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Royal Outpost

22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Have visited Royal Outpost a couple of times with friends and loved it both times. The food is very tasty, staff very courteous and helpful with recommendations if you haven't tried Thai before. I look forward to more visits in the future.

Thank Carlisle2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for my sisters birthday! The food was amazing and fresh, so much choice as well! The restaurant itself was lovely and the staff couldn't do enough for you. The only reason it never got a 5* rating was due to the loud music...More

Thank Azza S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Royal Outpost and we were not dissapointed, the decor is warm and welcoming, we were met by a lovely waitress who took us to our table, we had the Tapas and every single dish was devine, nothing we...More

Thank BThomas123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Building, good decor, excellent service all matched with tasty well presented food. The balance of flavours and freshness of the dishes were truly authentic all at a very good price. The wine also was a reasonable price for a restaraunt, If staying in Carlisle...More

Thank stonewaterhouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, pleasant staff and reasonable price. Meals quite tasty and flavorsome but disappointed with the quality of meat in the weeping tiger - as you can see there was too much fat served up. This is not good for business and could well have...More

Thank tamlach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant staff were helpful and friendly. The food was amazing!! My wife and I both went for the tapas and is was really very tasty. We are looking forward to visiting Carlisle again so we can visit here again.

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here with our 2017 Cumbria university masters of international business law classmates and tutors. Delicious food prepared and served promptly by attentive and friendly staff. We tried almost everything on the menu and were left absolutely pleased. Definitely coming back.

Thank Kosta B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Not sure that I expected to find good Thai food in Carlisle, but we did. Excellent service and very tasty Thai/Southeast Asia food. Credit card machine was not functioning, but they made sure you knew before you sat down. Good spring rolls and nice and...More

Thank Riwist
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Booked for eight (originally only 6) and on arrival told we would have to go in the back room as they were full. Said we would rather sit in the main area, some chairs were moved and we were seated in the main area Service...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome by very friendly and professional staff. Fish combination platter starter was delicious and very good value. Main courses of sea bass and Malaysian chicken curry were cooked to perfection and lovely with coconut rice. Very good value for money, a definite must.

Thank mbialowas
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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