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Percy Street | Rotherham, Rotherham S65 1EG, England
+44 1709 722767
10:00 - 15:00
17:15 - 21:00
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Tue 09:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
17:15 - 21:00
Fri 07:30 - 15:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Wharncliffe is an eating experience like no other in Rotherham. Excellent menus, food and staff. Serene surroundings and beautiful decor make this a must visit location for your special occasion. They also have set meals available if you book for a show at the theatre oposite! Great value but not cheap! Highly recommended: My family and I have eaten... More 

Thank Barry C
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

"Well Done" your food and presentation was excellent!! Duck breast is often spoiled by over cooking it's not the easiest of meats to get right...but it was perfect, with a variety of fresh vegetables also cooked properly! Our starter: terrine was lovely, dessert was too!! Excellent choice on all courses!! Dining room to be proud of!! Control those nerves, enjoy... More 

1 Thank Keith H
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Wharncliffe is attached to the local college and is staffed by students learning the hospitality ropes - you have to try it to appreciate how well they do. Great food, very competitively priced.

Thank VirgoLady19
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The food is very "collegey" and can tell its been written for a curriculum rather then for the experience but we all start somewhere- stude ts are azing FOH and BOH the actual teaching staff are pushy in your face and too teachery

Thank kieron y
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I have been here before for lunch and was desperate to try the evening menu. I went on a Wednesday evening and it was brilliant. The restaurant itself is well designed and decorated to a high standard. The food was fantastic, a great variety at a fantastic price. The waiting staff are brilliant, young, polite, knowledgeable and skilled. We both... More 

Thank Lindsey H
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We went to the Wharncliffe last night for their Christmas menu. The food was amazing and out of a party of 15 we had no problems with food at all. As this place is the college restaurant that is amazing, it is something that would be hard to do in a professional restaurant. We also had one member of the... More 

1 Thank CharlieJCI
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Everyone should try the Wharncliffe restaurant if you go into Rotherham during term time in the day. A good choice a well prepared good from the college students who put a lot of effort and care into the food and service. Support this restaurant if you get the chance. You will be pleasantly surprised.

Thank Abigail J
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Food not to my taste,not worth the price,what else can i say,i know its a reaching restaraunt but the food is a bit to ott,and not much of it,i like fine dining but this is neither here nor there

Thank pauline b
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Where can I start, I attended the Wharncliffe restaurant due to a business meeting and in all truthiness what an experience considering it is a learning environment all the staff member in training are so professional at all times and was very welcoming and bright If you haven't been you need to Some established restaurants could learn a few things

1 Thank Ross L
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Party of 4 served with a smile great fresh soup, pork Mel, chicken n veg option all lovely. Amazing puddings could die happy if there was a tasting platter . Good choice of wine and great lattes, one star taken off as emailed that we needed a gluten free option for my husband and phoned to confirm thus had not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:15 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:15 - 21:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Percy Street | Rotherham, Rotherham S65 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham
  • Phone Number: +44 1709 722767
Operating as Rotherham College's training restaurant, The Wharncliffe has an excellent reputation for outstanding food and service, provided by the college's Hospitality and Catering learners, all under the watchful eye of their tutors.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?