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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” (63 reviews)
“cakes” (46 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Carlyles Court | St Mary's Gate, Carlisle CA3 8RY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent value, really good breakfast. Interesting lunch selection. Cakes are too tempting. Be warned, it can get very busy!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SteveandEllieB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for some lunch after reading the reviews and it did not disappoint! Great food, nice atmosphere and really good value for money. So glad we found this place. We will definitely come back next time we visit Carlisle.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Claire B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In fact it can be difficult to find a space. The service here us excellent- they obviously have some regulars and you can see why. There's a great range of sandwiches and baked potatoes and delicious homemade soup. Everything is beautifully presented - the only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JXX18
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I go here at least once a month lovely big scones some great flavours like apple crumble and a different cheesey one like cheese and pickle massive mugs of coffee/cappuccino/latte

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Picked based on good reviews - and didn’t disappoint. A small but friendly cafe with a reasonable menu that will satisfy all appetites. Waitress made conversation with us, and food came speedily - and was lovely and tasty. Especially enjoyed the Carlisle Cumberland swirl!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ADsMum
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service and very friendly staff. 10/10. Good value for money too. Cash only but there’s a cash machine across the road.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vivek-Gemma
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Called here for breakfast initially and it was so nice, we went back later, for lunch! The owners were lovely..so friendly and obliging, we felt like we had known them for years. To add to that the really nice food...perfect! Will certainly be our place...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is a real find with great food and lovely, helpful staff. The tuna baguette and the BLT were not only delicious but well filled. Really great place and shall go there again when we are back in Carlisle.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RObbo60_11
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Called in here after visiting the Cathedral. Really friendly staff, excellent food and coffee at a reasonable price. Spotlessly clean.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chloehammond1122
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It can get crowded but that's because it's so popular. There are nice pate & salad dishes and home baking. It's also worthwhile looking at the daily specials board. It's handy for the Cathedral & shopping centre.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JXX18
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Fiona B
11 July 2016|
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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