Type of Venue






Or Venue Name


Coffee Shops and Cafés


The Old Engine House
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

West Walls, Carlisle, CA3 8UF, Tel: 01228 510741, Email

Quirky coffee shop


Tarn Road, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1HN, Tel: 01697 741050, Email,

The tearoom is located on the waterfront at Talkin Tarn and offers beautiful views from the balcony out across the water to the Penning hills beyond.

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  • Rail station: Brampton (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
Priors Kitchen Restaurant

Carlisle Cathedral, 7 The Abbey, Carlisle, CA3 8TZ, Tel: 01228 543251

Cakes, coffee, quiches and jackets in the vaulted Fratry opposite the Cathedral.

Coffee Genius

20 St Cuthbert's Lane, Carlisle, CA3 8AG, Tel: 01228 319751

Artisan coffee and cakes

Orton Grange

Orton Grange Farm, Cardewlees, Carlisle, CA5 6LA, Tel: 01228 711410, Email,

Soups, quiches and cakes freshly made in the café behind Cranstons Food Hall.

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  • Rail station: Carlisle (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
Fini’s Kitchen

Willowbeck Lodge, Lambley Bank, Carlisle, CA4 8BX, Tel: 01228 528442

Wholesome home cooking – tarts, sandwiches, and salads at boutique B&B.

The Kildare

High St, Wigton,, Cumbria, CA7 9NJ, Tel: 016973 49930,

As soon as the nibbles appear on the table it’s clear that this cheery bistro is a class act. Owner-chef Tracy Robertson has country-house pedigree and her menu weaves together quality ingredients, Asian influences and sheer skill.

Lanercost Tearoom
Healthy Eating Carlisle Gold AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Abbey Farm, Lanercost, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 2HQ, Tel: 016977 41267, Email,

Speciality: Homemade food using local produce

Hearty hotpots, Cumberland sausage baps and scones in Hadrian’s Wall country.


Curly Tails Café at Walby Farm Park

VistEngland VAQASHealthy Eating Carlisle Gold AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Walby, Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, CA6 4QL, Tel: 01228 573056, Email,

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  • Rail station: Carlisle (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access

Off the Wall Coffee Shop

Healthy Eating Carlisle Gold Award

4 Front Street, Brampton, CA8 1NQ, Tel: 016977 41600, Email,




Unit 1 Englishgate Plaza, Botchergate, Carlisle, CA1 1RP, Tel: 01228 596333




34 Lowther Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 6LY, Tel: 01228 590955, Email


Café Vue


at Debenhams, The Lanes, Carlisle, CA3 8NR, Tel: .




Arch 12 Viaduct, Carlisle, CA2 5BN, Tel: .


Millers Café


The Market, Carlisle, CA3 8QX, Tel: .


Cafe Revive at Marks & Spencer


54-56 English Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HS, Tel: 01228 522478,


Cafe Zest


House of Fraser, 26-40 English Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HU, Tel: .




3 Market Street, Carlisle, CA3 8QJ, Tel: .