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Royal Outpost

22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (24 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here last night as where we had planned to go was closed. I can say we weren't disappointed. First visit but we'll be back. We chose tapas to experience a few different dishes and all of them were lovely. The staff were excellent and...More

Thank Sarahlouise1846
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here whilst staying in Carlisle for one night. This place is off the main square and based upstairs above a pub. The food was amazing! We had starters of thai fishcakes and buttered prawns followed by singapore chicken curry and sizzler chicken. Service was...More

Thank Kim356
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Above a pub but with a totally separate entrance this Thai/Malaysian restaurant adds a new taste to Carlisle and if this style of food is to your liking well worth a visit. The dining rooms are wood panelled and warm and inviting, the service was...More

Thank traveller175England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has always been a place for great food. All meals are amazing. Cant wait to visit again as we have never had a bad meal.

Thank garygillian
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

With some dining experiences you leave with a wow factor and something to remember wether it’s the food, the service or the setting or lastly the value. Some restaurants give no positive or negatives that leave you feeling flat and could have had a meal...More

Thank Wearfan
Reviewed 10 December 2017

First time at this Thai and we weren't disappointed. Lively outside on a Saturday night, but nice decour and atmosphere inside. The food was very good, not huge portions but satisfying. Attentive staff, would return.

Thank al2015164
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Me & my partner came here for a birthday celebration. It was our first time coming & we are so excited to come back. The food is unbelievable!! We had a sizzling meat platter to share for starter followed by a Thai Jungle Curry served...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I arrived ridiculously early for our group booking but the staff were so friendly. They let me sit and served a drink whilst I was waiting. We were a party of 5 celebrating an event. We all ate from the tapas menu, which was reasonably...More

1  Thank Holidayhobbyist
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Excellent way to meet as a group and have a varied selection of Thai Tapas dishes to share over a few drinks.Much more interesting and interactive than separate dishes and made the night more fun as we tried all the different foods.

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We are impressed with the very friendly staff who were very hospitable and kind. The food was indeed very delicious. We ordered mostly Malaysian dishes which was way above our expectations being a Malaysian myself. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking for...More

Thank swisslaksa
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23 May 2015|
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Response from Eden G |
My Mother and I went last week, I am a vegetarian and she is vegan. There were a few options available to me and a couple to my Mother, but all could have been adapted if required. They had 2 vegan starters and sorbets too... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 14 - USD 33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 818448
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Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its kind if not Cumbria, introducing Malaysian and Thai cuisine .Sit on one flight for two exotic journeys – the most exciting, colourful and vibrant cuisines of Asia.Royal Outpost is an ideal place to experience the depth and variety of Malaysian and Thai cuisine which draws influences from it’s multicultural heritage, with hints of Chinese, Indian and European cuisines. The restaurant makes an excellent venue for fine dining with 1930 Tudor Gothic style interior oak panels making your overall dining experience a memorable one.The Royal Outpost team are delighted to present a careful selection of authentic dishes made from fresh ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Our menu not only combines the best traditional dishes from family kitchens but has also incorporated some Western influences to bring a fresh & balanced feel to our food.
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