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“A cosy place”

The Old Engine House
Ranked #20 of 371 Restaurants in Carlisle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $7
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Family run café serving a variety of drinks and food from locally sourced produce. Situated in a historic building once serving as part of the city fire station.
Reviewed February 1, 2013

We go to the old engine house regularly that's if we can get a table, a very busy place, good food, a good atmosphere great staff and owner lots of quirky items to buy nearly always buy something as well as our food, a must visit if you are in carlisle

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

this is a small but cosy cafe, lovely home made food and local ingredients. Staff are always lovely and welcoming and the coffee beats Costa or Starbucks anytime. sweet little delicatessen offers many of the ingredients for sale.

1  Thank Freda C
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

First time we had lunch here and opted for the vegetarian haggis flatbread......it was delicious. Also really good coffee. We got the last table, good to see that it is so popular.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Finally managed to get a table at this lovely cafe after trying for weeks to get in but it was always full. Well worth the wait though as food was excellent and service very good. We loved the little bottle of milk that arrived with the tea! As some have mentione d it is a very small cafe and gets very busy. Will definately be back. Oh and the toilet is sptotless.

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1  Thank Angela G
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Reviewed January 10, 2013

Just been here for lunch today and it was incredibly good value for money. I had the soup and toastie deal and got plenty of food. Cafes often just give you half a sandwich in this sort of deal but I got a good sized bowl of soup and the whole sandwich! Very tasty too. The place is very small and as we were eating we saw quite a few people look in and have to walk away as there were no free tables so it could probably twice as big or more and still be full. The staff are very friendly and everything is very well made and presented. I will definitely be back.

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Thank JoL186513
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