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Captain Nelson Tavern

Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
+44 1900 816697
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 days ago
“Amazing”
2 weeks ago
“yum”
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
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1 - 10 of 426 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited for lunch after reading the reviews on trip advisor. The reviews are very accurate this place is a gem. Food and service were fantastic. I can't recommend this place enough and can't wait to return.

Thank Jax S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal and atmosphere. We go here regularly, usually on a Friday night after work. Huge portions of good food.

1  Thank AllysonandCraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming place and lovely food, large portions so we took lemon meringue as take out. Think we found Maryports food gem. Delicious

1  Thank Marina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What a gastronomic lunchtime experience. Easily arranged ramped access for a wheelchair. A great interior and decoration. Freshly landed fish - the best I've ever tasted. Huge plateful. All cooked and served by our host who takes pride in his endeavours. Oh, and a...More

1  Thank Howard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for a dog friendly pub for lunch and came across the Captain Nelson Tavern. So glad we did. The food was fantastic and the portions were large. The staff were so helpful and showed a genuine interest in the customers. While we were...More

1  Thank garyhh2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Captain Nelson (No, not that Nelson, he rose to become an admiral before ending up kissed by Hardy and dumped in his barrel of brandy; this one was a local skipper) is easily accessed on the edge of Maryport's dock area. The only downside...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and the food were brilliant. All fresh and homemade and huge portions. Lovely little place can't wait to visit again

1  Thank Beth D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in one lunchtime largely on account of the TripAdvisor reviews but I must admit to being slightly disappointed by the meals received. We decided on fish & chips and scampi & chips. The fish and scampi were nice enough but the chips were distinctly...More

1  Thank RobinB1957
Chris W, Manager at Captain Nelson Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are in the process of training a new chef who is very busy learning new skills to prepare and cook food to our high standards. The new chef is now coming along very nicely. Please accept apologises. Kind regards Chris

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to visit Maryport after visiting the aquarium we fancied fish and chips a excellent meal large fish with chips and mushy peas everything was piping hot, friendly staff, one draw back the pub doesn't except cards

1  Thank fisherman890
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth every penny for this steak pie and home made chips! Our favourite place to eat! Even the vegetables are so good!!

1  Thank Abbieruth
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jackie h
Are you dog friendly as suggested and what time do you serve food in the afternoon? Thanks
17 October 2016|
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Response from Lesley-Ann A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are dog friendly. My sister took her dog when we had a meal there and they gave him his own bowl of water.
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368Carol
Is it dog friendly
12 October 2016|
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Response from kh1354 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
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Seb W
Regarding Micheal's comments. He normally eats in Weatherspoons and travelled from Newcastle to our pub to eat and kicked up about paying 9 or 10 quid for our 16 oz fresh haddock and hand cut chips. He expected the same prices when there is is absolutely no comparison. He was told his review was unfair which in our opinion it was.
27 August 2016|
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Response from stick_10 | Reviewed this property |
Captain Nelsons is a fine place to Eat Quality Fish and Chips, i am certainly looking forward to eating there again, i was catered for very well with a very serious dairy and egg allergy, nothing was too much trouble... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Maryport
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 816697
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Description
Locally caught seafood. Locally sourced Cumbrian farm reared meat and vegetables. Real home cooking. Cumbrian dishes such Tattie Pot, and European Dishes.
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