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Castle Bar

14 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
+44 1900 829904
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This pub is worth a visit it has good food and a pub with great atmosphere we waited a while for our food as it was very busy ,we had not booked a table ,they fitted us in and a drink on the house for...More

1  Thank 961Tom_J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent very well priced food Fab for parties Definately worth booking in but ring first to book a table

1  Thank dibey67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little pub in a lovely old (16th century?) building full of character and charm. Has a fab terraced beer garden at the back that was a sun trap the day we visited for lunch. The food was decent pub grub (my pulled beef burger...More

1  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ambiance of this bar/restaurant is excellent. There are many different areas to eat including a good outside space. The menu is good and varied and the service exceptional. The food was very nice, well presented and tasty.

1  Thank Janette G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm and friendly Bar, serving good food at very fair prices.Excellent service,highly recommended will use again when in Cockermouth.

1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in early evening for drinks and food and was not disappointed. Great choice of real ales and extensive menu with daily specials board. We chose the steak and ale pie and a salmon dish off the specials both of which were served hot and...More

1  Thank GandJ983
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Just had a meal with the company based on a recommendation from someone who lives local. The service was effective, polite and efficient. The food did take a little longer than expected to come out from the starter and the main courses. However the presentation...More

1  Thank clive b
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We have been here several times over the years. It has become a bit pricy for the amount served and the quality, but still good and a busy place to go.

1  Thank Donald R
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Another lovely meal at the castle bar. Service was good and the staff are lovely and friendly. Food was excellent and prices are reasonable.

1  Thank Val W
Reviewed April 29, 2018

this was a pre wedding get together my brother in law hired upstairs room with food provided there were so many offshoot rooms it was just like aladdins cave+the staff were very obliging.

1  Thank eric g
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Questions & Answers
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Jayne C | Property representative |
Hi redfoxjim, There is a disabled parking space across the street from the Castle Bar which can be used. I would just like to inform you that our dining areas are on the first floor, which does mean there is 3 sets of... More
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Jayne C | Property representative |
Hi Karen, thanks for your enquiry. We will have the football showing on Sunday. We have our dining areas upstairs that you can book a table for but we don't show the sports upstairs. The front bar and downstairs rooms do... More
May 24, 2015|
Response from Jayne C | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, yes we are dog friendly in the bar downstairs, but not upstairs in the restaurant areas. It is the same menu throughout just in case you were wanting to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 829904
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The Castle Bar is set out over three floors. The downstairs is the main bar area,which has three separate large screen tv's for the sports enthusiasts. The main bar has 5 real ales on tap and has been awarded by CAMRA The 1st floor is two separate dining areas, one of which overlooks the old Market Place. The 2nd floor is the lounge area, which hosts a number of comfy chairs to relax. Tucked outside at the rear is the outside terraced garden area. The Castle Bar is dog friendly.
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