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Circle Cafe Bar

€€ - €€€British, , Cafe
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
“salad” (17 reviews)
“nachos” (12 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Bar, Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Carlisle and we went to the circle bar on both Friday and Saturday night. Friday we had drinks-the cocktail menu is really good and such a fun and quirky atmosphere!! Saturday we are and then vegan options here are...More

Thank Vegan1759
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food reasonably priced. Good choice of drinks. Super service and great night out. Highly recommended.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We often, visit the circle bar on a Sunday and it delivers every time Dog friendly- 3 tables and outside, your best to book Gluten free available on a range of menus staff always accommodating and friendly Sunday roast priced £9.50 well worth the price,...More

Thank Gaz1892
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Fantastic atmosphere, great food, good value for money. Staff very friendly and attentive. Free cocktail, on Thursday nights.

Thank hazel040
Reviewed 31 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 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 21 August 2017 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 17 August 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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