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In a Victorian town house with original features, Casa Romana is very convenient for the train & bus stations and has ample parking nearby. Bring your family or friends & join us for a homemade lunch from £5.95, Early evening 'twilight' menu of 1,2 or 3 courses for £7.50, £11.25 Or £14.50 Or amazing A La Carte menu anytime! We also have a selection of homemade Vegan/Dairy Free starters, mains and desserts as well as a Gluten-free menu. At Casa Romana, we make great homemade Italian food, accessible to everyone
US$7 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Healthy
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard about this place and decided to give it a go. Ambience reminded us of a transport cafe, lacked atmosphere. Food was reasonable, presentation was poor. Dressing on the salad was really scant. Chips were soggy and tasteless. We are always on the...lookout for decent restaurants but this did not fall into our category.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 13 December 2021

Nice little restaurant. Drinks are a little pricey but that's to be expected. For starters we had the soup which resembled tomato puree which was disappointing. The pasta dishes were better. Lovely staff some smart some very scruffy. Be careful when tipping the staff we...asked the waitress if she received her tips she told us they only receive £15 a week . We were extremely shocked by this and left wondering who's pocket do they go into.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2021

Thank you for visiting. We're sorry you didn't enjoy your starter, but we would have gladly have given you the chance to change it if you had mentioned it at the time. We have a simple staff uniform code but I guarantee that none of...More

Reviewed 8 December 2021

Had a lovely meal at this restaurant. I ate off the 3 course set menu. I had gnocchi to start, followed by a chicken and pepper pizza, with tiramisu for desert. This was accompanied with a beer, all for less than £20.00. The food was...very good and exceptional value. The service was friendly and efficient.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2021

Thanks for visiting and for sharing Nick, both are much appreciated

Reviewed 4 December 2021 via mobile

Always our go to Italian.. wether a family get together or a date night.. great food as always.. we had a few dietary needs today, which were no trouble at all, friendly staff , can’t recommend them enough .

Date of visit: December 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2021

Thanks for the 5 stars and for visiting. we pride ourselves on coping with most special dietary needs and look forward to seeing you again soon Richard

Reviewed 9 November 2021

Came here for an early dinner. Food was ok. We didn’t enjoy the sauce that came with the gnocchi, perhaps just not to our taste. Meatball pasta was nicer but meatballs were a bit too salty for my liking. Service was friendly, although not too...prompt (we were waiting a while for a second round of drinks).More

Date of visit: November 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2021

Thanks for visiting, hope we can do better for you next time

Reviewed 23 October 2021 via mobile

Went here due to Gluten free reviews but although the place was modern and it had a good atmosphere the menu let it down I went with the 2 course menu and planed courses so creamy pasta to a risotto main course husband went for...the GF menu choice he chose garlic cheese pizza bread then a pizza and sticky toffee pudding my pasta which was gnocchi in cream sauce came out with his starter but it was polenta I called waiters back and queried it she said that’s how we do it so we accommodate GF people as well I said it’s a grain not potato balls as described she shrugged and said do u want something else I looked at menu and said no I will share his starter as it was large. Well we both agreed it was the worst doughy under cooked base we had ever tried to eat and husband scrape cheese off and ate only that worried his pizza would be the same nothing said when they removed his plate but chef must have been told as pizza was cooked almost to a crisp but tasted nice my risotto was a large potion but not really a risotto no creamy ness to it at all but tasted ok my husbands sticky toffee pudding GF was a ginger sponge pudding and my chocolate brownie tasted ok but small portion in comparison the wine manage to help as the 2 glasses I had were lovely. Sorry there are better GF Italians in the area so will not return which is a shameMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2021

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to review us, especially our Gluten Free dishes. If I may correct a couple of things that you have stated? Firstly, Gnocchi alla Romana is not the same as Gnocchi patata as it is usually a...More

Reviewed 17 October 2021

Went here for our 1st anniversary Excellent all round service Extensive menu Beautiful meal reasonably priced Lovely attentive staff Quick service Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 15 September 2021

This place is underrated, especially if you are vegan. Staff were super helpful and while the menu already had a dozen or so specifically flagged vegan options, when I mentioned I was vegan they produced another menu that was entirely vegan. Such a nice change...and absolutely nothing but friendly and helpful about it. Even the garlic bread was vegan which never happens! Food was traditional Italian (i.e. uncomplicated) but very nice and the staff were very efficient and friendly throughout.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2021

Thank you for your great review, always nice to get positive feedback and such lovely praise for our hardworking staff

Reviewed 29 August 2021 via mobile

I had visited this restaurant a number of times during happy hour for work parties and gatherings, however until recently had not visited at a point to experience the whole menu and restaurant atmosphere and let’s just say I was not disappointed!! The food, staff...and atmosphere of this restaurant is lovely, the food is full of flavor and the staff are attentive and friendly! I look forward to returning!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2021

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 26 August 2021 via mobile

This is absolutely out of this world. The whole family including two children absolutely loved it. It looked soooo good on the menu that I ordered two starters, two mains and then two desserts. It really is fantastic! You must try….the tiramisu and cannoli is...dangerously amazing.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Richard S, Owner at Casa Romana - Carlisle, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2021

Well what can I say but wow, what a great review!

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Casa Romana - Carlisle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4