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Eastern Cuisine Express

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49-53 Blackfriar Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
+44 1228 512100
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Me my wife and two friends placed a large order from here and they said it would be 20 minutes and it was so can't complain about that however the rice was well over cooked and tasted like it had been sitting in a tub for hrs . The other parts of dinner were tasteless and bland . Very disappointed... More 

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Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Got a Chinese from here and was really nice. Ordered by telephone and delivered when they said it would be. Enjoyed the meal and would order again

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Thank Kylie A
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Poor , poor customer service , food took 3 hours , ( was told it would so no problem ) however its endemic that if you complain , you are always the first , why ? Are trading standards laws not the same for m&s to any carry out or delivery resteraunt ? , i was asked to bring the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

So after visiting Cumbria for a week with my family, we decided on the last night we would love a Chinese takeaway. Staying near Wigton, there was two Chinese takeaways in the village which offered a meal but everything either came with chips or boiled rice (what sort of Chinese does that?!). So after googling the best Chinese in Carlisle,... More 

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Thank emmarose22
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Eat our takeaway,s from here about twice a month and the food is always excellent and delivered promptly and not bad price for a family of four. Well recommended from us ..

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Thank David L
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The food from this place is excellent. For me it is a league above anywhere else in Carlisle. Can be busy especially at weekends, so book early.

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Thank Luke D
Greater London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Decided to go to Eastern Cuisine express than order the takeaway over the phone and to my surprise from outside it looked like a industrial place but when entered I was shocked to see open kitchen, clean, tidy and professional English speaking staff. I was very impressed as the food is prepared right in front of you and the cleaning... More 

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Thank Precious7717
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Salt and pepper chicken was flavourless barbecue ribs were disgusting. Food was hot but very poor. Had to go and order from a different takeaway because I simply couldn't eat it. On the other hand the chips were okay.

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Thank Jordan K
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

Ordered starters and mains for 5 people. All was excellent. In particular the sesame prawn toasts, bbq spare ribs, beef in black bean sauce, prawn balls, thai red duck curry, were really good. Definitely the best takeaway asian food we've had in the Carlisle area. One point to note is that this place is very very busy on a Saturday... More 

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Thank MikeClough
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Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

I've eaten from here twice now, the first time being a year or so ago - it was 'okay' then, but due to other places being closed we decided to try again recently. Instantly regretted it. The food was not nice... Chicken balls were almost burnt, noodles dry and bland. Staff didn't seem to care about customer service and were... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-53 Blackfriar Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 512100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?