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1842 Bar & Restaurant Preston

Situated in the former Corn Exchange Preston, Bar 1842 injects prestige and luxury into every corner.  Immerse yourself in the sounds from the rousing live music every weekend*. Get lost in the delectable flavours and scents of our internationally influenced dishes and drinks. Expect the unexpected, we promise you will be back for more.

*Subject to schedule.


Our small plate tapas-style menu is guaranteed to set your tastebuds alight, featuring over 40 dishes with globally inspired flavours and catering for all foodies from meat-eaters to vegan. Perfect for any occasion from a spontaneous boozy brunch, family meal or staff party – our menu is set to impress. With a beautifully designed restaurant area, some of Preston’s most exquisite cocktails and live entertainment regularly on the schedule – 1842 is a restaurant like no other.


BAR 1842

Give your taste buds the ultimate treat with one of our ingenious and intriguing cocktails.  Expect a flavour infusion to confuse, excite, intrigue and inspire, we know you’ll be back for more.

We have hand-selected a range of wines, Champagne’s and fizz options. Draught and cask ales are served from the imposing Bavarian towers with seasonal specials regularly making an appearance.


When the sun goes down

When the sun goes down over 1842, expect a soundtrack to take you through to the early hours. Live music features every Friday and Saturday and our resident DJ curates the atmosphere with the best in soul, RnB, house and contemporary take on the classics.


1842 Restaurant & Bar Menus

Our relaxed, contemporary menus cater for any occasion, from a laid-back brunch to a stylish dinner with loved ones and friends.  So whether you’re looking for a drink by the roaring fire, a sharing platter and cocktails in one of our cosy booths or an all-out celebration in our restaurant and bar, expect 1842 to under-promise and over-deliver every time.

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