Quince & Medlar Trip Advisor

Tel: 01900 823579

13 Castlegate, Cockermouth, CA13 9EU


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Fine Vegetarian Dining

in the Heart of Cumbria


Colin & Louisa Le Voi

Cumbrian at heart with a passion for fine food and the fells....

Colin and Louisa Le Voi are close to their roots. Born just down the road in Workington and Louisa in Whitehaven they have been creating interesting, individual and pleasing plant based dishes at their listed Georgian town house restaurant for quite a while now (back in ‘89 they moved in).

After their time on the shores of Ullswater gaining valuable experience under the watchful eyes of Francis Coulson and Brian Sack, they have changed with the times and make good use of all the fresh produce and ingredients the county has to offer.

Set next to the historical castle in the picturesque riverside market town of Cockermouth, Quince and Medlar is an intimate warm and relaxing ‘space’ packed with character and with original Cumbrian art work lining the walls.

An organic, vegetarian and vegan wine list compliments the tasty eye pleasing botanical dishes. Quince and Medlar has been recognised for 30 years by 'The Good Food Guide', an accolade held by very few restaurants in the UK. 

“Everything we serve is made by us, from nibbles and breads to puds and chocs”

Our Current Menu

Our Taster Menu is back by popular demand...

A Plate of 3 Mini Starters

A Plate of 3 Mini Mains

A Trio of Deserts

Vegetarian & Vegan Menus to pick from


Booking Recommended

Standard Opening Times

We are open Wednesday to Saturday evenings from 6:30pm and are happy to open earlier by request.

Festive Period Opening Times

Closed 22nd -26th Deccember.

Open 27th, 28th & 31st

Closed until 14th January

We are open again on the 15th January with a set price taster plate menu. £30pp. 

Gift Vouchers are available for any denomination - the perfect treat for your food loving friend.


If you wish to reserve a table please do so by phoning us on 01900 823579. 

'Exceptional Vegetarian Food'

'Made to feel Special'

'Still amazing after 25+ Years'

'Absolutely loved it'

'Always exceeds expectations...'

Quince & Medlar Trip Advisor