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Prior's Kitchen

) #109 of 268 Restaurants in Carlisle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, British, Soups
7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
+44 1228 548151
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
All hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
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Reviews (77)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place in May 2017, And orded the Chorizo and chicken pannili sandwich which came with a green salad I also choose a diet coke. I have never been disapointed with the levels of service and the quality of the food when ever...More

Thank Kwan Ming
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped in for a cup of coffee whilst doing a walking tour. I asked for decaffeinated coffee with milk, I got a glass of lukewarm milk with a hint of coffee. I got the distinct impression that the lady who served me wasn't paying...More

1  Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch in this super cafe! I had a chorizo and goats cheese panini and my husband had a homemade broccoli and Stilton quiche with salad and new potatoes! We ordered a sticky toffee pudding with cream to share and it was...More

Thank victoria k
Reviewed 21 March 2017

In the Cathedral grounds opposite the Cathedral itself is Prior's Kitchen. Using all fair trade supplies it is a popular cafe for shoppers and visitors to the Cathedral alike. The food is simple but tasty and prepared to order. Neither the breakfast nor lunch menu...More

Thank Hezekiah312
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was such a pity that we had eaten a large breakfast. The menu was really appealing and very reasonable. We settled for an excellent cup of coffee, but next time we will have lunch. The Staff were friendly and welcoming. We look forward to...More

Thank margaret148
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I've become a regular visitor to the Prior's Kitchen. It's a lovely vaulted building, close to the city centre and right outside the cathedral. The menu is varied, with a few specials of the day. I can recommend the soup...great value for money and always...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful home cooked food in a beautiful setting. The soup and bread were delicious, venison stew appetising and the ginger cake outstanding!

Thank ItalianophileYarm
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Popped in for a quick midweek luncj. Sandwiches, a soup and drinks. "A Tuna mayo on brown....." "Anything else?" "a ham and piccalilli on brown..." "Have we got enough ham?" ".. one left...' "a ham, what bread?" "Brown and a soup please" "Is that all...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Opposite the Cathedral is the Prior's Kitchen Cafe. Down some steps and you are led into the medieval settings of the cafe. We only had a tea/coffee and cake here, so cannot comment on the food. Good selection of tea, even though you felt the...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Prior's Kitchen is not a place I visit often these days, in the old days (80's/90's) it was always a great place to go, cosy and welcoming with good home made food, however over recent years I have been put off by the brusque,...More

Thank champagnesliv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
09:45 - 15:30
09:45 - 15:30
09:45 - 15:30
09:45 - 15:30
09:45 - 15:30
09:45 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Abbey, Carlisle CA3 8TZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 548151
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