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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.
US$7 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pie steak pudding potatoes duck homemade chips salad twice cooked chips specials board family meal evening meal nice food excellent value for money piping hot pub grub fantastic meal hunday manor
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Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Fantastic meal, brilliant venue nice vibe to the place. Couod not fault the meal and is definitely worth the visit

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

Was exerlent dident wate long was piping hot verry tasty plenty to eat cooked to perfection and the service was spot on I would struggle to find any bad comment I will return again I'm a crittick of good food and only comment on places...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 28 August 2020 via mobile

Great food, great hosts. Would recommend a visit. All home made food. Nikki was great and lovely to chat too after her busy day.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020 via mobile

Nicest meal of our holiday on our last night. The duck in the Berry sauce was fantastic. Husband had a fab gammon with Cumberland sausage. We would highly recommend this place yo eat. Lovely staff too. Great place.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Stayed nearby and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Very friendly and welcoming staff matched by very well priced meals. I particularly liked the way they mentioned their local food suppliers. My wife was particularly pleased with her steak which was cooked to perfection. There seemed...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 21 August 2020

We were recommended Oily’s by staff at the newly opened Travelodge in Workington where we were staying, and we were not disappointed. It was the first time we had eaten out since lockdown in March and we’re unsure what to expect as had tea slots...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 July 2020

I haven't been to Oily's for a long time and reading reviews on here, decided to give it a try. Noticing a specials board, with meals in the £8-9 range, I decided to try the plaice with peas, new potatoes and salad. For the money,...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 12 July 2020 via mobile

Really nice to get out for a family meal again. The food was really nice and plentiful, both adults had the chicken dinner with plenty of veg, giant Yorkshire puds and their was a kids menu available as well as the regular lunch menu. Brilliant...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

We arrived for an evening meal of which wasn't booked but we were able to have a table the restaurant is very cosy and has an extensive menu meals where large and very nice I would recommend this place if has good parking and prices...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

Called in here today for lunch with friend/colleague on route to a meeting nearby. My second visit, her first. Arrival.....restaurant quite busy but we found a table and sat down. Minutes later waitress arrived asking for our drink order. These were brought to us very...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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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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    Oily's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5