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Cockermouth community heroes celebrated at Brewers Fayre launch event

Cockermouth Brewers Fayre 250 deserving people from local community groups and charities were treated to a slap-up meal to celebrate the opening of the brand new Brewers Fayre pub restaurant in Cockermouth.

Cockermouth Brewers Fayre serves up a varied menu of the nation’s favourite pub dishes in a family-friendly setting. The restaurant opened at the start of March, creating over 40 new jobs in the area.

Cockermouth Brewers Fayre 3The honorary guests included families from local autism organisations I CAAN and Autism Support Allerdale and Copeland, the Cumbria Community Foundation, the 9th Cockermouth Brownies and the Mary Platt Methodist Pre-School.

All guests, who were invited after a media appeal urged Cockermouth locals to nominate community groups and causes deserving of a treat, enjoyed a three-course meal as well as an appearance by special guests Dennis the Menace and Gnasher.

Cockermouth Brewers Fayre 1Jamie Loryman, General Manager at Brewers Fayre Cockermouth, said: “We are thrilled to welcome the worthy members of these commendable organisations to come along and enjoy a meal on us as a thank you for the positive contribution they make to our local community. It’s a great way to celebrate the official opening of the new restaurant, which is a great addition to the Cockermouth area, offering excellent value meals in a family-friendly setting.

“From burgers, curries and steaks to chilli, scampi and salads on the main menu, as well as a great range of classics on the flexible kids menu, there is something for all the family. Our Chef’s Counter offers a different feast each night of the week, including Chip Shop Tuesdays and Fridays, Peri Peri Saturdays and our famous Sunday Carvery. Great deals such as two mains for £10.99 make for an affordable family meal, or families can start the day with our extensive unlimited breakfast buffet, served until 10:30am on weekdays and 11am at the weekend.

“Our talented team of over 40 staff has recently completed an extensive training programme, ensuring we can offer a fantastic guest experience in a warm and relaxing environment and we look forward to welcoming many more Cockermouth locals in the future.”

For more information on the new Brewers Fayre Cockermouth, call 01900 518997 or visit

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