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The Cedar Tree Restaurant

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US$35 - US$139
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews pudding farlam hall country house hotel fine dining for pre dinner drinks an excellent evening local produce warm welcome barry cheese mains carlisle
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Reviewed 25 September 2020

Surprisingly the restaurant doesn't appear on the Michelin list preferring to send you to the Toby Carvery in Carlisle! Don't listen, this restaurant serves a superb three course a la carte dinner, all the dishes excellently cooked and presented. The staff are helpful and friendly....They do need an "expert" to help with the decent wine list for pairings, but perhaps that is coming soon. There was obviously a lot of local produce. Recommended, come on Michelin!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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906arabellar, General Manager at The Cedar Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2020

Thank you for your lovely feedback we really appreciate this. Yes we are working together with our wine merchants to improve staff knowledge and pairings

Reviewed 13 February 2020

A warm welcome awaited us when went to Farlam Hall to celebrate a friends birthday. Our coats were taken and we were ushered into the drawing room for pre dinner drinks and canapés. The choice from the menus suited us all and with a lot...of dithering we made our minds up. As we were all working the following day we chose a bottle of the house red. After about half an hour we were asked to go to the dining room. Our beautifully laid table awaited us and we enjoyed an utterly delicious dinner, beautifully served in very elegant surroundings. The waitresses couldn’t do enough for us-they were attentive and polite but left us to enjoy ourselves. After pudding we had coffee in the drawing room and a chance to reflect on our fabulous meal. Altogether an excellent evening was had by all of us. Will definitely recommend. Thank you.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 November 2019 via mobile

We had our amazing wedding at Farlam Hall 5 years ago and returned for our wedding anniversary last weekend, aware that Barry, Lynne, and Helen had moved on. The new management were just as warm and welcoming, and have already started a major refurb/re-decoration programme....Whilst we liked the old 'chintsy' feel of the Hall, it was a bit dark in places, and BB and her team have done a great job in refreshing the decor whilst maintaining it's antique feel... the dining room is now classic whites and greys, beautiful for a wedding reception, with the main lounge to follow suit. Our Sunday Dinner was very nice, with locally sourced ingredients, and a good choice of starters, mains, and desserts, beautifully cooked and presented by Matt, who learned his profession from Barry. You can see that, despite the odd error, high quality service is very important to BB and the Team, and we're sure this will be top drawer once dust has settled. We would highly recommend Farlam Hall as a smaller, intimate, exclusive wedding venue, with its beautiful grounds... we will never forget our wedding day there.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 14 August 2019

This is a formal experience at an excellent Country House Hotel. You will be personally welcomed for a pre-dinner drink in the lounge; (do take a partner as the other guests may not be inclined to chat). This is the epitome of Fine Dining, "A...four course dinner of starter, main, cheese and dessert is served, with each dish receiving the greatest of care from kitchen to table." Well worth the £50 + wine.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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FarlamHall, General Manager at The Cedar Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to seeing you here again.

Reviewed 19 March 2019

Dined here recently after a few years and found Farlam Hall as perfect as ever. Impeccable service; characterful and beautiful old hall building and a delicious well cooked and presented meal with every detail carefully executed, made for an unforgettable experience. A lovely place for...a special celebration.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely family run hotel . I have been visiting for over 40 years. Food and service is always excellent with old fashioned high quality of service.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend the afternoon tea at Farlam Hall Hotel. The food was beautiful and the service was outstanding. A very pleasant afternoon was had by all. A real treat for a girls afternoon out. Thank you.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

everyone was totally satisfied with food service atmosphere the room and the service was perfect no complaints whatsoever

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The dining room is very traditional Victorian style with silver salvers etc and great staff. The chef is excellent. The restaurant overlooks the lovely gardens.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Enjoyed this experience with a group of friends. Coffee and biscuits were waiting for us on arrival in their lounge. These were followed by canopies whilst our orders were taken. I had soup, followed with lamb with the trimmings and a tart pudding. The quality...of the food was excellent. This is a truly old English venue.More

Date of visit: July 2017
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