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Royal Outpost

) #7 of 268 Restaurants in Carlisle €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai, Malaysian
22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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 4 days ago

Seven of us recently went out in Carlisle to celebrate a friend's birthday. None of us had eaten at the Royal Outpost before but we all said we'd DEFINITELY be back. The food was amazing. Clean plates all round. As for the staff and service,...More

Thank anndjones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter Josh was a delight, we asked lots of questions about the menu, he was very helpful and charming. The food was absolutely delicious. The building has a lovely ambience. Would highly recommend !

Thank Gill E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing meal here with my family, the food was second to none and service was fantastic. All in all a great experience would highly recommend!!

Thank Jemima E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we keep returning to this restaurant as we love the ambience of the building. The service is very good and the food is lovely I have avoided a lot of the curry dishes in the past but the more I try them the more delicious...More

Thank the_clerk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a bank holiday weekend. Place was busy but they managed to find us a table. They explained we might need to wait for food as the kitchen was busy but it didn't seem long before it arrived. The seafood sharing starter was divine,...More

Thank Al R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal well attended and worth every penny but like most Chinese meals I was hungry a few hours later but would definitely come here again

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a surprise find for me. They had teh best rendand chicken I have ever had! I ordered a second order!

Thank stevesQ5597SR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a table of 6, and all ordered different dishes. there was not a long wait for food. and when the food came it was delightful, will definitely be going back there for more.

Thank 95smarco
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Carlisle and this restaurant didn't disappoint. We arrived with no booking and were a little put off by the music in the pub below. The staff were really accommodating and let us have a table til 8pm. The food was amazing, defo...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

There are a number of good Thai restaurants in Carlisle but this is definitely the pick of the bunch. The food is excellent, great variety and everything full of flavour. My wife reckons the Thai red curry is one of the best she's ever had...More

Thank DGholidayfan
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, which of your menu options are suitable for vegans straight off the menu and which can be made suitable with a little alteration?
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$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 818448
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.