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Circle Cafe Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, , Cafe
5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
+44 1228 599939
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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10:30 AM - 5:30 PM Hours
British, Bar, Cafe, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went as a group of 8 for lunch on Saturday afternoon and the food was absolutely gorgeous! The staff were very attentive too. The only down side was that they couldn’t find a way for us to put our drinks through separately! But the food...More

Thank OliviaMay333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go out in carlisle all the time and when my friend suggested circle bar after the place we wanted to go to was closed, I was a bit unsure as I hadn’t really been to anywhere like it before. I have been back every time...More

Thank dragonfire12389
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rang in advance to find out if ok to bring dogs and were told yes so we booked a table. We hadn't been to Carlisle for about 16 years so needed to know that with 3 small dogs we could get a bite to...More

Thank Sign_of_the_Thymes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic meal out at Circle last night. 9 of us including vegans, veggies and meat eaters and everyone happy with the menus and their choices. Nice atmosphere and good service, amazing choice of drinks and cocktails too. Great food at a good price, we’ll be...More

Thank anorak1299
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good Food, and a nice welcome from the Staff. The young man who served us was polite. We will definitely be back. I can highly recommend this Restaurant.

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I came here on a wet Saturday to see a friend in Carlisle . She chose Circle cafe as she is a vegan and Carlisle has limited vegan options . I decided to have the vegan menu too and was impressed by the quality and...More

Thank susannah122
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We visited here for some drinks on new years eve. We were delighted to find that the place was dog friendly, as other dog friendly bars were hard to find in Carlisle. Good atmosphere, wide range of drinks, dog friendly. All good!

Thank topgun06
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

It's been 2 years since my last visit and I must say I really enjoyed my meal tonight. (Circle burger followed by sticky toffee pudding with icecream) £15 for two courses with a cocktail included, what's not to like? Neither quiet or too busy, I...More

Thank Gillybt
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Best vegan menu in Carlisle. I love this place. The chef has made a real effort to create a varied menu to please all tastes and purposes- choose options as a main, as a sandwich for lunch, or in small portions as tapas. Portion sizes...More

Thank Fiona G
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Ridiculous food served . It had been crazy ordered well in advance and was hard chewy or cold. Waiting staff and bar staff were fine, but chef/cook was terrible. Great for drinks and good atmosphere but poor on food . Wont be back !

Thank S615RWlisag
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-10 Lowther Arcade, Carlisle CA3 8LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 599939
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