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David's Restaurant

62 Warwick Road Carlisle | Cumbria, Carlisle CA1 1DR, England
+44 1228 523578
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fillet steak” (20 reviews)
“duck” (19 reviews)
“pate” (9 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
62 Warwick Road Carlisle | Cumbria, Carlisle CA1 1DR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited after an 8 year gap as I rarely visit area. I remembered previous owners who provided great food and caring service. Whilst neither the food nor the service were bad, it just isn't what it was. However, you'll get a reasonable meal at a...More

Thank Steveh242424
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Rewind 8 years David & David were about to retire Chris Austin Head Chef for 8 years and wife Emily waitress for 4 years were about to take over the already successful restaurant. Present day Chris & Emily are still running the restaurant with a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My first experience of dining at Davids and what a wonderful time we had. We went Friday lunchtime and chose the two course menu. My friend had a starter - Twiced baked three cheese soufflé and said it tasted wonderful. For my main course I...More

Thank Shirl815
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your very descripive review of your lunch, it's enough to make your mouth water.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were given vouchers for our anniversary and we were looking forward to our evening out. The last time we visited David’s we had a very relaxed meal but this time it was the opposite. The restaurant has opened a small room downstairs which is...More

Thank Robert P
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your feedback, particularly your experience of the new dining room. We renovated the room in order to increase capacity due to customer demand, the room is located on the lower ground floor, and we feel the ambience is quieter than the main...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Arrived for special meal and meet a lovely ambiance on the ground floor only to be told we where downstairs, not in same category. Ordered a couple of G&T' s only to have them " served" by the most unpleasant manner. Not a word was...More

Thank peter197_11
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

This review has obviously highlighted some issues, which is disappointing. I’m sorry you felt the G& T’s were served unprofessionally, I will speak with the server in question. In relation to the quote “out of stock on items we had requested” sadly yes we had...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We selected David’s as we wished to have a dinner to mark a special occasion. The menu was modest but varied and each dish was uniquely prepared and presented. Flavours were well balanced and it was obvious that the chef took a great deal of...More

Thank Michael_Pat_S
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are pleased you had such an enjoyable experience, thank you for sharing.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always eat at this restaurant on special family occasions. We have never been disappointed with the food. Our favourite time to visit is Saturday lunch. The menu is such good value for beautiful food. I cannot fault anything.

Thank julieeslater72
Emily A, Owner at David's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's great for us to see family & friends coming together to celebrate, it's our goal to provide the venue to offer cater for such events.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing meal here. Every course was outstanding the service was excellent without being intrusive. The food was creative tasty and the flavours amazing. Table was beautifully set and a nice break between courses. On realising it was our 10th wedding anniversary we were...More

Thank Clarabell73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I managed to get a table here early doors in the afternoon. The maitre de hotel is very charming. And the staff professional and attentive. Chef David passed through the restaurant before service which i thought was a nice touch. The 3 cheese souffle was...More

Thank Apicius71
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Four of us had another very relaxed leisurely lunch in this, still the best ambience in town restaurant , with the usual great food and service. We were shown the new downstairs lounge: so comfy and well decorated it would be the ideal place for...More

Thank PJandD
Reviewed May 3, 2018

Three of us ate here mid-week and, as on previous visits, thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. The food is imaginative, well presented and, considering the quality, value for money. I am already looking forward to our next visit.

Thank James E
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Ellen H
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Emily A | Property representative |
Hi we will be open from 12 with last orders at 1.30pm
Dennis T
June 18, 2015|
Response from Alan C |
Iceland sell while lobster for £5. Go there and buy it
Tracey H
March 20, 2015|
Response from Emily_Davids | Property representative |
hello there , im sorry we only open Tuesdays to Saturdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Warwick Road Carlisle | Cumbria, Carlisle CA1 1DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 523578
  • E-mail
Davids is a traditional English and European restaurant specialising in locally sourced fine cumbrian produce , with over 14 years trading Davids has become one of Carlisle's favourite restaurants for special or social dining whether in a group or a couple you will always feel relaxed and comfortable in this cosy Victorian townhouse .
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