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The Shabby Scholar

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Interesting bistro style restaurant bar

Been here about 4 times in last month. Love the decor & relaxed atmosphere in this place. Staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday Lunch

My daughter and I were celebrating her birthday and decided to have lunch at the Shabby Scholar... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Anne K
Gretna, United Kingdom
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Interesting bistro style restaurant bar”
8 Aug 2018
“Birthday Lunch”
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11 Carlyles Court, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
+44 1228 402813
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here about 4 times in last month. Love the decor & relaxed atmosphere in this place. Staff generally friendly & helpful. Until yesterday good has been really good, slightly interesting menu. However yesterday lunch new menu revealed some interesting choices but not great for...More

Thank Scousemidwife
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on Saturday before going to the gin and fizz festival nearby. We had lovely drinks. 3 opted for a gin board, 3 different gins with various fruit and tonics with a shot of plum gin. I chose the passion G&T. A cocktail of...More

Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My daughter and I were celebrating her birthday and decided to have lunch at the Shabby Scholar last Saturday. We hadn't reserved a table and it was very busy but there was a bench available at the window which was fine for the two of...More

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Tasty food but quite expensive for tapas Service excellent, staff friendly and good selection of cocktails

Thank linzcarey
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Firstly, down forget about soup if you are having a starter - it really is delicious! For the mains, there's an over reliance on chips - thick chunky ones - though some very interesting menu choices. Service is excellent.

Thank JXX18
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I visited here with my best female friend and her partner on Friday 29th September 2017. The food was superb, and the Earl Grey tea was good. My friend's partner had to leave us after he'd eaten his meal, as he had to go to...More

1  Thank Alphaeus1917
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Easy accessible, just in the square *Carlyle Court* opposite the Market Entrance Fisher St. The staff are cheerful, the whole place is clean. and most importantly the food is delicious. Very good food 4 of us today but all food came hot and freshly cooked....More

Thank seriouslysunseeking
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited for birthday meal with my family. despite taking a booking several weeks ago for 5, on arrival were shown to the lower level. tables suitable for 4 maximum. When I complained to server that we could not get more than 4 plated around table...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were looking forward to going to the Shabby Scholar for the first time but we were so disappointed. No atmosphere, indifferent staff and tasteless food. I had the noodles which were meant to include a Chilli Butter - there was no evidence of this...More

Thank MGR99
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

The style of the restaurant and the choice of beer and cocktails is lovely. The food though is just ok.....novelty over taste and quality. The nachos are fantastic...which is why I would recommend for somewhere to go for a few bites before a night out...More

Thank Lauren868
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