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Grants of CastleGate, Cafe Bar Bistro

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54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
+44 1768 895444
19:00 - 23:00
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

four of us for celebration dinner and once again grants came up tops fantastic food and service excellent all round

Thank nick H
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place to celebrate my mum's birthday on Thursday 20th April 2017, I choose the warm Philo pastry basket filled with stirfried king prawns to start with and the Baked red pepper risotto with asparagus and peashoots and roasted cheese topping as my main course followed by the Bailies ierish cream panocotta with balsamic infused strawberries. The whole... More 

2 Thank Kwan Ming
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always superb and the staff are fantastic. Value for money always , always a great evening when ever we visit

3 Thank Lynne B
Penrith, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cooked to perfection !! Attentive service and a relaxing environment , good fresh tasty and hot food can't wait to go again

1 Thank nickysaul
Penrith, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grants (or should it be Grants' ?) is a small restaurant run by a husband and wife team. He chefs (very well) and she runs front of house. Both roles having some local help. We have been many times over the years as we are local and invariably we have received friendly and professional service with excellent food. I gather... More 

2 Thank JohnatPales
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were picking someone up from Penrith station and stopped off for a quick bite to eat. Luckily for us the train was delayed so we managed a 2 course fixed price meal. The food was cooked to order and of a high standard. The single waitress was rushed but managed to remain calm and friendly throughout. We had a... More 

1 Thank elkan31
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We often visit here and enjoy a lovely meal each time , lovely quiet restaurant , food served hot and attention to detail

2 Thank p0llyprice
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food was really good and the home made breads were lovely. We ate late on so were to full to appreciate a desert but they looked stunning especially the sticky toffee pudding. We were looked after very well by the staff and would defiantly go back. The only downside was a very noisy customer who liked the sound of... More 

4 Thank julie186322
Penrith, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Having lived in penrith for 40+ years I can't understand why we have never been before. Great atmosphere,very very friendly staff and superb food. Will definitely be back

3 Thank David S
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had our wedding reception at Grants, everything from start to finish was brilliant. The food was fantastic & they made our day extra special.

2 Thank cumbriahappyhols

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$36
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 895444
Family Run Wine Bar Bistro, Serving High Quality Fresh Food, Chef/Proprietor. Outstanding Reputation.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?