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Howard Arms, Carlisle

107 Lowther Street
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Punch Taverns

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Old Boots left this review about Howard Arms

Multi spaced / roomed pub, hard to tell as I got whisked round into some add on bit at the back due to plague. The older front rooms were fully occupied with punters, some of whom might have been observing social distancing. The lads in the back didn’t but as there were only four of them it’s ok. From what I could see it had a decent interior to match the outstanding exterior. A couple of hand pulls in operation but a mundane choice in these days of plague. Details recorded on paper but not secured enough for my liking.

On 20th September 2020 - no rating submitted
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Aqualung . left this review about Howard Arms

This is a fine old multi-roomed pub that wasn't packed when visiting on an early Saturday afternoon.
The centrally situated bar has three hand pumps which on my visit had Theakston's Best, Robinson's Dizzy Blonde and Shepherd Neame Rudolph's Reward. I thought this was a rather bland selection (the Shep's Xmas ale is 3.7%) but the Dizzy Blonde (£3.00) was in very good nick.
This was the best of the three "proper" pubs visited in Carlisle.

On 30th November 2015 - rating: 8
[User has posted 2143 recommendations about 2143 pubs]

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Howard Arms

Doesn't seem to be well known, but this is a great little pub located towards the north end of Lowther Street. Attractive tiled façade, and a traditional multi-room layout that has only been partially opened out. Great atmosphere on a Saturday night, with both customers and staff obviously having a good time. A pair of handpumps in each bar, with each offering Theakston Best and Wainwright (£2.90). Well worth seeking out.

On 9th March 2014 - rating: 8
[User has posted 6175 recommendations about 6175 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Aqualung .
Carlisle, 0.39 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Wetheral, 4.85 miles, 1 hr 33 min walk (show)
Dalston (Cumbria), 5.15 miles, 1 hr 39 min walk (show)
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20th Sep 2020, 11:00
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20th Sep 2020, 10:33
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