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There’s a new Nando’s restaurant coming to Rochdale this year

The town centre's first Nando's will open in just a few months time.

Emily Sergeant Emily Sergeant - 17th August 2021

Rochdale’s food and drink scene is about to welcome a new visitor as its first Nando’s branch opens in the town centre.

The hugely popular high-street restaurant chain has over 400 branches across the UK, and a legion of loyal fans to go along with it, but up until now, Rochdale town centre hasn’t been given the chance to feel the love.

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Now, it’s been confirmed that Nando’s will open doors at Rochdale Riverside in just a few months time.

Rochdale Riverside is the town centre’s main leisure and retail destination.

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The new £80 million Riverside development opened in Rochdale in April 2020, as part of a wider £400 million regeneration of the town centre.

The complex boasts a cinema, restaurants, and well-known high street fashion brands.

The new Nando’s branch will join the likes of M&S, H&M, Next, Boots, JD Sports, River Island, Reel Cinemas, and Hollywood Bowl’s new mini golf course Puttstars in calling the ever-growing shopping complex its home.

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Construction will start later this month, according to Rochdale Riverside.

The new £80 million Riverside development opened in Rochdale in April 2020 / Credit: Facebook (Rochdale Riverside)

Teasing the arrival of the new Nando’s restaurant on its social media platforms last week, Rochdale Riverside said: “It’s official… Nando’s is coming soon to Rochdale Riverside [and] they’ll be starting their shopfit later this month, with a view to opening later this year.

“Hands up, who’s excited?”

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24 November is the date pencilled in for the Nando’s opening, but keep your eyes peeled.

Featured Image – Nando’s UK