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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, 08 December 2018

lovely food and cocktails

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Very enjoyable meal in pleasant atmosphere with good service near centre of the city

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

We had an amazing time we added to our numbers and it wasn't a problem, the service staff and food could not have been better. /well done to you all and thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

had a lovely lunch with friends, great atmosphere and staff were very friendly and attentive. food good although would have liked larger piece of bread with pate, which was excellent anyway. Tapas selection was very good and presented well. Would certainly recommend

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Visited On Monday, 03 December 2018

Excellent food and service. I will definitely book again.

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Visited On Monday, 03 December 2018

Great as always, thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 December 2018

I had my daughter’s baby shower at penny blue. And from start to finish the staff could not have been more helpful. The food was amazing and the staff very attentive. Thank you all very much.

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

What an amazing afternoon we had for my Mams birthday, no faults in anything! We will be back!

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Thank you for a beautiful graduation celebration meal , it was a perfect finish to a wonderful day

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Very busy the start of Christmas parties but the food and service was brilliant the staff even found us a table less packed area many thanks.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Ladies do lunch had a good time in Penny Blue on Saturday afternoon, food was lovely and the drinks went down very well. We will be back

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Visited On Sunday, 18 November 2018

All I can say is that once again the service was brilliant and the food was delicious ,we will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

From the moment we walked in we could not fault anything, the food was delicious, the service was excellent and the surroundings are lovely. We will definetly be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

b Best english food in carlisle and in a great comfortable atmosphere

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Really enjoyed our experience at penny blue , a special treat , for a special mum on her 88th birthday . Waitress was very friendly and wished my mam a happy birthday . Thanks to all .

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

4 of us had a joint 40th birthday party here on Saturday 3rd November. There were 18 in our party and we were very well attended to. Everything was perfect. Food was amazing, very tasty and served swiftly. Special thanks to everyone who looked after us directly and to the kitchen for our lovely cake, didn’t get a chance to thank them personally on the night. Looking forward to my next visit.

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Visited On Thursday, 01 November 2018

Fantastic venue, atmosphere and the staff really helpful and friendly. Highly recommend it.

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Menu is limited

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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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