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The Basement Bar & Bistro - CLOSED

2 Crosby Street, Carlisle CA1 1DQ, England
+44 1228 596962
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Jul 17, 2014
“Lovely evening”
Jun 3, 2014
“bad management”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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British, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2 Crosby Street, Carlisle CA1 1DQ, England
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

I came here wit 3 of my friends for a girls night out. We hadn't heard of this place until a week or so before. We were pleasantly surprised, the service was excellent, everyone was welcoming and friendly. The food was around £8 to £14...More

Thank loopylozza89
Reviewed June 3, 2014

I visited this restaurant a few weeks back and thought it was a nice place, however trying to book it again was a nightmare, I left numerous messages for them to call me back but to no avail I even called in but they were...More

1  Thank elaine s
Reviewed May 5, 2014

We booked the basement for my daughters christening and from start to finish we could not be happier with the service. We opted for a 3 course meal for our 35 guests, The Manager put together a beautiful menu and we sat and discussed the...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed May 1, 2014

Has an amazing experience here. The staff could not have been nicer. And the atmospher was fantastic, I felt at home and relaxed

Thank Joshr1994
Reviewed April 14, 2014

first time ive been here went with friends , the food was delicious , , lovely atmosphere , staff were lovely , the music was playing in the background , but it was just right , definitely would recommend to any body thinking of going...More

2  Thank kazbaz2014
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Myself and my husband went on a Friday night and were looking forward to a great meal from looking at the other reviews, What a disappointment. The menu we looked at outside was not the menu we were given for some reason however the choice...More

Thank gonzocumbria
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Went along to the basement & had a really delicious meal. The staff were attentive & the restaurant was warm & welcoming. Not a huge menu to choose from but in many ways that's better as sometimes it's more difficult to decide what to order....More

2  Thank Mokazrob
Reviewed March 29, 2014

I had heard lots of good reviews and I've got to say it lived up to them. The food, service and cocktails were amazing. Very helpful staff, really looked after us. We were a group of 12 and everyone of us really enjoyed our meal....More

1  Thank Aktod
Reviewed March 26, 2014

We have been to the Basement Bar & Bistro today for lunch and wholeheartedly recommend it. The décor is stunning, the dining room was warm, the service was excellent as was the food. I was amazed that there were not more people there. It was...More

2  Thank IreneRG2014
Reviewed March 16, 2014

Had a lovely evening out with the girls at The Basement. The food was excellent with a good menu choice and reasonably priced. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. We will definitely be going back.

1  Thank Bramble22
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Crosby Street, Carlisle CA1 1DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 596962
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Description
Stylish , chic and contemporary décor, accompanied by a bistro style dinner service and a homemade fresh varied lunch menu. Fabulous cocktail's, OMG coffee's and full bar service...Open 10am - late, (LUNCH SERVED 11-2PM / DINNER SERVED 530-9PM)*closed Sunday/Monday
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