About Lounge on the Green
Located on the Green, at this charming Houghton restaurant you can sit back and unwind as you enjoy handcrafted cocktails paired with mouthwatering British cuisine. Owned by chef James Hill who previously worked under Gordon Ramsay’s supervision, Lounge on the Green is shaking up Carlisle’s foodie scene, attracting diners from all over the area to its location in the village of Houghton. To guarantee a table at Lounge on the Green, making a reservation in advance is recommended.
- Monday Closed
- Tuesday Closed
- Wednesday Closed
- Thursday 17:00 - 23:00
- Friday 17:00 - 23:00
- Saturday 17:00 - 23:00
- Sunday Closed
A haven for foodies, Lounge on the Green prides itself on creating each dish from scratch, using the best locally-sourced ingredients, with a menu that changes with the seasons in order to incorporate the freshest produce. From tasty bar snacks like mini sausages in honey mustard and a selection of hams and cheeses, best paired with a bottle of fine wine or some craft beer, to larger main courses, there’s something to suit all occasions on the menu here. Whether its for a romantic date, a leisurely lunch or a special family meal in Carlisle, Lounge on the Green provides the perfect backdrop with its stunning setting, complete with rustic wooden detailing and industrial-chic decor.
The menu changes at this charming Carlisle restaurant regularly, keeping diners coming back to its Houghton location for more and more, but expect to find creative takes on European classics, such as pan-fried scallops with black pudding, pea puree, crispy bacon, sauteed potatoes and a red wine juice, and panettone bread and butter pudding with mascarpone and custard for dessert. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail shaken up by the expert baristas or a bottle of fine wine for the full experience, just remember to book in advance in order to guarantee a table at Lounge on the Green in Houghton.
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We had a lovely evening at Lounge on the green, the staff were very friendly and helpful, our meal was beautiful the pork cheeks were so tender and tasty. We will most certainly be going back.
Lovely meal and good service, very helpful friendly staff. Menu choice good and food well presented only improvement would be a lighter choice of puddings as they were all very rich and heavy. Relaxed atmosphere, very tasteful decor. Would highly recommend
Faultless! We've lived in Carlisle 19 years and this is the first decent restaurant north of the river in all that time. Between the two of us, we had 6 courses and every one of them was delicious. Perfectly cooked and well presented by informally attentive staff. Can't speak highly enough of this new establishment. And as a further bonus, I was introduced to Shed Head, a beautiful Swedish beer. We'll be back.
The food was very good, subdued lighting and low levels of music. Service with a smile by the staff, limited street parking immediately outside but parking about the village green is only a 5 minute walk away. I would recommend
Lovely food except Kale 'tough'. Need plates with 'bread & oil' entree to avoid drips on table & clothing! Pressure on arrival at 6pm when greeted with request to vacate table by 8pm. Great interior design / decoration. All staff very attentive.
Food was delicious, but sadly lacking in atmosphere in the restaurant as no other customers at 5pm. Would have preferred to eat later, unable to.