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11 Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1DH, England
01228 818666
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food with an early evening discount menu

This is a good place to eat with an early evening discount menu. The menu is restricted but you can also purchase from the main menu. Food well presented and enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Faringdon, United Kingdom
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Love this place, the décor is amazing the staff are brilliant, The food is beautiful and very well presented. One of the best places to eat in Carlisle.

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Faringdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a good place to eat with an early evening discount menu. The menu is restricted but you can also purchase from the main menu. Food well presented and enjoyable.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

After several years avoiding what might be the worst place in Carlisle, and after a couple of drinks we thought we should give Dempsey's one more try. Suffice to say they won't be getting a third chance. Toilets are reminiscent of an open sewer, service was terrible, choice limited, floor sticky and has the ambience of a teenage birthday party... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went here for my 21st birthday and had a 3 course meal and 2 cocktails which all only came up to £31 in total! - which is a reasonable price for a 4* restaurant, will be be back again :)

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Banknock, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The restaurant was spotlessly clean, well furnished and very comfortable. The service was excellent. The food amazing- and very reasonably priced. We would definitely go back. Brilliant!

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Dempsey's has been a popular choice for us for family meals for a few years now. (Local.) This was our first visit for a while. 5 in all pre booked days before. Décor re vamped, slightly sterile. Menu seemed to have less choice for mains particularly. As usual seated downstairs for group to assemble and check menus. Fri 8pm nice... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We hadn't booked , it was Saturday night, Carlisle was heaving with drunk 'hens.' Upon walking in we were greeted by a very pleasant professional manager and given a widow table upstairs where we could watch the drunken festivities (this is a party town like Newcastle methinks!!). A very friendly waitress brought us some lovely wine and then we had... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Have eaten at Dempseys a few times and we cannot fault the food, a good range to choose from and delicious. I would say though that we booked an early table on a weekend on our last visit and yet were informed that a choice we made from the menu was not available - some kitchen communication/stocking issues to address... More 

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Cannes, France
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The main drag of Carlisle is a depressing wasteland of fast-food joints with dubious comestibles, so it was a delight to find Dempsey’s where real food is on offer at reasonable prices. I came mid-week and took advantage of the early-bird menu which was not only delicious but, at only £19 for three courses, excellent value for money. The waiter... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went on a Tuesday night early evening so we benefited from the 'early bird' menu at £19.00 for three courses and we were not disappointed. Starters were Crab Linguini and Belly Pork with Black Pudding, I had the latter which was lovely and my partner also enjoyed the crab. Main course was Chicken with Asparagus and Bistro Rump Steak... More 

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Additional Information about Dempsey's

Address: 11 Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1DH, England
Phone Number: 01228 818666
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228 818666
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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