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Royal Oak

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Curthwaite, Carlisle CA7 8BG, England
01228 710219
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family Lunch

visited 27/5/15 with my family (5 of us in total)...........staff were great food was amazing with great portion size. we all had starters, mains and a couple of us had pudding,,,,,couple of drinks a piece and the bill was £103.... bargain considering there was a mixed grill and steaks in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

visited 27/5/15 with my family (5 of us in total)...........staff were great food was amazing with great portion size. we all had starters, mains and a couple of us had pudding,,,,,couple of drinks a piece and the bill was £103.... bargain considering there was a mixed grill and steaks in the order!! we will be back!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Food was good but the service was incredibly slow; which isn't ideal when you have hungry children. Drinks orders were also forgotten.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I visited today for a family lunch and the food was great. Started with the baked camembert, chicken risotto for main with Belgian waffles for dessert and it was beautiful.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have always had a great experience here , but on this visit , although the food was excellent as always - the service was incredibly slow- even though there were very few diners.disappointed.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

As always, our meals were fantastic! Camembert & prawn starters and steaks that were brilliantly cooked. Food and service both fab - and so consistently good, which is rare these days!

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A big thank you to kerry and all her staff after our recent visit to the royal oak the food and service was superb wish the pub was nearer to where we live cannot wait to visit again goes from strength to strength

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Cumbria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

our meals were great as always. Fantastic steaks cooked just how you like them. Nice red wine. Lovely home cooked food.x

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

As a party of 4 adults and 1 child we ate here as recently as Saturday 25th April. We pre booked our table which proved to be a good idea as the place was busy, we were greeted warmly and promptly shown to our table, choice was wide and varied but not too much so it became a chore, specials... More 

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Dumfriesshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Disappointed to have a starter served on a side plate with no garnish, very little of it not good value for money. Table of 4 felt similar, the finishing point was a slice of cheesecake which would have barely been 3cm thick, and at nearly £5 was expensive. Overall quality of good was OK, but poor value for money.

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

this is a fantastic pub and don't know what we'd do without it as it's by far the best pub in the area and it's all thanks to Kerry, Dave and their wonderful attentive staff. We were there again yesterday. I had the best fillet steak I have ever had, I order veg as an extra as I prefer veg... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Curthwaite, Carlisle CA7 8BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228 710219

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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