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Melbreak Country House Hotel

Winscales Road, Great Clifton, Workington CA14 1XS, England
01900 61443
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Ranked #25 of 37 Restaurants in Workington
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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English first
Egremont, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Pass this hotel regularly and has always looked inviting from the road, offering two meals for £14.95. Finally decided to try same with two friends. Arrived approx. 6 pm and no one else in the restaurant so no atmosphere at that time. Food was excellent but one member of staff a bit off which spoilt the visit a little. Overall... More

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Stonehaven
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Rooms are great, smart little bar, cool restaurant, great service, friendly team! Liked everything - no dislikes

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed here on the three night deal over the early May bank holiday. I needed a base for walking the far Western fells of the Lake District around Ennerdale , Wasdale and Buttermere but did not fancy paying Lakes prices for a single room. The Melbreak is a roadside business style hotel just off the A66 . I asked for... More

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Lake District,Cumbria
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went for sunday lunch yesterday at the Melbreak.We had roast beef & 2 roast porks.The plates were either too big or the amount of food on each plate wasn't enough.The selection of vegetables arrived in a dish that was barely enough for 2 never mind 3 people.We also had to ask for extra gravy.Deserts were next.Sticky toffee puds x... More

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Workington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I see other reviews have really slated the Melbreak so I hope it isn't too much of a risk these days! The times I've been were fine. The food was good and plentiful and the surroundings were clean and welcoming. I'm not sure they have the high-end presentation that justifies some of the prices but I haven't been disappointed by... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Booked a table of 2 in advance. Got there and we had to go and look for anyone. Eventually found staff. Staff couldn't remember 2diet cokes 1 with lemon and had to ask what drinks were twice. Waited in the bar area and ended up helping the 1bar staff do her maths homework. Then being told by the mature woman... More

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Billinge
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Went here for a birthday meal with a large group of us. I think out of 20 of us only two people enjoyed what they ate )so if u like fajitas you'll be fine!!! The steak was the most bland I've ever tasted (lacked seasoning) and the gammon was not only over priced (£15) for what can only be described... More

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Workington Cumbria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Very good value for money food is very good and well presented Staff are very friendly and helpful will vist again

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We didnt stay on the hotel but dined there twice. food was lovely on both occasions. first night we had the pie everything tasted very fresh and the price was really good even on drinks. second night i had caesar salad and my husband had the burger. he did think the bun was a bit stale (or it had been... More

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Cumbria
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Dined here early Saturday evening in May for my wife's birthday and we were the only couple in the dining room which set the alarm bells ringing! Although the surroundings were quite pleasant there was, not surprisingly, no atmosphere whatsoever and the quality of the food was average pub grub and not restaurant quality. On a positive note the staff... More

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