We’re delighted to be able to extend our opening hours at least for the month of August and at the same time offer the government’s ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ promotion. This is available at the Galloper on Tuesdays 11th, 18th and 25th and... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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: 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,... We’ve conducted a risk assessment for the Galloping Horse and listed the steps we need to take to be able to safely reopen, based on the guidance we’ve received from the government. It’s quite a list, as you might expect, and we’ve taken more... 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... 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... 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,... …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... 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... 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... 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... 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. 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... 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... 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... 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. 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! 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... …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... 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. …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! 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... 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. 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. Dinner served through to 8pm and the bars open late with free nibbles at midnight. Come and see in 2020 at your local! 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 :... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. 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 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... SOLD OUT! THANK YOU for your support. Don’t miss this! Tickets are just £10 with a complimentary buffet, it’ll be a fun night starting 7pm, with a raffle too and proceeds to Arry’s Army from Eat Train Live (ETL) gym, raising money for a little girl... Remember that Thursday 12th September is our cocktails and canapes evening with the Lakes Distillery. Ticket prices and cocktails featuring Lakes Distillery spirits and liqueurs are tbd, but places are limited and booking is essential. No need to feel guilty about going to the pub for lunch or to worry about keeping to your diet plan! From June 10th you can enjoy healthy, calorie-counted options from our Wellbeing Weekday menu every weekday lunchtime Monday to Friday, 12-2pm, and all for just £10... It’s all change on the breakfast front. We’ll be serving a fabulous Bottomless Brunch on selected Saturdays, usually two each month, from 10am to 2pm. It’s just £19.95 to include free-flowing Mimosas or Bloody Mary. See the menu and the dates here. ... You wanted it and it’s here. From June 11th, Tuesday nights will be Tapas Night! Find out more and get in touch to book your table. NB. We’ll still have our very popular Pizza Night Offer but this will be Monday only from June 10th. ….is this Wednesday 5th June – come along! There’s a £2 per person charge, which includes tea or coffee, for our current nominated charity which at the moment is Jack’s Journey. There’ll be cakes etc available to buy too. We’re open from 9am to 12 noon so... We were very chuffed to receive a Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor and wanted to thank all our customers who’ve made the effort to write a review for us – much appreciated! We are delighted to tell you that CAMRA (the campaign for real ale) have given us LocAle accreditation, which means that we commit to support great local businesses by always having at least one locally-produced cask ale available at all times. Not difficult really... …which is Friday 24th May and a fab way to kick off the bank holiday weekend. Tickets are £24.95 and with only eight tables available, booking is essential! Find out more. You may have heard that Osprey will be operating the cafe/bar at The Buzz Station in Whitehaven. Together with major sponsors BEC, we’re looking for great local suppliers who’d like to showcase their produce as part of our offering at the Buzz Station. If you’re an... The next and ever-popular Galloper afternoon tea will be 26th April, 2-5pm, so treat yourselves and reserve your table now! It’s £11.95, £5.95 for kids, and booking is essential.