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CATERING & FAN ZONE: What’s on this weekend

All of your refreshment information in one handy place

27 July 2023

Match Previews

CATERING & FAN ZONE: What’s on this weekend

All of your refreshment information in one handy place

27 July 2023

Carlisle United v Dundee United, Saturday 29 July, kick off 3pm

The Fan Zone (west side of the stadium ... opens at 1pm and will remain open after the game).

Our Fan Zone now contains TWO container bars, with increased space for supporters to mingle and enjoy the big match build-up with a wide selection of drinks, food and refreshments available.

Container Bar 1 will be serving lager and soft drinks (Heineken Silver, Moretti, Fosters, Ullswater Blonde, Pilsner).

Container Bar 2 will be serving Cruzcampo, Old Mout Berries and Cherries, Fosters, and Theakston Best Bitter.

Please note - transactions at the Container Bars are card only. 

New this season – use the Fan Zone during the half time break! Fans in the Paddock and Warwick Road End areas of the ground will be able to leave via the turnstiles at half time to make full use of the Fan Zone Container Bar facilities.

Make sure you get a stamp on your hand from one of our match day staff as you leave to go to Fan Zone – you’ll need to show the stamp to get back in for the second half!


SPECIAL OFFER: It's just £3 per pint for Fosters, John Smith's, Pilsner and Ullswater BlondeBEFORE 2pm in the Fan Zone, and in Murphy's Bar and the Glass Bar!

** This special offer DOES NOT include our hospitality areas!**


The Glass Bar will open at 12pm.

Murphy's Bar will open at 1pm.

Both will be showing live sports action on their screens.  

Please do join us in these welcoming and vibrant facilities.

There'll be a free pie with every pint purchased, while stocks last, after the full-time whistle has blown and until the bars close.

McConnell's Bar is CLOSED for this fixture. Fans can make use of the Fan Zone (see above for detials).

Over in the Pioneer Stand (East Stand) all of our bars will be open as usual.

Halpy’s Bar and Hopper’s Bar will be in full swing. Please do make use of them.  

Hopper’s Bar will be selling Tirril Beers, soft drinks and tuck shop items.

We will be trialling 9-inch Cumberland Sausages in Ross’s Bar, along with Pizzas.

Don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.


Food in the Fan Zone

The Chippie Van will be with us with their award-winning fish and chip style selection of mouth-watering match day food.

Click HERE for more on our partnership with The Chippie Van.

We also welcome the Fellwater Coffee Van which will be serving a range of coffees and hot chocolate drinks.

Click HERE to find out more about Fellwater Coffee - they'll be with us from pre-match until after half time.

Burgers and Hot Dogs will be available from the team from the Greyhound Inn in Cotehill.

Click HERE for more information on the services they provide.

Also with us is Shake, Waffle and Roll!

Shaky, their 1950s inspired VW catering van, sells delicious Belgian lolly waffles (waffles on a stick) and a range of flavoured milkshakes. The waffles and milkshakes are available with a choice of toppings and sauces.

For more information on these special match day treats, click HERE.

We will also have a Pop-up Tuck Shop selling a range of sweets and soft drinks in. We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Lonsdale Store for this provision.


Kiosks open:

The kiosks will be open in all areas of the stadium with a selection of McCall’s pasties on offer - including the return of the Brunton Pastie! -  as well as soft drinks and our fantastic Brunton Blend coffee, supplied by John Watt & Son, and Cumbrian Tea, for the leafier drinkers amongst you.

Also don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.


Click and collect app - buy your food and drink using our handy app!

You can order your match day refreshments via an app which provides a 'click and collect' service for the purchase of food and drink inside the stadium.

Check the app to see where and how to make and place your orders.

To download the app click HERE for Apple or HERE for Android.


+ Select the products you want.
+ Pick the collection time.
+ Pick the location.
+ Pay.

It's then a case of going to the collection point at your chosen time and your food and drink will be ready to enjoy!


East Stand Family Zone

Carlisle United’s Family Zone is CLOSED this weekend.

It will, however, be in full swing again for the remainder of the season with hundreds of children and youngsters making use of what is a fantastic facility in the East Stand.

The Family Zone opens at 1.30pm on a Saturday match day, and at 6.30pm for an evening fixture, and provides a fun place to meet new friends and play games ahead of the big match action.

The Zone is open through to half time and, with staff in place to keep an eye on things, gives a safe and secure environment where children of all ages can relax.

We have XBox gaming facilities, pool, bar football, table tennis, plus plenty of activities for children of all ages.

And you can look forward to a visit from some players, and Olga the big fluffy fox, ahead of the game!


Also for our younger fans:

Pop into the Blues Store - there's loads of little keepsakes to take away.

If you see Olga walking around, inside or outside the ground, make sure you say hello and get a selfie. 

Do the same with the players when they arrive ahead of the game, over in our Fan Zone on the west side of the stadium (just after 1pm).

And see above for all of your munchable options.


Contactless payment:

We’re delighted to confirm that we have contactless payment, with the cash payment option reduced to one till per refreshment point.

We hope this provision enhances your match day experience.

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