraction located just off Horwich Parkway in Bolton.

The complex is home to several big brand shops, an arena, bowling alley, cinema and 19 of the nation's favourite eateries.

Whether you're looking for a cafe stop-off to break up your shopping trip or you're heading to the complex to enjoy an evening out - there are plenty of options to choose from.

The retail park holds popular fast food chains including McDonald's and KFC ass well as well-known cafés like Costa Coffee and Starbucks.

Visitors will also find some family favourites including Nando's, TGI Fridays, Harvester, Chiquito and Wagamamas.

And late visitors don't need to worry - some of Middlebrook's dining options are open until midnight.

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Food and restaurant hacks

So, for those planning a trip to Middlebrook - here's a full list of the places you'll find at the retail park - including each restaurant's individual opening times, the sort of dishes you can expect to find on their menus, contact numbers and information about parking:

Abacus Oriental Restaurant

Abacus boasts an eclectic menu from the Orient.

The menu offers dishes included chicken and sweet corn soup, sesame prawns on toast, Thai fish cakes, salt and pepper chicken wings and BBQ ribs.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 5pm to 11pm, Saturday 1pm to 11.30pm, Sunday 1pm to 10pm.

Contact number:

01204 698833

Ask Italian

Ask Italian is a British, casual-dining food chain specialising in Italian cusine.

The menu offers dishes including rosemary and olive oil bread, slow-cooked beef in chianti sauce, king prawn and crayfish pasta, chicken calzone and tiramisu.

Opening times:

Monday to Wednesday - 11.30am to 9.30pm, Thursday to Saturday - 11.30am to 10pm,  Sunday - 11.30pm to 9.30pm

Contact number:

01204 214 210

Bella Italia

Bella Italia is a restaurant chain owned by the Casual Dining Group.

The restaurant offers dishes inspired by Italian cuisine.

The menu features dishes including calamari, carbonara, bolognese, pepperoni piccante pizza and sea bream.

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday - 10am to 11pm, Friday - 9am to 11pm, Saturday - 9am to 11pm, Sunday - 9am to 10.30pm.

Contact number:

01204 692842

Chiquito

Restaurant chain Chiquito offers a variety of Tex-Mex food.

The menu offers dishes including jambalaya, Mexican bean stew, famous fajitas, chimichangas and enchiladas.

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday - 9am to 11pm, Sunday - 9am to 10.30pm

Contact number:

01204 474030

Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast is a UK-based restaurant chain specialising in American cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including the Texas Smoker Burger, the Vegan Coast to Coast Burger, Hot and Spicy Pizza, rack of ribs and Cajun chicken skewers.

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday - 9am to midnight

Contact number:

01204 692929

Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee is a British coffeehouse company that serves hot and cold drinks, lunch-time meals and snacks and sweet treats.

The menu offers items including white hot chocolate, peach iced tea, all day breakfast panini, rocky road and cheese twists.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 7.30am to 7.30pm, Saturday - 7.30am to 7pm, Sunday - 8am to 6.30pm

Contact number:

01204 668381

Greggs

Greggs is the largest bakery chain in the UK.

The menu offers items including the steak bake and vegan steak bake, three cheese and pepperoni pizza, yum yum pastries, gingerbread men and doughnuts.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 7.30am to 5pm, Saturday - 8.30am to 5pm, Sunday - 10.30am to 4pm.

Contact number:

01204 469868

Harvester

Harvester is a family, farmhouse style restaurant chain.

The menu offers dishes including buttermilk pancakes and bacon, steak sandwich, fish pie, slow-cooked pork belly roast dinner and treacle sponge.

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday - midday to 11pm

Contact number:

01204 698877

KFC

KFC is an American fast food chain specialising in Kentucky fried chicken.

The menu offers fast food items including hot wings, the Boneless Banquet, Popcorn Chicken, the Zinger Ricebox and ice cream and milkshakes.

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday - 10.30am to 11.30pm

Contact number:

01204 668120

Luciano's at Middlebrook

Luciano's is a popular Bolton restaurant that serves food inspired by Italian cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including ciabatta garlic breads, spicy chorizo bruschetta, ravioli all’aragosta, calamari fritti and roasted vine tomatoes.

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday - 8am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday - 8am to midnight, Sunday - 8am to 10pm

Contact number:

01204 691 111

M&S Café

Marks and Spencer Café serve limited edition hot drinks, hearty soups and breakfast baps.

The menu offers items including country vegetable soup, spicy lentil soup, pork chipolata rolls, salted caramel latte and orange hot chocolate.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 8am to 8pm, Saturday 8am to 7pm, Sunday - 10.30am to 5pm

Contact number:

01204 693546

McDonald's

McDonald's is the world's most popular fast-food chain.

The menu offers items including the Big Mac, chicken nuggets, double cheese burger, Egg McMuffin and baked apple pie.

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday - 24 hours

Contact number:

01204 469528

Missoula

Missoula is a bar/pub that offers a varied menu.

Dishes include nachos, sarnies, pizza and burgers and the dessert menu offers a nutella waffle snack and chocolate fudge cake.

Opening times:

Monday to Sunday - 11.30am to midnight

Contact number:

01204 469510

Nando's

Nando's is a South African restaurant chain that specialises in Portuguese cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including, mango and lime chicken thighs, extra hot chicken wings, the Sunset Burger, sweet potato and butternut pita and a roasted portobello mushroom and grilled halloumi cheese wrap.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 11.30am to 10.30pm, Saturday - 11.30am to 11pm, Sunday - 11.30am to 10pm

Contact number:

01204 669187

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain specialising in Italian-American cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including pepperoni pizza, New York Hot Dog Pizza, mac 'n' cheese, chicken bites and cookie dough.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 11am to 10pm, Saturday - 11am to 11pm, Sunday - 11am to 10pm

Contact number:

01204 469999

Starbucks

Starbucks is an American coffeehouse chain with more than 30,000 located all over the world.

The menu offers items including iced tea, Frappuccinos, cinnamon swirls, lemon muffins and croissants.

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday - 9am to 9.30pm, Sunday - 9am to 9pm.

Contact number:

01204 469996

Subway

Subway is an American, privately-held restaurant franchise.

The sandwich menu offers items including chicken Teriyaki, meatball marinara, steak and cheese, spicy Italian and the Veggie Supreme.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday - 8am to 10pm, Saturday - 8am to 9pm, Sunday 8am to 8pm

Contact number:

01204 694722

TGI Fridays

TGI Fridays specialises in American-inspired cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including the Fridays Double Glazed Burger, BBQ ribs, grilled salmon, mozzarella dippers and lightly spiced shrimp.

Opening times:

Monday to Thursday - 11.30am to 10pm, Friday and Saturday - 11.30am to 10.30pm, Sunday 11.30am to 10pm

Contact number:

0344 264 3576

Wagamama

Wagamama is a British food chain serving Japanese cuisine.

The menu offers dishes including katsu curry, ramen, gyoza, teppanyaki and duck pancakes.

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday - 11.30am to 11pm, Sunday 11.30am to 10pm

Contact number:

01204 866 456

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Where to park

Middlebrook's car park has 3,000 spaces including 157 disabled bays.

There are 23 parent and child bays located outside of Asda and Boots.

For motorbike owners, there is a designated parking area located outside JD Sports.

There are three electrical vehicle points with two fast chargers and one rapid one (which can provide a full charge in 30 mins). These charging points can be found under the car deck near the Asda filling station.

From Monday to Friday between 7am and 6pm parking is limited to a maximum of six hours. This is the only time parking is restricted.