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The Thin White Duke

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Devonshire Street, Carlisle, England
01228 402334
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great spot for lunch, great music food and service

A stop on our way from the Lake District to Edinburgh, lovely lunch, very good service and value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Tony_Annette
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

A stop on our way from the Lake District to Edinburgh, lovely lunch, very good service and value for money.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went out tonight with friends, this was a great place. Starters were fabulous worth visiting just for these. Mains fantastic, steak just right, burgers perfect, pistachio cake wonderful. The atmosphere was great and the decor fun. If I had any negative comment it was that my cheese was cold. However when I commented on this the owner came to see... More 

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Lockerbie
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The Thin White Duke is a lovely place with good food and a good atmosphere. I'm not sure if they are particularly keen on children given the sign outside and the looks of concern when we turned up with 2 eight month old twins and four year old, but I can understand and the staff were very kind.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Have had a few meals here and couldn't fault any. Lunchtime would recommend the quiche,homemade with chunky chips and in an evening any of the starters and hard to choose between the Steak, Pork Belly or the Lamb all delicious

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Love coming here day and night. Had lunch here with my husband on March 18th. We got a table no problem on this day. Previous occasions we've had to wait as its so busy. I had the Cajun chicken wrap which came with huge homemade giant chips. My husband had the Duke burger, which also came with the same chips.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Have been here a few times and the food is always good but usualy takes a while to arrive. With the decor having the building site crossed with a junk shop look some of the tables are too low to eat from and some of the chairs are uncomfortable. Unfortunately the staff are usually more interested in socialising with each... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a great meal here, service was very good, food was tasty, beer was lovely, nice atmosphere, perhaps very slightly over priced.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went as party of 8 for daughters 21st - we were greeted warmly and taken downstairs where the atmosphere was lovely although quiet with it being 6 pm and a Sunday ! We received excellent service from the staff and all the ordered meals came together and everyone praised the food highly! In fact the burgers most of our party... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Visit this fab bar many times . The staff are always so kind and helpful whether you are in a group of 2 or 20 , nothing is too much trouble . Food is always great never had a bad meal yet . Very reasonably priced too .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Been numerous times for lunch and dinner and cocktails. Love the vibe of the place always busy great atmosphere food and drinks love the candle lit tables.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Devonshire Street, Carlisle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228 402334

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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