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Skitby House

Skitby Farm | Kirklinton, Carlisle CA6 6DL, England
+44 1228 675241
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Skitby Farm | Kirklinton, Carlisle CA6 6DL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here 3 times now, both evenings and Sunday lunch, and every time it took ages for the food to arrive, and the restaurant was not busy. On two occasions we ordered by 7.00 - 7.30 pm and it was 9.00 pm when the...More

Thank PhyllisWH
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is a fantastic venue - cosy and stylish with amazing attention to detail. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. With special thanks to Elaine and Katherine who helped us navigate the excellent gin collection and provided excellent service throughout...More

1  Thank Julia K
christopher h, Owner at Skitby House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you for your review which means a lot to us at Skitby. Pleased you enjoyed. Look forward to seeing you soon. Best wishes Chris Hogg

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We were taken to this hidden gem by friends of ours , and wow what a night we had.The welcome was warm and friendly , the service was second to none and the food was outstanding. From the early drink sat outside in the beautiful...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Went with my family for lunch, the main course was delicious but a large party of people were in the main room and all of the staff bar one went to serve them. Fair enough they were busy but the one member of staff left...More

1  Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Thank you to all the staff at Skitby House for a wonderful day for our daughters wedding. Service was great and nothing too much trouble. Food very good and more than enough for everyone. Catherine helped throughout the day and made sure it was a...More

Thank snappy6
Reviewed 9 May 2018

An unplanned visit for brekkie, n gosh i love this place. Very reasonably priced, beautifully decorated , spotlessly clean and really welcoming and accomodating staff. My new favoirite place!! Xx

Thank Sianne D
Reviewed 2 May 2018

WOW...wished we lived nearer. .I made the booking online and had an excellent response. We were passing nearby on a trip to Scotland. The Manageress remembered my booking and even though we were an hour earlier than expected, she accommodated. The restaurant is spotless and...More

2  Thank annk1856
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We go to Skitby House whenever we have a meal out. Everyone is so friendly, the food is first rate and there is such a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank annandarthur
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. If you’re getting married I highly suggest you look at this venue, it was insanely beautiful, decorated to a T, the staff were on point and they couldn’t be faulted. My friends had an amazing wedding and the day was seamlessly perfect thanks...More

1  Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch served by Sarah, Three Course Lunch Menu Excellent, Choice and very Reasonably Priced, Food was Delicious , and a quaint seating area surrounded by various articles for sale, think last of the summer wine knick knack Shop, it's definitely on the...More

1  Thank Extraordinary755137
christopher h, Owner at Skitby House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments and look forward to seeing you both here at Skitby and Mr Browns. Best wishes Skitby

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skitby Farm | Kirklinton, Carlisle CA6 6DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 675241
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