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Royal Outpost

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Malaysian, Thai
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22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its...
Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its kind if not Cumbria, introducing Malaysian and Thai cuisine .Sit on one flight for two exotic journeys – the most exciting, colourful and vibrant cuisines of Asia.Royal Outpost is an ideal place to experience the depth and variety of Malaysian and Thai cuisine which draws influences from it’s multicultural heritage, with hints of Chinese, Indian and European cuisines. The restaurant makes an excellent venue for fine dining with 1930 Tudor Gothic style interior oak panels making your overall dining experience a memorable one.The Royal Outpost team are delighted to present a careful selection of authentic dishes made from fresh ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Our menu not only combines the best traditional dishes from family kitchens but has also incorporated some Western influences to bring a fresh & balanced feel to our food.
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Good for:
Large groups
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 173
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Boring food and appaling service.

I dont know what happened to this resturant, but its definately not good. From food to waiting staff huh huh the experience makes med schudder. The waiter was the rudest person I met in a long time. Where did the sympathetic older woman that used to work here go? We wont be visiting again anytime... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
fridayngstrom@gmail.com
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I dont know what happened to this resturant, but its definately not good. From food to waiting staff huh huh the experience makes med schudder. The waiter was the rudest person I met in a long time. Where did the sympathetic older woman that used to work here go? We wont be visiting again anytime soon.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The food is excellent - I particularly like the sweet and sour stir fry. Staff are very friendly, great value. Looking forward to coming again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We went here for dinner to celebrate our anniversary after reading some other reviews online. I'm so glad we came here, our dinner was out of this world. I'd definitely return if I'm ever back in Carlisle and would recommend it to others.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Food very good, service very good, value for money and an interesting building to boot, whats not to like ! Been twicwe and both times were great, looking forward to the third, fourth and fifth times.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

High quality value for money food. Very attentive staff but never intrusive. Will visit again. Set upstairs in lovely quaint building.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

I can honestly say I have never seen a Thai restaurant like this. It's in an old pub with wood panelling and quotes from Robbie Burns on the walls. The food is fantastic. Well cooked, good portions and reasonable prices. The staff were extremely friendly and willing to talk about the food. I could happily eat here every night!

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

eaten in the Royal Outpost now six times the quality has always been very good, sometimes a little slow but food always cooked to order and staff always very good, quite like the venue and room also like the netted bread.

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

After being let down by appalling service and no food at The Last Zebra, the Royal Outpost stayed open especially and served us excellent food, with attentive service. Many thanks for saving what could have been a disastrous birthday, can't reccomend them enough! A must to try when going out for food in Carlisle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

we were very impressed eaten in lots of thai restaurants over here and the best in thailand this meal was definitely up there with the best the prawn tower was both light and delicious and you cant complain its excellent value for money the staff superb and friendly couldn't help enough will definitely be back when we visit in march... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

It had been recommended to me. I love Thai and Malaysian food. I was in,seated and had ordered a drink. So when the menu came and I struggled to see anything more exciting than vegetables and noodles I started to consider leaving and going back to a restaurant I had walked past for a Pad Thai. However the waiter was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 818448

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 49
  • Cuisine: Malaysian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its kind if not Cumbria, introducing Malaysian and Thai cuisine .Sit on one flight for two exotic journeys – the most exciting, colourful and vibrant cuisines of Asia.Royal Outpost is an ideal place to experience the depth and variety of Malaysian and Thai cuisine which draws influences from it’s multicultural heritage, with hints of Chinese, Indian and European cuisines. The restaurant makes an excellent venue for fine dining with 1930 Tudor Gothic style interior oak panels making your overall dining experience a memorable one.The Royal Outpost team are delighted to present a careful selection of authentic dishes made from fresh ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Our menu not only combines the best traditional dishes from family kitchens but has also incorporated some Western influences to bring a fresh & balanced feel to our food.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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