Festive Menus Available

Festive Menus Available

Our festive food menu is served throughout December (except for Sunday lunch) and offers super seasonal specials to complement our regular menus and put you in the Christmas spirit. Remember we´ve got Christmassy cocktails too for a little extra sparkle! See both...
Takeaway And Home Delivery

Takeaway And Home Delivery

We are delighted to announce that Sunday lunches are now available for delivery and collection. Order via Deliveroo for delivery or collection, or direct with us for collection only by calling us on 01946 328203, or sending us a Fb direct message. Sunday lunches are...
Allerdale Jaguars Sponsorship

Allerdale Jaguars Sponsorship

We’re delighted to be offering funding to Allerdale Jaguars Under-10 Girls team from our corporate Osprey Community Fund, and wish them a great season. To us, community is more than just location. Know a good cause locally who need funding? Find out more about...
Closed Nov 24th

Closed Nov 24th

We are sorry but we are closed for a private event today. The family and friends of Frank (Wuky) will be celebrating the life of a wonderful man and real character at the Galloping Horse. Our thoughts are with his family and many many friends. Thank you for your...
Group Christmas Brochure Available!

Group Christmas Brochure Available!

See the Christmas menus, dates, events at the Galloper and also at our sister inns in our group Christmas brochure. Pick up your printed copy when you visit, or there’s an online version you can browse here.
Kids Eat Free!

Kids Eat Free!

Kids eat free at the Galloper this autumn! On Wednesdays and Thursdays, lunchtimes and evenings, we’ll give a free child’s meal from the children’s pick & mix menu for every adult main course ordered, and that’s right through to the end of...
We Love A Wedding!

We Love A Wedding!

We are absolutely thrilled to be hosting a Wedding Reception in Wuky’s Nook today. Congratulations Mr and Mrs Drake and thank you so much for choosing us as the venue to host your celebration.
Christmas Opening Times and Events

Christmas Opening Times and Events

Celebrate the festive season in your local this year! We have carefully designed our Christmas offering to ensure we have something for everyone. If you’re looking for  works gathering, a family get-together or just a great night with friends, come along to the...
We’re recruiting a chef/cook

We’re recruiting a chef/cook

We have brilliant opportunity for a chef/cook to join our team at the Galloping Horse. Most of our kitchen team have been with us over four years; we hope that suggests we have a great working environment and sense of teamwork. Come and join our great group producing...
New Menus! from Aug 11th

New Menus! from Aug 11th

Well, we listened to your valuable feedback and we have extended and refreshed the menu as a result. We’ve now got (again) separate lunchtime and evening menus and we’ve brought back some old favourites, including fajitas, Thai green curry, superfood salad...
Thank you to our survey contributors

Thank you to our survey contributors

A big THANK YOU from us to everyone who gave us their feedback via our online survey. This is now closed and we’ve drawn a winner for the voucher. The winner of the £100 voucher is…..(….drumroll….) …Sharon Fox! We’ll be contacting...
We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

Administrator, 25 hours per week (flexible working hours available)We are hiring. We have an opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join us, based mainly at our new head office in the new Bus Station development in Whitehaven.The position is primarily focused...
Covid Restrictions Lifted

Covid Restrictions Lifted

Restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 are being lifted on Monday 19th July, as you’ll know. We’re as pleased as all of you to be moving back towards a more normal life, though as the pandemic is far from over, we’re looking at how to...
Galloper sponsors mobility vehicle for Whinlatter

Galloper sponsors mobility vehicle for Whinlatter

We’re really pleased that our community initiative to sponsor a mobility vehicle, a Tramper, for the less mobile to use to visit the great outdoors, finally came to fruition today, at the formal handover of the Galloper-sponsored Tramper ‘Wuky’...
Thank you to our survey contributors

Do our customer survey and win!

Can you believe it’s been more than four years since the Galloper was refurbed and reopened? less the hiccup (more extended indigestion, really….) which was Covid, and having reopened in May post the most recent lockdown, it’s a great time to take...
Half Price Mains!

Half Price Mains!

Here’s our mid-week lunchtime offer for you – through to July 23rd, we’re offering half price main courses at lunchtimes (12 noon to 2pm) Wednesday to Friday. So come on down and have a bargain lunch at the Galloper! Booking recommended. Take a look...
Look who’s back?

Look who’s back?

We’re delighted that the pizza oven is reopening and so our ‘build your own’ home-made pizzas are back on the menu! Available from Wednesday 16th June; what’s your favourite topping combination? Take a look at the lunch and dinner menu...
Open for drinks BH Monday

Open for drinks BH Monday

Just FYI, we’ll be open for drinks only on bank holiday Monday, 12 noon to 5pm, no table reservations taken. There’s Tractor Shed on the pumps! And fingers are crossed for a fine day.
Voted Among Allerdale’s Best!

Voted Among Allerdale’s Best!

A big thank you to all of you who recommended us to be The Times & Star’s best pub in Allerdale for lumch; we’re in the top five! It means a lot after the year we’ve had and very much appreciated by all at the Galloper. Read the full article...
Open for drinks BH Monday

We’re reopening May 19th

We’re very excited to be able to confirm our reopening, from May 19th, as the government has released our industry to provide indoor service. Online booking is open (indoor bookings subject to the ‘rule of 6’, please note), our new menus are...
New Menu Available

New Menu Available

Our menu has been rewritten ready for reopening! Take a look at the new menu here. We’re not reopening for a few more weeks yet and we’re all pending official notice that we can, and what the Ts and Cs are; but fingers crossed for mid-May. Take a look at...
New Group Executive Chef

New Group Executive Chef

We’re delighted to welcome Jon Fell as the Group Executive Chef for Osprey Management Group. Jon brings a lifetime of experience, and his commitment to locally sourced, sustainable produce perfectly matches our aspirations as a group. We are sure he will prove...
Our Sign Needs A Makeover

Our Sign Needs A Makeover

When the Galloper was refurbished, the original pub sign outside was one of the features that we kept. Unfortunately the West Cumbrian weather has taken its toll and the old sign is looking a little tired. Are there any art students, sign writers or other talented...
Seaton Rangers ARLFC, sponsored by us!

Seaton Rangers ARLFC, sponsored by us!

Seaton Rangers under 10s team have taken delivery of their fantastic new strip ahead of the season getting back underway and we were touched for their thanks, as together with Prices Painting & Decorating, The Galloping Horse is co-sponsor of the strip. Wishing...
Half Price Mains!

An update regarding reopening

An update regarding reopening: Throughout this very difficult last year, we have tried to have a pragmatic approach to opening, only doing so when we could take care of our guests safely and to a high standard. We feel that due to limited outdoor capacity, our...
Important Announcement

Important Announcement

In light of our decision yesterday to temporarily close after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19: (again for your reassurance, this member of staff was not at work at any point whilst we were open. We are also confident that the correct social distancing...
Reopening Thu 17th Dec

Reopening Thu 17th Dec

We are pleased to say that we will be reopening on Thursday 17th December. As always, we will be following the regulations as set by government. So the rules of tier 2 – alcohol will be served with a “substantial meal” and only single households (and support bubbles)...
Reopening Thu 17th Dec

Closing Nov 5th under new lockdown

You probably heard that the hospitality industry has been instructed to close under a second national lockdown. Sadly that does include us, so the Galloper will be closed from November 5th until December 2nd or until further notice. You will understand that this is...
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...
Reopening Thu 17th Dec

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...
Half Price Mains!

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:
COVID-19 – a letter to our customers

COVID-19 – a letter to our customers

Please see the following letter to our customers about measures in place for when we reopen, to limit the spread of COVID-19 / Coronavirus. You can see a downloadable PDF version here. COVID-19 MEASURES During lockdown, we have missed you. However, we have been busy,...