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The Royal Yew

Dean, Workington CA14 4TJ, England
+44 1946 861342
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • 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 4 weeks ago

Had not been to the Royal Yew for 20 years - heard of their lunch deal mon - sat £9.95 for two. Fantastic quality & portion size. On first visit had Pheasant casserole with home cooked chips & veg - EXCELLENT. Have returned for the...More

Thank Stevengrant
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We were struggling to think of where to go for a meal and I remembered how good this place used to be. Managed to get a table and as soon as we walked through the door we felt very welcomed which is important. We had...More

Thank Jonny W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We ate here recently. It’s a bit pricey for drinks but food is nice. Not a huge menu but quite varied. They also do take away food pizza and fish and chips. They have offers on at lunch time too. Enjoyed our visit.

Thank thwaiteman
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Good 6 months since last visit and it has not failed to please yet again. Had a table booked for 4, some friends visiting from Preston. The choice of lunch menu at £9 95 is brilliant and so is the food. Add to this a...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 January 2018

It was a while since we had been to the Royal Yew and I think it has improved significantly, hence this review.

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Always have a great time with my family and they offer a great range of meals for the kids !! My kids always say to return here when I ask them where we should go !!

Thank InvisableCustomer
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We came as a family of four on a busy saturday night, although busy the staff had so much time for us, the tapas sharing platter to start was just amazing ( especially the chorizo and halloumi ) and the steak was to die for,...More

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We have fallen into the tradition of going to the "Yew" on the evening of Christmas Eve. Over the years ,as the ownership has changed, our reviews have reflected the good and the bad. This year we were very pleased with the service and the...More

Thank graney
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Many years ago, as a young man, the Royal Yew ( Pub ) was my favourite place to be. In those days of " NO Drink Driving. " it was packed with local farmers and townies like myself, it was just a small building at...More

Thank 636tony
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were a party of five we went for a pre Christmas Lunch to day at 1-30 pm and it was amazing the staff are a delight they even smile when serving you. The whole meal was beautiful don't think one of us cleared our...More

Thank jackiehawley47
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Lesley H
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Response from Marge L | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs allowed in all areas. We sat and had a meal while our dog sat by the side of the table - the waitress even asked if he wanted a bowl of water. After the meal we were told that if we wanted to go into the bar the dog... More
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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