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Quince & Medlar

13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
+44 1900 823579
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a really lovely mid week anniversary meal at Quince and Medlar. I'm a vegetarian and my husband isn't and he was a little anxious about it, but he totally loved his meal.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the Q and M since its early days. It always provides an excellent evening with superb, imaginative, cooking in a delightful atmosphere with friendly, efficient, service. Louisa and Colin can be justly proud of their restaurant and the quality they...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rarely visit lakeland these days but when we do a trip to Quince and Medlar is an absolute must. Colin and Louisa , the owners have been running this gene for well over twenty years and it just gets better, The food evolves and...More

Thank Hillwalker53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely, chilled evening at the Quince and Medlar. My partner does not usually go for vegetarian meals, but I persuaded him to try it, and he loved his meal, a delicious aubergine wrap. I had the butter bean, leek and mushroom dish...More

Thank Clawdy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with a lot of the previous reviewers I am not a vegetarian but the entire experience here from start to finish was fantastic. Small place, only 8 or 9 tables, but they really look after those tables. Drinks and canapés in the lounge room...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had been recommended this restaurant for our visit to the Lake District over Easter this year - I am SO glad we listened! We aren't vegetarian, but do generally eat quite a lot of vegetarian food as part of our diet, but nothing as...More

1  Thank Dimpsxxx
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Although not a vegiterian I enjoy excellent quality food and the food at Quince and Medlar is wonderful. I was not familiar with the items on the menu but the presentation and taste were great. This small family run restruarnt has a friendly atmosphere. I...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Everything was outstanding; the food was impeccably presented and tasted incredible, the service was attentive and the food came promptly. They've thought of every minute detail right down to the handwritten calligraphy on the bill. Absolutely delightful.

1  Thank Justin F
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we have been vegetarian for over 30 years and have been regular visitors to The Lakes for even longer but have never come across Quince and Medlar before. Quite simply - this place is lovely. The cosy setting is wonderful, the menu amazingly...More

2  Thank cricketguru
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I only reserve 5 star ratings for the outstandingly good restaurants. For someone that isn't vegetarian this might seem strange ! Whilst the food is obviously the most important, the whole experience is excellent. You are greeted in a front room while you can have...More

Thank Ian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$45
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Castlegate, Cockermouth CA13 9EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 823579
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