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Carleton Road, Carlisle CA1 3DP, England
+44 1228 524433
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“peas” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Carleton Road, Carlisle CA1 3DP, England
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Reviewed today

I will start on a positive note, the serving staff where fine but poorly managed which is all i can say that`s good. Now the thing you go for the food ,i would rate it between average and poor obviously not the best quality ingredients...More

Thank 8d1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked at the reviews on TripAdvisor and thought I would give the restaurant a try on my way north as it is just off the motorway. Sadly never again! The staff can only be discribed as scruffy and unprofessional. The food was acceptable, but quantity...More

Thank 498kathrynp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been loyal customers now for some time, we love to eat there but actually they reduce the portion sizes on their two courses for £15 offer and it’s often cold in the restaurant so to get better value for money and on nights when...More

Thank MrsFozzy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do i start ??? If there was a ZERO rating that's what I would have given !! Booked a table at the Bluerare on Saturday night (7th October) after rave reviews and high recommendations. Extremely disappointed. Service was horrenhous, waited an hour and 20...More

1  Thank Kazshep01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a spontaneous meal with the girlfriend and can’t fault the meal one bit, The meals are a good hearty size portion and all the staff were amazing friendly and very polite and attentive couldn’t not fault them one bit either, Price wise it...More

Thank Matty H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal plentiful on the plate mash was delish puds to die for brought mine home boxed extensive menu with some old favourites steak pie was full.of tender beef and thick tastey gravy plenty of veg on the plate 2nd time we've being and it...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was lovely and you can see it had partnership with the crown in town that has apparently just closed for September 2017. The staff were lovely and very friendly and helpful. Meal sizes were big and the prices were ok. The car park...More

Thank Hirdsusan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family decided to go somewhere different for a change and after been told about this place we are pleased we did. There was four adults and our two gorgeous grand kids celebrating our daughters boyfriends birthday. We all set off with a starter there...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I have driven past this restaurant over the years and never called in.We had Sunday lunch there today on the way to Carlisle and we were very impressed.The food was great value.The beef stew was a huge portion and very tasty. We will definitely eat...More

Thank truereviewCumbria
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Very good starters (5 of them); steak & ale pie (although with puff pastry!). However the service and management need a review. The website had a great menu, and I selected from that in advance. However the menu given on arrival has several pages missing,...More

Thank izziebon
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2 February 2015|
Response from Lydia M |
It is not open on Christmas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carleton Road, Carlisle CA1 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 524433
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