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Howard Arms, Carlisle Central, Carlisle

107 Lowther Street
Carlisle
CA3 8ED
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Punch Taverns

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Reviews of Howard Arms (Average Rating: 8 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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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 2144 recommendations about 2139 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
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Gill Smith left this review about Howard Arms

Very impressive pub with beautiful tiled exterior and is in the 2010 Good Beer Guide. Loved the interior with lots of rooms radiating from the horseshoe bar. Friendly staff and I enjoyed the Lancater Blonde here.

On 26th August 2010 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1296 recommendations about 1186 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
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)
Latest updates View all updates for Howard Arms, Carlisle
26th Jul 2019, 17:57
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26th Jul 2019, 17:57
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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 26 August 2010 by hondo .
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