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16 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
+44 1900 829308
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Workington, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Bamboo with my partner last night, booked a table as we had been turned away previously. We were seated straight away even though it seemed quite busy. We were given menu's and some time to choose what we wanted. I ordered Thai style spring rolls and beef with green pepper in black Bean sauce with egg fried rice and... More 

Thank Emma F
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always book a meal here for Christmas Eve as it has become a family tradition. They have two sittings for Christmas one at 6 and the other at 8, we were in at 6 and we were not rushed to get out by 8 The food here is very good, the Crispy aromatic Duck is very good. Service is... More 

Thank Dawn P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and best Chinese we've tried since moving to the area. The crispy duck is the best we've ever had, hands down. The dishes are all flavoured so well & it's just a joy to eat their food. Sadly we've only eaten there as take away so far but the restaurant itself looks lovely & has a nice atmosphere &... More 

Thank dwc840
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and every time it never disappoints. I booked weeks in advance with it being Christmas and it was full on a Thursday night. The food was delivered rather quick, and it was all to die for. No one complained in our party of 4 and we all had clear plates. Although I was stuffed... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Very prompt friendly service, lovely food and reasonably priced. The spare ribs are definitely worth a try if you're having a starter. Only complaint is that oven chips are used for the salt and pepper chips, I think it should be illegal for restaurants to use oven chips

Thank JLM099
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice fusion of Thai and Chinese meals to choose from and everything I've tried has been excellent. Nice authentic atmosphere, good service and never had to wait long for food.

Thank Digirunt
Workington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Had yellow Thai curry, which was different to what I would expect, but still nice. However the salt and pepper chips are to die for. Order these whatever you have. Tad spicy but blimey they deliver on taste.

Thank cupoftea6969
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We ordered a takeaway from here on our first night in the western lakes. We opted for a set menu for 4, and all the dishes were full of flavour and well cooked. This is proper Cantonese food, not the cheaper Chinese fayre server up by many restaurants.

Thank Paul B
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Came here as a party of 7 and every single meal was cooked to perfection- not one complaint. Best Chinese in Cumbria and if I lived closer I would definitely get a takeaway from here every weekend! Second time I've been here now and could not find a fault either time. Will definitely return.

Thank 99whitehaven
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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496 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We came here one night during the week and didn’t book as I thought it would be quiet. We were asked if we had booked and I said no. The lady then pulled a face at me and went to check the reservations book. She said there was only room for us if we sat in the back area (there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 829308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?