With the weekend set to be dry with sunny spells, you may be looking for somewhere that offers quality food whilst you enjoy the weather outside.

Although it will be cooler than Friday in Bolton over the weekend, temperatures could still see highs of 17°, which is perfect for eating out over Father’s Day weekend.

There are plenty of places to choose from, whether you’re looking for your usual pub grub, light bites at a café, or a hearty Italian meal, we’ve got you covered.

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

  1. Baker’s

Where: 247 Blackburn Road, Bolton BL7 9SN

Opening times: Monday - Thursday 9:30-4:30pm, Friday and Saturday 9:30-10pm, Sunday 9:30-4pm.

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 435 reviews

"Great local eatery," says one review.

"Lovely food and atmosphere," says another.

This restaurant has won multiple awards is very highly rated, with 384 five-star reviews, and it has won the title of TripAdvisor 2021 Travellers' Choice.

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  1. Earthlings

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

Opening times: Thursday-Sunday 10-3pm.

TripAdvisor rating: 5/5 out of 207 reviews

"The choices on the menu were so vast," says one review.

"Lovely food, staff and great service," says another.

This restaurant is a family run organic juice bar & health food cafe, specialising in healthy plant-based cuisine. They offer a relaxed approach to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, as well as providing one to one consultations and life coaching.

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  1. Toby Carvery Watergate Toll

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

Opening times: Mon-Sun 8am-10pm

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5 out of 1,184 reviews

"Both food and service was outstanding as always," says one review.

"We visited Watergate yesterday as a family we love it there we always call if passing,” says another.

It is part of a well-known franchise of pub dining establishments, which offers traditional roast dinners, as well as plenty of vegan options to suit your needs.

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  1. Bella Italia

Where: Unit 23, The Linkway Middlebrook Retail Park, Bolton BL6 6JA

Opening times: Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5 out of 953 reviews

"Would recommend if you want pizza, pasta, or anything else Italian," says one review.

" Excellent service. Food was good and was quick didn’t have to wait,” says another.

If you’re in search of a hearty Italian meal, with family tradition, then this may be the place to visit, which is also in the UK’s largest retail and leisure park, full of great activities to do afterwards or beforehand.

  1. Sokrates Taverna 

Where: 80-84 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7NZ

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 5pm-11pm, Fri-Sat 6pm-12am, Sun 3:30-10pm

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5/5 out of 562 reviews

" Food to die for! Veggie options amazing," says one review.

"The lady who served us was so welcoming and seemed really knowledgeable about the food,” says another.

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It is a relaxed and friendly restaurant, serving authentic Greek, Cypriot and Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. When the temperatures are high customers love to dine in the Greek village yard.