Bolton has a huge selection of bars and restaurants, from independent local eateries to fantastic curries and healthy cafes. 

Whether you're in the mood for a light bite, Sunday dinner or authentic Italian pizza we've got you covered.

The restaurants that have made the list have a variety of food and atmosphere, meaning there is something for everyone on this list. 

These are the best restaurants in Bolton according to TripAdvisor, all with a 4 rating or above: 

1. Royal Balti House

Where: 78 Market Street, Farnworth, Bolton BL4 7NY 

Opening times: Monday - Thursday 4.30-10.30pm, Friday and Saturday 4.30-11.45pm, Sunday 3.30-10.30pm

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 1,328 reviews

"Best Indian I've ever been to," says one review.

"First class all around," says another. 

This restaurant is very highly rated, with 1,207 five star reviews and it has won the title of TripAdvisor 2021 Travellers' Choice. 

Book via TripAdvisor here. 

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2. Baker's 

Where: 247 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL7 9SN 

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 407 reviews

Opening times: Monday - Thursday 9.30am-4.30pm, Friday and Saturday 9.30am-10pm, Sunday 9.30am-4pm

This restaurant offers local cuisine such as burgers, chicken salads and fish. 

There are vegetarian and Vegan options available across the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.

Book via TripAdvisor here. 

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3. Casalingo 

Where: 23 Church Street, Ainsworth, Bury BL2 5RA 

Opening times: Wednesday and Thursday, 12-2pm and 5-9.30pm, Friday and Saturday 12-2pm and 5-10pm, Sunday 1-9pm

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 407 reviews

This Italian restaurant serves Mediterranean, European, Sicilian, Southern-Italian food. 

They offer lunchtime specials, perfect for a lighter bite, and an extensive menu of pizza, pasta and risotto. 

Book via TripAdvisor here. 

4. Earthlings

Where: 221 Darwen Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton BL7 9BS 

Opening times: Thursday - Sunday 10am-3pm

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 202 reviews

This organic cafe and juice bar serves healthy plant-based food and drinks, all made to order to give you the freshest produce. 

Book via TripAdvisor here. 

5. Toby Carvery Watergate Toll

Where: Junction 4 M61 421 Watergate Drive, Bolton BL5 1BU 

Opening times: Monday - Sunday 8am-10pm

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5 out of 978 reviews

Who doesn't like a classic British carvery?  

Reviews mention the brilliant service and excellent food, with gluten-free options available. 

Book via TripAdvisor here.