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The Thin White Duke

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Devonshire Street, Carlisle, England
01228 402334
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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
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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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Michelle D
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Gretna Green, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

beautiful little place perfect for arternoon drinks and a quiet atmosphere to relax in we spent about four hours here having a catch up with friends and would gladly return here in the future.

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Barnsley
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon in this bar, the atmosphere was fabulous, just what we were looking for on a cold winters day. We had olives and bread with oil and balsamic, crispy beef and fried hallumi for starters, followed by fish and chips and a crispy fried fish wrap. Each dish was excellent. This was all washed down... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Most consistent bar/restaurant in Carlisle great menu, perfect for casual lunch or evening meals. Serves food 7 days a week from midday to late. Which is a bonus on a Sunday when everything else is closed!

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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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