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Graduates Restaurant

Lakes College, Hallwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, England
+44 1946 839300
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lakes College, Hallwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Graduates Restaurant is where the catering students at the Lakes College practice their newly learned skills on real customers. They change the menu each month. We try to go once a month and it is truly exciting to watch the students grow in confidence. The...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another fab meal in this restaurant. The full experience was very good, service, ambiance, menu etc. the food was delicious & well cooked, the only problem was trying to choose what to have, as there was some tempting choices. I had a bit of a...More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Had no idea what to expect at our first visit to Graduates last night. Wow! Great menu, top notch cooking and great service all at an incredibly reasonable price. Thank you to all the trainee chefs for the technically difficult dishes you served, the modern...More

Thank chez_raven
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

7 of us went for the evening meal which was really good. The onion tart for starter was absolutely gorgeous! Duck main good but needed a little more sauce. Cheese board with home made biscuits was nice. The staff are professional & service is good....More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We have been eating at Graduates for quite a few years and just can't believe our luck An imaginative monthly changing menu which outshines many a four star restaurant. This week we had a starter of cannon of lamb followed by game pie and pousin...More

2  Thank robin r
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My first visit to this restaurant impressed me so much i'm planning on returning. The level of service considering it's a college ran restaurant was great. Staff were very polite and attentive, nothing was to much trouble for them. The food was delicious and it...More

Thank ann s
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The prices are relatively low and the portions are almost nouvelle cuisine size. However the atmosphere is all about training students in the college's cookery school. The service is therefore sometimes a bit hit and miss - eaten there three times so far and have...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We booked for the carvery which was excellent. 3 course meal was such good value. The restaurant was nicely decorated & the students were lovely & friendly. Red cabbage & dauphinois potatoes were fab, although everything was really nice

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This was our first visit to the Graduates restaurant for a lunch with friends.The service provided by the staff was superb. All of them were attentive, polite whilst at the same time being relaxed and very friendly. The food was excellent and fantastic value for...More

Thank kevinpowens
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I booked as a birthday treat for my cousin. The restaurant was set out beautifully, the staff were attentive, prices unbelievably low. It was early November and when I booked they didn't mention it was Christmas Dinners only. The Carvery looked fantastic, My cousin had...More

Thank Blockette35
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Questions & Answers
13 November 2016|
Response from Chellywelly72 | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your question. As we are a college restaurant we are only open during college time. Our opening hours are Wednesday lunch service and Thursday Evening service. Please contact Linda Stephenson for further... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from GraduatesRestaurant | Property representative |
We are currently updating our menus in preparation for the upcoming academic year. If you pass us your details we can add you to our database to ensure you get all the up to date information.
robin r
9 June 2016|
Response from Fussyteam | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of hours but they only do a Wednesday lunchtime & Thursday evening if that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lakes College, Hallwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: +44 1946 839300
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