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Captain Nelson Tavern

Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
+44 1900 816697
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very varied lunchtime menu and the ones we picked were superb. Fish & Chips was too big to finish; Gammon and Egg was enormous and best of all, my Tattie Pot. The staff were brilliant. Well worth the 280 mile round trip from Wigan

Thank Norm52Sky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't understand why this restaurant advertises itself as a sea food restaurant when they don't do sea food apart from cod or scampi which you can get in any other restaurant in or outside maryport. Yes and forgot they do tuna sandwiches. ReallyMore

Thank Lobsterpot F
Chris W, Manager at Captain Nelson Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is an extremely quite time of year in Maryport and somedays, there is not a soul to be seen. If we buy a lot of fish, there are no customers to buy it and we have to throw it out. We will not stock...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly landlord, very attentive and could not do enough on our lunchtime visit in September. Lit the fire and Lit candles to ensure we were comfortable during our lunch. The food was good pub food and very filling. Dog friendly as well.

1  Thank David O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Up from London on holiday to visit family, called in on off chance for lunch and wasn't disappointed we had fish and chips and in all my years I have never tasted fish like it. The host and staff couldn't of been nicer. We are...More

1  Thank rubidoo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Captain Nelson Tavern on the Friday night & was very impressed by the food & the friendly staff. Very dog friendly too and he was offered a bowl of water. The only down side was the volume of the juke box which was...More

1  Thank isawilko27
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good value Sunday lunch - I had the beef - a big plateful, lots of veg, and as much good gravy as you wish. Beef wasn't the best quality available, but was well cooked and plentiful. This pub is friendly, clean, nice, helpful staff,and serves...More

Thank alidownunder
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

As we had never been to Maryport before we looked on TripAdvisor for places to eat that had good reviews and this place seemed to be very good so we decided to eat here as we had a 2 hour train journey ahead of us....More

2  Thank CMD78
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Good & varied choice of meals & desserts and very reasonably priced, in a nice & comfortable surrounding. Staff very welcoming

1  Thank ryanmcgraffin
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Had such an amazing meal here! Warm welcome, cosy, quirky pub with a Sunday roast that nearly finished us off! It was superb!! Had 3 roasts and a veggie lasagne & a choice of beers - couldn't fault anything it was amazing value for money...More

1  Thank ChesterSparkler
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Came across this lovely tavern purely by chance. Superb Sunday lunch and the staff were all brilliant. Friendly caring and considerate throughout the whole meal. Highly recommend to anyone in the area. And the Lavern is also dog friendly.

1  Thank Matthew D
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jackie h
17 October 2016|
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Response from Lesley-Ann A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are dog friendly. My sister took her dog when we had a meal there and they gave him his own bowl of water.
12 October 2016|
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Response from kh1354 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is
Seb W
27 August 2016|
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Response from stick_10 | Reviewed this property |
Captain Nelsons is a fine place to Eat Quality Fish and Chips, i am certainly looking forward to eating there again, i was catered for very well with a very serious dairy and egg allergy, nothing was too much trouble... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Irish St, Maryport CA15 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Maryport
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 816697
  • E-mail
. Locally sourced Cumbrian farm reared meat and vegetables. Real home cooking. Cumbrian dishes such Tattie Pot, Home made. pies burgers chips and really good fish & chips.
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