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The Castle Bar

14 Market Place, Cockermouth 139NQ, England
+44 1900 829904
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Ranked #9 of 57 Restaurants in Cockermouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Castle Bar is set out over three floors. The downstairs is the main bar area,which has three separate large screen tv's for the sports enthusiasts. The main bar has 5 real ales on tap and has been awarded by CAMRA The 1st floor is two separate dining areas, one of which overlooks the old Market Place. The 2nd floor is the lounge area, which hosts a number of comfy chairs to relax. Tucked outside at the rear is the outside terraced garden area. The Castle Bar is dog friendly.
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English first
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Visited this pub to watch the rugby and the football. Whereas some pubs can be somewhat rowdy and threatening to strangers especially when the football is on there was no one the worse for drink and the place was well managed. I was particularly impressed when a young man (a doctor apparently ) fell of his stool twice and a... More

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A friend and l visited this gastro pub this week and both had the steak and ale pie. That pie was the best pie of that type that l have ever tasted. My friend agreed. It was served with three vegetables and a choice of potato. Most highly recommended. X

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Cannot praise range and quality offload enough. Not badly priced and a good honest gastro pub. Had lamb shoulder which was excellent

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1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We came for a 3 course meal at the weekend were very impressed! I'd heard very good things about it so we thought we'd try it for ourselves and loved every bite! I had the lasagne which is probably the best in town! The restraunt is very cosy and welcoming. Will definitely be back!

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Shropshire
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We often visit Cockermouth and stopped in here for a coffee. I've been in before but never ventured beyond the front bar. The back is a revelation. Lots of seating and some amazing looking food. We were unable to stop on this particular day but will definitely be back in the future.

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Cumbria
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Lovely food, lovely staff. My husband had been for his dental check up so we decided to treat ourselves to lunch, we will be defiantly going again.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Had a beautiful Sunday lunch, compliments to the chef and the waiting on staff couldn't have been more courteous

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

The Castle Bar is fast becoming home from home, but felt I must mention the recent visit and the lobster tagliatelle special. It was delicious, perfectly cooked and meant I had to fight off the fork from across the table (always a task, but this time especially so 😉) Can we have more of this dish please?

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

we went here for lunch one Sunday afternoon and were impressed. The downstairs area is a cosy traditional pub then upstairs is a larger area and I believe there's also a function room. The food was lovely and not expensive, it was very clean and staff were friendly.

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UK
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

First impressions when you walk in is that it is a traditional old fashioned pub. Don't be deceived, walk through the bar and the place is a rabbit warren with lots of small rooms at different levels. Up the stairs is another small bar just outside the restaurant. We were with a group and had prebooked so were shown to... More

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Additional Information about The Castle Bar

Address: 14 Market Place, Cockermouth 139NQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1900 829904
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
Cuisine: Gastropub

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