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Royal Outpost

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Asian, Thai, Malaysian
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22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
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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  • 44
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 6
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic every time

One if not the best meals to be had in carlisle, we have been several times and service, food and staff are second to none, we now visit at least once a fortnight. Prices are very reasonable and every dish we have tried have been beautiful, very clean, friendly decorated lovely would recommend to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Stuandkerry33
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Langholm, United Kingdom
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  • Large groups
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durham
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

we looked forward to visiting this restaurant again. The service was very good. The food was extremely tasty but the portions are not good value for money. We got a platter for two to share and I found it extremely difficult to share 3 prawns on a skewer between 2. The wine was good and very good value for the... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Looked this place up and it sounded fantastic. Only by chance I noticed it said the place was on the first floor. My wife is disabled to such an extent she is unable to climb stairs if they are more than 2 or 3 steps. I asked via email if they had a lift and had a quick response with... More 

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Langholm, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

One if not the best meals to be had in carlisle, we have been several times and service, food and staff are second to none, we now visit at least once a fortnight. Prices are very reasonable and every dish we have tried have been beautiful, very clean, friendly decorated lovely would recommend to anyone

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Wigton, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

we shared the meat combination starter which was lovely. My husband had stir fry red curry and I had chicken jungle curry both with singapore noodles and chilli roti. Absolutely fabulous: really spicy and really tasty - we were full but couldn''t stop eating.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What a fantastic place! My cousin recommended we try here so we went the night before her wedding and we were so happy we did! The staff are super friendly and efficient. The cocktails are delicious and they don't skimp on the alcohol ;) Onto the food- so authentic! It was like being in Asia again. The quality of the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent food, good service, not expensive and really nice surroundings. Would recommend booking to get a good table as only a small restaurant.

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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is a well presented restaurant with courteous staff and prompt service. The food is delicious and well presented and arrives quickly after ordering.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I've been here twice now, first time it was a different menu, would have been five stars if this menu was still there but they seem to have taken quite a few things off the menu. So four stars due to them taking away some really scrummy meals :( Staff have always been polite and friendly, food is delicious, prices... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Found this place from a mix of trip advisor and walking around the city centre looking for somewhere for dinner during a walking weekend in The Lakes. The setting is very unique in a dining room above the traditional pub downstairs. At first it was very quiet but the restaurant soon busied up. A great menus full of amazing Thai... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great food. Black bean tiger prawn, a lovely spicy jungle curry and a chili and mint lamb dish. Great cocktails, very good service and a pleasant building. Botchergate is not the best of roads, but if you're willing to run the gauntlet, you'll be pleasantly surprised.

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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 to $49
Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Malaysian

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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 to $49
  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai, Malaysian

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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