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Toby Carvery Carlisle

491 Warwick Road | CA1 2SB, Carlisle, England (Formerly toby carvery)
+44 1228 591381
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Ranked #105 of 265 Restaurants in Carlisle
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: English, British, Pub, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Welcome to the Toby Carvery Carlisle. When it comes to roast dinners, we really know our stuff. Every day our chefs lay on a feast of tender, hand-carved meats with all the trimmings – including towering Yorkshire puds, golden roasties with all those lovely little crunchy bits, and plenty of freshly prepared veg, all crowned with proper gravy. So it's no wonder we're Cumbria’s favourite carvery restaurant. Drop by and you'll find lots more on offer, including cooked breakfasts and tasty specials.
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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Been a few times for the Sunday Carvery. I live in hopes that it will improve as time goes on but it has not. Although there are a selection of meats, the portions are extremely small, maybe sufficient for a child. Obviously the idea is for the Customer to fill up on the giant Yorkshire Puds and the veg, which... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have eaten here many times and it is very much hit and miss. Sometimes it is lovely and sometimes it is bland, veg over/under cooked and there was a time there was no Yorkshire puddings but everyone was still expected to pay full price, a disvount would have been appreciated as yorkshire puddings are a main part of a... More

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carlisle
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

All you can eat breakfast for just £3.99 is definitely value for money but the quality let it down. Maybe because we visited towards end of service but a lot of the items had dried up or were overcooked and butter was melted in the packs. Service was not as good as it is for the cavery and looked understaffed... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

After sleeping in the car all night en route to Scotland we were on the lookout for a nicer breakfast & surroundings than Motorway cafes. We went off the motorway in search of cheaper petrol, found Tesco and spotted the board outside Toby Carvery virtually next door advertising a very reasonable priced cooked breakfast. We went in at 8.am ish,... More

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

What a shame, we've been coming here since it first opened, a few years ago, when the food and the service were fantastic, really excellent, BUT, for the last three visits, over three months, it really seems to have got rather poor, in both the service and more especially the food. To my mind, Toby Carverys are all about excellently... More

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Alva, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Ate here while traveling home from France and absaloutly loved it would demo eat here again friendly staff and the mash is the best I've ever ate

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Carlisle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Is this a business or a family home? On a number of occasions visiting here there have been staff kids running around doing what they want, I have seen then running behind the bar helping themselves to crisps and drinks, the bar staff are incapable of stopping them. They run around to find staff that are working disturbing other peoples... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I ate here with my family although you can help yourself (except the meats) I found it very ordinary. The chef asks which meats you would like and gives you 3 very small cuts of either pork, beef or something else. Then you fill your your plate with what can only be described as soggy flavourless vegetables. Even tho its... More

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Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a standard carvery but it's very nice. The staff are really friendly and the food is good. Rather too much of it, though! Service is very quick. There are some very quirky photos and pictures on the walls-worth a look.

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Lochmaben
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Fantastic value for money. Service is great to.. Have a fussy daughter who wanted plain ice cream but was served it with a chocolate flake and sprinkles, no complaints from the staff when asked to change.

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