Food & Drink

Type of Venue






Or Venue Name


Coffee Shops and Cafés


Fini’s Kitchen

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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
The Old Engine House
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

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

Quirky coffee shop

Coffee Genius

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

Artisan coffee and cakes


Cafe Zest


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


Bon Appetit


35-37 Fisher Street, Carlisle, CA3 8RF, Tel: 01228 591323




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


John Watt & Son

Self-assessed Accessibility Information

11 Bank Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8HG, Tel: 01228 521545, Email


Park Broom Lodge


Park Broom, Crosby-on-Eden, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 4QH, Tel: 01228 573696, Email




2 Greenmarket, Carlisle, CA3 8JE, Tel: 01228 595516


Moreish Café


Unit 37 The Market Hall, Carlisle, CA3 8PL, Tel: .




Castle Street, Carlisle, CA4 0PN, Tel: .


Olive Tree Cafe


45 Bank Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HJ, Tel: 01228 535745




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