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Quince & Medlar

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13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
+44 1900 823579
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I only reserve 5 star ratings for the outstandingly good restaurants. For someone that isn't vegetarian this might seem strange ! Whilst the food is obviously the most important, the whole experience is excellent. You are greeted in a front room while you can have a drink while you decide what to have. The choices are quite small, but plenty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You would be surprised of the amazing detail, care and thought put into every bit of the experience here. It is somewhat more expensive than what you expect to pay in the area, but it is honestly worth it, as the food is really just right and great service!

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Thank dzresearch
Aberdeen
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a fully paid-up member of the meat eating club it was a rare opportunity to eat in a vegetarian restaurant during a recent business trip. The food is excellent, with lots of great flavours. I will definitely return.

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Thank KowaIski
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was not our first visit, but both as a local and with visitors, we always return! Everything about the place is Excellant.

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Thank tyersjean93
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a meat eater and I thought it was one of the best meals I have ever had, it was absolutely superb. The interior is very tastefully decorated, the service is 5 star and the food was sublime.

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Thank 990graemek
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have coeliac disease - eating out in Cumbria isn't always the relaxing and enjoyable experience that it should be. This restaurant has been a great find. If you are on a gluten free diet - I'd really recommend trying it. Always a good idea to give them a heads up when booking because wheat does feature in some... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked to go for New Years eve as a special treat and were not disappointed. The food quality, and innovative approach to combinations were amazing. Such a great find cannot wait to return. I'm a veggie but my husband is not but he really enjoyed it too. You will not be disappointed by the food, ambiance or service it... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just over a year since I was last here. Welcome and meal was up to the standard I have experienced previously. Must go back sooner!

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Thank brianfromcarlisle
Denbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited Q & M for the first time in two years last week end. The visitor experience is simply first class. If this were in a city the prices would be over £100 a head. Let my photos do the talking, not me

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Thank Hillwalker53
York
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

When in the Lakes we normally go to Zefferelli's in Ambleside - we didn't know another veggie restaurant existed. We were very excited to find Quince and Medlar and had high hopes when we arrived. We were taken into a little anti-room to choose our menu, have a couple of bite sized appetisers and then our drinks. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 45
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 823579

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?