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The Thin White Duke

Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
+44 1228 402334
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (55 reviews)
“flat iron steak” (18 reviews)
“halloumi” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Thin White Duke is a very popular bar and the food is great, but could do better for vegan options. The chips and hummus are very good, but a meal would be better. And no non-dairy milk in such a modern place is very...More

Thank laura1585
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit here with a couple of colleagues following a recommendation. Nice quirky decoration, good atmosphere and pleasant staff. Busy when we arrived but told a table would be available shortly, which it was. Great selection f food and drink, generous portions and well cooked and...More

Thank ashute
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a day out with the other half to Carlisle. We were recommended the Thin White Duke and I'm made up I took the advice! From the word go, with little one in tow, the staff were brill, atmosphere was cool and relaxed and...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son was passing through Carlisle on Sunday and we wanted somewhere to take him to lunch. Most Carlisle restaurants are closed on Sunday. The Thin White Duke was open (we booked in advance) and obviously popular. We'd never been before and all three of...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

For burgers at £10.50 a pop, the side salad wants to be more than an uninterested handful of frisee, the sauces need to be more than just garlic mayonnaise, and the trimmings *are* required. Overpriced, essentially basic food, with no detail paid to the contents....More

Thank KinaKutie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for lunch. It was quite busy but not full. We were given menus but they took ages to take our order. Staff kept walking past and ignoring us even though it was obvious we hadn’t ordered. It then took ages for our...More

Thank acs1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for a meal, food pub grub but good.went again for second visit next day but couldn't stay as the main room had a bad smell of fish cooking.maybe cause it was Friday and they were all eating fish and chips but smell...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch here on Wednesday for my birthday with my daughters and really enjoyed it. I had a fillet of fish burger which was beautiful the fish was perfectly cooked, one of my daughters had chicken in a basket and the other one had...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food & laid back atmosphere plus the decor/history of the building was really interesting. Tasted Bundaberg non-alcohol ginger beer for the first time here - delicious. Good to go to a bar that has something a little different from the main stream.

Thank Clare D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropping our son to start at University of Cumbria. Decided to go in search of a Sunday Pub lunch. This place is slightly hidden as its entrance is up a little side alley. Once in interior is very pleasant wood and brick. 3 of us...More

Thank RRenton
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Response from madandyb1976 | Reviewed this property |
No - they're open all day.
14 July 2016|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if it is. It was evening time we went and there was no sign of any families. Sorry I can't help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 402334
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