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Curthwaite, Carlisle CA7 8BG, England
01228 710219
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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: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 78
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food

Food as always lovely. Only recommendation I would give is book for restaurant and not bar area seating as we have Sat in restaurant before many times but this time it was busy so Sat in bar which was noisy due to large group and not as relaxing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Splash77
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Cumbria
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English first
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I've eaten here on a few occasions both with family and friends. The pub is always clean and well maintained. The staff are helpful and friendly and the food is beautiful. Love the Royal Oak burger and Sunday lunch. Highly recommend you try it.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visited this pub a year ago and thought it was excellent! Decided to return on Monday evening with my girlfriend. Starters were fine baked camembert and marinated king prawns. For mains I ordered surf and turf and my partner the pork in mango. I was realy disappointed with the surf and turf steak was ordered medium rare it came medium... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Running a pub in a small rural village must be one of the most difficult jobs in the world. You simply have to be all things to all men to be successful and this pub is. Friendly, chatty staff welcoming locals and visitors as equals. A great range of traditional ales to suit all discerning tastes and good hearty traditional... More 

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Los Gallardos, Spain
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On a visit to Cumbria to see family, 7 of us (1 from Australia, 1 from Spain and 5 from Cumbria) decided to have a lunchtime meal at the Royal Oak in Curthwaite. We were met by friendly staff and decided to sit in the bar for our meal. There was a good varied menu including vegetarian and also specials.... More 

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Cumbria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food as always lovely. Only recommendation I would give is book for restaurant and not bar area seating as we have Sat in restaurant before many times but this time it was busy so Sat in bar which was noisy due to large group and not as relaxing.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A group of 8 family & friends came here for a meal & drinks on Friday 19th, from the minute we arrived the staff were attentive and really friendly, nothing throughout the evening was too much trouble. Our table was in the front window of the restaurant which has a lovely view of the village and such a relaxing atmosphere.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My partner and I visited the Royal Oak for the first time on Friday 19th June. Absolutely brilliant. We had our meal in the bar, it had a lovely environment to relax and eat. Service was great and the meal was spot on. Cost of the meal was in par with restaurants in and around Carlisle. We will definitely return.

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kerry w, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. It means a great deal to us when people see the hard work we put it. Thanks again Kerry More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A pre wedding family get together was arranged at this pub. Nice board menu and a la carte. Three of us ordered pork medallions. What arrived were three thin medallions of pork each covered in a mushroom sauce. For £12! This looked like extreme nouvelle French cuisine with chips ; so we complained. The advice given back from the chef... More 

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kerry w, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Maybe a little extreme to say its dangerous to argue with customers? We pride ourselves in the quality of food we serve. The Medallions of Cumbrian Pork dish you are referring to are infact the finest pigs, reared and butchered within a 6 mile radius from our pub, in the luscious countryside on a top quality... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I visited about a week ago for the first time and will definitely be returning. Although service could have been quicker there was only one girl on her own and place was quite busy, she went as fast as she could but we didn't mind the wait. I ordered the garlic bread with cheese and tomato to start followed by... More 

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kerry w, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a lovely review, much appreciated :) More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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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Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review, we look forward to seeing you all again soon :) Kerry More 

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Additional Information about Royal Oak

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

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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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