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Circle Cafe Bar

5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
01228 599939
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Ranked #35 of 272 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
carlisle
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Visited here last night, 12th Dec. Lovely place but bar staff were miserable, not a single smile, thank you or anything resembling good customer service. All 4 bar staff never smiled the whole time we were there. Big spelling mistakes on the coffee board.

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carlisle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

What a great bar this is - 2 ladies enjoying an excellent pre Christmas meal. Pre ordered off the Christmas menu the Pollock on a spicy bed of bean casserole was delicious and the duo of chocolate cheesecake gorgeous all washed down with a great house red. Service as always was attentive but not intrusive with plenty of time between... More 

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

good food and nice atmosphere, good selection of drinks.a pleasant change from the usual. worth a visit

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carlisle
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group, first time on an evening, have had lunch there a few times. Food was lovely, however the oil they put in the salad, dripped onto my trousers staining them, so be careful, the food is served on wood and the oil just slid off 😖

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Went with 10 other ladies for lunch which was pre-booked. Service was good and staff pleasant but seating a bit uncomfortable (hard bench seat). I had been before on an evening and preferred the evening menu although my fajita was good. Very busy with a good atmosphere.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Went here just for drinks, reserved a table prior to visit for 7pm. Arrived on time, there was only 2 of us having drinks but were on a table for 8 people! Didn't bother me too much, however it would have been nicer on a smaller table. Got told when we arrived that we would need to be gone by... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Love the circle bar always have .... The food is great value and always served to high standards aswell as delicious. Drinks a little pricey but overall a great little bar

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to go for lunch. Different kind of menu, and very modern bar. Comfortable seating and good atmosphere.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely decor, everywhere nice and clean, we each had a chicken wrap which was delicious, it came with a small side salad and some nachoes. The service was good very helpfull waitress. We shall return.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Interesting décor and 'trendy' setting. Good service. Enjoyed a very tasty lunch of mango chicken wrap (and the wrap was warmed which so many places don't do!). We will return here - which is a good indication of how much we enjoyed it.

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Additional Information about Circle Cafe Bar

Address: 5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
Phone Number: 01228 599939
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: International

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