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“Lovely atmosphere.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Thin White Duke

The Thin White Duke
Devonshire Street, Carlisle, England
01228 402334
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Ranked #32 of 260 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
England, UK
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Lovely atmosphere.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

Had our work Christmas meal here and we ate downstairs in a lovely homely area. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was highly rated by myself and colleagues. There is a bar area which is popular with people who don't want food.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Bistro with great ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

On a very cold January night this place was an oasis of warmth, good food and atmosphere with freindly attentive staff - well worth a visit for a place with character and charm - something different in Carlisle.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“I love the Thin White Duke!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

The Thin White Duke is a fantastic restaurant with a great variety of food available on the menu. All the food is of the highest quality. It is well presented and reasonably priced, for good food! I have been many times, and the burgers are excellent! Home made steak burgers. My most recent visit was Saturday 2nd February. Both myself and my husband ordered the special of the smokey bacon burger! Absolutely delicious! A good amount of food for a lunch time portion too.

The decor of The Thin White Duke is also spot on!
One of the best places in Carlisle!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Algodonales, Spain
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Hot food on a freezing evening”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We had intended dining on an "offer" at Pizza Express but "sorry,fully booked",so we went to check out other eateries in the area and stumbled upon The Thin White Duke,good stumble.
A lovely Bistro type of atmosphere with a funky David Bowie themed decor,good music,great friendly service and exceptional value for money.
A really diverse selection from the menu.
Good specials of the day and unusual beers available too.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Lovely bar/ restaurant in the centre.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I have been aware of the Thin White Duke since it has open yet have only just got the pleasure of dropping in for lunch. It made a good first impression as a relaxed venue with a good atmosphere for all ages. The decor is stylish yet comfortable and they have an excellent music playlist.

Customer service was average? There were five staff on at the time and not once did we get asked if we wanted more drinks or if everything was OK.

The menu was impressive and seemed very popular with the whole group. I chose the salmon which was perfectly cooked. I enjoyed the whole dish and thought it was excellent value considering the quality of salmon.

Overall the experience was great yet could of been perfect.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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