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Tayay Kitchen - CLOSED

38 Lowther Street, Carlisle CA3 8DH, England
+44 1228 595594
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good4%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
5 Apr 2014
“Mixed up place, cold, expensive”
31 Mar 2014
“lovely food but very expensive”
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Asian, Thai, Italian, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
38 Lowther Street, Carlisle CA3 8DH, England
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Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Took the family of 4 for my birthday, based on reviews here. Few people dining, cold room. Food was expensive, small portions, and not that good. Mixed up menu didn't work, dining room quirky. Wouldn't return.

Thank Panhead-rider
Reviewed 31 March 2014

a few of us from work came on a visit, there was only us in the downstairs room, which was very cold! i had the calzone pizza, so i wasn't expecting anything huge, but was surprisingly shocked with how small it was for the price....More

1  Thank ilovefood490
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We ate here on Saturday night, having booked 2 days before after finding it online.Bit hard to find being below street level but once found we loved the decor and the food was lovely. We had great friendly service as we were the only people...More

1  Thank KLB611
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

We ate here on Saturday before going to a party,we went early & were surprised there were already people in,not surprising to us now though,the food was delicious. Small portion sizes but ample to leave us satisfied for the remainder of the evening. If you...More

2  Thank fussygirls
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Went in at 12:30pm for a weekday lunch, nobody around despite the billboards out front, hung around for a bit, called "hello", hung around for a bit more and gave up and left. I suppose I was impatient, but I wasn't prepared to risk it...More

1  Thank Simon J
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Just want to say Grazie! for our lovely Valentine day, perfect combination of Thai and Italian ,great staff, cozy and relax place. our first time here but will be back for next holiday.

1  Thank Alexander054
Reviewed 2 March 2014

What a fantastic little place. The restaurant is below street level and small and cosy. The food is wonderful. An in trig using mix, served tapas style by friendly and well informed staff who clearly love the food themselves and can make great recommendations. We...More

1  Thank Julia M
Reviewed 23 January 2014

I've visited Tayay Kitchen a few times now and have never been disappointed. My latest visit was with a largish group of friends. Once again, I couldn't fault any element of my visit. The staff were helpful and attentive, the food was beautifully presented and...More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 January 2014

A pleasant little place, quirky yet homely. Friendly service with lots of smiles, cant fault that. However the food and menu for myself and my colleagues was a little confusing ,the tapas styles portions also small and a little akward for sharing. Its a shame...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 30 December 2013

I went here on Saturday night and, although it was heathily busy, it wasn't over-crowded. It's the second time I'd been here, the first was a charity do organised by my friend raising money for Pancreatic Cancer but Saturday night was just the two of...More

Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$13
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Lowther Street, Carlisle CA3 8DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 595594
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Tayay Kitchen located in the centre of Carlisle is a beautiful basement venue, that not only serves traditional Italian and Thai cuisine but also the fusion of both cuisines creating interesting and very tasty dishes to alight your palate.All ingredients are fresh with no use of MSG in any dish, each dish is made fresh so any dietary requirements are catered for.The partnership of Italian and Thai is the creation of Vanissa, fromThailand who moved to Italy as a child, after meeting her partner Antonio in Italy they embarked on an adventure to come here to share there love of both foods.The decor is stunning and the eclectic mixture of staff makes Tayay an exciting place to be with the added attraction of hosting live acoustic acts once a month.Come and give us a try you will be pleasantly surprised.