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The Thin White Duke

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Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
+44 1228 402334
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was of a high standard, even as a Christmas meal. I have attended some venues and the food quality and service drop drastically for Christmas party menus. Not here though which was a pleasant surprise. The staff are friendly. Only issue is the one toilet downstairs but not a major issue. Staff are attentive so was easy to... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great relaxed pub in the city centre, food also very good. We use the pub quite often and always enjoy our visits. The Customers vary right across all age groups and there is a friendly and happy atmosphere. Good selection of beers, wines & spirits but not the cheapest place you'll find, overall very good pub

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Thank duncplunk
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very well attended establishment, and has its regulars. We didn't eat but the food that was going out looked very well presented and appetizing.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Thin White Duke is a great place to drink at night. This was the first time I'd been in during the day for lunch. We had booked a table, good idea since it was very busy. My friend's Thai curry (veg) was OK, luckily for her it came in a bowl. My burger and chips came on a chopping... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in Carlisle for a few hours and selected this restaurant from trip advisor. We had a very nice lunch, food was very tasty. Crispy beef wrap was nice and the other dish was pork belly which was excellent, home made chips were yum!!!. Staff were friendly and the restaurant was quirky and homely. Recommend this restaurant for a... More 

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Chester
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in before the new year with a friend to do a spot of Christmas shopping (yes it's taken me a while to write this review). My friend had the burger that was on the specials menu and I had the brea and bacon wrap. I wish I had a bigger stomach as I would highly recommend the burger as... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this venue after reading reviews on Trip advisor. Certainly a different setting to most town centre bars, nice place to eat. The place was very busy and we only just managed to get a vacant table, this was 5:30pm. Service was quick and the 2 meals (Burger and chips and Christmas Fayre) were well presented with decent portions.

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Thank janiejOnes061
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here about 5 times for dinner and 15 for a drink. The food is well priced for its quality. There is an excellent choice of beer if you don't mind paying the higher than average price. 5/5 can't find fault.

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Thank Thomas F
Dumfries
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147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere with a good mix of people. Good range of drinks including local beers. Service good overall. Food was very nice. Very tasty and fresh. Would definitely return.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 3pm on a Friday - Took half an hour to get a table, half an hour to get served, half an hour to get our meal, half an hour to clear the table then got overcharged by £6. You get the drift - the service was poor. To be fair, the food was good but it will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Devonshire Street, Carlisle CA3 8LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 402334

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?