— Story —


The Management Team

Mikey Walker

Robyn Doherty
Restaurant Manager

Tony Stephen Lewis
Head Chef


experience, Talent & Diversity

Welcome to Empire Bar & Restaurant, a Family ran business based in Horwich, Bolton. Empire’s story began with a vision to create a drinking & dining experience different to every other in Horwich. We strive to bring high end city centre standards to the outskirts of Bolton by offering a unique, quality product you will struggle to find anywhere else in the area.

Our team is the foundation to our success and story - we have brought together a diverse, dynamic talented management team to be the backbone of the business each member with tonnes of experience in a different sector of the hospitality industry.

Mikey - Owner - The Main Man - Experience in High end international events, High end bars and business management allows him to lead the team and truly push them to succeed.

Robyn Doherty - Restaurant Manager - The Foodie. Robyns years of waitress/management experience in a variety of cities has led her to this role. She truly is the face of the restaurant and her service standards are a force to be reckoned with!

Tony Lewis - Head chef - The culinary Genius. Tony has years of experience working in restaurants around the UK. Putting passion and love into everything he creates, his skills are second to none making every dish irresistible.

Empire truly is unique - from our crafty cocktails to our expertly designed dishes - we hope to see you soon!