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The Old Bill

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Wonderful
5.5/6
21 Reviews

About The Old Bill

The Old Bill is unbeatable if you’re looking for an intimate dinner venue in Oldham’s town centre – it oozes old-world charm, and it has a cluster of very well-stocked wine racks with a vintage to suit any occasion. What really makes this a sure-fire venue, though, is its quality Italian cuisine, which ers on the side of classical with fantastic results. You know that everything you get dished up here on Greaves Street is done in the proper style (how nonna would’ve done it, just a bit fancier), from juicy melon and prawns to half a leg of lamb in mint and redcurrant demi-glace sauce, port wine and blue-cheese based filletini di manzo fillet steak to The Old Bill’s famous torta fritta garlic bread – a 60-year-old recipe served with Papa’s special tomato ragu: light, and irresistible. The Old Bill does a great early-bird and pre-theatre menu, too, or you can line up a meal along with one of their great events like live jazz.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 5:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Address

The Old Bill
35 Greaves Street, Town Centre
Oldham OL1 1TJ

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Torta Fritta Garlic Bread

Our 60 year old recipe is light and delicious and is served with Papa's special tomato Ragu on the side (a must try).
£5.50

Calamari

Lightly fried Calamari, squid rings, in a cris[y tempura flour butter and served with a salad garnish and a bit on the side (tartar sauce that is).
£5.50

Melon and Prawns

Juicy Galia melon topped with fresh North Atlantic prawns finished with traditional home-made Marie Rose dressing.
£5.50
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Mains

Pork Fillet

Slices of Pork tenderloin assembled with Parma Ham, Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese, tomato, Frascati wine and a pinch of sage. Served with two seasonal vegetables and oven roasted potatoes with fresh rosemary and garlic.
£13.25

Famous Leg of Lamb

Half a leg of lamb cooked slowly in a rich mint and redcurrant demi-glace sauce. Not for the faint hearted. Served with two seasonal vegetables and oven roasted potatoes with fresh rosemary and garlic.
£16.75

Filletini Di Manzo

ices of tender fillet steak, cooked slowly in a rich port wine and blue stilton sauce. (As our Fillitini are delicate medallions, we advise they are cooked med-well, pink inner with no running blood, to avoid disappointment). Served with two seasonal vegetables and oven roasted potatoes with fresh rosemary and garlic.
£19.95
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Specials

Paolo’s Spicy Balls

Giant Italian meat balls in a spicy tomato sauce on a bed of spaghetti. Served with chips and salad.
£10.50

Rigatoni Mexicana

Fresh rigatoni cooked in a tomato sauce with seasonal vegetables, ham an chilli's with a touch of cream richness. Served with chips and salad.
£10.50

Lasagne Al Forno

Oven baked meat lasagne prepared freshly on the premises. Served with chips and salad. Delish!
£10.50
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21 The Old Bill Reviews

Wonderful
5.5/6
21 Reviews
Food:Outstanding
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Service:Excellent
Atmosphere:Excellent
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Great value
"Excellent"6/6
Sarah L.3 days ago · 0 reviews

Steak night Thursday offer is a brilliant deal and great value for money. Welcoming and lovely service as always and being able to order extras such as a starter was a good option. Will definitely be going again for this ☺️

"Excellent"6/6
Katherine H.a month ago · 0 reviews

Really love this place , been going for years , lovely atmosphere and family run with good food and atmosphere , never dissapoints and worth the travel

"Excellent"6/6
Anne L.a month ago · 0 reviews

Very pleasant, would return. Food good .staff couldn't do enough for you. My friend who accompanied me is taking her family in April for her birthday celebration.

"Excellent"6/6
Kris R.2 months ago · 0 reviews

Really nice staff and the food is excellent and to me good value for money as well. Felt very relaxed and there is no pressure on you to order or once you have finished your meal there not in a rush to get you out of the door

"Excellent"6/6
Wendy B.8 months ago · 0 reviews

Fantastic place with lovely, attentive staff and such delicious food! I cannot fault anything at all about this place. The lovely music and ambience, made for a beautiful birthday meal. Been many a time and have never been disappointed.

"Excellent"6/6
Susan G.4 months ago · 0 reviews

Can't ask for better food or service, this place is a gem, had a fantastic afternoon here for my birthday and we were looked after by excellent staff and the food was even better.

"Excellent"6/6
Tracy T.2 years ago · 0 reviews

Absolutely fabulous night out for my son's 23rd birthday. We we're made to feel like part of the family. Would recommend the place definately. A night to remember and will definately be repeating it.

"Excellent"6/6
Howard S.2 years ago · 0 reviews

Went as a party of four all ordered different meals and all superb. All of the staff were excellent and great customer service provided. Highly recommend will certainly be going again.

"Great"5/6
Clifford b.a year ago · 0 reviews

Very disappointed as we booked a reservation through Quandoo then had a call from the Old Bill on the afternoon we were going that day to say it was overbooked could not accommodate us.

"Excellent"6/6
Sarah L.7 months ago · 0 reviews

My favourite place in Oldham. Amazing food, lovely atmosphere and the best staff. Would recommend this place to anyone! Families, couples, groups of friends, you won't be disappointed

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