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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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“thai food” (25 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 weeks ago

Visited as a group of friends and we all enjoyed the food. i had the spring rolls to start and chicken pad thai for my main. Both my courses were lovely and tasted fresh. The service was good and prices very reasonable. The wine we...More

Thank 123eml
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice food, plenty of vegetarian choices. Staff are helpful and there is a nice atmosphere and architecture.

Thank Shriver101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here more than a year ago and liked it, went with my gf last night, unfortunately it was appalling. We looked at the menu and ordered a lamb dish with okra as we like okra. The waitress brought our meal and said prawns...More

Thank Iqbal M
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Although we had booked there was plenty of room on this Friday evening. The staff were friendly and attentive. We had 2 starters from the tapas, the salt and pepper squid was delicious. Our mains were equally tasty. All in all, very good, tasty and...More

Thank NYorksPaul
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Fab food and matching service. Went out for a last minute meal with the wife. We both enjoyed our meal (starter and main) the squid for start was amazing could of eaten a lot more of it. Main was Singapore chicken which again was great....More

Thank spoole1984
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Spent there an evening with my girl-friends at Saturday. Prices a a bit high but it is worth. Food is amazing and our Waiter was just incredible nice and proffesional. I like they kept British poems on the walls. Highly recomended. 3 main dishes 3...More

Thank Magdalena H
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Ambience? 10*. Service? 10*. Food? 110! Arrived without booking. Seated and feed the most aromatic, tongue awaking food ever. Chef’s special seafood red curry is a party on the tongue. Spicy then sweet then creamy. You cannot beat this place. I loved it and my...More

Thank Bmurkin
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has been on my list to try for a long time and I finally got there with a friend in January. Service was good, food nice and spicy and the most amazing chocolate cake for dessert! Recommended.

Thank GillianB114
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a Thursday night without a booking and there were tables. We had the red curry with pad thai and rice. It was tasty, well presented and the staff were great. Would definately return as we love Thai food and had not tried...More

Thank SheikhaDubai
Reviewed 17 February 2018

My Husband & I had a fantastic meal at The Outpost. Also thanks to Josh & Hester for their brilliant service.

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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$14 - US$34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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