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Skinny Gorilla

20 /21 St Cuthberts Lane, Carlisle CA3 8AG, England
01228 319751
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Ranked #77 of 264 Restaurants in Carlisle
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 6, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Cafe/bar with no atmosphere, expensive for drinks and snacks. However location is great and the staff were nice.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I had never heard of this place as its tucked neatly away just off Carlisle city centre near M and S. However I met a friend here for lunch and was amazed. The staff are fantastic, V friendly and excellent service. The food was also good with a range of options. For a lunchtime meal this place is perfect. The... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We enjoyed the quality of the food. We thought a few more veggie and vegan options wouldn't't go amiss for such a trendy place but good quality and great flavour. We sat on the comfy sofa in the window so we didn't mind a little wait and the waitress apologised for the time taken but we thought the speed was... More

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We had lunch here one saturday, and first imrpessions were good. Nice decor, helpful staff and an interesting lunch menu. Some of the chairs looked a little uncomfortable, but we chose the comfy leather settee in the window. For lunch we chose to share a choritzo, rocket & parmesan baguette and a plate of cajun potato wedges...all I can say... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

came across this place by accident and would go again.its tucked away in a little sun trap and serves the best cheesy garlic bread any of us had ever had.great value food which was served in under 10 minutes as we were in a hurry.the prices and service was good to.worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Great service and friendly staff. Situated between the main shopping area and the historic city walls, Skinny Gorilla is a great place to relax and enjoy good food and a refreshing cold beer. If you are visiting Carlisle check this place out.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Been here the last 2 Saturdays as it was sunny and wanted to sit outside the sandwiches were lovely and fresh the scone was rather heavy and dry but what let it down customer service very slow we waited over 15 min just to order and took a long time for our drinks to come one of the girls was... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is a great little Resto/Bar tucked away near St Cuthberts Church - it's literally a stones throw from the Old Townhall (Greenmarket) and exudes an air of the 'continental'. The owner/Chef is committed to bringing his diners high quality mediterranean dishes and entertaining them (mainly at weekends) with live local music acts. This is a great little place to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My friend suggested that we go to skinny gorilla for lunch because she liked it. Went to SG on sat, waited 1h15 for food and were treated badly by one of the staff members very disappointed. We were very polite to the girl and just asked if we could have a bit of money knocked off the bill because we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Visited skinny gorilla on many occasions, mainly lunch times. Staff are brilliant, and very professional with the way things are done..the food and drinks are of a very high standard, with lots to choose from..live music on the weekends is also very good with a great atmosphere..ive always had a exceptionally good night in skinny gorilla on these occasions! Well... More

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