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Carlin's Bar & Bistro

18 - 20 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
1900 823654
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Ranked #33 of 59 Restaurants in Cockermouth
Cuisines: British
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Description: Part of Allerdale Court Hotel but I can't review the hotel only the restaurant which is one of the best in Cockermouth. Any chance of a listing under restaurants for this lovely restaurant?
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

I recently came to carlins for my friends birthday, we had all planned to have a meal (and booked for it!) but when we arrived we were told nibbles had already been ordered and we couldn't have a meal. Seeing that the restaurant was quiet that evening we asked if we could have a table and they said no! The... More 

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Carlisle
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Dinner with colleagues was disappointing. seafood starter was a small bit of smoked salmon tiny bit of poached salmon and a few prawns. Not very inspiring. Main was your standard roast turkey dinner which was OK. Sticky toffee pudding was served but on it own, no sauce, cream or icecream. Service was poor an very rushed, had to ask for... More 

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woodford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful quality food and service, spacious restaurant, good lighting and pleasant atmosphere, staff are very friendly and knowledgable, and good timings between courses

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Flintshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Gorgeous food and not too expensive. Staff can't do enough for you. There was nothing to dislike. Get a table in the window And watch the world go by. Love the flames outside the entrance makes the place look really welcoming

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middlesbrough
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Excellent choice of food both at breakfast and dinner. The full cooked breakfast was lovely and had continental options, plenty of choice for dinner too, also has a bar.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have stayed at the Allerdale Hotel for 2 weeks and the Carlin's Bar & Bistro is attached. I'm from Atlanta, Georgia, USA and this restaurant gives flexibility in dinners from great pasta to burgers to pizza. I'm staying at the Allerdale for another 7 weeks and I'll continue to have dinner at Carlin's Bar & Bistro because of the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I ate here as I was staying at the Hotel of which Carlin's is a part of (see separate review). Staff are great, helpful & friendly. Food very good and the prices are amazing (I live in the South...). Very good all round.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I must say I was delighted I'd ordered the paella as it was lovely, although there was such a good choice on the menu I nearly didn't. The atmosphere was buzzing and the food arrived quickly and was well presented.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Many of the recommended restaurants in Cockermouth are closed on Monday nights and, to find an alternative to (though decent yet repetitive) pub food, we chose this place as it offered salads as large and small portions. The ingredients were lovely yet the presentation was sparse: the small/starter-sized salads weren't more than a side dish and served in even smaller... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Had dinner here. Cumberland sausages, chive mash and glazed carrots. Very poor - mash looked and tasted like smash, sausages were decidedly average. On the positive side the staff are good. Overall and for the price there are better places in Cockermouth !

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Address: 18 - 20 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
Phone Number: 1900 823654
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
Cuisine: British

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