The Spider & Fly is a cosy Bar and Kitchen in Carlisle. With an enticing menu and artistic interior design, it is a popular location among local residents as well as visitors. They serve a range of starters, brunches and dinners alongside a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Their menu is entirely homemade and utilises local producers and the artistic flair they are known for. Reasonably priced, customers can have a nice experience dining out in a small but welcoming location and feel it was worthwhile. The staff at Spider & Fly are established and support customers as best they can. Their menus have a range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available making sure they cater to everyone they can. They also offer collection only takeout for those who want a treat but don’t want to go all out.

At The Spider & Fly you can dine inside and at their bar. Alternatively, you can sit outside at some of their limited outdoor seating. They also have a backroom that is perfect for dining with a larger group. Booking ahead is advisable due to the small size of the location but they try to cater to walk-ins when they can.

Located near the centre of Carlisle, The Spider & Fly is near several bus transport links and there is a small paid and display car park across the road. There is also limited street parking in the surrounding residential area. Carlisle train station is approximately a 20 minute walk away. Unfortunately, the venue is on a main road so drop-offs are not advised.


There are a couple steps to the back of the restaurant to more seating but there is outdoor seating with level access and some initially through the door.

Lighting in the bar and kitchen is low but still bright enough to eat.

The menu caters to vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets. Staff will cater to allergies where they can.

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Q Is it dog friendly?

There is an outdoor seating area, but only assistance dogs are allowed inside.

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