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White Heather

Kirkbride Airfield, Wigton CA7 5HW, England
+44 16973 51373
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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Kirkbride Airfield, Wigton CA7 5HW, England
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have been eating at the White Heather for nearly 40 years as it is often a base for car rallies run by the Wigton Motor Club. The facilties on the edge of the airfield are superb for events and there is parking for a...More

Thank GraemeandHelen
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed very nice sunday lunch at this large restaurant next to the airfield. Started to fill up from 12pm We all chose the fixed £17.00 meal which was 3 courses I had the garlic mushrooms salad n fresh bread roll..was lovely. The main meals we...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The venue itself is a bit dated, its mainly suitable for large parties,but they do do lunches some days , the kitchen caters brilliantly for large numbers , its set up is perfect for weddings and parties, its just the decor thats a bit gawdy,...More

Thank Amigolovelyhair
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Amazing food as always but the service was awful , we had to ask someone to get the table cleared after eating and we waited 45 mins before the sweet trolley arrived , staff seem more interested in setting tables ready for next sitting its...More

Thank Molliemo1101
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Excellent Sunday meal, been a few times before and we had our wedding reception here in 2010, but we had not been for couple years but had been told portion sizes had gone down - not true. Portions still huge and still great value. Would...More

Thank sarah g
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have been to the white heather a few times and have never been disappointed with the quality of the Sunday lunch. You have choices of meat depending on the time of year come with a healthy appetite.

1  Thank janetreeves
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Large dining rooms, well stocked bars providing excellent service and the very best quality of local food served at "farmers" quantities. Booking essential for Sundays to get your preferred time and advisable on Wednesdays for Senior Citizen's lunches. Always very busy keeping the serving staff...More

Thank PeterBrookesTee
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

If you want value for money this is the place to go... The portions are huge!!! Always well cooked food and quick service. It does feel like your sitting in a big barn though!

1  Thank 123bags123
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Have been to the White Heather on many occasions over a lot of years and have always enjoyed it, however the service on Sunday was painfully slow! The young waiters and waitresses did a valiant job but the fault must lie with the management! Poor...More

Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Booked in a Wednesday lunch,the place was busy front of house served us straight away at the bar and then took us to our table.We had the roast beef which I have to say was two Large thick slices of tender roast beef which covered...More

Thank Chefonthemove
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Nail N
If I fly into Kirkbride, how close can I park an aeroplane?
24 April 2017|
Response from GraemeandHelen | Reviewed this property |
I would contact Solway Light Aviation who own the airfield.
Do you you take bank cards?
20 September 2015|
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Response from Scalegate | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirkbride Airfield, Wigton CA7 5HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Wigton
  • Phone Number: +44 16973 51373
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