Carlisle, the historic fortress town in the north-west of England, has an attractive and compact town centrewith diverse restaurants offering a variety of British and global cuisines. Regional specialities in Cumbria include Cumberland sausage, Grasmere gingerbread, and lamb recipes using Herdwick sheep from the Lake District. Traditional inns and restaurants in Carlisle town centre offer classic pub dishes, including local Cumbrian fare, and the famous sticky toffee pudding from Cartmel. As the major commercial hub in Cumbria, Carlisle town centre also offers numerous international restaurants and cafes.
There are plentiful restaurants for visitors to choose from in Carlisle town centre, notably along Warwick Road and Lowther Street. There are several Italian dining options, as well as Indian, Thai, Chinese and pan-Asian establishments. Several established town centre restaurants are housed in Carlisle's well-preserved or restored period buildings, with the medieval stone decor creating a romantic atmosphere for your meal. The small restaurants and cafes around the Market Hall are ideal lunch spots. To reserve your preferred choice of Carlisle town centre restaurants, book online with Quandoo.