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Honest Lawyer

2 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
+44 1900 824888
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
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Reviewed today

We went on a Sunday night without a reservation. We received excellent service. We both ordered the lamb shank. It was excellent.

Thank RickOntario
Reviewed today

Great service and cooking of the highest order. Lovely setting by the river. Owner chef set up and could not do enough for you.

Thank Russ S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here tonight as a party of 8, which included 4 kids under the age of 4. The waitress could not have been nicer. She made a big fuss of the kids which they loved and sat us in a big separate area so...More

2  Thank jock2820
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found The Honest Lawyer through TripAdvisor as it was rated the Number 1 restaurant in Cockermouth. It's tricky to find a place that caters well for both my wife, who prefers a plant based diet, and myself, quite partial to fillet steak. We were...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

5 of us went, 3 had the lamb shank and one had carbonara and I had the 'Special Pasta'. We also had some pidgeon as a starter, and it was suprisingly really nice. Not too strong or gamey, but delicate and flavourful. Everyone really enjoyed...More

Thank DAH364
Reviewed 2 days ago

So nice to find a place that serves truly delicious food, and be served by some of the loveliest people you could wish to meet. We dropped in on the offchance and were warmly greeted. A good well priced wine list, a menu with lits...More

Thank TimHooper
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous food as always. Street food cuisine at its best delivered with perfection , Professionally produced and brilliant explanation of origin provided by Meera, Great night all round,

2  Thank Lynda T
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have wanted to visit Honest Lawyer for a while after hearing good reviews but hadn't managed to fit it in. After meeting the owner we decided to get booked in and we definitely wish we had visited sooner! On arrival the...More

1  Thank arti_pau
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Honest Lawyer and we were delighted with the total experience. The staff were wonderful from welcoming us to the restaurant to saying goodbye. The Indian Taster Evening was superb with each item of the varied three course menu...More

Thank peterdivergbr1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good authentic Indian inspired special. Had to book well in advance. Staff excellent and very attentive. Worth a visit

Thank RAS2112
george c, Owner at Honest Lawyer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear RAS2112 Thank you so much of yet another 5 star review. I am glad you enjoyed our theme night . It is a privilege to have you at our restaurant. Please do visit us again Thanks

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13 April 2015|
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Response from george c | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for the interest shown. Let me know what Sunday it is and for how many people. I ll see if we could open for you. Thanks. George.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 824888
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The Honest Lawyer Restaurant provides a fusion of French Italian influenced English style cuisine. Cooked fresh on the premises by our chefs using ingredients that are locally produced and sources and served with a wide range of wines from around the world, beers ,spirits ,liquors and soft drinks etc.
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