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22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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Ranked #9 of 274 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $49
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Malaysian, Thai
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We had a really nice evening out with friends at the Royal Outpost. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Efficient and not intrusive. The food was absolutely delicious. The menu is so good it's hard to choose what to have. We had 2 courses and coffees and couldn't comfortably eat anymore. We would 100% recommend this restaurant while in Carlisle. It... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We ordered the masaman curry which was almost to salty to enjoy, the red roast duck curry had a taste we couldn't put our finger on but not what we expected maybe no or not enough coconut milk. We have dined a numerous Thai and Malaysian resturants and this one didn't meet our expectations. Also the ribs in the started... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

My group decided to check this restaurant out just from seeing it on the street. I have seldom had a more positive restaurant experience. Staff were friendly, personable and knowledgeable; food was brought out in a timely fashion, and was absolutely fantastic. We did a tapas nix and match for three of us, so between us we sampled ten different... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions after initially visiting it last year. The Food here is amazing don’t be put off by the décor. The platters for starters are great for sharing to get a variety of things that are available on the menu, I always have the Fish chef special curry as a main which contains... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

First time visiting and we were welcomed like regular patrons. Staff were very helpful, my partner and I are vegan - found no trouble asking the chef to prepare our meals without fish sauce or butter. The Thai green curry and massaman dishes were impeccable. If you're looking for good food in carlisle and are reading this debating whether or... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had the tapas menu. All dishes were lovely, good value and with excellent service. Very pleased and would recommend.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

4th time at this great restaurant. Having eaten very recently in an old favourite Thai Restaurant in Edinburgh we booked for New Years Eve with my daughter and boyfriend. Its their 3rd visit.....he was a steak only kind of eater! He loves it. The food, the staff....the whole thing was a treat. Fabulous food with smiley faces. What more could... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The attention to detail and the warm welcome make this a great restaurant to visit. We have made many visits and each time the food and service have been excellent. We'll be back,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Great selection of food to choose from and looking forward to next visit. Can definitely recommend this restaurant

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Sells itself as Malaysian Thai cuisine but fails to deliver the best of either. Avoid the starters, a complete waste of money (the salt and pepper squid looked and tasted like overdone onion rings!). The mains were slightly better but it's so annoying when a dish is bulked up with lots of potato. Service was functional and lacked the warmth... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Outpost

Address: 22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
Phone Number: +44 1228 818448
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 49
Cuisine: Malaysian, Thai

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