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The Briery Hotel & Restaurant

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90 Stainburn Road, Workington CA14 1ST, England
01900 603395
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Our extensive menu has over 70 dishes of Italian and English cuisines, all...
Our extensive menu has over 70 dishes of Italian and English cuisines, all our food is prepared & cooked to order from local fresh produce. We can cater for all your needs no party is to small or large .
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  • 89
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    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
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  • 10
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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
Not been for years but will be back

We decided to go to the Briery as never been this way for years and always thought it to be a classy place. We had lunch and were not disapointed. The place is roomy and comfortable and service was very pleasant by all staff. The 3 meals we had were no more than £8 a dish and were all served... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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cumbria
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cumbria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We decided to go to the Briery as never been this way for years and always thought it to be a classy place. We had lunch and were not disapointed. The place is roomy and comfortable and service was very pleasant by all staff. The 3 meals we had were no more than £8 a dish and were all served... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited The Briery Workington today for a family lunch and have to say it was excellent. The menu was comprehensive and varied,and it was nice to see that there was a good selection of vegetarian meal choices, as this is not always the case in some places. The service was very good, the staff were friendly, polite and couldn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Plenty food on your plate but prices were still a bit too high for average tasting dishes. Had a good atmosphere as it is quite popular however nothing outstanding about our experience. Managed well having two large groups in at once for a busy evening time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited the Briery over Easter period, great food, excellent service, lovely friendly environment. Would recommend to anyone, great value for money.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Having travelled to Cumbria and at the end of a 6 hour trip decided to pay a visit to The Briery a place we have known for many years. Whilst food and service acceptable it was nothing special both in regard to the steak & mushroom pie and the scampi. Service was not fast and bar staff rather surly. Not... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

driving past the Briery today and we decided to go in for lunch, we were lucky there was one table available in the bar. good choice of sunday lunch, i had chicken and my husband had beef. my husband made a comment how it was the most tender roast beef he ever tasted. my chicken had a tasty tomato and... More 

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

after being recommended by friends to try the Briery last week we finally had chance to go last night. The service from start to finish was brill and food was delicious, the place was really busy. we had a little wait which we expected but it was well worth the wait. would recommend to anyone.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We arrived at the Briery around 1230 for our lunch. Our table was ready on arrival and drinks served promptly. Excellent choice of meals, I had beef which was lovely so tender. My husband had lamb which he loved also. The creamed cabbage was amazing and portions were big, we were stuffed no tea needed. Briery is my new regular... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We took our older grandchildren for a meal. The food was good, but the service wasn't. As soon as you put your knife and fork down your plates were whisked away. Our Grandchildren had a sweet which they enjoyed but they had only finished the last mouthfull and put their spoons down when the dishes were whisked away quickly. No... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have eaten here several times in the past and always enjoyed the food, however the meal we had on Mother's Day was well below the standard I expected. Duck was overcooked and vegetables hard, and the fish was greasy.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 Stainburn Road, Workington CA14 1ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: 01900 603395

Description

Our extensive menu has over 70 dishes of Italian and English cuisines, all our food is prepared & cooked to order from local fresh produce. We can cater for all your needs no party is to small or large .

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