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Whytes Cafe Bar

1 Carlyles Court | St Mary's Gate, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
+44 1228 548632
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (51 reviews)
“cakes” (46 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Carlyles Court | St Mary's Gate, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a quick Saturday breakfast. Small inside, but very welcoming. Staff are friendly and very helpful. We had a simple breakfast but it was hot and fresh. Very high quality! On the way out we saw the beautiful selection of homemade...More

Thank GKB16
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I visited here last week with my sister and we both had the overly homemade scotch broth and toasted sandwiches which were beautiful. Whilst in Carlisle today with my daughter we ate here again and I had the same meal as last week because it...More

2  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Me and my friend enjoyed a delicious smoked salmon and egg wrap each for lunch and rounded it off with an out of this world ginger cake. I remember my grans gingerbread and this was just something else. Will be coming back for more.

Thank jaintree2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

With so many Coffee Shops in Carlisle you can easily just go into the one that you are nearest to ! I think Whyte's is worth heading to as the quality of food is excellent, with lots of choice & daily specials. The Staff are...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice place for a quiet lunch and a natter with a friend. Menu has a varied choice, including haggis, which was delicious. The café is small but the staff were friendly and you did not feel rushed. Would definitely go back.

Thank Lady_g1205
Reviewed 13 February 2017

often come here with my mum for lunch - their choice of sandwiches are vast once we just had their scones which were some of the nicest i've tasted staff are always friendly and helpful never usually have to wait long for a seat -...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Lovely modern cafe, with really lovel coffee - and good choice of food. We only called in for a coffee and cake, but left extremely happy. The pink grapefruit cake was awesomely good. We will be back next time we visit Carlisle. Staff really nice...More

Thank Bluesboy52
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Called with my wife and had two breakfast type rolls as a snack lunch and they were very enjoyable, the staff were very friendly and couldn't have been nicer. The only negative thing I could say about this establishment is the lack of ventilation as...More

Thank ALAN J
Reviewed 18 January 2017

All home made cakes sandwiches and lite bites.Staff friendly full of crack and really make you welcome.Coffee excellent especially the mugs. A nice place to sit and chill out for half an hour and catch your breath.

Thank John M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Their breakfast is outstanding. Good quality ingredients and cooked very well. The coffee was good too!

Thank PipsK
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Fiona B
Cakes look fab but what about gluten / dairy free products?
11 July 2016|
Response from WhytesCafeBar | Property representative |
Hello, We currently bake with gluten and dairy ingredients however if we experience a change in our customers bases' preference we would be happy to introduce some new versions of our products. Thank you for your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Carlyles Court | St Mary's Gate, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 548632
  • E-mail
We are a local family run city centre cafe who pride ourselves on serving delicious homemade and where possible locally produced food. We are known for our delicious cakes and scones.
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