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The Thin White Duke

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Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
+44 1228 402334
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Weber City, Virginia
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had actually had someone mention this place and when the host of my B & B suggested it as one of the few places nearby which would be open on Palm Sunday I decided to give it a try. The food was good, but getting seated (with a number of open tables) and waited on required a bit of... More 

Thank Dan G
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thin white duke has been a favourite of ours over the last few years. Had numerous meals/cocktails and drinks here. Never had a bad meal or drink. Staff always friendly and accommodating, offering recommendations and making drinks to suitOnly negative I could think is the menu could cater for more gluten free people and vegan options as many of my... More 

Thank RJS92
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times with friends and always enjoyed it, a great place to meet, popular and friendly staff.

Thank Mandy B
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a family lunch, it is relaxed and comfortable with a pleasant atmosphere. The menu is varied and interesting, the food was good although very few chips with the burgers and we all enjoyed our meals. The down point was the service, it took three goes to get a menu and we finally managed to order after asking... More 

1 Thank penny025
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited the Duke many times and the food is fab..especially the burgers! Children are welcome which is nice in a decent town bar. Experienced several of their buffets too and they are faultless. Also great for drinks on a night out..great selection of different mixers for spirits. Highly recommend and will continue visiting.

Thank crazisheep
Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat on a Monday in Carlisle, and came across this restaurant. Wasn't disappointed. Great choice of dishes, although I would recommend the pork belly, excellent. The staff were all friendly and helpful.

Thank 0-Norrie-0
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Beer is great here and the food looks nice, love sitting outside watching the world go by. down stairs is also very cosy and good for a group to chat.

Thank 1901andy
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a leaving do with friends from work. Very busy, friendly place with a good selection of draft lagers and ciders. I ordered the cheese burger which I have got to say was the nicest burger I've had in a long time. One of my colleagues had a steak which she said was delicious. The service was good and... More 

Thank JSA689
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called in here with 5 friends for lunch, really prompt and friendlyservice The menu had a good selection and we weren't dissappointed. really good tasty steaks. Worth going but it gets busy. It was a great venue for a informal lunch with a couple of drinks. and looks like like a decent evening venue.

Thank BenJohnson66
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Havent been in here for ages and was reminded why. Takes ages to get served for a drink. Theres loads of people working yet only one person serving behind the bar and another dipping in and out from serving and making drinks for tables. So if you order a cocktail be prepared to wait I was the last person served... More 

1 Thank kirstymac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?