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2 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
01900 826655
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Telephone Number:- 01900 826655

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Surprisingly good.

I always assumed (wrongly) that The Front Room was a cafe and not really a serious restaurant. Let me tell you, this little place is in fact a very nice restaurant indeed. Very welcoming and friendly service and excellent food and wine. Not particularly cosy or intimate, perhaps more of a coffee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Gary H
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I always assumed (wrongly) that The Front Room was a cafe and not really a serious restaurant. Let me tell you, this little place is in fact a very nice restaurant indeed. Very welcoming and friendly service and excellent food and wine. Not particularly cosy or intimate, perhaps more of a coffee shop vibe, but still very good. We will... More 

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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Had to go back as one reviewer had slagged them off and as the question about some one going to the pub next door well it appears they only have a table license so you must eat food with your drink !!! And nicer people you could not meet very nice atmosphere and simple food server by Alan with great... More 

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Aspatria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visited The Front Room with some friends and can thoroughly recommend it. Very friendly little place with a lovely atmosphere and delicious food.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Ordered drinks and starters with friends. The hostess/waitress told us very rudely while serving our food that for future reference the front room was not just for alcohol consumption only to which we replied that we had ordered starters. Which were rubbish by the way. We were so annoyed with her attitude that we went to the castle bar for... More 

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Cumbria
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Just love this place food always top quality and amazing service......highly recommend the balsamic lamb....Alan and the team are totally fab

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Alan is a great host constantly checking all is in order everyone made to feel welcome and the food for the price takes some beating do try the fried halloumi

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a lovely little restaurant with a great atmosphere. The food was amazing and they were very accommodating for children, offering tasters before choosing. The owner treated us to some guitar music which was very good. We enjoyed it so much we went back the next night as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited last week for my dad's birthday and was really impressed. My mum and dad know the owner, who seems like a really genuinely nice bloke, and the food was excellent. I had hot smoked salmon for starters and the stuffed chicken for mains - both were extremely tasty and you could tell that the ingredients used were of a... More 

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have eaten hear a number of times over the last year. It is a small family run restaurant, but still has a lively atmosphere. Everything I have tried here has been top notch and cooked fresh to order. Always go way happy after eating here!!!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

There is little else that i can add to the last review. An amazing little place, which is run by a couple, has a very short menu - so everything is fresh and is served with love (imho). My only improvement would be .. change the menu more often... The food is scrummy but we called twice within two months... More 

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Address: 2 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
Phone Number: 01900 826655
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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  • Address: 2 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: 01900 826655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Telephone Number:- 01900 826655

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