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Royal Outpost

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22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The nicest service the best drinks presentation and some of the most gorgeous food I have tried, cooked fresh and didn't have to wait a silly amount of time. Thanks guys

Thank Peter T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good menu, nice cooking, friendly waiters. It's upstairs through a poky doorway, but don't let that put you off. What's not to like?

Thank Chuffer81A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge thanks to Sharon and his team, we had a delicious family celebration meal tonight. Food was exceptional and cocktails stunning. Thank you for making it so memorable.

Thank Ashley S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love Asian food and where ever we have eaten it, the standard has always been good. BUT the Royal Outpost exceeded our expectations and delivered a very fine and beautiful meal which we thought was exceptional. We took the advice of previous Trip Advisor reviewers and had the seafood platter followed by fish. The restaurant has class. This includes... More 

Thank Christine S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had some fantastic food at the Royal Outpost this past week. The chicken dumplings I had as a starter were lovely (very spicy) and the Thai red curry was the best I've ever had. Service was very efficient and the blonde waitress was a delight 😊

Thank beardie_traveller
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We lived for six years in SE Asia and like to think we know our way around Malaysian food, so leapt at the chance to sample a rendang again, and some satay ....but....neither dish really lived up to our (perhaps rose tinted) expectations. Coconut and chilli mix for the rendang seemed weak and half hearted--perhaps just chucked together rather than... More 

1 Thank bobJ5472DS
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant as a treat. It was a quiet evening although it was a Saturday and were visiting for the first time.All the waiting staff were young and very attentive and gave good recommendations. The food came within 15 mins and every dish was excellent. We had ordered Malaysian butter pawns, which was delicious as a starter, and for... More 

1 Thank Ms A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is my favourite restaurant in Carlisle and I go there as often as I can. The food is always excellent, fresh and hot and the warm friendly atmosphere makes it a fabulous night out. Thank you Sharon and your team

Thank Valerie S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

But the food was amazing! Not the biggest selection of food but what was there was just superb. The service was excellent and the food delivered quickly. Can't recommend highly enough.

Thank Calumski
Golden, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Four of us ordered several tapas - chicken, beef, shrimp, squid, veg rolls, curry dishes as well as cocktails and wine - all were excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful. Overall, we found the experience enjoyable and the restaurant good value.

1 Thank JRT101

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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
Average prices
$13 - $32
Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Botcher Gate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 818448
Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its kind if not Cumbria, introducing Malaysian and Thai cuisine .Sit on one flight for two exotic journeys – the most exciting, colourful and vibrant cuisines of Asia.Royal Outpost is an ideal place to experience the depth and variety of Malaysian and Thai cuisine which draws influences from it’s multicultural heritage, with hints of Chinese, Indian and European cuisines. The restaurant makes an excellent venue for fine dining with 1930 Tudor Gothic style interior oak panels making your overall dining experience a memorable one.The Royal Outpost team are delighted to present a careful selection of authentic dishes made from fresh ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Our menu not only combines the best traditional dishes from family kitchens but has also incorporated some Western influences to bring a fresh & balanced feel to our food.

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