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(formerly Board)

Paternoster Row

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday7.00 pm - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Sat noon - 2pm
Sun No Service

About the Pub

A traditional pub next to the cathedral in the centre of the city. Value for money food at lunchtimes. Thursday night cheap real ale, Wednesday Quiz and free Juke Box on Fridays. Generally serves up to three real ales generally from National breweries. Attractive glass panels above the bar show scenes from Victorian Carlisle.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed building No 11309.GV II Includes: No.9 PATERNOSTER ROW. Public house with manager's flat above. Late C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Painted rendered walls on chamfered painted plinth, with V-jointed quoins; bracketed gutter carried round the gable return. Graduated green slate roof with coped gables and kneelers; original painted rendered end chimney stacks. 3 storeys, 4 bays, with 5-bay return on Paternoster Row. Off-centre panelled door and overlight in pilastered door surround. Through passage opening on extreme right with iron gate. Sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone architraves, those on upper floors with bracketed sills. Return has right panelled door and overlight in painted stone architrave, left panelled door and overlight in plain reveals. Windows similar to those on Castle Street. INTERIOR to ground floor has been altered. HISTORY: BC Jones, in CWAAS.Trans., NS. LXXXVIII, states that the deeds for this house begin in 1651. As "The Board Inn" this was operated by the Carlisle and District State Management Scheme between 1916 and 1972. A 1920s photograph in Carlisle Museum collection shows the ground floor before its 1960s and 1980s alterations. (Cumb. & West. Antiquarian & Archaeological Soc., New Series: Jones, Bruce: LXXXVII: Before Tullie House: P.141)

Regular ales

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Changing ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Wainwright
  • Wye Valley HPA

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Paternoster Row

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54.895309, -2.939115


  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Station (725m)


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Paternoster Row

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Family Friendly
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Close to Railway Station

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