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Circle Cafe Bar

5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
+44 1228 599939
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“halloumi” (3 reviews)
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British, Bar, Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had been told about this place by a friend and we were not dissapointed.Staff were excellent,eating area was clean and had a nice look to it.Has a Vegan menu which is why I visited,my wife is Veggie.We had a bottled water,large orange juice,a TLT(tofu,lettuce,tomato...More

Thank alan d
Reviewed yesterday

Booked four of us from Newcastle into Circle on Sunday pm prior to the Lionel Richie gig, and very glad I did. First of all the staff were very accommodating as I had to change the booking time thanks to Northern Rail. No problem, thanks...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this place after I googled for dog friendly eating places. This is a nice bar with lovely staff & great food. The hot roast beef sandwich & fish goujon sandwich, both in flat breads were really tasty. We have now been twice & would...More

Thank Fussyteam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a 30th birthday meal for 22 of us yesterday- The food and the service was brilliant from start to finish. couldn’t fault them in the slightest. All 22 people cleared the plates and all praised how beautiful and good portions you got. So pleased...More

Thank Dannielleea16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best vegan menu I ve seen in Carlisle ..great service and fantastic food..After trawling around trying to find at least a few veggie options ..One cafe actually said when I asked what veggie options they had .."just cheese" !! I mean I know Cumbria s...More

Thank Sammy C
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch and were not disappointed. The place is off the main road and the interior and music makes for a relaxing space. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was excellent and I would particularly recommend the halloumi flat bread. They also...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch was absolutely delicious, enchiladas were delicious too, wondered about mole sauce but was very nice would definitely recommend and go back for Sunday lunch.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Went as a group of 8 for lunch on Saturday afternoon and the food was absolutely gorgeous! The staff were very attentive too. The only down side was that they couldn’t find a way for us to put our drinks through separately! But the food...More

Thank OliviaMay333
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Go out in carlisle all the time and when my friend suggested circle bar after the place we wanted to go to was closed, I was a bit unsure as I hadn’t really been to anywhere like it before. I have been back every time...More

Thank dragonfire12389
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We rang in advance to find out if ok to bring dogs and were told yes so we booked a table. We hadn't been to Carlisle for about 16 years so needed to know that with 3 small dogs we could get a bite to...More

Thank Sign_of_the_Thymes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 599939
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