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18 - 20 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
1900 823654
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Part of Allerdale Court Hotel but I can't review the hotel only the...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delish food

Had a share of 3 course and found them all delicious. Have to mention the sticky toffee pudding which was divine. Big portions, would have struggled to have 3 to myself. Would deffo go back. Service unobtrusive but very pleasant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
Kazbah
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

sharing platter starter ok but nothing fantastic. however my girlfriend and I both ordered a rib eye steak off the specials board. when our steaks arrived they definitely were not rib eye but a cheap piece of rump. the staff tried to convince us that it is not possible as they do not sell rump steak only ribeye and fillet.... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had a share of 3 course and found them all delicious. Have to mention the sticky toffee pudding which was divine. Big portions, would have struggled to have 3 to myself. Would deffo go back. Service unobtrusive but very pleasant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We came here as we were given a voucher for Christmas. The staff were friendly and the prices were reasonable. I had a pasta dish which tasted nice but the beef in it was very fatty. My boyfriend has a burger and he enjoyed that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Been numerous times never had a bad meal would def recommend this place although id stay away from pizzas not really their forte

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Had a fantastic meal here at the weekend the meals we had were well presented and cooked to perfection ,the staff were very helpful , friendly and busy but cared for us attentively .Keep up the great work would highly recommend and will be back again !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I had steak and chips - what could go wrong with that??? Apparently quite a lot! Stringy tasteless meat which as rare and not blue, cold onion rings and to top it all different sized chips some of which were cooked and some of which were not. The Prosecco was half price which was the Friday night offer - but... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Ate here the other night.Food and service good but expensive.Over £10 for a lasagne!.House wine over £15 per bottle.Would visit again but on for a special meal not a Monday supper.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We went here looking for dinner but when we asked about a table for us and our young children we were told they had no space when they clearly did. I said we only wanted a quick bite. They could have easily sat us near the bar instead we had to go back out into the rain with our young... More 

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Cumbria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I had a meal here on the 9th feb. The starter of Pate was lovely (but the toast was burned) and the tigerprawn cocktail was ok. The mains were disappointing! Presented very well but my hubby had welldone Sirloin (to within an inch of its life). He left the meal as he was unable to chew the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Me and my partner were very very disappointed with this bistro especially as we are not at all in the slightest food snobs, but the food was clearly microwaved, I ate less than half of my pizza before I gave up as it was awful, tasted like plastic, whilst my partner had three bites of his carbonara before he gave... More 

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

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  • Cuisine: British

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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