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The Royal Yew

Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
+44 1946 861342
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (15 reviews)
“pudding” (13 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00All hours
British, Pizza, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always have a great time with my family and they offer a great range of meals for the kids !! My kids always say to return here when I ask them where we should go !!

Thank InvisableCustomer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came as a family of four on a busy saturday night, although busy the staff had so much time for us, the tapas sharing platter to start was just amazing ( especially the chorizo and halloumi ) and the steak was to die for,...More

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have fallen into the tradition of going to the "Yew" on the evening of Christmas Eve. Over the years ,as the ownership has changed, our reviews have reflected the good and the bad. This year we were very pleased with the service and the...More

Thank graney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many years ago, as a young man, the Royal Yew ( Pub ) was my favourite place to be. In those days of " NO Drink Driving. " it was packed with local farmers and townies like myself, it was just a small building at...More

Thank 636tony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of five we went for a pre Christmas Lunch to day at 1-30 pm and it was amazing the staff are a delight they even smile when serving you. The whole meal was beautiful don't think one of us cleared our...More

Thank jackiehawley47
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Called with my wife and family earlier today for lunch and we were completely blown away with the quality of the food and the price. They have a 'Specials' menu covering a number of main course dishes and if you buy one you get the...More

Thank JOHNTY49
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The Royal Yew is quite local to us, but we hadn’t dined there for a couple of years because we thought it had shaded a bit from a previously high standard. It has subsequently been taken over by new owners. We were a family party...More

Thank pmydon
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

After having a couple of good meals here in the summer I thought this would be a great place for Sunday lunch. Sadly the beef we had was a bit tough, veggies were good, the Yorkshire pudding good too. Overall it sounds like it should...More

2  Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Group of four have not been for years.Lots of energetic girls behind the bar made you feel welcome.Food great four different choices all very good beer and pud likewise.Happy to endorse based on our experience.

Thank blackarrowthree
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Royal Yew is always our go-to restaurant for a delicious lunch, we have been numerous times and this time didn’t disappoint, I had the vegetable lasagne and it was the nicest lasagne I have had in ages! Absolutely gorgeous, and very generous with both...More

Thank UnsociableBlond... C
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Lesley H
20 November 2017|
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Response from Marge L | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs allowed in all areas. We sat and had a meal while our dog sat by the side of the table - the waitress even asked if he wanted a bowl of water. After the meal we were told that if we wanted to go into the bar the dog... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: +44 1946 861342
  • E-mail
The Royal Yew welcomes you with a warm Cumbrian welcome. We have an extensive menu for lunch, evening meals and wine list and provide a children's menu and highchairs. We use the highest quality of local fresh produce, even stocking the local gin, vodka and whisky! New service available Take Away Pizza & Fish and Chips
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