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££ - £££, British,
Oily Johnnies inn | Winscales, Workington CA14 4JG, England
+44 1900 66655
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (21 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pudding” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Oily Johnnies inn | Winscales, Workington CA14 4JG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves nice meals , reasonable prices and freshly cooked , staff service fab always smiling and always on hand if you need anything at all could do a lot more meal deals for families but overall a nice place for lunch or evening...More

Thank shirl98
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

All my party enjoyed the good bit as a vegan it was extremely limited . However if you like meat and posh puddings you won’t be disappointed

Thank Lizzymint
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Not the first visit to Oily’s and it was great again. Seven of us for dinner and we all had different choices and they were all good - and the Theakston’s beer is good too! The pub was very busy so that’s always a good...More

Thank AmsterdamNeil
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited Oilys while staying at Hunday Manor Hotel. It’s a short walk (5 mins) or a 1 minute drive from the hotel. The staff were very friendly and efficient. The menu is big and varied, there is something to suit everyone’s...More

1  Thank Munchkin871
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this weekend with my husband and brother in law, meal was great, service excellent and very pleasant staff.

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 27 July 2018

considering this place is in the middle of no where is did seem to get very busy,which could be because oilys is a bit usual in that the pubs opening hours are of a restaurant. good building with a very good sized car park also...More

Thank mrbnetherton
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Our previous visit here ( less than 12 months ago) was much better than our visit this week. Two of us chose roast lamb whilst the other chose plaice. The lamb was accompanied by overcooked Yorkshire puddings and roast potatoes along with a small selection...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Have visited before.Food excellent,very pleasant staff.Made to feel at ease even tbough dinning alone.

Thank judith p
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Visited Oilys for lunch today. We booked a table in advance as we know how busy they can get. I'm pleased we did as some people weren't as lucky. We were seated and promptly offered drinks. Nice Sunday lunch menu and full bar menu also...More

Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Oilys is a welcoming pub with friendly staff and excellent service. The bar has a very good selection of drinks. I tried various gins on both nights. The menu has a good selection of food for all choices. On both occasion our food was freshly...More

Thank Sue D
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28 December 2017|
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Response from 636tony | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, even though I only live 2miles away from the said establishment. Maybe check them out on/line or give them a call. Should think Pubs n Restaurants would welcome all the trade they can get, especially this time of... More
19 June 2017|
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Response from WJHeron | Reviewed this property |
don't think so not seen any in there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oily Johnnies inn | Winscales, Workington CA14 4JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 66655
  • E-mail
Chef patron Warwick Muir opened Oily's in June 2008 since then it has carved out a reputation as one of Cumbria's premier eateries. The food is classic British with a few Mediterranean elements.
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