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Quince & Medlar

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13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
+44 1900 823579
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful evening was spent at the Q&M for our wedding anniversary. The food was amazing - an explosion of flavours in each mouthful of every course! Impeccable service, relaxed atmosphere, delightful setting. Highly recommended. We'll most definitely return.

Thank 864amandaw
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming restaurant! Intimate and cosy. Excellent front of house, very welcoming and friendly. Always plenty of choice on the menu. Meals are vegetarian, can be vegan and wheat free. Ideal for individual dining, as a couple or larger group. Value for money, reasonably priced.

Thank KarenHorn
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are a true veggie or fancy giving it a go, this is a great place. Nice atmosphere and very professional service.

Thank Brendon C
Boston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this wonderful restaurant with my family to celebrate my 60th birthday. Have been once before and thoroughly enjoyed the food and once again I had the most marvellous meal. None of the party are true vegetarians but we all enjoy good food served in a lovely setting. There is ample choice of dishes and everything that our party... More 

Thank JanetwithGeoff
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this wonderful find last night with a couple of friends who are not completely vegetarian or vegan. What a treat. We had never been here before and we are so glad we made the 40 minute drive to try it out. The hospitality, ambience, service and food was excellent. The menu is for both vegetarians and vegans with... More 

Thank paulandwong
Poulton le Fylde, null, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a long established business that offers a great opportunity to experience many tastes in one evening. The menu is varied and we I had the impression that many of the customers, like us, are not vegetarians, but like us, enjoy good food that is vegetarian or otherwise. It is a traditional Victorian/Edwardian setting and the service was friendly,... More 

Thank Barrme
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We just love this restaurant. It is the mecca for lovers of good food. Colin and Louisa are continually inventing new mouthwatering dishes to tempt your palate. I would love to live nearer to this restaurant and be a regular customer.

Thank cinibar
Paris, France
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! The Quince and Medlar serves exquisite vegetarian food. They cook a whole range of common and unusual vegetables, with a really interesting menu (you can find it on their Facebook page). Everything we had, from aperitif in the lounge, to the Gram, Courgette, and Lime Fries for starter, the Puy Lentil Haggis for main, and the... More 

Thank Sarah N
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

It’s rare that a restaurant manages to excel in all areas but Quince and Medlar does it beautifully. We were met on arrival by a very charming waiter who showed us into a delightful sitting room, where we waited for our table. We had an aperitif while we browsed the menu. The choice of food is so extensive; what a... More 

Thank Pints
Derby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We had a very enjoyable meal at the Quince & Medlar last Saturday. Neither my wife nor I are vegetarians but the restaurant was recommended by a friend and we are very glad that we took his advice. The service was very relaxed and friendly. Pre-dinner drinks and canapes as well as coffee afterwards were served in the cosy lounge.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $45
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 823579

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