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1761

Pub, Tapas
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Market Place, Cockermouth, England
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Stylish interior and good beer

I liked the way this old inn has been refurbished - nicely set-out and warm welcoming wood burner on a drizzly December night. Good beer - three real ales and a real cider on tonight - and the staff were quite happy. Wood flooring and peaceful atmosphere - mind you it is Monday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2014
Alphablack
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Newcastle, UK
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English first
Newcastle, UK
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106 reviews 106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I liked the way this old inn has been refurbished - nicely set-out and warm welcoming wood burner on a drizzly December night. Good beer - three real ales and a real cider on tonight - and the staff were quite happy. Wood flooring and peaceful atmosphere - mind you it is Monday.

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

What a gorgeous pub, we always visit this pub when we are in cockermouth but it's a shame the staff are so miserable. This pub would be so much better if it did food, they are definitely missing a trick as it's got such a great layout and is crying out to be a gastro pub.

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Visiting Cockermouth it's never easy which to visit firts, the Bush or 1761. Perhaps the best solution is to go to both. Each a very different style, but both very good. 1761 isn't really a restaurant, it seems to be nibbles to accompany the beers, which are varied and well kept. The pair of them are far and away the... More 

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Manchester
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Lovely pub, serving excellently kept beer. We took shelter from the blazing sun here(I know) and the interior was cool and interesting. My wife had a tapas of home made humus and said it was very good. I would heartily recommend this pub.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

This is a great little bar and has the bonus of board games to while away the time!! The staff are great and there is a good range of beers and wines as well as the usual spirits. Perfect for a relaxing drink at any time.

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CUMBRIA
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205 reviews 205 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
295 helpful votes 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We often visit here - on a vibrant Friday, wet Saturday afternoon or even lazy Sunday!! Always friendly staff, great beer and tasty nibbles. What more could you want. Excellent and keep up the good work

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We didn't actually eat here. We sheltered from a rain and thunderstorm. It was cosy and lovely and we had a few games of Trivial Pursuit - there was a stack of board games available.

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England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Excellent, smiley service, good choice of drinks and dog-friendly for our 13week old puppy. What more could you ask for ?!

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Newcastle
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205 reviews 205 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

My wife and I are frequent visitors to Cockermouth and always head for either the Bush, The Castle or 1761. The 1761 is very welcoming, the lady host always acknowledges us and her staff are quick,friendly and on the ball. The pub has a lovely atmosphere, both kids and dogs are made welcome, board games are available for the bairns... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Friendly staff, great local and international beers on tap, dog friendly and ideally located with ample parking behind the pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Market Place, Cockermouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Tapas

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