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The Brown Cow

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RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews cumberland sausage steak pudding stuffing peas sandwiches caravan site burrs country park the pub dogs allowed dog walkers welcomes dogs well behaved dogs good selection of real ales selection of beers decent food fantastic atmosphere served hot
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cosy, friendly enough pub which serves pub grub at a reasonable cost. It’s right by the caravan park, and is dog friendly. Unfortunately, the food is pretty poor. We had the lamb shank, which was drowned in a congealed mess which passed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MandyVet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've called in here several times when we've stayed on the adjoining campsite. It's a lovely old 'country pub', really cosy. Staff are friendly and well behaved dogs are welcomed with open arms. The food is amazing. Traditional pub food, substantial portions but definitely not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank dizzyb1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is such a pleasant change to go out for a meal and be able to choose from a menu where you don't need to be a masterchef contestant to know what has been cooked. So, good food, well cooked, decent portion sizes. Put all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank MS53LA1
Reviewed 9 February 2019

Pub grub, not exceptional, but tasty. Dog friendly. Excellent service although busy. Went on a Friday Evening, visit only marred by bad behaviour of some feral children on the next table and we left early because of this.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 316sheilad
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

This is one of our favourite pubs, serving a range of real ales, ciders and lagers as well as the normal range of wines and spirits. The food from the daily menu is first class, with servings big enough for the best appetites. We regularly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank mikepW1758GM
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

great friendly pub excellent menu good food plenty parking pleasant staff dog friendly handy for train

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank G7288CEbrianb
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

The food and drink were really nice but the ladies toilets are dirty and need completely overhauling and replacing to the standards of a modern day pub serving Good Food

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank phil m
Reviewed 22 December 2018

We stayed on the adjacent campsite. The pub is very convenient. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, decor is comfy we ate there twice, the food is justbpub grub and my meals were not very good. The lamb shank was tasty but spoiled by the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank claytops
margaret f, Manager at The Brown Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thanks for positive comments,we like to be warm and welcoming , obviously food not to your standard maybe best to eat elsewhere on next visit , glad you enjoyed the comfy atmosphere ,we really do try our best.

Reviewed 21 December 2018

Staff couldn't be more helpful. Great selection of beers and ciders. We had booked a table for ten and were served very swiftly with great food. The pies are great and the Cumberland ring is huge. Couldn't recommend it more. Thank you

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulriley2015
margaret f, Manager at The Brown Cow, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2018

Thank you for your review we aim to be friendly and give the best we can , glad you enjoyed it .

Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Called for a meal whist staying on the caravan site next door, good food lovely staff we will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
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junedootson
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yes sorry for delay,welcome if on a lead.
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