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Eastern Cuisine Express

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49-53 Blackfriars Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
01228-512100
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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  • 33
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best place for lunch in Carlisle

So sorry that this place is to just do takeaways in future.(we don't live here so wont be able to take advantage of this either!) you will be missed greatly -all the family have loved coming to you over the years. Be sadly missed. Scott family Thanks again for great lunches!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
nigelaEngland
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

So sorry that this place is to just do takeaways in future.(we don't live here so wont be able to take advantage of this either!) you will be missed greatly -all the family have loved coming to you over the years. Be sadly missed. Scott family Thanks again for great lunches!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Food arrived in broken plastic boxes,soggy chips,the tiniest chicken balls I've ever seen!! There was also wat looked like soggy lettuce in with chicken balls (photos taken) very expensive for what it was. Giving this place 0 stars, awfull!!!

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Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Orders a take away from there lastnight and it was horrible. Chicken chow mein had no flaver and was dry and crispy shredded chicken with chilli and garlic sause was average- had had better eles where, afraid to say will not be going back

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Brilliant food friendly staff, we go to this restaurant every chance we get the food is always of a very high standard at all times and the all the staff are so friendly, the service is quick and the prices are excellent and you can book a table can't fault it at all

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We eat in this Chinese every time we are in town, and without fail, food is always delicious and service is fantastic. The menu has a good variety on it and all at very reasonable prices. Always recommended to friends and family. Look forward to our next visit!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This Chinese restaurant is the most switched on I have ever encountered. The menu is great, but for speed and variety, the 'Hot Box' is the best buffet style meal around. My husband and I always pop in when we are shopping in Carlisle. The staff are friendly and efficient and the buffet is well maintained. There is a different... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Carlisle does not seem to be well endowed with good quality Chinese takeaways. This is an exception - we had a houseful of guests and decided to try Eastern on the basis of Tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed - all the selections made were freshly prepared with good flavour and plenty of meat (not padded out with cheap vegetables).... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Best Chinese in town. My favourites are the thai green chicken curry, shredded chicken in garlic sauce and the king prawns with walnuts! Great bang for your buck, plenty meat or seafood in your dishes! Yes there's always a long wait to order takeaway but hey it's worth it! I recommend the wonton tom yum soup for people who don't... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is our only choice for a Chinese take away now in Carlisle. Jenni and her team all do a great job, fresh tasty food and always hot. Value for money too. They also do Gluten free to order for folk like me.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

Menu B £18.00 STARTERS AMAZING RIBS LUSH . MAIN SWEET AND SOUR LOVELY RICE TENDER ALL FOOD HOT . PRAWNS TENDER .Best takeaway in carlisle .delivery on time and all so fresh think the £2 delivery should be free only fault . Think if u want fresh tasteful food get from here

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49-53 Blackfriars Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228-512100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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