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Honest Lawyer

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2 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
+44 1900 824888
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 21:30
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Family get-together 6 adults. We struggled to find tempting dishes. Service rather slow. Not asked if we wanted drinks during meal. Food quality average. Not cheap. Not what it used to be unfortunately.

Thank stubal
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If your happy to pay a little extra to get excellent freshly cooked food this restaurant has a lovely setting, good atmosphere and serves really good food.

Thank Digirunt
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited on Saturday night, the restaurant has a nice bar / waiting area where you are given a drink and handed the menus to look over before being shown to your table. The food was excellent served by friendly staff in a nice atmosphere. Great location by the river, although will have to visit again in the summer to appreciate... More 

Thank Woody458
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere and meal were excellent and all 14 of us thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The service provided by George and his staff could not have been better and we will certainly re-visit in the future. Definitely not one to miss when in Cockermouth and neighbouring area.

1 Thank ray10014
Loweswater, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this restaurant for a special birthday occasion to share with twelve friends. From our initial booking through to the meal itself, the experience was superb and most professional. Our guests have all commended our choice of venue, every one of them enjoyed the food and the wide choice of dishes available. Thanks to the chef and also special... More 

2 Thank FellwalkersCumbria
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Honest Lawyer on Saturday whilst staying in Cockermouth. Gluten free options which was great for myself. The young waiter and waitress provided excellent service, extremely welcoming and we're extremely accommodating as we wanted to sit outside by the canal for a drink before ordering. Due to it raining earlier,the young waiter, kindly placed seat cushions and a blanket... More 

2 Thank Joanne B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no qualms about the food; Nicely cooked and presented. Did feel however that the staff lacked experience and needed better guidance from on high. The young girl serving us dropped a plate of food early on and was a nervous wreck thereafter-No harm done and we made light of it. But having to follow up on requests for... More 

2 Thank Alan I
Chester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived, but had not booked. Told they could serve us and we sat in the bar area and looked at the menus. Several other people came in some had booked others like us just turned up. I would suggest to book especially at weekend. Shown to our table which was near to a window. The restaurant felt a little cool... More 

1 Thank Margaret D
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful meal! The staff where welcoming & friendly! Would definitely be going back & would recommend to friends.

1 Thank clairelj73
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here with friends when visiting Cockermouth. The Food was lovely, unfortunately the service was poor. Don't know if this was down to inexperienced staff, but couldn't fault their friendliness. The manager did come over and apologise and offered us a free bottle of wine for the inconvenience. Hopefully teething troubles, I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Lynn R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$31
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 824888
The Honest Lawyer Restaurant provides a fusion of French Italian influenced English style cuisine. Cooked fresh on the premises by our chefs using ingredients that are locally produced and sources and served with a wide range of wines from around the world, beers ,spirits ,liquors and soft drinks etc.

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