Lancashire diners will be able to visit a new Italian restaurant next month, as another restaurant in the Luciano’s chain opens in Chorley.

The new Italian restaurant, Luciano’s at Chorley, will open on Chorley's Market Walk extension next month.

It will be the third restaurant opened by the family-run business and will be run by Luciano and Lorna Fortuna.

Lancashire Telegraph: Lorna and Luciano FortunaLorna and Luciano Fortuna

Luciano Fortuna said: “We are hoping to open on either the first or second week of February.

“We wanted to open a restaurant that is more centrally located and away from outskirts.

“My wife and I are really excited – we have three children and now we have three business.  I am always excited.

“It will be nice to bring a little more of Luciano’s food and service to new customers in Chorley.”

Lancashire Telegraph: Preparations for the Bar at the new Luciano's restaurant in ChorleyPreparations for the Bar at the new Luciano's restaurant in Chorley

Chorley’s Market Walk extension opened in 2019 and Luciano’s Italian restaurant will join a host of other businesses including Reel Cinema, Marks and Spencer Foodhall  an Escape entertainment venue and more. 

According to Luciano, this new business is very similar to their restaurant in Horwich, Bolton but it has an additional pizza oven.

There is another Luciano’s restaurant, Luciano's at the Millstone, in Grimeford Village, Chorley.

The new Luciano’s at Chorley restaurant in Market Walk is currently hiring.

A spokesperson said: “We have lots of vacancies to fill for this exciting new cafe both Front of House, to Kitchen, full, part and variable hours!

“Please send your CV to or even better drop it off in person at either Lucianos at the Millstone or Lucianos at Middlebrook.”

To find out more, visit Luciano’s at Chorley’s Facebook page.