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Dovenby | Near Cockermouth, Cockermouth CA13 0PN, England
+44 1900 823692
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Cheshire
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, 2 well kept Ales from Jennings, a good varied menu with a selection of "Specials". Large portions, very nice Chips, plenty of Veg.

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Thank Cropped
Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We managed to book a table on the day for a table of 12 (luckily) as a last minute get together for family that live at separate sides of the country. Everyone said their food was lovely and my dad even said it was the best pie he had ever had!! (Quite an achievement!) The staff were so friendly and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked for a place to stay local to were I was working and astonished how cheap this was. When I arrived and entered the bar from the rear introduced myself and shown to the room. The room was tastefully decorated and basic fittings and furniture, the bathroom was very modern, clean and functional, the shower was very good, powerful and... More 

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Brough Sowerby, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

....or a restaurant by its outside.... This place, looks lovely outside, and not too bad inside, the menu is promising too. We went for Sunday dinner, it was mediocre at best. The roast lamb was rubbery, and tasteless, the turkey was too dry... everything else was just ok.... during the meal, served by surly teenagers, my Yorkshire pudding MOVED...and out... More 

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Thank Julie M
Fort William, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a busy Friday evening staff managed to find a table for 2 of us. Large portions of food at very reasonable prices. Tasty good pub food. Friendly service. Spot on.

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Thank Steven B
Workington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is only the thered time at The Ship . The staff could not fault them very friendly made us feel at home as we walked throu the door. The food was second to none very full after the main. Can not wait to go back .

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Thank shorty363
Egremont, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Good honest pub grub. 2 of us had cumberland sausage and one had a veggie burger all plates demolished. Lovely setting reasonable prices and great service. Well worth a visit

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Thank Ian C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived at 7 it was busy but we got a table and were made to feel so welcome. Great service, generous portions of tasty food, thank you so much.

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Thank Scottishsassenach
Skipton, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

They were extremely busy tonight but they managed to find us a table. The staff were lovely, our food was prompt and well cooked. Really great meal. We will definitely be back!! Thanks

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Thank Alirh
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My friend and I had xmas lunch here recently. All in all a pleasant experience. Food was well cooked and plentiful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dovenby | Near Cockermouth, Cockermouth CA13 0PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 823692

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