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The Royal Yew

Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
+44 1946 861342
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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British, Pizza, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on August bank holiday, opened at 5.30 with food served from 6. We were welcomed by a very friendly young lady behind the bar who served us our drinks and showed us to a table. The menu is a mouthwatering mix of homemade delights...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here regularly! Food excellent and good size portions , always served with a smile a great hidden gem off the main road and a cozy place to eat and drink would really recommend this place to all

Thank shirl98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to eat at the Royal Yew as it came recommended by my husband's work colleague. We had a short wait for our starters which I have to say were really nice. However we waited 25 minutes for our main course to arrive. My...More

Thank lin C
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed or meal at The Royal Yew. Food and staff were excellent as per usual. Couldn't recommend this place more!

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited on a Sunday night. The food was of good standard and generous portions. We had booked and had been asked to come 45 minutes later than we would have liked but we were still kept waiting at the bar. But once we were...More

Thank Myrna H
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Don't normally write bad reviews but I was disappointed with my experience here. The waitress/ bar tender was rude and unhelpful. There were cobwebs and spiders all around our table in the dark corner of the pub. There was also mould/damp growing in the toilets...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming and friendly, lovely top quality food , very nice enjoyable meal and service very good.

Thank arvelb
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Came for dinner on a Monday evening. Very friendly welcome. There was a special offer of 2 burgers for the price of 1 , amazing deal. The burgers were very good. Presentation was fantastic, salad, chips & onion rings. The chips were so lovely. Sadly...More

Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It is a few years since I was here,but the refurb was very impressive! The staff and atmosphere was delightful.New owners I think ,have restored it to this level. I would recommend it very much.🌺🌺🌺

Thank DottyPerfume
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Been here for lunch some while ago in April and on this occasion took a visiting couple of friends for Dinner. The menu was comprehensive and there was a seperate "specials" offering. I had booked the day before and we turned up early, not a...More

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Workington
  • Phone Number: +44 1946 861342
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The Royal Yew welcomes you with a warm Cumbrian welcome. We have an extensive menu for lunch, evening meals and wine list and provide a children's menu and highchairs. We use the highest quality of local fresh produce, even stocking the local gin, vodka and whisky!
New service available Take Away Pizza & Fish and Chips
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