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The Bitter End Pub

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
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15 Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PJ, England
+44 1900 828993
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16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 16:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful pub inside and out. On a cold November night, we got prime spot by the log burner with mulled wine and superb beer. The ale selection's good, their own beer is great and the decor's perfect for a couple to chill and chat. The staff are really nice as well, chatty and welcoming.

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Thank Kevin E
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good atmosphere. Quality ales. Friendly service. Great food at sensible prices. Parking near by. Well managed by Amanda.

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1 Thank stubal
Greystoke, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in hear as we had heard about the beer and we were not disappointed. The food was good with a good choice of what I would call proper pub grub also and the staff were very attentative and competent. Will be back again.

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1 Thank KruulK
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly atmosphere old style pub with pictures of Cockermouth through out the years. The food is lovely and good portion size for price and location

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Thank Shane L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, good food, fast service. We had fish & chips. The fish needed salt but other than that it was a nice meal. I would recommend this pub.

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Thank Ildiko K
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had visited for lunch previously and was quite happy with the food served. Was nothing special but what do you expect from a fairly run down pub. Dinner on the 12/11/16 was possibly the most appalling meal I've ever come across. Leek and raw chicken pie. The meat was pink/red and full of blood clots. My partners quiche was cold... More 

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Thank CiaranFisher
Inverness
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is always consistently good for food, beer and service. I don't miss going here whenever I am in Cockermouth; which is all to infrequent these days. Fish and chips are my favourite. The batter is outstandingly good.

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Thank InvernessOakwoods
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. A quaint little pub with very reasonable prices. Food looked and smelt delicious! Would recommend to everyone A++++

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Thank Lynsey H
Leyland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We called in here for a drink after eating elsewhere. However, the food we saw others eating looked really good. Great old pub, lovely atmosphere and we would eat here if in Cockermouth again.

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Thank Helen S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lovely pub, very friendly staff, nice selection of booze! Didn't have time to try any of the food though. Would definitely visit again!

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Thank Scotty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 828993

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