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Nice little pub.

The Swan is a nice unspoilt pub, with a good selection of local ales. We called in to watch the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Tracey A
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Joe's top class Swan

Many years ago this was a top pub then the decline. Joe has done a fantastic job of returning the... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
dave b
Penrith, United Kingdom
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56 Kirkgate, Cockermouth CA13 9PH, England
+44 1900 822425
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The Swan is a nice unspoilt pub, with a good selection of local ales. We called in to watch the champions league final, shame about the result, but it was a nice touch that they put food on at half time. Well done Joe.

1  Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Normally call in here 2 or 3 times when visiting Cockermouth but once was enough this time. Beer & service was as good as normal but some locals spoiled it. Got pushed out of way by one while at bar another swore when I said...More

3  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Many years ago this was a top pub then the decline. Joe has done a fantastic job of returning the pub to its rightful wonderful stature. After many busy years away from Cockermouth, it is a pleasure to go back and see the pub in...More

Thank dave b
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This will be the 5th year spent Fell walking in the North Lakes and while staying in Cockermouth the only place to go for a cozy chat and a great sample of real ale is the Swan.Since Joe took over a couple of years back...More

1  Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A great local pub that serves a good range of real ales, the bar staff are exceptional always a friendly welcome,

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Looking for a pub in Cockermouth for a Sunday afternoon to watch the football whilst on holiday. Cracking friendly local pub with local ales at cheap prices and 2 large screen tv's with sport. Loved it and Liverpool beat Arsenal 4-0.

1  Thank davedave79
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a brilliant local pub serving a good range of fine real ales. The beers are mostly Jenning's with a variety of guest ales. It has an extremely friendly atmosphere, with a great landlord and staff. It doesn't serve food which means you can...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I rarely wish for a next birthday, but I can just imagine myself, retired and visiting this place on a very regular basis. Great beer (Lancaster), great staff and chat. I am looking forward to my next holiday in Cockermouth already and The Swan is...More

Thank Belgarion C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited the Swan a couple of times whilst in Cockermouth. This is friendly local in residential area away from the town centre. Good choice of cask ales and great for sports fans.

1  Thank Curlew29
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stumbled across this pub while spending a couple of nights in Cockermouth and left feeling we'd discovered a real gem. In fact, we only visited twice and were impressed that the barman remembered us! We'd gone back to see what we thought was a...More

2  Thank Ridigatto
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