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The Front Room

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2 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
01900 826655
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hosts at the B &B 6 Castlegate and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere was very relaxed, the host was very accommodating and the food was excellent. The menu is limited but don't let that put you off and do keep in mind that the Front Room is only open Thursday to Saturday.

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Thank Beefing
Chorley, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Cockermouth on my own for work walked intoThe Front Room and was made welcome and looked after by the staff. It's quite cosy and was full. There was a lovely atmosphere and I soon got talking to some people on another table who told me it was the best in Cockermouth! (They should know, they own one... More 

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Thirsk, Yorkshire
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135 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Plentiful cured meat and olive starters followed by good lamb steak and the best steak sandwich ever seen - tiny bit of bread underneath a huge steak. Inexpensive wines. Thoroughly enjoyable and will recommend to anyone.

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Thank PJFR
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcome and great food. We were lucky to get in. Staying at Hunday Manor just got last two tables. Had a great night. Can't recommend enough

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Thank Chadwick58
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for 7 yrs and have never been disappointed. You are always welcome and get great homemade style food. The selection is not huge but the freshness is more than you get anywhere else as it's cooked for you. Well worth going too.

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Thank Fauldsian
Manchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

This small restaurant is only open Thursday to Saturday so tends to be fully booked much of the time as the food is good and the ambience lovely. We were lucky to book the last table when we called in in the morning! Good interesting and varied menu with vegetarian options, freshly cooked, generous wine servings, cheerful and engaging staff,... More 

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Thank Melzack2011
CUMBRIA
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434 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Great in a larger group, good honest food with very attentive staff. We all had a fab night and will defo go back

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Ate here with a party of16 a couple of weeks ago.Choice is limited but choices include vegetarian. I had a lovely Antipasta starter followed by the lamb which was pretty ordinary,The deserts were all nice and food and wine very reasonably priced. This is a nice friendly restaurant but needs to think more about main courses.

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Thank Judy S
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I had an evening meal here and I found the atmosphere more of a cafe than a restaurant and I would probably enjoy eating here during the day. The menu was very small which may not suit some people. The starter was a prawn cocktail, which harked back to the 1980s. It was tasty but small and I felt it... More 

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Thank Sulkybumblebee
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We visit very regularly. Very good homemade food during evenings Saturday mornings coffee shop excellent Friendly owners run this restaurant

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
British, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: 01900 826655
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Telephone Number:- 01900 826655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?