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Royal Outpost

22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
+44 1228 818448
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut rice” (18 reviews)
“lamb rendang” (8 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant staff were helpful and friendly. The food was amazing!! My wife and I both went for the tapas and is was really very tasty. We are looking forward to visiting Carlisle again so we can visit here again.

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with our 2017 Cumbria university masters of international business law classmates and tutors. Delicious food prepared and served promptly by attentive and friendly staff. We tried almost everything on the menu and were left absolutely pleased. Definitely coming back.

Thank Kosta B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure that I expected to find good Thai food in Carlisle, but we did. Excellent service and very tasty Thai/Southeast Asia food. Credit card machine was not functioning, but they made sure you knew before you sat down. Good spring rolls and nice and...More

Thank Riwist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for eight (originally only 6) and on arrival told we would have to go in the back room as they were full. Said we would rather sit in the main area, some chairs were moved and we were seated in the main area Service...More

1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome by very friendly and professional staff. Fish combination platter starter was delicious and very good value. Main courses of sea bass and Malaysian chicken curry were cooked to perfection and lovely with coconut rice. Very good value for money, a definite must.

Thank mbialowas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in without a reservation on a busy Saturday night. They found us a table quickly and drinks arrived promptly. The food was exquisite, definitely be making an effort to go back

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Strategy tonight seems to be to sit people, take order, deliver first course, then announce card machine isn't working tonight. Sound familiar? Asked for a 10% discount for cash and very agitated person said he would call the police. I was happy to stay till...More

Thank Derek C
NamaSharon, Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear customer thank you for your review I'm sorry to hear you had a bad experience with us , I will address your points: to start with we have informed you before your starters not after they arrived . This is clearly recorded on cameras...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The food really dose speak for itself, I have dined here with ,potential customers, friends an family, if you want to show off to potential clients, this is the place.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing Thai food in a olden style restaurant in a great location. Food was very tasty and staff were great. Will be back!

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I visited with some work friends recently and I have to say how beautiful and tasty the food we had was. I would always choose to visit an Indian restaurant as I love a good curry however the food here was spicy in a very...More

Thank Gillybt
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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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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.
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