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Grants of CastleGate, Cafe Bar Bistro

54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
+44 1768 895444
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been to Grants of Castle gate on numerous occasions as a couple and with friends. If you have a passion for fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere this is the place for you. Also a good selection of fine wines. We recently had a...More

1  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was another recommendation given to us during our stay in Penrith and because of this we went in, as the exterior needs a face lift and didn't look very inviting. Inside there is a chair lift up the stairs to the small restaurant enabling...More

1  Thank lin652015
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've been to Grants on numerous occasions, but my last visit I waited far to long for the meal to arrive , I think we booked for 7.30pm and didn't receive our main meal until gone 10pm! It was lovely but the wait was unacceptable....More

1  Thank lynneythis
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much from the outside but don't be fooled. The food is to a very high standard and they cater for vegetarians. They didn't have a veggie starter that I liked so they make me a special avocado salad which wasn't...More

1  Thank lisajane07
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service, heartily recommend the monkfish, but all dishes in our group were superb. Good value too. Wonderful find.

3  Thank andy0870
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Two of us ate dinner here in mid-June. The restaurant was quiet, with a limited but interesting menu. The food was clearly prepared with care, and the tastes were superb. Service was at a relaxed pace, but we were in no rush and appreciated the...More

3  Thank KDstamford
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Local to Penrith and been for food here on a number of occasions and I can tell you now.. Every time I have been the food has been outstanding! From start to finish all 3 courses were excellent and all cooked to perfection. Plates were...More

5  Thank Dan R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

we arrived on speck on a beautiful Saturday evening and were very lucky to get in. Lovely attentive staff and owner, wonderful freshly cooked meal, very tasty. Couldn't resist the deserts which were to die for, sure it's the best meal in Penrith

5  Thank Joan D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in last minute mid week and we had the place to ourselves so we had excellent service and food. Highly recommended and a shame they did not have more business as they seem to deserve it. Good wine list, interesting cocktails. Fantastic food. Well...More

5  Thank Tonybillingford
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Arrived just after 7pm and were shown to the garden to have our drink and choose from the menu. Alison was delightful as front of house.Our meal was great from start to finish i had chicken and my husband had sea bass.For dessert we both...More

4  Thank polly2462013
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Richard W
13 February 2017|
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Response from davidson103 | Property representative |
Hi Richard, We are very sorry we are fully booked for Saturday 18th February and we have been for some time. We hope to be able to accommodate you some time in the future, and yes we do cater for gluten free. Thank you for... More
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Michael F
10 January 2016|
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Response from davidson103 | Property representative |
Hi Michael F, With regard to reservation with us, Mid Week through January will be fine, but weekends will be two weeks in advance. Valentine limited spaces. Thank you for your interest. Regards Allison Davidson... More
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Charlotte H
28 October 2015|
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Response from davidson103 | Property representative |
Hi Charlotte, Can you please contact me on 01768 895444, we are not able to send email address on trip! Thanks for your interest.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$38
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 895444
Description
Family Run Wine Bar Bistro, Serving High Quality Fresh Food, Chef/Proprietor. Outstanding Reputation.
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