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Circle Cafe Bar

5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
+44 1228 599939
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (12 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
British, Bar, Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
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1 - 10 of 208 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing through Carlisle and stopped here for lunch. The menu was varied, and we had no trouble getting vegetarian food.The staff were friendly, and the service was prompt. If I were in the area again, I'd come back. The atmosphere was nice, and...More

Thank Erin188569
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carlisle is not a dog friendly town. So when we had family visiting for one night on their way through with the dog we thought we'd have to squash everyone in our tiny living room and try and actually cook for them. I was quite...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again I had a great night out in Circle bar with my good wife. As it was her birthday she was spoilt for choice with the cocktail menu. I just took it easy with jägermeister and fiery ginger beer. Bar felt busy but relaxed...More

Thank Lucifer2310
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this venue a few times now and have always received great service from the front of house staff and the food has been tasty and good value! Cocktails are always on point. I have recommended to my friends.

Thank slim57_13
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service. Ate here twice in two days, service is good, the staff are really friendly. Burgers are good, nachos are the best in town. Reasonably priced as well and good atmosphere

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were a table of 13, we all pre ordered our starters and mains which was great! The my care on time, there was no muck ups with the food! We ordered extra sides which was no problem! Food was delicious, so pleased! And it...More

Thank Julie619
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Went for dinner last night with friends. The service was good to begin with. After we ordered, the waitress came back to say they had no falafel, as 3 of us had ordered dishes with this, that was a little disappointing. We all changed our...More

Thank Sh0rtShirt
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Great bar. Great staff. Best and cleanest loos I have been to in a long time - these things matter! Dog friendly too - my dog Lady chilled out to Paul Weller and some 70s funk. I'll definitely back as one...More

Thank shanners67
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Came back in march with one of my friends and we were shown in and to a table by a man who asked if we were having food, to which i confirmed. We were then told to be taken care of by a waitress who...More

Thank reveiw123
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Lovely cocktails, fantastic choice and very nice staff , Will certainly be returning especially since it is a dog friendly bar also !

Thank roxy10103
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Meals
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:30
Thursday
10:30 - 00:30
Friday
10:30 - 01:00
Saturday
10:30 - 01:00
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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