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The Black Bull, Cockermouth - pub details

Black Bull
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Address: 17 Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9LE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 9395) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

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> Current user rating: 6.0/10 (rated by 11 users)
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The Black Bull was my last pub in Cockermouth and the worst of the lot. There is a handpull. But there was no real on. The choice was Fosters, Worthingtons, John Smiths, Coors Light, Guinness, Strongbow, Strongbow Dark Fruit, Kronenbourg or Carling. The bar area is dark and a reasonable drinking environment. There is a pool table at the back. I sat at the bar and had a soft drink, listening to conversations about a local missing person. Lo and behold, the said missing person walked through the door. Cue the barmaid to let the mother know and cue some other guy (older brother, stepdad who knows!) to head towards the pub. Sensing there wasn't going to be a happy end, I decided to drink up, spend a penny and leave. But before I could get from the gents to the exit, the unhappy relation arrives, storms past me giving me a whack on the shoulder in the process, making a beeline for the 'missing' youth. The older guy landed the first punch. The whole pub then got involved and after hesitating to view this impromptu live entertainment, I decided I was time for me to walk out the door for good. A poor pub. But at least there was a talking point!
blue_scrumpy - 13 Feb 2017 21:43
average boozer, jennings ok
littlecon - 12 Apr 2012 11:40
new ownership as of feb 2009.

great real ales and friendly welcome.

and the place is clean!!!
chelsea_r2000 - 4 May 2009 22:44
Gone downhill since new owners arrived, potential is there to improve.
snecklifter - 20 Dec 2007 18:32
The food id really good and extremely light on your wallet. guest ales a plenty and such friendly faces.
ollie warburton - 29 Jul 2004 15:26

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