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Royal Oak

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Bar, British, Pub
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Curthwaite, Carlisle CA7 8BG, England
+44 1228 710219
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here s few times and enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Staff always welcoming and polite food always served promptly but not rushed like some places.well worth visit

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Thank Judith R
Gargrave, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

We had an evening meal here and found the place to excellent. Its a lovely village location and the pub looks good on the inside as well as the outside. The food was very good and the service was good also. The bar staff were fine and the beer tasted as it should. Will return when we are next up... More 

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Thank jezza1958
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Can anyone advise me if this place is closed looking to book a table however cant get through to the phone line

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8 Thank MorganLeighRobinson
Wigton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We used to really like this pub, the food was amazing and staff were friendly and on the ball. Last summer it went down hill a bit as the staff were hardly there, the girl behind the bar was more interested in boys and the food took ages to come out. We went another time and the food had come... More 

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Thank Rachel S
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

My wife sussed the Royal Oak out before making our trip heading south to use as a stop off for lunch, and the Royal Oak was ideally just off our route. We were very glad we found it, the food was great, which I would say was well above usual pub standard, portions were well sized, service was nice and... More 

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Thank rossd1909
carlisle
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food Great service Think was fresh local produce Always a great meal Been several times Would happily go more frequently

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Thank ceejay2018
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Visited last week, had a thoroughly enjoyable evening, good real ale and a great glass of pinot . Lots of choice on the menu, especially for meat lovers, all homemade & freshly cooked, real chips too. Steak & fish pie enjoyed, followed by chocolate torte & coffee, super! We'll be back for sure.

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Thank EnglandSunsearcher
carlisle
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Wednesday night at 7.30pm. Busier than I expected. Very friendly welcome from bar staff. Draught beer was good quality and well kept. Menu was more extensive than you'd expect in small village pub and reasonably priced. Portions were large and well presented. Service was good and food quality was also good. Well worth a visit.

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Thank geoffCarlisle
Carlisle
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Was recommended this pub by a family friend. My partner and I got dressed up and headed out for a romantic meal for two. As we entered the pub, there was a group of what can only be described as 'well established locals' surrounding the bar. A female member of staff guided us to a table in a side room,... More 

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kerry w, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hi, sorry for your bad experience, I would be really greatful if you could give me a call on 01228 710219 so I can get a little more info on this. thanks Kerry More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Proper pub! First visit for a loooooong time (I used to live near there 25 odd years ago!) Have to say it was a delightful reunion with the old place. Excellent staff and service and the food, Oh the food!!!! NOM! Can't recommend it enough, good portions of locally sourced produce cooked by geniuses. Will most definitely be returning. I... More 

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Thank Jude W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Curthwaite, Carlisle CA7 8BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 710219

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?