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Pubs & Restaurants, Cockermouth


Just six miles from Kestrel Lodge, Cockermouth offers a great array of cafes, restaurants, pubs, and take away places for you to choose from. Here are a few that we can recommend if you want a night off from the campstove.

The Spice Club

The Spice Club is open 7 days a week. Restaurant featuring Tandoori, Biryani, Balti, and Chefs Specialities. Also 15% discount on Take Away meals.
Address: 25 Main Street, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 828288 / 823146

The Bush

Cosy traditional Jennings real ale public house. Serving traditional pub meals. Lunchtime bar meals 11.30 am to 2pm
Address: 53 Main Street, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 822064

The Terrace Bar & Bistro

The Terrace offers a contemporary venue, with a light easy going atmosphere, making it the ideal place to relax and enjoy the varied menu. The patio of the Terrace Bar & Bistro offers al fresco dining under heated and lit parasols.
Address: Crown St, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 827514

The Honest Lawyer

Voted the best restaurant in Cockermouth, this quirky little restaurant occupies a unique position in a grade 2 listed building that was previously the towns old courthouse cells, right on the banks of the River Cocker in heart of town. The Honest Lawyer restaurant features Italian and French influenced English cuisine. Open Tuesday to Saturdays: 5.30pm to 10pm. Food is cooked fresh on the premises using locally sourced produce. Served with wines, beers, spirits and liquors. All the ingredients are sourced locally and the food is very tasty. Well worth a visit if you’re in Cockermouth and fancy a nice restaurant experience.

Address: 2 Main Street, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 824888

The Castle Bar

Castle Bar, formerly the Ship, has been renovated and includes historic features over three floors. Dining areas on upper floors look out over the historic Market Place. Other rooms feature big screen sport. There is also a terraced beer garden. All reservations must be made through our reservation line which is open 10am till 8pm
Mobile: 07765696679
Address: 14 Market Place, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 829904

Quince & Vegetarian Restaurant Medlar

Beautifully imaginative vegetarian dishes to delight all food lovers. Organic wines, beers and interesting fruit drinks. Served in our candlelit dining room next to Cockermouth Castle.
Address: 13 Castlegate, Cockermouth
Telephone: 01900 823579

The Fletcher Christian

Named after Cockermouth’s most infamous son, the Fletcher Christian of the mutiny aboard the HMS Bounty, serves good food at good value, with entertainment and quizzes, karaoke and live music this place offers a little something for everyone.


The Trout

This is a Hotel, Restaurant and Bar which offers a lot of choice for dining. You can pop here for a light lunch, afternoon tea, or a great evening meal with lots of choice. Evening meals can be taken in the Terrace Bistro or restaurant. Very tasty and award winning, too. Another must visit place if you’re after a special meal out one night. This is one of mum’s new favourite places.