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Royal Outpost

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Welcome to Royal Outpost One of the first restaurants in Carlisle of its kind if not Cumbria, introducing Malaysian and Thai cuisine Royal Outpost is an ideal place to experience the depth and variety of Malaysian and Thai cuisine which draws influences from it’s multicultural heritage, with hints of Chinese, Indian and European cuisines. The restaurant makes an excellent venue for fine dining with 1930 Tudor Gothic style interior oak panels making your overall dining experience a memorable one. The Royal Outpost team are delighted to present a careful selection of authentic dishes made from fresh ingredients to tantalise your taste buds. Our menu not only combines the best traditional dishes
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Malaysian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit and absolutely gorgeous again x would highly recommend it xxx just a thankyou to my tony for surprise meal xxxx

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank snickd2019
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi. Tony has taste in choosing the Royal Outpost to surprise you. So happy you guys enjoyed another visit with us. See you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love it. Been several times and always enjoyed the food. Drinks and excellent service. A small issue on our last visit was the waiters seemed to be asking everyobe if theyd booked online and then giving a discount off the meal. We booked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hideawaybar
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello. Thankyou for your review. Can I ask was your visit on a Saturday? If so we do not offer such discounts on this day. However if it was not a Saturday and you never received a discount then please accept my appologise. On your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here after reading the reviews and desperate for Thai food and it did not disappoint! Booked a table and glad we did as it was actually quite busy even on a Tuesday. I had the chicken dumplings and the massaman curry and it was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sammigr
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sammi, Thank you kindly for such a nice review, we are so pleased your first visit was rewarded with an excellent night. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks

Reviewed 16 January 2019

Staying near Carlisle for one night on my way to Scotland my attention was drawn to the Royal Outpost by the excellent reviews. After struggling to negotiate the unfamiliar Carlisle city centre I finally found a parking space within walking distance. I ordered the Tiger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stans945
James J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Hello Stan; We are very grateful for your comments, great to hear from a managers point of view the staff are looking after all of our customers to the best of their ability. One of the great things with the chefs here at the Royal...More

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

The Royal Outpost is on Bochergate, one of the main streets for food and bars. It's upstairs, above the Cumberland Inn pub and stones throw from the Ibis Hotel. The decor is classic wood panelled walls and appears to be the old function room for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GedTheCopper
James J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Dear Ged; Wow what a great review of your experience with us at the Royal Outpost Thai restaurant, Your account was written in great detail. A very enjoyable read and we would like to thank you very much for both your review and your visit....More

Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Despite Carlisle being my hometown this was my first visit and boy have I been missing out! Had the most amazing calamari followed by the chilli and lime stir fry which was fantastic. Loved the choice of full meals or tapas. Will be backMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 849katieb
James J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Hello Katie; So many people have been into the restaurant since I have been the restaurant manager stating they have lived in Carlisle all there lives and have never been and just like yourself tasted some amazing cuisine and will be back. Thanks very much...More

Reviewed 7 January 2019

After carefully questioning locals in a variety of Real Ale pubs in Carlisle, a necessary precursor, it became apparent that we should forego our usual Chinese meal and take a bold leap into the unknown. In the past I had not been impressed with Thai...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Niall B
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hi Niall; It is great to see that you have taken some time to share your experience with everyone. To return the next day is obviously a massive sign that you could not get enough of the Royal Outpost. Caroline is one of the most...More

Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We went for dinner here this evening, the food was divine, the service was friendly and quick and everything was super clean. As it was my Mum's birthday she got given a free cocktail, my brother also got a free dessert! We had a fantastic...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CatDCD
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Hello Cat; We hope you had a fantastic birthday? So happy you choose to dine with us on this day and are very happy you enjoyed both your meal and your complimentary cocktail. Hope its not to long until you are back with us again?

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

I visited this place with my husband and oh my gosh it was literally the best I’ve had in awhile, we ordered for starters • chicken satay, prawn bullit, Mains •jungle curry, chilli chicken and lamb kababs, also roti chana something like that, it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ukzz
Jimmy J, General Manager at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hello, Thankyou for taking your time to review your experience with us. Another reason why we open everyday to make our customers happy.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with friendly staff. James the operation manager was very friendly and professional. We will be back and would recommend this to anyone, very nice evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jonny E
Jimmy J, Owner at Royal Outpost, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

Hi Jonny; Thanks very much for your kind words. So glad you both had a nice evening and will look forward to your return and hope it won't be to long in the future.

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My Mother and I went last week, I am a vegetarian and she is vegan. There were a few options available to me and a couple to my Mother, but all could have been adapted if required. They had 2 vegan starters and sorbets too... More
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