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Just off the harbour Near Duncan Square
US$8 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Pizza, International, Bar, British, Pub
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Whent out for Sunday Dinner / Lunch, at The Vagabond, grate service per usual grate staff and food was beutiful definitely recommend 10/10

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 30 September 2021

We stayed in the Lake District at the end of September and stayed in St Bees - there generally isn’t a lot around St Bees and our closest shops and restaurants were a short drive into Whitehaven. Having visited The Vagabond a couple of times...during our stay, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend. The price is fantastic, both times my partner had pizza and loved it - I had pizza the first time and pasta the next - great quality food both times. We found there wasn’t a lot open during our stay, particularly in the way of restaurants. The Vagabond is tucked away slightly but I’d much rather come here than scoff down a Wetherspoons(!)More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 29 September 2021

Always dine here when staying at Howgate Premier Inn & never disappointed ! Great reasonably priced home prepared food served by very pleasant hardworking staff. My wifes vegetarian pasta meal & my favourite the goulash were delicious ! Sadly I have one criticism which is...the constant clomping up & down the timber staircase by the energetic staff.....please improve/soften the staircase & soft soled footwear would greatly help !More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 27 September 2021

Drove into Whitehaven from St Bees for dinner. Good variety on menu but some a bit pricey for what they are. £6.95 for two spring rolls. Staff running about but not doing a lot. Waited about 40 minutes for our food. Food was ok.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 September 2021

Great meal and service for Large family gathering for Sunday lunch over the bank holiday . Staff really put themselves out to ensure we all had drinks and meals that came to order well cooked and hot. Great value for money and fantastic food. Would...fully recommend and thank you for supporting the family gathering so well.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 28 August 2021 via mobile

Nice place, near the harbour. Decent atmosphere and food was honestly very good. But the service was a bit crap and it wasn’t even busy. Took at least ten minutes to get menus, then the same wait again for drinks. My food came out ten...minutes after everyone else’s which was a bit annoying. Waitress spent most of the time chatting to her friends at one of the tables. Food was good though, so would probably go again and hope it was a one off.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 23 August 2021 via mobile

We had an impromptu visit to The Vagabond as a family and had heard the Sunday roast dinners were good. Well - turns out that was a bit of an understatement. I've been in here several times in the past purely for drinks as it's...real ale offering is fantastic. I left feeling gutted that was the first time I'd eaten!! We all ordered lamb and I was highly impressed to see two separate plates dished up before the mains - cauliflower cheese and a selection of (clearly fresh) veg. Followed by a huge plate of lamb and potatoes. The quality matched the quantity - delicious. £13 absolutely worth it as it was first rate. Will be back to try the extensive pizza list - lamb kleftico pizza? Nom,nom,nom.....More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 18 August 2021

Pizzas far superior to any takeaway in Whitehaven. Nice atmosphere and good beers. A regular favourite

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 18 August 2021 via mobile

We visited The Vagabond for dinner last night on a spontaneous date night. The food was superb and the staff were lovely and attentive. My spinach, pancetta and Stilton chicken roulade was gorgeous as was my partner's goulash. After deep fried trio of cheese and...garlic mushrooms for starters all washed down with a bottle of Merlot, we could hardly move but it was so worth it and we will definitely return. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 August 2021

Wee hidden gem food was lovely, staff were very nice nothing a bother, they even kept us a table down the stairs to finish our drinks very clean place toilets were very clean would book a table as it’s quite a popular place, menu prices...were very reasonable,More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Yes, The Vagabond offers takeaway services.

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The Vagabond is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4