This Mansfield bar and restaurant is taking you on a ride through the musical ages with car park concerts

From Robbie Williams to Pink, and Gary Barlow to Erasure, contemporary bar and restaurant andwhynot in Mansfield will be serving up a smorgasbord of musical treats from their car park throughout summer.

The popular bar and restaurant on Leeming Street next to the Mansfield Palace Theatre, is well known in Mansfield for its atmospheric DJ and tribute events.

Now, having re-opened on the back of the coronavirus-enforced closure, it is back with a bang – and they have ensured that everyone’s comfort and safety is being put first.

The venue returned to the tribute scene last weekend, July 25 and 26, with Dan Budd performing as ex-Take That member Robbie Williams, and Luke Hingley performing as Canadian popstar Michael Buble.

andwhynot bar and restaurant in Mansfield will be offering car park concerts throughout summer, including tributes of Elvis, Pink and Elton John.

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    On Facebook, andwhynot said about the return: “We, as a company can assure that the safety of our team and our customers is paramount – ALL recommendations issued by the Government and relevant authorities will be strictly adhered to.

    “All our amazing staff have been trained and briefed on our new and temporary way of working, our staff will be wearing PPE in line with government guidance.

    "Every member of staff will complete and sign a daily health assessment to confirm they are fit for work; this will include a temperature check before their shift commences.

    "Where our team cannot work within social distancing, we have done everything practical to manage risk transmission.

    A 'Car Park Concert' menu will be available at all the social distanced events.

    “We really want to make these events work and get back to some kind of normality, we accept that it might not be for everyone right now, and that’s honestly fine… but for those who wish to come and enjoy live music once more and a have a great, socially distanced and safe time - we cant wait!”

    ‘Ereasured’, a tribute act of eighties pop-duo Erasure, will take to the car park stage at 7.30pm tomorrow, August 1, with tributes to Pink, Elton John and Elvis also coming up alongside numerous others throughout August.

    There will also be food available at the events.

    The company added on Facebook: “You may book a table inside and enjoy or amazing food - or eat at your outside table.

    'Erasured' will perform a tribute to eighties pop-due Erasure tomorrow evening, August 1.

    "Our chef's will be serving up a delightful 'Concert in The Car Park Menu' from 5pm plus our amazing Wood Fired Pizzas for ticket holders.”

    Doors open at 3pm, tickets cost £10 each, and tables can be booked for a minimum of four people.

    For more information, tickets, and a full list of what’s to come at andwhynot, call 01623 633330 or visit