Carlisle Journals

Autumn Weekend in Carlisle

An October 2010 trip to Carlisle by fizzytom

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Quote: Acommodation and restaurant reviews from a brief visit to Carlisle at the western end of Hadrian's wall

The Outpost Restaurant and Bar

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Restaurant | "The Outpost - Quality Cuisine in Carlisle"

The Outpost Restaurant and Bar Photo, Carlisle, England
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I had earmarked a contemporary Indian restaurant which looked great but when we got there we discovered the Outpost which we might have missed had it not been for the delicious aromas emanating from the slightly ajar doorway. There was a menu posted outside and the fare was billed as south east Asian. It sounded delicious! We turned up without a reservation around 7.45pm and although the restaurant was fairly busy we were able to get a table. The restaurant is on the upper floor of a lovely stone building, with nice Gothic details; the ground floor is a pub, The Cumberland Arms which we had found a bit scary earlier in the day (it does sell lovely Lancaster Blonde, though). Whe...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on November 21, 2010

The Outpost Restaurant and Bar
22 Botchergate
Carlisle, England CA1 1QS

Ibis Hotel Carlisle

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Hotel | "Ibis Carlisle - A Chip on the Old Carpet"

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Of late I have become quite a fan of Premier Inns, only of course in the sense that if you must stay in a bland, identikit budget chain, Premier Inns tend to be the most comfortable and least unpleasant. Alas, the Carlisle Premier Inn is too far from the city centre to have been a practical option on a recent overnight stay and so we decided to book the Ibis on Botchergate, a useful location being just two minutes from the station and five from the main market square. I did recall a positive review (on the Other Side) earlier this year but, unfortunately for me on this occasion it was the negatives rather than the positives I should have recalled.My requirements were simple: I wanted somew...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 21, 2010

Ibis Hotel Carlisle
Portlands, Botchergate
Carlisle, England CA1 1RP
01228 518 000