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28 Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England (Formerly La Pergola)
+44 1228 534084
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this restaurant. I usually come a couple of times a year. They have a nice menu and and nice food and it's fairly priced. However yesterday I turned up for a table booking for my partners birthday to find it shut. I was not the only one. A group of three who had come from out of... More 

Thank Linda L
Kent UK
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

5 of us had a really nice evening here. It was very quiet, but still had a nice atmosphere. The wait staff were extremely courteous, friendly and helpful. The menu is quite extensive and they had a decent selection of wines. I had the sea bass & would highly recommend it. It's hidden away down a flight of steps from... More 

Thank Louiseoxf
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Had a business meeting so I decided to book a table at La Pergola. Food are lovely and service was accurate and fast...Staff suggested the alcove, both my colleagues have privacy discussing business. It's great for family, friends, business or parties.

Thank Xylvex D
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this warren of tiny rooms serving fantastic Italian food while overnighting in Carlisle. A basement has been transformed into a cosy accomodation space with nooks for couples, tables for groups and a less formal family room out back. The staff were knowleageable and friendly, service excellent and food better than good. My bolognese was the best I've... More 

Thank Julie F
Wigan, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Me and my friend wanted a quick meal and wanted to avoid the usual chain restaurants, we walked past and noticed the lunch time offers so decided to pop in. We were shown to a cute little alcove table by a very polite and attentive member of the waiting staff. I ordered the the Calzone pizza and my friend got... More 

Thank xbabypink
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times on Saturday lunchtimes when shopping in the city. Usually fairly empty, but friendly staff and good food at happy hour prices. Will keep going back!

Thank historyboy28
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Having been to many of the very good Italian restaurants in Carlisle I have to say this isn't up too their very high standards! Dated and not welcoming with a confusing tired menu! My starter was cold, my wife's deep fried mozzarella had a strange tomato sauce & it wasn't warm in the middle, the chicken main I ordered just... More 

Thank Longword
Nesty D, Owner at La pergola, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that your experienced in la pergola not so good at all we promised you when you comeback it's not going to happen again.we buy locally produced vegetables and potato.we used arborio rice in risotto.we boiled the veg properly in advanced then we put in microwave.If you charged to much for your drinks I'll refund it to you.just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Been to La Pergola with friends. ..I have a bit hesitation because of the bad reviews on this website. ..as far as our experienced , staff is great even offer us some options that made it easier for us to make up our mind to what to order.Staff helpful and friendly. To name a few we order fungi boscaiola,steak with... More 

Thank Xylvex D
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We went with friends as 2 couples. It was booked by me so I was very embarrassed that I had brought our friends there. Table was booked for 6.30, we arrived and were seated in the bar. After a while, a very young girl came and asked if we wanted drinks. I asked what they had on draught, she replied,... More 

2 Thank debs7201
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Left us for an hour before seating. Staff were all kids that wouldn't get a job a Mac Donald's, took three of them to figure out what beer and wine we could have. Food was cold and very average, we asked for and got the wine list but they never came back to take our order. On paying the bill... More 

2 Thank Dug K
Nesty D, Owner at La pergola, responded to this review

So very sorry and respectfully apologised your experience on that night.we are very busy on that night.ill show your review to my staff .and they apologised to you.all our calzone is made to order.so it takes 10 to 15 minutes.do you know some person who works before in la pergola.thank you and apologised to you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP, England (Formerly La Pergola)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 534084

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?