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34 Fisher Street, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
+44 1228 818583
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Ranked #16 of 274 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $47
Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We met up with a friend who was in town for the day and the Bijou was recommended as a good venue for lunch. The menu was an ideal mix of full meals and sandwiches. My wife opted for a starter portion of the salmon risotto, our friend chose one of the specialty sandwiches and I chose the soup and... More 

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Carlisle, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We went to Bijou for only the second time and thoroughly enjoyed our meal again. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and ambience, made even nicer by the very polite and professional staff. We both enjoyed our starters, mains and wine (no room for puds!) and my only criticism would be that I'd have liked to have seen the menu... More 

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Carlisle
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have been to bijou before for New Years eve and enjoyed it then , this time it was even better.The evening started with a bijou Bellini on arrival and canapés, followed by six more delightful courses,all very well presented . The front of house staff looked after us superbly without being over intrusive, all in all it was a... More 

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keswick
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were attending a show at the Sands Centre in Carlisle and decided to try out the Bijou at a friends suggestion. The food was good though not exceptional, MY friends starter of chestnut and mushroom Risotto was fine and a decent size portion . I found my Pork cheek to be a little chewy but not overly so, but... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Festive catchup with friend did not disappoint :) Service was great, the food was fantastic and the wine was good! Steak melted in the mouth and the chocolate parfait was truly delicious. Looking forward to our next visit, this is Carlisle fine dining at its best.

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

we visited last week for a special occasion. We were quite disappointed as the only menu available was the xmas one. The menu is very limited with nothing special on it such as duck, beef or venison. The starters were quite nice but very small piece of fish. The mains were disappointing as they were very over seasoned with far... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A friend had his 21st here. Really great food and exceptional service. There was a big party of us and the quality of food all round was excellent, along with the attentiveness of the staff.

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Visited on Thursday night for my fiancé's birthday. The food was first class, made even better by the excellent service. Will certainly visit again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time we have been to the Resturant for a meal. Unfortunately my impression from the first visit was duplicated on the second. The food was over seasond (especially the potato) but reasonable. The tables are ridiculously small to the point that on a table for two it is not possible to have a chilled bottle of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Recently booked for my partners birthday as we have visited a number of times and both food and service have always been very good. The starters took an hour to arrive, I appreciate that freshly prepared food takes time, but not sixty minutes for relatively straightforward starters. When the starters arrived they were however very good. The main courses sadly... More 

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Additional Information about Bijou Brasserie

Address: 34 Fisher Street, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
Phone Number: +44 1228 818583
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 47
Cuisine: French, British

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