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the waterfront restaurant and bar

) #2 of 55 Restaurants in Whitehaven ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Seafood, British,
West Strand | west strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LR, England
+44 1946 328184
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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West Strand | west strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Cumbria for the weekend to visit family and after looking on trip advisor for somewhere to eat on Saturday we decided on the waterfront bar and restaurant. The food was lovely but the service was terrible which ruined it for us. On complaining...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On recommendation the wife and I went here for our evening meal. We arrived early not booking a table and found the restaurant to be quite full. WE were shown to a table menus given drinks ordered. I had the baked camembert and the wife...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our wedding anniversary meal with friends who share the same date and it's almost a tradition to go to the Waterfront. We eat here on a regular basis and it's very rare that we are disappointed and on this occasion, we weren't. The...More

Thank Maxip24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

“There is no love more sincere, than the love of food”, so says the quote at the bottom of the bill, a fitting tribute to a very excellent dining experience for my 70th birthday. Unusually for me, as I regularly go the fish starter-meat main...More

Thank StevoCumbria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch Saturday 27thMay Service was very good and chief accomadated our requirements View of habour was pleasant ,atmosphere was relaxing .

Thank paulinedownunder2016
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had an excellent meal to celebrate my partners birthday. The food was amongst the best we had on our trip to the lake district. The views out over the pier from the open side of the restaurant were lovely. The restaurant itself isn't the...More

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Sunday evening..quiet..food was very good,in fact a good bit better than very good. It deserved better surroundings.I think because it was a quiet sunday evening dinners were being served in the front bar like area of the restaurant/bar, I think the main restaurant is at...More

Thank dickB B
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for somewhere to have lunch and went into the Waterfront on spec and were pleasantly surprised. The place looks insignificant but is actually very good. Friendly service and the food is excellent, it is also dog friendly (they brought...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went without a booking on a Friday evening and were lucky to get a table. Our main courses and dessert were fantastic. I had the special of rose veal with Boulangere potatoes, wild garlic and pea purée. It was excellent, the veal served pink...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Sorry no photos .....visited this evening I really wanted scallops or a mussel starter but neither were an option on the menu how ever I asked if either were available , the front of house staff popped off and spoke to the kitchen and replied...More

Thank damianskillenchef
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 39
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Strand | west strand, Whitehaven CA28 7LR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Whitehaven
  • Phone Number: +44 1946 328184
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