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16 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
1900829308
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Pune, India
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decided to eat here whilst in Cockermouth, managed to fit us in, hadn't booked, we were very lucky, very busy. Service fantastic and food was very good. Great value for money, lovely place, will be back, but please book so you won't be disappointed if there is no places.

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Thank Dale H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going to bamboo for years. It is by far the best Chinese food I've tasted.The food is amazing, it is full of flavour and the salt and pepper chips are to die for! I go regularly for takeaway and the staff are lovely too and always make an effort to engage in conversation. I cannot fault this place.

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Thank Kate W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here. Recommended by hotel receptionist and did not disappoint. Probably the best Chinese meal I've had. Excellent food and reasonably priced for a lovely restaurant. Definitely recommend *****

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1 Thank Chris J
Maryport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My meal was really nice but the waitress serving us was really BAD! Ordered a bottle of white wine which was just put on the table. (Usually your showen the label and asked to try in most places) I poured some into a glass and it was RED! Waitress was told a her reply was....".I can't put it back in... More 

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1 Thank paulinedownunder2016
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food with lots of variety. Great ribs for starters. Booking essential to avoid disappointment. Parking available opposite with local bars and shops. Lovely old Market Place sadly no longer a market.

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2 Thank Avril Q
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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458 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We came here for a birthday meal. We had phoned in advance to book a table. It was quite busy so don’t think they could have fit us in had be not booked a table. There were plenty staff on but it did take them while for them to take our order. I did not think the food was as... More 

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2 Thank acs1984
Whitby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend this restaurant. Had looked on trip advisor for places to eat as on holiday in Cockermouth. It has put my faith back in Chinese food. Just disappointed it is so far away from home. We just turned up at about 5.20pm on a Tues. There were quite a few diners in so I think that says something... More 

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Thank Karen L
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best Chinese food we've had in a long time! Tried the set meal and they let us change a dish at no extra charge!! The rice was lovely too! Drinks were reasonably priced too!! Staff were efficient and served us well... DEF DEF worth a try I can't see you being disappointed although each to their own... More 

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Cannock
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Visited here on a Thursday evening whilst visiting the area. Walked into a practically empty restaurant, waited 10 minutes to ask for a table only to be to,d it would have to be right at the back of the restaurant. No apology for being kept waiting by 3 members of staff simply standing around whilst waiting for 1 member of... More 

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2 Thank Kim E
Oxford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We had dinner with two friends (about 70) in June. Great menu and friendly service. Centre of Cockermouth.

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Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: 1900829308

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