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The Briery Hotel & Restaurant

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90 Stainburn Road, Workington CA14 1ST, England
01900 603395
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here for years. Always had a roast dinner always beautiful. Gone right downhill. I had to send my meal back, the mashed potato had massive lumps in. The carrot mash had more whole carrot than mashed, frozen roast potatoes and veg, and to top it all off they had the cheek to charge me for my meal as they... More 

Thank Elaine J M
Workington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit since new owners. Used to be a good venue for the variety and quality of food on offer. Now same old pub grub as everywhere else. The first thing that struck me was the large screen tv situated next to the bar as you enter. Not a particularly good sign for patrons wanting a quiet decent meal. The... More 

Thank petunia979
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great home cooked food. Service great. Food cooked to perfection. Large car park. Staff friendly. Large car park. Highly recommend.

Thank Christina S
Cumbria UK
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

really gone down hill..quite tasteless apart from the homemade steak pie which was quite nice. The bread and butter pudding is no more than toasted bread served with squirty cream...I did complain and wasnt charged for the sweet ..we will not be returning..

Thank Glennys W
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has recently taken over, therefore we have only visited once with the new staff. We both had pie & chips, it was served quickly & it tasted nice. It was good valve, good service & local. There is also plenty of off street parking.

Thank Donna C
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch with family, different staff so wondering if it has changed hands recently? Very limited menu, roast or pie of the day plus a few other options such as scampi or lasagne. Ample portions and family members enjoyed the roast beef, I opted for the lasagne which was tasty but served with greasy undercooked chips. Service slow... More 

Thank holidaychicCumbria
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Used to be a cracking place for grub but seems to have been steadily declining over recent months which is a real shame. No care seems to be taken anymore and the food is average now at best. Dis-interested staff and food that has been microwaved is not good.......hopefully it will return to it's former glory soon as many people... More 

Thank Paul D
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Always a good meal here, call in often. The food is excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank David R
Workington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This is a place we have visited very occasionally, the last time was Christmas eve with the whole family and whilst the place was quite busy the food was mediocre at best and very overpriced. The staff on duty were quite indifferent to the fact that they got food orders wrong and that some of our party were forced to... More 

Thank jagman187
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited the briery on the spur of the moment there was quite a few dinners in when we got there.we decided just to order a bar meal.we ordered a mixed grill and scampi when they arrived they filled the plate then the chips arrived.the question was where were we gonna put them on our plates.the food was lovely and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Stainburn Road, Workington CA14 1ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: 01900 603395
Our extensive menu has over 70 dishes of Italian and English cuisines, all our food is prepared & cooked to order from local fresh produce. We can cater for all your needs no party is to small or large .

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