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Wheatsheaf Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
+44 17687 76602
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many years, finally managed a return visit. Like many of these pubs the Wheatsheaf has had it's ups and downs. Despite not having two choices for our party we all managed to choose something, that arrived freshly cooked and hot. Service a bit quirky...More

Thank Lakesman95
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Pub grub! Good choices and lovely food, good atmosphere with nice staff who are friendly and happy to help. Kids menu was good and colouring was also given which was nice. Could've had music playing in the pub as it was quiet? Stayed upstairs in...More

Thank janeychal
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A very welcoming cosy pub, we sat by the open fire and had steak pie for tea, I would most defiantly recommend it. Just a short walk up the hill from the embleton spa hotel.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

A group of eight of us enjoyed our evening meal at The Wheatsheaf Inn so much we decided to book again! Excellent quality, with portion sizes to suit the hungry walker. Despite this we managed puddings too - in my case home made apple pie...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We all agree this is a wonderful place to bring family and friends for a gorgeous meal. Nice staff too.

Thank Moomin C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We took half term holiday from Norway to the Lake District. We stayed at the Embleton Spa Hotel, but chose to eat, on two evenings, at the Wheatsheaf Inn, across the road. Great fresh food, and family friendly srrvice. Recommend the strak pie.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lovely clean pub with nice day time views and outside seating. Very friendly landlord .Good food which could benefit from a fresh fish option for non meat eaters. Will return and recommend.

Thank Hellings
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Would recommend this lovely pub for a great meal out. Friendly service and really tasty food. Visited while on holiday would definitely come back again.

Thank melaniekeene
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Best chips I've had in years. Stopped here with some mates for a bite to eat only to find that the place was fully booked for Sunday lunch. The staff took pity on us and whipped up a couple of ham rolls and a massive...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Loved this place, an unpretentious pub with good beer and food done well. They had a big party in and the kitchen was busy but they took care of us and got us a table when they could and were genuinely taking care to make...More

1  Thank Demig_AIUK
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Questions & Answers
14 October 2016|
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Response from peter r | Property representative |
hello. we have some highchair for the children. the meals for the children are £5.00. please let the staff know you have contacted us about the children's meal price. regards PR
7 August 2015|
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Response from peter r | Property representative |
Hello, We have just recently taken over the pub. We are expecting free WiFi to be available by Aug Bank Holiday weekend (2016)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 17
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embleton, Cockermouth CA13 9XP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth  >  Embleton
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 76602
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Our aim is to offer a relaxed,welcoming village pub with great service,ambience and creatively home cooked food,produced in our kitchen. Enjoy the atmosphere of a classic English inn with a real log fire crackling away on a cold winters night. Settle down with a pint of our local ale or whatever your favourite tipple is. Dogs are allowed in the bar making us a perfect for all those enjoying a good country walk with your four legged friend. We also offer bed and breakfast in our double or twin room and enjoy a full English breakfast to start the day a head.
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