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Eat Out to Help Out in Rotherham Town Centre

Eat out to help out

We're delighted to confirm that a number of our town centre eateries are participating in the Government's Eat Out to Help Out Scheme!

Businesses will offer a 50% reduction on bills for food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to a maximum of £10 per person), to all diners who eat-in on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August.

You don’t need a voucher to use the scheme and you can use it at the same time as other offers and discounts. There is no minimum spend but alcoholic drinks and service charges are excluded.

The following businesses are participating: 

  • Churchills Bistro, All Saints' Square
  • McDonalds, Bridgegate
  • The Plaice To Be, Bridgegate
  • Interchange Cafe, College Walk
  • Ginge's Snap, Eastwood Lane
  • Guests Tea Room, High Street
  • The Bluecoat, The Crofts
  • George Wright Boutique Hotel, Bar and Restaurant, The Crofts (Snail Hill)
  • Pantry Green, Red Lion Yard
  • Corner Cafe, Rotherham Indoor Market
  • Rajas, Wellgate
  • Sabirs Grill, Westgate

Opening times may vary. Please contact each business for more details.

COVID-19 Local Test Site now open

Get Tested

Rotherham residents can now access a COVID-19 test at the new walk-through Local Testing Site on Forge Island.

The Department of Health and Social Care operated site is expected to be open from 8am to 8pm seven days a week for the next 12 weeks. This walk-through site is in addition to the drive-through site at Midland Road. 

Social distancing signs and measures are in place and people are asked to wear a face covering to keep everyone at the site safe. The simple swab test takes less than a minute. 

More details are available here.

Parking is still available on Forge Island although spaces are limited.

Retail space available at the Makers Emporium


Calling all local makers, crafters, designers and artists!

The Makers Emporium on High Street currently have managed retail space available from just £10 per month (plus commission). Ideal if you want to test trade your products.

Call now on 07584 391449 for more details or email: or

Visit the Facebook page here.