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16 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
+44 1900 829308
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very prompt friendly service, lovely food and reasonably priced. The spare ribs are definitely worth a try if you're having a starter. Only complaint is that oven chips are used for the salt and pepper chips, I think it should be illegal for restaurants to use oven chips

Thank JLM099
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice fusion of Thai and Chinese meals to choose from and everything I've tried has been excellent. Nice authentic atmosphere, good service and never had to wait long for food.

Thank Digirunt
Workington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had yellow Thai curry, which was different to what I would expect, but still nice. However the salt and pepper chips are to die for. Order these whatever you have. Tad spicy but blimey they deliver on taste.

Thank cupoftea6969
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We ordered a takeaway from here on our first night in the western lakes. We opted for a set menu for 4, and all the dishes were full of flavour and well cooked. This is proper Cantonese food, not the cheaper Chinese fayre server up by many restaurants.

Thank Paul B
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Came here as a party of 7 and every single meal was cooked to perfection- not one complaint. Best Chinese in Cumbria and if I lived closer I would definitely get a takeaway from here every weekend! Second time I've been here now and could not find a fault either time. Will definitely return.

Thank 99whitehaven
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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496 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We came here one night during the week and didn’t book as I thought it would be quiet. We were asked if we had booked and I said no. The lady then pulled a face at me and went to check the reservations book. She said there was only room for us if we sat in the back area (there... More 

Thank acs1984
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food here is lovely - this visit is just over a year since my last and nothing's changed, it's still fantastic. Our order was taken quickly and the drinks (we ordered lemonade, and neither of us were entirely convinced that's what it actually was, but it was still nice) & food arrived quickly too. Excellent portion sizes and everything... More 

Thank Rai S
Pune, India
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

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.

Thank Dale H
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 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.

Thank Kate W
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 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 *****

1 Thank Chris J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Market Place, Cockermouth CA13 9NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 829308

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