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Wheatsheaf Inn

Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
017687 76602
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited at lunchtime, pub was busy - usually a good sign. Was told there would be a wait due to being so busy. Ordered food and waited 20mins. The starter arrived, the chef brought it and couldn't apologise enough for the delay. I didn't think...More

1  Thank Andy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice spot for dinner and great atmosphere. Couldn't recommend more, very tasty food made by a very gracious chef. "Farmers portions" were huge and excellent value for money. Staff were very down to earth and couldn't make you feel more welcome, only place...More

1  Thank Stuart D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on the last night of our visit to the"Lakes" and our biggest regret is that we had not "discovered it" sooner! If you enjoy excellent "real"ale combined with SUPERB food this is the place for you! Just 250 yards off the A66...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the A66 a small pub that serves excellent food at reasonable prices. Everyone very friendly.

1  Thank Eric F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here with friends, received a warm and friendly greeting and had a delicious meal which couldn't be faulted. Very reasonably priced traditional cuisine. It's a down-to earth, cosy, no frills, village pub, perfect for a relaxed meal.

1  Thank Sammy209973
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday night, called before visit to ask if they had a mixed grill on the menu (silly Atkins diet so only thing I could eat) told me it wasn't on the menu but they would happily cook me one! Lovely warm welcome,...More

1  Thank MJCM80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening here during our recent trip to the UK. the goat's cheese parcel was to die for and the steak and ale pie was superb. Friendly and approachable service and was impressed by the fact the head chef was mingling and asking...More

1  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place by chance off the A66. Beautiful location for lunch! We were given a really warm greeting. Extra logs placed on the open fire for us! We ordered steak and ale pies and chips and we were not disappointed. Huge portions, really...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently popped in post a day of walking. Greeted by a very welcoming host who proceeded to serve the best beef short rib I have eaten in a long time! A recommendation for anyone in the area. 👌🏼

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Love this place the food is really good and it's a decent pint too it's well worth paying a visit serves food all day too

1  Thank petervnichol
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What provisions exist for children aged 5 and 2 for Sunday roast lunch? Also what are the related costs for such meals for minors?
14 October 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from peter r | Property representative |
hello. we have some highchair for the children. the meals for the children are £5.00. please let the staff know you have contacted us about the children's meal price. regards PR
Do you offer wifi to patrons? Thanks!
7 August 2015|
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Response from peter r | Property representative |
Hello, We have just recently taken over the pub. We are expecting free WiFi to be available by Aug Bank Holiday weekend (2016)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth  >  Embleton
  • Phone Number: 017687 76602
  • E-mail
Our aim is to offer a relaxed,welcoming village pub with great service,ambience and creatively home cooked food,produced in our kitchen. Enjoy the atmosphere of a classic English inn with a real log fire crackling away on a cold winters night. Settle down with a pint of our local ale or whatever your favourite tipple is. Dogs are allowed in the bar making us a perfect for all those enjoying a good country walk with your four legged friend. We also offer bed and breakfast in our double or twin room and enjoy a full English breakfast to start the day a head.