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Tapas and tea

We came out of the railway station and spotted this place on the corner opposite the citadel, and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
via mobile
New Years Eve

Went for a couple of drinks with my wife before we went for a meal. Fairly small area and was quite... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Carlisle, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
4 May 2018
“Great little bar bursting with character!”
20 Aug 2017
“Tapas and tea”
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1 Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1QP, England
+44 1228 631600
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Go when the sun is setting! The sun shines strong through the great glass windows overlooking the gates to the city. Just outside the railway station it is small, and and a true bar. Great interior with lovely tiles and interior. We loved it -...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We came out of the railway station and spotted this place on the corner opposite the citadel, and as they were advertising tapas we thought we would give it a try. The ceiling and walls are very ornate, the service was quick and the food...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TiggerandBobby
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great bar with live music on friday nights. It's on a great location, right next to the train station. Got there on a saturday night with some friends, there was a great atmosphere and great music. All the bartenders are very nice and kind. They...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank efbevan5
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great little bar in the centre of Carlisle. The decor is fab and the staff and nice and welcoming. Popped in with friends whilst on a night out and the drinks were great. I have also stopped in for a couole of pints after work...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Luke C
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Young lady shouted last orders 11.44 pm Friends tried to order drinks 11.45. Were told closed. One would think in the present financial climate, a bar would want to make money. We all went up to open mind after that and were made a lot...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank shaunsheckley1
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Give me more bars like this. What a great atmospheric place, with superb beers and live music on the Fridays I've been here. The staff are also really appreciative of their clients. Best bar in Carlisle in my opinion.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Camsat
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went for a couple of drinks with my wife before we went for a meal. Fairly small area and was quite busy. Staff were very friendly. Very nice surroundings. Would definitely go back.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank robertmU5328DU
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Nice enough wee place.....sorry did I say wee...I meant miniscule. I'd have to say the staff seemed to be harassed despite the 5 customers and there were 3 of them on duty....Definately wouldn't recommend I'm afraid. It could have been salvaged If the staff were...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sanchez247
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Just got off the train at the station? look in front of you and you will see Bar Solo on the opposite corner of the top of Botchergate, about 1 minutes walk. Small, but lots of atmosphere. plenty of variety of drinks and cocktails. With...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank LydiaCarlisle
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