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Bari Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
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21-23 West Tower Street, Carlisle CA3 8QT, England
+44 1228 522970
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic food what ever u do don't order a man bread each they are massive excellent service they was 16 of us and food hot

Thank Peter B H
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Prompted to go to this restaurant having seen reviews here, my wife and I went there this evening before going to a gig at the Sands. Having been forewarned we ordered a single Peshwari naan and shared a bowl of pilau rice with our Chicken Korma and Chicken tikka Jalfrezi. The naan was very big and beautifully tasty, whilst the... More 

1 Thank MM02eden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. One of the best in the country.. we've been to a lot.! Large potions of the most gorgeous Indian cuisine. I loved it.. Welcoming staff and the owner was amazing.. knowledgeable and passionate. plus I really liked his Car out front.. I thought it showed that he knows what he's doing and is a successful modern Asian businessman.... More 

2 Thank Oliver B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely top notch. Probably the best curry we've had anywhere in the country. Great quality food, wonderful service and such attention to detail and care. It's not just food, it's a passion for Bari. Could not recommend highly enough.

1 Thank slambert17
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food and excellent service, easily one of the best Indian restaurants in the U.K! Couldn't fault a thing. You won't regret coming here!

Thank Dan H
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is simply the best curry I've eaten. The staff are wonderfully accommodating, the food is divine, the chef advised us on how and why to eat certain things and the whole experience was a delight. Added to this, the restaurant stayed open for us as we finished work late. I can not describe how wonderful this place is. I... More 

1 Thank GregArrowsmith
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Carlisle's hidden gem. This is a superb curry house it is away from the bars so a short walk to find it from Botchergate. The owner is very friendly and is knowledge of food and how different curry's and rices go together is spot on. I will definitely be going again. Don't miss it well worth a visit.

2 Thank Michael M
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't eaten here for many years, so when another local Indian restaurant was full tonight, I booked a table here. We were welcomed by a lovely friendly female (very unusual, but a pleasant change from having waiters) then were shown to our table where my friend and I spent ages chatting over what to eat! We never felt rushed.... More 

2 Thank Gillybt
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food poor service bad still waiting for a glass of water then woz ask about food gave a honest answer he ran away with no explanation bad experience think you Twice

1 Thank michael d
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having frequented Bari, regularly i can honestly say it is without doubt one of the best in carlisle Host is always happy to make recommendations depending on your taste and tolerance. lovely atmosphere. and thoroughly tasty food

1 Thank Seiryu85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-23 West Tower Street, Carlisle CA3 8QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 522970
Local family owned Bangladeshi restaurant providing authentic food in a contemporary atmosphere. Great for Parties/Get-togethers/Meal for 2's, whatever the occasion! Takeaways get 20% off on all orders over £10

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