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Foxes Cafe

18 Abbey Street, Carlisle CA3 8TX, England
+44 1228 491836
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
10:00 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Abbey Street, Carlisle CA3 8TX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came for brunch with friends and ordered pancakes and coffee. The staff were lovely but kept forgetting our order, we checked with them a few times how long it would be and they came out and said the hadn't put it through so all in...More

Thank applepie08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve always liked the cafe and its atmosphere...not to mention its outstanding coffee! But I’ve always been put off by its poor choices for vegetarians. I’m pleased to say this is no longer the case! Their new menu is excellent. I’ve tried their all day...More

Thank Muftyb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a bite to eat on Sunday lunchtime. Met by the friendly staff and showed to a table near the window. The menu has a selection of eclectic dishes, ranging from pancakes to all day breakfasts. Our meals were perfectly cooked and arrived quickly....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a family of five and were very well looked after. Our food order included some specifics to accommodate the kids and these were done without any glitches. The selection and quality of food was fantastic. The ambience was nicely low key but...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

little gem of a café in Carlisle .great food ,excellent service. great prices ..the sunday menu was fantastic ..will definatly be back...

Thank baldellie1
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I met up with a friend and her with my son too and she took us here for lunch. It was a really great meal, well priced and an enjoyable atmosphere. I had fungi on toast with an egg which was truly delicious and my...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

wonderful out of the way, worth the effort to find! coffee lounge, coffee sublime, staff so engaging and overall atmosphere just as you would wish, the menu whilst not extensive is nevertheless tasty and well worth the walk, wish I lived closer!

Thank 32chash
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast today, my milkshake was really good, and I could tell the meat used was good quality sausage and bacon, unfortunately the meal wasn't hot, it was just warm, and after being out a couple of minutes the beans were cold. It...More

Thank Sep90
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Had a very good full English - very tasty. Grandson had half English and loved it , also had a nice milkshake. Staff very friendly and efficient.

Thank snappy6
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this place out for coffee on our drive up from Cheltenham to Scotland. Our initial doubts on arrival were quickly swept away by a near perfect flat white coffee - we will be back!

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
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Questions & Answers
6 April 2018|
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Response from Foxes C | Property representative |
Afternoon Tia, Thanks for getting in touch. We do have on-street parking outside our shop on Abbey street which is free for 1 hour with a parking disc (available in the shop if you don't have one) or there is a selection of... More
1 August 2016|
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Response from Vicky H | Reviewed this property |
Yes we do X Cakes, Scones and toasties Booking advisable X Vicky
Willa C
8 February 2015|
Response from Willa C |
Oops .........the ?/ question ark was misplaced......but was noted by us .....before anyone else expends energy on correcting the punctuation! Have you encountered the obsessional American, the man with a mission , to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Abbey Street, Carlisle CA3 8TX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 491836
  • E-mail
Independent licensed cafe/coffee shop ideally located in the heart of Carlisle's "Historic Quarter". Quirky decor and a focus on customer service we champion what we do. We love coffee & local produce and serve it all fresh with style." Why not pop in? Awards: Winner: Best City Café 2017 - Cumbria - Acquisition International. Winner: Best Café 2015 - Carlisle Living Finalist: Best Café 2014, 2015, 2016 Finalist: Best Place to Work 2016 Sorry, no bookings or dogs.
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