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Quince & Medlar

13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
(01900) 823579
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Ranked #3 of 56 Restaurants in Cockermouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
UK
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Always consistent great food at my favourite vegetarian place in northern England. There were 3 of us: myself, a vegetarian and 2 omnivores. We started with organic Pinkus beer and followed it up with a fruity, crisp French house wine. Starters included Aubergine roast buckwheat wrap, capers green olive & green salsa (yummy) and Chunky potted beetroot & borlotti bean... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great food even for non vegetarian people! The first time I came the food was delicious, the second time was not so good (it was average and we felt a bit dissapointed-it's expensive) but the third time was so nice and tasty that we definately come back again (and I hope not to be dissapointed!)

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belfast
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant is the best place for vegetarians to eat Cumbria. I could have chosen all of the dishes on the menu as they were soo appealing. The service and the food made our holiday. We brought a couple of non vegetarians and they were bowled over by the food so much that they wanted to eat there the next... More

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Lorton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had another wonderful meal at Quince & Medlar. Fantastic service, great starters, wonderful mains and magnificent sweets. What more could you ask for. A must visit! Graham & Maggie Lamont

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UK
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This restaurant was great. Really delicious,fresh and inventive food, making the most of the taste of vegetables. I had a beetroot and aubergine dish with wasabi and it was delicious. I then had a trio of chocolate desserts which was fab. We went with another couple and we all had a great evening. The restaurant was busy,even mid week, so... More

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

We have greatly enjoyed dining here for many years although we are not vegetarians. The food in lovingly prepared with some amazing textures and flavours and all beautifully presented. The service is low key and unhurried making for a relaxing evening. One of the delights of living in Cockermouth is having the Q and M on our door step. Everyone... More

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Primarily we go for the dining experience which again last night exceeded expectations from an already great restaurant. The pre dinner treats and hand made chocolates make the evening even more special. We are not vegetarians but when you are eating meals of this quality we do not miss the meat. Book a table, you will not be disappointed.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We dined at this restaurant for our 20th wedding anniversary celebration in June 2014 having intended to go on previous visits but not got round to it. All I can say is that it was worth the wait. The food was excellent, so lovely to be able to eat anything off the menu, a strange experience for a vegetarian! The... More

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Keswick, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

To say that this restaurant is an institution would be doing a disservice, many so called 'family' operations can become stale and set in their ways. There is no such worry here, the couple who have owned and operated this truly exceptional experience have continued to evolve and refine their menu so that you will not be disappointed. Other contributors... More

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Blessed with some super vegetarian restaurants in Edinburgh, we approached the Quince & Medlar - which was completely unknown to us - with some diffidence. But our recent dinner there was truly outstanding and deserves warm praise. The menu showed imagination and flair; and the execution was faultless. A lot of work goes into producing food of this quality, yet... More

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