Inspired  menus from our wonderful fresh food cafe and restaurant at forge at The Wakes 

Forge is open Mon-Saturday 9-3pm for breakfast and lunch.

Our Forge restaurant is open in the evening for selected pre-theatre meals, for vegan dining, supper and live jazz nights, urban food clubs and/or a great place to eat with friends, family or to book for a party.   See all our menus below: 

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Booking a meal at the theatre (The PLACE) Oakengates.  Then why not make it a great social evening and book a pre-theatre meal as well.   Look for a symbol of a plate and knife and fork on the theatre show listings and this will indicate the availability to book a pre-theatre meal. 

Throuhout  July-Sept we have a great gourmet burger menu for just 10.00 per person if you have room afterwards join us for dessert. 


For more info or sample menus click here

Pre-Theatre Dining

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Are you planning a family occasion, a party or event to plan then consider The Wakes, fab building, great food and amazing facilities. You can choose from many different types of room styles bring the lights up or dim them all down and enjoy great service and licensed bar.

Our new food menu is now out starting from just 4.50 a head. To take a look at our full buffet menu follow the link click here 

'Forge' your own buffet 


This new and exciting food club will offer a chance to be engaged with food, street/urban, local and diverse foods. Hear about why the choices made, the ingredients that go in and how you can cook it at home. THEN of course eat the food prepared.

At just £5.00 per person this will be a great event to come on your own, with friends or family and meet up with other food lovers. The 5.00 will include your one main course supper.

Places will be limited and as like most supper clubs people will be at social tables encouraging conversation and those attending


You can buy your ticket for the table at Forge ahead of the night, reserve by clicking here  OR if spaces are left pay on the night.

Licensed bar open and if you fancy a pud its only 2.50 extra - but decide on the night

Supper Club: Forge Food Revival

30th July 6-8.30pm