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Wheatsheaf Inn

££ - £££, British,
Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
+44 17687 76602
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“gammon” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Best chips I've had in years. Stopped here with some mates for a bite to eat only to find that the place was fully booked for Sunday lunch. The staff took pity on us and whipped up a couple of ham rolls and a massive...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Loved this place, an unpretentious pub with good beer and food done well. They had a big party in and the kitchen was busy but they took care of us and got us a table when they could and were genuinely taking care to make...More

1  Thank Demig_AIUK
Reviewed 20 August 2017

No atmosphere. Food very poor and barely warm. Broccoli almost raw, French beans tough, beef overcooked and tough. Starters mediocre. Service off hand and lacking in warmth. A big disappointment as we had taken young Australian friends who are spending the summer here.

2  Thank Leigther
Reviewed 3 August 2017

3 of us managed to get in here just for a drink and unfortunately never managed to return for a meal - a pity because we saw others really enjoying theirs! Great and friendly place, staff and customers alike.

1  Thank Clive B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great food freshly cooked very reasonably priced. I had homemade sweet potato fries with my fresh chicken breast burger. Home made potato chips with the gammon cooked to a great standard. Very family friendly we even returned for a drink with the children when we...More

1  Thank 1964telstar
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We called in here as we were passing by. We knew it was late (8.30pm) but thought we would try for some food on the off-chance. Thankfully, the board outside advertised food until 9pm, perfect! However we were told that the chef had turned everything...More

2  Thank 12Kang12
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very good food and the chef was very attentive to our needs. We were a group of 11 including 5 children and we were made to feel extremely welcome and the pub had a family appeal. The landlord was very accommodating and we felt as...More

2  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly pub with great menu. When we went in there was a new chef started and he came out to ask us how we enjoyed our food. Nice touch from a nice guy. Bar lady was equally as friendly. We had dinner which was very...More

1  Thank Boycekid7
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After the fun of driving over Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass we stopped in Embleton for dinner. It was a quiet evening, only one other customer. My wife ordered the lamb and it was very good. My son had the burger and it was reasonable....More

2  Thank BraboFreestyler
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We booked in to eat at the wheatsheaf inn with a large hen party. Staff couldn't do more to help and the food was great!

1  Thank Anna S
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Questions & Answers
30 December 2017|
Response from Lakesman95 | Reviewed this property |
Almost sure they are. I was a customer, not the landlord!
14 October 2016|
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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
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$18
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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: +44 17687 76602
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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.
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