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Penny Blue

20-34 Warwick Road, Carlisle, United Kingdom, CA1 1AB
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Opening Information

Monday - Sunday: 12pm - Till late

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Penny Blue

Our beautiful bar & restaurant is housed within Carlisle’s historic old Post Office building. Sympathetically restored with many original features giving wonderful character and atmosphere. The Penny Blue building contains the famous stained glass window from the old Lonsdale cinema which has been restored and can be seen in our more private area.
Penny Blue will be serving a modern tapas & grill menu from our open kitchen, using local ingredients where possible and 100% Cumbrian beef. We cater for gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. Our drinks list includes original and classic cocktails, an extensive spirit menu, gin bar and a handpicked wine list.

Cuisine: Tapas, British, Afternoon Tea, Cocktails, Locally Sourced, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

We had a lovely meal. Nice as a treat but drink is a little pricy to visit regularly.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

My husband and I went for lunch at Penny Blue with my brother and his wife. We all really enjoyed our chosen meals and would definitely go back again. I had the Vegetarian Tapas Platter and would definitely recommend this to anyone - even non-vegetarians!

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Food was fabulous, definitely be back

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Really nice atmosphere, staff are friendly and helpful and the meal itself was very good.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

Great sunday lunch. Was slightly let down by the lack of Yorkshire puds but I requested more and that was rectified. Overall the food could of been warmer but all in all it was a great meal and service was wonderful. I will be visiting again to try the rest of the menu

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Thourouly enjoyed our meal . Our waitress very friendly and efficient. Great atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Lovely afternoon for lunch nice friendly young lady who served us Well done

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

A delicious Sunday lunch menu, served in beautiful surrounding.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Lovely spread of food. All our party really enjoyed their food, including gluten free option. Only let down was we didn’t receive drinks until at least 20 minutes after the food was served. We were all rather parched, but once received all was well.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Good food and a good night

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

Couple of the staff were very helpful and friendly we had to send a couple of our steak back, not value for money and didn’t like the changed menu, also expensive for what there was....

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

We had a lovely lunch let down by the service.

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

Penny Blue is a lovely setting - good menu choice and reasonable prices - However, our meal order got mixed up, which I was disappointed with. Also as we waited for another meal to arrive, 1 element of my tapas dish was cold. Did not expect this level of service, as the Penny Blue was very quiet on the evening of our visit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tapas night with friends was fantastic good value and dietary requirements were met without any problems we’ll be back

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Visited On Sunday, 16 September 2018

Fantastic atmosphere, brilliant food, great staff - will be back, thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Great food, drinks & service. Only complaint would be the noise, as eating & bar areas are together

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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

Couldn't fault anything it was a fabulous day.

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Visited On Thursday, 13 September 2018

Went for champagne afternoon tea for 2 and had an amazing time. Food couldn’t be faulted - savoury items were delicious and there were cakes galore. Eton Mess was divine! We had the bonus of using an offer of 2 for 1 drinks. Rumba has to be my favourite cocktail at the moment. We love dining out at Penny Blue and cannot wait to return :0)

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Visited On Friday, 07 September 2018

Brilliant food and service yet again! Magda and Annie are fantastic, thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

Lovely place enjoyed a fabloys meal with great service family of 4

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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

If your putting a special offer on Facebook you need to inform all your staff. Your 2for 1 offer for emergency services I was asking for and both times I went to bar the staff knew nothing about it. I have to say that was the best roast beef dinner I have ever had

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Everything perfect for our 5th visit since march food and service unbeatable .

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Visited On Thursday, 06 September 2018

the decor was lovely and the food was fantastic.

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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

Really good food although a bit pricey and a little noisy

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Visited On Sunday, 26 August 2018

Lovely food, excellent service.

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