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The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar

1 Old Kings Arms Lane, Cockermouth CA13 9LS, England
+44 1900 267050
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“crisps” (5 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Old Kings Arms Lane, Cockermouth CA13 9LS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in here for a coffee and something to eat. Excellent selection of cakes/meals and also allow dogs within the premises unlike many that have you sit outside which is no use if cold or raining. After taking our order the waitress asked if our...More

1  Thank casper034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food (nachos) was exceptionally tasty and the mini wine bottles went down well as well!...Very friendly staff...

Thank Nontouristy
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We stopped in The Lanes when visiting Cockermouth recently and it was a real little gem. Gorgeous little hideaway, beautiful sunny day, so we sat outside and had really fresh and tasty sandwiches and baked potato. Food was tasty and service was good

Thank sarahmarylucas
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

What can I say. The scones in here are to die for. They will be the best scones you will ever taste. Also they're steak night on Fridays are mega. One of, if not, the best steak I have ever had. Friendly service and good...More

Thank Tol L
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch here with family on a Saturday afternoon. The place was busy which is always a good sign but we were seated straight away. The menu is traditional cafe, sandwiches, cakes, breakfast, afternoon noon tea, various cakes but what makes this place...More

Thank Hol_Hubby
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We came here based on trip advisor reviews. Inside seemed to cramped with two or three tables to many. Ordered some sandwiches while these arrived quickly and fresh the salad overwhelmed the plate. Three quarters of the plate was covered with every conceivable salad item...More

Thank foppsman
tinkerbellclaire, Owner at The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Oh dear we have never had a problem with giving to much food . It states the sandwiches come with salad/homemade slaw & crisps. The sandwiches are made on thick sliced bread and have a very generous filling so you get plenty for your money...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We recently visited this cafe whilst on holiday in the area we had visited a couple of attractions in Cockermouth and decided we wanted some lunch, I had seen a sign for this cafe which is just off the main street near to Boots. We...More

Thank Martyn R
tinkerbellclaire, Owner at The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi and many thanks for a great review . Were happy to see you enjoyed your food but sorry we added the salad when it wasn't wanted . The girls always have a smile normally so appolgies if they were maybe a bit stressed when...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

What a little gem, found this by chance down a little arcade in the centre of Cockermouth. It was really quaint with lots of lovely flowering pots outside and dig friendly too. We were made to feel really welcome by the friendly staff, the food...More

Thank Bonnyo2016
tinkerbellclaire, Owner at The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Lovely review thankyou for this . We take pride on the outside with my mam been the Gardner so I will pass this on x

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing find the quality and quantity of food is truly fantastic. 100% value for money. Can’t say anymore just try it!!!

Thank GillieB
tinkerbellclaire, Owner at The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi and many thanks for your review we aim to give you good quality food and good prices. Were please to see you enjoyed your meal thanks for letting us no .

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful steak here, it was cooked to perfection, the sauce was lovely and their garlic mushrooms I had for a starter were delicious. The staff couldn't do enough for you. I will definitely be going back.

Thank Bexindra
tinkerbellclaire, Owner at The Lanes Cafe & Licensed Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thankyou for taking the time to give us a review . Great to see you enjoyed your steak and it was cooked to your liking x

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dianne l
21 February 2018|
Response from jonnoGB | Reviewed this property |
hi 10am - 4pm Mon to Thurs 10am - 9pm Fri and Sat Closed Sunday. I knw they have a Web page and Facebook for information if it helps. We love it and never disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Old Kings Arms Lane, Cockermouth CA13 9LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 267050
  • E-mail
Hi at our cafe we offer a fantastic selection of home made food all made fresh daily. There is a tasty menu from sandwiches and pannins to full meals from Whitby scampi to lasagne , childrens menu and daily specials . Small portions available on request and pensioner specials .We also do afternoon teas . So come along and enjoy xx
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