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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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“coconut rice” (18 reviews)
“lamb rendang” (9 reviews)
“thai food” (23 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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Holidayhobbyist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here on 18 November and what a disappointment the food was. The food is rated from one to three chilli ratings which indicates how spicy the food is. This rating is an absolute farce . I ordered Thai healthy meal choice stir fry...More

Thank Teg_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant with great food and atmosphere. We had the Malaysian mixed starter, served on a coconut leaf, to start and it was absolutely amazing - would highly recommend. 2 very tasty mains to follow, jungle curry and a prawn meal , served in a...More

1  Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This a great place to have a good Asian meal. The food is authentic and very tasty. I would recommend if in the City. Parking is a problem though. Nice place.

1  Thank Russell B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Really enjoy the food here. All really tasty. Staff was friendly and helpful. But the let down which would prevent me returning the wine was awful £16 a bottle but was cheap disgusting rubbish. Also the nose from the pub down stairs was really distracting...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here around 2 weeks ago with a friend and was pleased to see it was just as good as last time. The Mai Tai cocktail is always so good here. Was a little strong but who complains when there’s more alcohol? Food waiting time...More

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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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  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
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, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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