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The Black Lion

517 Durdar Rd, Carlisle CA2 4TX, England
+44 1228 534999
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
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“pudding” (4 reviews)
“steak pie” (2 reviews)
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517 Durdar Rd, Carlisle CA2 4TX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

At last a good eating place within walking distance of home. The re-furb is amazing the food is great and the staff have personalities, what else can you ask for? Highly recommended a chef that knows his steaks!

Thank cawflands9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful refurbishment recently completed at the Black Lion. Delicious food cooked to order and very well presented. We can definitely recommend the Sunday lunch. Friendly welcoming staff and great atmosphere.

2  Thank junewilson1926
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Ate here while on holiday in the area. It was quite good & reasonably priced. Service was fine, no complaints

Thank davidcarl99
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Arrived at The Black Lion having been turned away at the Plough nearby. Welcomed by a lovely barman who was welcoming and friendly. The menu was good, normal pub grub, but also a specials board. We ordered Steak Pudding and a Burger. The food was...More

Thank kenners13
Reviewed 8 October 2016

No frills, not pretending to be. Good food at very reasonable prices. Fab lager😀 Steak pie and apple crumble are excellent. We live locally and come often. Always receive a warm and friendly welcome.

Thank karen M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is not the Black Lion of old, keep away! This pub is for sale and I can see why. Let's talk positives, just 1 - the Beer was good Let's talk negatives 1. The man behind the bar, just like every one states, customer...More

6  Thank livingthedreamUk
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

went here for supper, service was terrible the man behind the bar was rude and unwelcoming, the macaroni was the worst thing I think i have ever tasted, avoid!

1  Thank Mary-jane290
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to the Black Lion a few times now and have never been disappointed yet. You get large helpings and everything is fresh. Lovely people that have it. We will certainly go again

1  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here this evening for a family meal, I rang before to book, good job as when we arrived was getting busy! This is a really homely friendly pub. There was 3 adults and 2 kids and our meal bill came to £34.80!the food was...More

1  Thank niamhrose9881
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Here evey week. Excellent pub food, good sized servings. Good value and always tasty. Cumbria portions means your never hungry when you leave.

Thank Jon E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 Durdar Rd, Carlisle CA2 4TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 534999
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