Kids Eat Free, Thu & Fri in November

Kids Eat Free, Thu & Fri in November

Here’s a helpful offer for our Galloper families on those dark November evenings. This November, each child accompanied by a paying adult* can have a free main course from our children’s menu on Thursday and Friday evenings (5pm to 6.30pm). It’s a pick-and-mix...
Takeout Extended From 1st Nov

Takeout Extended From 1st Nov

Adding to our Takeout Tuesdays in October, you can now order Sunday Lunch (12-4pm) as a takeout but from November 1st we’re adding more dates: Tuesday 4.30-8pm (pub open only for takeout collection) Thursday 4.30-8pm Sunday 12noon-4pm for Sunday lunch, £8.95 main...
Takeout Sunday Lunches now available

Takeout Sunday Lunches now available

Now here’s a great idea for Sundays! From Sunday 25th October, you can order our fabulous Sunday Lunch as a takeout. Available between 12 and 4pm, the main course is £8.95 per person or main course plus dessert £10 per person. As usual, email, Fb message or give...
Takeout Tuesdays! Why Cook?

Takeout Tuesdays! Why Cook?

Here’s some good news, and by popular demand too. We’re introducing ‘Takeout Tuesdays’ from Tuesday 6th October. So why bother with shopping and cooking? Leave the pots to us and order your takeout from the Galloper’s special Takeout Tuesdays menu! Take a look...
Covid Rule Update Sep 22nd

Covid Rule Update Sep 22nd

Message from our Ops Director, Craig Lowery: We are sure you are all aware that the legal requirements for hospitality venues have changed again recently. To try and ensure your visit to us is safe and comfortable, we would like to remind you of our new policies...
New Menus for Autumn

New Menus for Autumn

Some of your old favourites, some new ideas…. we’re running a more limited menu given that the Covid-19 restrictions do put constraints on what we can do in the kitchen; so having run our initial reopening menu since July, we’re ringing the changes...
Osprey Group News : The Peddler

Osprey Group News : The Peddler

There’s exciting news in the wider Osprey Management Group world, with developments at Whitehaven’s former bus station having restarted after the lockdown and making great progress. The new food and drink outlet (to be named ‘The Peddler’) will...
Let’s Keep Eating Out!

Let’s Keep Eating Out!

Given the amazing support we’ve had from our equally amazing customers for Eat Out To Help Out in August, we’d like to do our bit and offer our own promotion for September. LET’S KEEP EATING OUT! offers you 50% off all food orders* on Wednesdays in...
News & Star Pub Of The Week

News & Star Pub Of The Week

Well done to the Galloper’s hardworking team and manager Colette for being the News & Star/Cumberland News Pub Of The Week! In the article Colette tells us the best and worst things about running the Galloper, what needed to be done to open in the new...
Table Service App Launched

Table Service App Launched

Our new table service app, for contactless ordering and payment at your table, is now available! You can access the app in advance using this path here: http://ospreyinns.mobo2go.co.uk/ and/or we’ll have posters up (like the one below) in the pub with scannable...
We’re Good To Go!

We’re Good To Go!

Got our ‘Good To Go’ certification from Visit England today! It’s your guarantee that we’ve met the requirements for safe opening as stipulated by the tourism boards of the United Kingdom. There’s a certificate too – you can see it...
Reopening date announced!

Reopening date announced!

The Galloping Horse reopens on Thu 16th July. Our new opening times will be Thu to Sun, 12noon to 11pm, food served 12noon to 9pm. Given limited seating available and max table sizes of 6 (from a maximum of 2 households for indoor tables), booking is very strongly...
Revised menus available

Revised menus available

With a lot of restrictions on what we can do in the kitchens and work areas and in order to maintain our level of service to you, we’ve needed to rationalise the volume and complexity of the food and drink menus we offer when we reopen after the COVID-19...
COVID-19 Staff Wellbeing

COVID-19 Staff Wellbeing

For your peace of mind, our employees will complete a staff wellbeing form every day they come in to work, and also take a temperature check. It all helps to keep us all safe. The form content is below, or you can see a downloadable PDF version here. Daily Staff...
Osprey Group News : The Peddler

COVID-19 Secure notice

Yay, in advance of reopening, we have our Covid-19 Secure notification. It means we can (or will be able to) meet the government guidelines for safe reopening, when the time comes. You can look at it below, or there’s a downloadable PDF version here:
Coronavirus update June 24th

Coronavirus update June 24th

A message from Craig Lowery, our Operations Director: Just a quick update from yesterday. The guidance from the government is now available and we are making our way through it. Given the amount of work to do it is not practical for us to have everything in place to...
Covid Rule Update Sep 22nd

Coronavirus update June 23rd

A message from Craig Lowery, our Operations Director: Afternoon all. We note the announcement today from the Prime Minister saying pubs and restaurants can reopen if safe to do so from July 4th. Obviously, we need to read the full details which are specific to our...
Coronavirus Update May 22nd

Coronavirus Update May 22nd

A message from Craig Lowery, our Operations Director: Good morning; it has been a while since we posted an update. This is because the situation regarding how/when businesses like ours will reopen, and how we can take the steps to ensure we are able to reopen safely,...
Let’s start by…

Let’s start by…

…delivering food and treats to some people in the local community and donating the majority of our fresh food stock to the wonderful food bank facility at Moorclose Community Centre. Our team have been busy this morning, on the first day we’ve had to close...
COVID-19 Staff Wellbeing

Coronavirus statement March 21st

Quick update from our Operations Director Craig Lowery on March 21st We have just held a meeting (at a reasonable distance apart of course) to discuss our next steps and try to answer some of the many questions raised. Firstly, our priority is to try and give some...
Covid Rule Update Sep 22nd

Closed for the moment

As you probably all know, on March 20th the government instructed all pubs to close in order to limit the spread of Coronovirus and therefore the Galloper has to shut. Naturally we’re deeply upset but totally understand the situation. Our priority right now is...
Preordering For Group Bookings

Preordering For Group Bookings

To help with the logistics of eating with us as part of a larger group, we’ve got a new procedure for group bookings of 15 people or over. All 15+ groups must preorder, either from one of the buffet menus or from the new group main course menu. We love our group...
Limited Temporary Menu

Limited Temporary Menu

Please note that we’ll be running a more limited temporary menu for the time being, with effect from March 17th. Thank you for your understanding.
COVID-19 – a letter to our customers

Update on current situation

Update from our Operations Director regarding the ongoing Coronavirus situation (17th March) Please see our corporate Coronavirus policy (PDF format) We note the advice from the Government advising us to avoid visiting pubs and restaurants wherever possible. Obviously...
New Month, New Menus

New Month, New Menus

With effect from March 4th, we’ve got some super new season menus for you to enjoy, including, on the evening menu, a great starters and small plates section, for you to pick and mix either as individual starters, combine for a larger dinner or treat as...
Mothers Day Weekend!

Mothers Day Weekend!

Don’t forget, Mothers Day falls on March 22nd this year and there are TWO afternoon tea opportunities over the weekend, plus of course there’s Sunday Is Special lunch, perfect for treating mums too. Mothers Day is always a busy time, so book your table to...
Meanwhile, behind the scenes…

Meanwhile, behind the scenes…

Not all the investment at the Galloper is visible to everyone! New technology has been installed in the cellars to help us with keeping our beer, so we can serve you the perfect pint.
Farrers Coffee Comes To The Galloper

Farrers Coffee Comes To The Galloper

VERY pleased to tell you that the Galloper now serves artisan coffee from Farrers. A Cumbrian company based in Kendal, they are one of the country’s oldest purveyors of fine coffees and teas. Come down and have a cup soon!
Charity Race Night

Charity Race Night

Well, on April 24th we’ll be having another Race Night, in aid of local charity. This time we’re supporting Harrington Scouts, who are doing a great job of assisting the less-well-off in our community, so come along for an fab night out and all for a good...
Valentines approaches!

Valentines approaches!

…and the Galloper’s here with some no-nonsense Valentine’s events, so you can celebrate with your favourite person, or just with your mates or family – no problem to us either way! On Friday 14th Feb there’ll be a Valentines Afternoon...
Points 2 Pounds on Thursdays

Points 2 Pounds on Thursdays

Looking for a healthier lifestyle in the New Year? Then why not come along to the Points 2 Pounds meetings at the Galloper on Thursdays? It’s a great way to manage your diet and feel great in good company. Find out more.

Sat 25th Jan is Burns Night

…and we’ll be celebrating the immortal (if unintelligible) bard with some distinctly Scottish-themed dishes on the specials board. Look out for those if your eating with us tonight!
The January Party…

The January Party…

If you didn’t celebrate with family, friends and colleagues over Christmas, then why not get everyone together for our January Party formula – it’s just for people who couldn’t or didn’t want to gather during the busy festive period. Find...
Regular Special Menus Return!

Regular Special Menus Return!

The Wellbeing Weekdays lunch, Pizza Night on Mondays and Tapas Tuesdays all return after the Christmas break. Not sampled them yet? Then January is a great time to try. See the events and offers page for dates and times.
Pub Quiz is Thursdays

Pub Quiz is Thursdays

The Galloper pub quiz returns after a Christmas break and takes place every Thursday night in Wuky’s Nook. Come on down and give it a go! More here.
New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve

Dinner served through to 8pm and the bars open late with free nibbles at midnight. Come and see in 2020 at your local!
Christmas and New Year at the Galloper

Christmas and New Year at the Galloper

Christmas is over, New Year approaches and many of our events and offers are over for another year. Here’s the spec for the remainder of the holiday period: NB! Altered opening/ food service times apply from 23rd Dec to 1st Jan – more here Tue 31st Dec :...
Festive Season Opening Times

Festive Season Opening Times

Here are our opening times for the festive season (23rd December through to 1st January). Please note the bar closing times are last orders; we do allow 30 mins drinking up time! Monday 23rd December Food 12-2pm & 5-9pm Bar 12-11pm Tuesday 24th December Food...
Luke Matear live at the Galloper!

Luke Matear live at the Galloper!

The fabulous Luke Matear will be playing at the Galloping Horse on Saturday 9th November and Saturday 21st December. Luke will be playing from ca 7pm on the restaurant area. No tickets required (it’s a Galloper freebie!) but table bookings are recommended for...
Support for Healthy Hopes

Support for Healthy Hopes

As part of our Community Fund, we at the Galloper are delighted to have been able to provide funding for Healthy Hopes, a great cause providing support sessions for people across the community. Our support should fund the Workington drop-in sessions for socially...
Ideas please!

Ideas please!

We’re in the process of planning our busy 2020 calendar of events, menus, drinks etc and we would like your help on ideas. So come on, what do you want to see happening at the Galloper in 2020? Post your ideas to us on Facebook to be in with the chance of winning a...
New Drinks Menu!

New Drinks Menu!

Time to discover what’s new – and particularly the fab new cocktails (woohoo!) – on the revised drinks menu launching this bank holiday weekend. Look at a PDF copy.  
Next Bottomless Brunch Saturday is…!

Next Bottomless Brunch Saturday is…!

The next Bottomless Brunch day is Saturday 28th Sept! Bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary, pancakes to share and your choice of hot course, all for £19.95 and served 10am to 2pm – call us or message us to book your table. Find out more and see the menu
Afternoon Tea 27th September

Afternoon Tea 27th September

Looking ahead a bit to our next Galloper Afternoon Tea, which falls on Friday 27th September. Treat yourselves or treat someone special to an afternoon out this autumn. Served 2pm-5pm, with sandwiches and savouries, cakes and scones plus of course tea or coffee, tea...