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Grants of CastleGate, Cafe Bar Bistro

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54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
+44 1768 895444
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19:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
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Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We often visit here and enjoy a lovely meal each time , lovely quiet restaurant , food served hot and attention to detail

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really good and the home made breads were lovely. We ate late on so were to full to appreciate a desert but they looked stunning especially the sticky toffee pudding. We were looked after very well by the staff and would defiantly go back. The only downside was a very noisy customer who liked the sound of... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having lived in penrith for 40+ years I can't understand why we have never been before. Great atmosphere,very very friendly staff and superb food. Will definitely be back

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3 Thank David S
cumbria
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had our wedding reception at Grants, everything from start to finish was brilliant. The food was fantastic & they made our day extra special.

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2 Thank cumbriahappyhols
Penrith, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We have only been twice, but would like to visit more often as the food is excellent and the service is attentive and friendly. If you are in Penrith you really ought to give this a try. All the food that we had was most enjoyable and cooked superbly.We certainly intend to return.

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3 Thank Peter S
Sunderland, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Amazing food and great service although a little pricey it's definitely worth it , great for a quiet night ,

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1 Thank linzirutland
Penrith
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

First time for me my wife had been before quite a some time ago with a large party said food and service was excellent . Don't be put off if it looks quite mid week gets very busy at weekends food and service still exalant. :-):-)

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We arrived here relying solely on Trip Advisor reviews, at the start of a weekend in Penrith. We were not disappointed! What a lovely atmosphere, what a lovely welcome, great drinks and a very very good meal indeed. Perfect. Many thanks to Alison and to the behind the scenes chef. Thanks too to Trip Advisor reviewers for suggesting Grants.

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Llanymynech, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable meal. We took my mother as a late treat for her 78th birthday. Excellent service and attention in this small relaxed bistro. Menu is nicely short ( a good sign in my book) but a good range of choices. Food well presented and we'll prepared. Each dish had some unusual taste combinations but worked pretty well. Prices reasonable... More 

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newport news, va.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I were searching for a restaurant in Penrith when she stopped two local women. My wife asked, "If you left for a year, where would you want to eat immediately upon return." Without hesitation, both agreed Grants would be the place. Such is the problem with Trip Advisor reviews. Grants is not rated number one, as it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 35
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 895444
Description
Family Run Wine Bar Bistro, Serving High Quality Fresh Food, Chef/Proprietor. Outstanding Reputation.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?