Lovely little cafe tucked away in a quiet yet easily accessible location. Love the decor and atmosphere. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great menu for coffee or lunch time. Highly recommend a visit.
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Just been in for a bit of wonder around Carlile and stopped here at the beginning of our day. We had such a lovely visit we stopped at the end of our day, again. Prices reasonable , great staff , food and setting. Well worth...More
Dear Jo C Thank you very much for reviewing The Old Engine House on TripAdvisor. We love to hear you enjoyed your visit so much that you returned again later on the day. We hope you enjoyed the visit to Carlisle too and we looking...More
Called in for hot chocolate which was lovely and in a large generous cup. Hot (some times places don't heat the milk enough in my view) creamy and not too sweet. This cafe offers a good choice of snacks and lunches, all freshly prepared. Good...More
Thank you for your time to share this review about The Old Engine House. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the hot chocolate and that you like the Cafe and our service. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Marco, Carol...More
Just dropped in to pick up some take-out coffee for the family on the way back to the car park. Simply excellent!
Simply, thank you! Marco, Carol and the Team
Whilst having a day out in Carlisle we decided to take a break from shopping and have a bite to eat and a cup of tea. We noticed a sign for the Old Engine House nearby to where we parked the car and thought we...More
Dear Jenny B It is very nice and rewarding to read your review; thank you very much for your lovely comments about ...well pretty much everything :-). It makes our hard-work all worth it. We look forward to welcome you back again when in Carlisle....More
This is a small but very popular coffee shop. It had a good variety of different food. It is reasonabley priced and because of this it is often very busy at lunch time. To be avoided if not there before 11-30am as you won't get...More
Hello and thanks for the review. We appreciate the nice comments about the food choice and quality and while it is true that at lunch time can be busy we must say that tables turn around fast and people are friendly and happy to share...More
A very cosy corner for a coffee en-route from the car parks, with great coffee and cakes/snacks/soup.
Thank you for your 5* review. it is always nice to be rewarded as such and recognized for our offerings. We hope you will be visiting us again soon. Regards, Marco, Carol and the team
I took my other half in for lunch against his will (he doesn't like small places, which to be fair, neither do I - but I'd been before and knew the food was worth dealing with the lack of space). He had originally suggested going...More
Thank you for your review, it was nice to read. You have highlighted some of our favorites, like the Falafels and the Sticky Chocolate & Orange cake, one of mine and my wife all time favorite. We might be small(cozy) but we love what we...More
Great little coffee house and 1st class service. You must try the chocolate orange cake it's so good we had to order another.
Thank you for the great review and welcome to the Orange Cake fans club ☺. We hope to see you again soon. Marco, Carol and the team.
small but friendly atmosphere good coffee and snacks staff welcoming and attentive would make it a regular venue but it slightly out of the main thoroughfare and you tend to forget its thereMore
Hi and thank you for the nice review. We are happy that you enjoyed the friendly atmosphere with the good coffee and food. We'd love to see you more regularly. We are just at the top of the steps of two major city carpark, the...More