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The Bitter End Pub

) #6 of 48 Restaurants in Cockermouth $$ - $$$ , British,
15 Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PJ, England
+44 1900 828993
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PJ, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was advised to go to The Bitter End by friends and locals. We decided to try it on our visit to Cockermouth. I think that I was underwhelmed due to all of the hype it had received however on reflection the food was nice....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here with friends and found that the food was excellent! Everyone really enjoyed their meals, the chicken and leek pie with veg, mash and gravy was better than I expected and had plenty of filling and just the right portion sizes before being overfaced....More

Thank steakman12
Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us ate here on a Thursday evening but it was very busy and we only just managed to get a table. I had a delicious red pepper lasagne served with a lovely salad and garlic bread. It was one of the best vegetarian...More

Thank jenniej29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on Saturday after looking for somewhere for a late afternoon lunch. We sat in the bar area which is dog friendly. It was quiet and cosy. I ordered steak pie with chips and partner ordered the gammon, sausage egg and chips. Both...More

Thank rachaellp89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good selection on CAMRA ales from across the region along with main dealers stuff, the real ales list has some good titles on there which would need a few days to sample them. Staff are very friendly and above all efficient, food was excellent,...More

1  Thank Terry252
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very warm welcome from bar staff. Great menu and our order arrived surprisingly quickly. Steak and ale pie was delicious. Noticed next table had ordered some of the burgers which looked really good too. Noticed a sign saying that they were dog friendly, did not...More

Thank welshciderapples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place, with great food and friendly staff. The food was absolutely delicious and the deserts irresistible! We would definitely recommend this place.

Thank crazyfish17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Bitter end was very busy but the staff made is welcome with a drink until a table was available. Good choice of draught beers, massive range in bottles and an extensive gin menu-if that's your preference. Good choice of reasonably priced food on the...More

Thank Phil O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading your reviews we gave it a try and were made very welcome by the staff ordered a meal and was surprised at the speed of the cooking, all well done and very hot. Only one complaint that it was very drab and seemed...More

Thank peter p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called for a Saturday lunch and pleased to say we were not disappointed. We had heard mixed reviews about this this place but our experience was very good. Tomato soup was homemade and delicious. My husband had the prawn starter which he said was very...More

Thank LSJFB18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
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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