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The Wild Duck

££ - £££, British,
Main Street | Branthwaite, Workington CA14 4SZ, England
+44 1900 602487
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Main Street | Branthwaite, Workington CA14 4SZ, England
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It must be 20 years since our last visit here , back in them days it was always the place to eat locally so didn't know what to expect during our latest visit. It was a weekday lunchtime so didn't expect it to be bustling...More

1  Thank KBH89
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this place on a Sunday evening for a family meal. The place its self is in Branthwaite and from the minute we walked in it feels like your at home lovely little gem on the outskirts of Workingon. The food is lovely and very...More

Thank Butch643
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Booked a table for 3 people here easily. Staff and service were excellent. Food was lovely and there was plenty of choice to cover all tastes, with some really hearty and comfort food available - hot pot, pies, giant yorkshires filled with sausage or meats....More

Thank Jacques1408
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Called in for meal (3 of us). Steak night so 2 of us had sirloin and the other Cumberland sausage. Very nice, no complaints whatsoever. Staff all very friendly. Would definitely go back.

Thank 07sunflower
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Give 3 stars because we arrived at about 6pm, opening time, there was noone else in but us. We ordered our meals but with new potatoes instead of chips and they came with chips anyways. I know everyone makes mistakes and when its really busy...More

Thank Vannuh98
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and staff would recommend booking as gets full every day so call and book table !! Excellent fresh food great staff and lovely place to eat

Thank shirl98
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the wild duck tonight for family meal it was steak night 2 steaks for 19.95 anywhere else its 19 95 for one steak so it was good value and desserts 3 95 each and a good choice as wel. Well worth the money...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We recently called for sunday lunch. We both had roast beef, which was lovely. The service was excellent, nice polite friendly staff. Our only criticism was that the portions are very small. We certainly could have eaten more vegetables. However,we understand how difficult it must...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nor been to the Wild duck for a few years so decided to give it a blast... not greatly impressed. Wait was considerble considering it was quiet. Chips were fab! The rest not so much. Wouldnt say i wont return but it might be a...More

Thank Cumbrianlad86
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The 2-for-£18 steak deal on Thursdays is fantastic value. Choice of ribeye, sirloin or rump, with all the trimmings including great home-made onion rings. The sizzling hoisin chicken also looked/smelled amazing. Exemplary customer service.

Thank L C
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Response from Trevor S | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen dogs allowed in the Wild Duck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Branthwaite, Workington CA14 4SZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 602487
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