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Royal Outpost

22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut rice” (18 reviews)
“lamb rendang” (8 reviews)
“thai food” (23 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fish and seafood dishes in here are really superb. The seafood combination starter is delicious and I quite often have the seafood curry which is really lovely. On this occasion I had to fight to keep it - it was so good everyone wanted...More

Thank DizzyPonty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went as a large group and the staff were great with the planning and me ringing to add numbers to the booking. We made pre orders and when we arrived everything was set up and they double checked the pre order which was great!...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choice of Malaysian and Thai food, speedy service, great taste, sensibly priced. Only let down by being above noisy pub/club

Thank nick f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an excellent meal this evening with a friend. Friendly, courteous service and excellent food. Malaysian fish curry was wonderful. I would highly recommend this restaurant and if ever I'm in Carlisle again I will definitely visit again.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on Saturday night, great food and good value for money. Good service, staff were very friendly.

Thank hazel040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Consistently great food. Staff are well trained and have obviously been carefully selected. One staff member even took the time to demonstrate to myself and my daughter how to fold the napkins. We're about due another visit.

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I had been chatting up Malaysian food all day to my hiking partner and knew this was going to have to be good. I almost panicked entering the place to find it nearly empty at 6PM on a Sunday evening. That can't be good, right?...More

Thank HBSponger
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic experience. From the welcome at the door to the great service an all round 5 out of 5. The food is amazing. I can highly recommend the meat platter to start and the Randang is some of the best I have had. Do...More

Thank Who_reads_these
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant a few years ago and wasn't impressed. Believe has changed hands now. Luckily has also changed for the better. With 3 friends we got a selection of starters and main courses. Great meal. Everyone happy. Wine good too. Not overly expensive....More

Thank alanreay27
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Been here a few times and never been disappointed the only downside is the stairs you have to climb to get to it the food has always been excellent the netted bread is an excellent accompaniment the staff are excellent and the surrounding is lovely...More

Thank Ronald M
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23 May 2015|
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Response from Eden G |
My Mother and I went last week, I am a vegetarian and she is vegan. There were a few options available to me and a couple to my Mother, but all could have been adapted if required. They had 2 vegan starters and sorbets too... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 818448
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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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