We have checked the Government guidance and completed our risk assessment and are delighted to announce that we are now open for bookings.
There will be a few changes in order to remain COVID-19 secure:
Booking is essential to avoid disappointment. This can be done by telephone, Facebook messenger or via the website www.mariosristorantebacup.co.uk. We are required to take the details of all our customers to enable track and trace where necessary.
You may be told that there is a time limit on your table. We have rearranged all tables to allow a 1m distance between all customers on separate tables in line with current guidance. This has meant that we have less covers available at the moment. Please no not rearrange the seating or tables and please ensure that children are seated with your party at all times.
Sanitiser is available at the entrance of the restaurant and ALL customers are requested to use upon entry.
There is no longer a waiting area and all guests will be directed directly to their table.
Waiting at the bar is prohibited (including for payment) - table service only.
Where possible, we are trying to remove the use of physical menus. Customers are requested to pre - order their food when booking if possible. Alternatively (as we know you do not always know what you want until the night) please use our free WiFi to log onto our website on your mobile devices and use the menu there. If none of these are possible, menus will be available and will be sanitiser after every use.
Payment by card or Apple Pay where possible.
Toilets will be regularly checked, cleaned and sanitised (Please inform us if this is not the case). Customers are requested to was their hands regularly with soap for 20seconds.
Please do not visit the restaurant if you or a member of your household are feeling unwell, or exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms (new or continuous cough, fever, loss of taste/smell
Established in Bacup for over 26 years, Mario's is part of the community. We have a simple philosophy - great Italian food, prepared in an authentic traditional way, coupled with a family friendly and relaxing atmosphere the like of such you would find in Italy.
Mario's is a family run business, catering for families, couples and larger parties. Whatever the occasion we can provide a great night.
All our food is prepared to authentic Italian recipes, cooked by our Calabrese Chef.
All ingredients are sourced locally or imported direct from Italy, offering great food at reasonable prices.
Don't fancy what's on the menu? We can always accommodate every taste. Have a word with Mario or the Chef for slight variations.
Mario's relaxed atmosphere makes it ideal for families wanting to bring young children - just like in Italy! We have a special children's menu, high chairs and plenty to entertain the little ones, including our fish tanks on display!
Mario is originally from Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. He has lived in England for over 36 years and is well established in the Rossendale area. He runs Mario's with his wife Clare and his 4 children; Francesca, Dario, Lucia and Giovanni are never far away!
Suitable for parties, funerals, weddings, christenings, reunions etc (Max 70 people). Hot and cold buffets or full a la carte menus at a price to suite your pocket. Speak to Mario or Clare to arrange a menu to best suit your occasion.
from 8.50 per head
Children's Pizza Parties
2 hour parties available Sat/Sunday between 1-4pm. Children make their own pizzas under the guidance of Mario - then eat them!!
Includes Garlic Bread, Pizza, Ice Cream, Mini Doughnuts and unlimited juice. Restaurant can be used for party games etc. by the booked party. Includes Garlic Bread, Pizza, Ice Cream, Mini Doughnuts and unlimited juice. Food and drink available for adults at extra cost. Contact Mario or Clare for more information.
10.50 per child (minimum 6 children)
Mario can also provide outside catering (as above) prepared and delivered to your door or venue. Alternatively, you may arrange for Mario to prepare and cook at your premises. Contact Mario for more details.