It's getting towards the time of year again where punters will be wanting to enjoy their drinks at a pub or restaurant outdoors.

Going to a beer garden to bask in the sunshine and have a few drinks and some food is an activity enjoyed by many in the summer months, and you might be thinking about where is best to go, especially as we enjoy the Easter long weekend.

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Tripadvisor reviews are a great way to find out where is the best place to go, so take a look at Carlisle’s best beer gardens according to reviews.

Beer gardens in Carlisle

Plough Inn Wreay

Where is it: Wreay Gardens, Carlisle CA4 0RL
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

The Plough Inn Wreay is not only rated for a good beer garden, but it is also the number 2 restaurant on Tripadvisor in all of Carlisle.


Where is it: Warwick Road, Carlisle CA1 1LH
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Reviewers of Beehive talk highly of the beer garden. Enjoy a Spring night with a drink of your choosing and the great food that is praised by reviewers.

The Sally

Where is it: Irthington, Carlisle CA6 4NJ
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

“A gem of a place”, said one reviewer of The Sally and its beer garden. Food for both lunch and dinner receives rave reviews so you can enjoy a great meal in The Sally beer garden.

Hidden River Café

Where is it: Bracken Hill Hidden River Cottage, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5TU
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

Food at the Hidden River Café is “terrific”, says one reviewer. The surrounding views make for the best outdoor seating, as one customer says: “sit[ting] on the veranda in the cool evening air sipping coffee and to star gaze! This place is a gem”

Wheatsheaf Inn Restaurant

Where is it: B6263, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8HD
Tripadvisor rating: 4.5/5

A “fantastic village pub”, Wheatsheaf Inn is praised for its great sized beer garden to enjoy your meal in. Reviews for the food are overwhelmingly positive, so you’re sure to have a great time here over the Easter weekend.