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Eastern Cuisine Express

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49-53 Blackfriar Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Eat our takeaway,s from here about twice a month and the food is always excellent and delivered promptly and not bad price for a family of four. Well recommended from us ..

Thank David L
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

The food from this place is excellent. For me it is a league above anywhere else in Carlisle. Can be busy especially at weekends, so book early.

Thank Luke D
Greater London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Decided to go to Eastern Cuisine express than order the takeaway over the phone and to my surprise from outside it looked like a industrial place but when entered I was shocked to see open kitchen, clean, tidy and professional English speaking staff. I was very impressed as the food is prepared right in front of you and the cleaning... More 

Thank Precious7717
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Salt and pepper chicken was flavourless barbecue ribs were disgusting. Food was hot but very poor. Had to go and order from a different takeaway because I simply couldn't eat it. On the other hand the chips were okay.

Thank Jordan K
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Ordered starters and mains for 5 people. All was excellent. In particular the sesame prawn toasts, bbq spare ribs, beef in black bean sauce, prawn balls, thai red duck curry, were really good. Definitely the best takeaway asian food we've had in the Carlisle area. One point to note is that this place is very very busy on a Saturday... More 

Thank MikeClough
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten from here twice now, the first time being a year or so ago - it was 'okay' then, but due to other places being closed we decided to try again recently. Instantly regretted it. The food was not nice... Chicken balls were almost burnt, noodles dry and bland. Staff didn't seem to care about customer service and were... More 

Thank TaRawrHub
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Hadn't been to eastern in a long time as I normally order from yummies, but as it was shut decided to give this one a go again! Very dissapointed with the food, chips taste like microwave chips and come in a sweaty plastic box, noodles are plain with no flavor and the chicken dish had no flavor either! Prawn crackers... More 

1 Thank conhog
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

So sorry that this place is to just do takeaways in future.(we don't live here so wont be able to take advantage of this either!) you will be missed greatly -all the family have loved coming to you over the years. Be sadly missed. Scott family Thanks again for great lunches!

1 Thank nigelaEngland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Food arrived in broken plastic boxes,soggy chips,the tiniest chicken balls I've ever seen!! There was also wat looked like soggy lettuce in with chicken balls (photos taken) very expensive for what it was. Giving this place 0 stars, awfull!!!

1 Thank Mandabear84
Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Orders a take away from there lastnight and it was horrible. Chicken chow mein had no flaver and was dry and crispy shredded chicken with chilli and garlic sause was average- had had better eles where, afraid to say will not be going back

Thank hayleystevens95

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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 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49-53 Blackfriar Street, Carlisle CA3 8HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: 01228-512100

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