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Tarantella Restaurant

22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
+44 1900 822109
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“risotto” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I first visited this restaurant with work colleagues at Christmas and was impressed with the quality of the food and the service. I was again in the area on business so decided to pop in on spec around tea time. I enjoyed the food as...More

Thank Wayne10w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had chicken and chorizo pasta, three pieces of chicken and some very chewy chorizo, the sauce wasnt very good either, had better ready meals from M & S.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of 9 arrived in Cockermouth just after the pubs stopped serving food at 2:30pm. Try to explain to eight foreigners why in the middle of the tourist season pubs don't do food after 2:30! However, crossing the street we found Tarantella had just...More

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didnt book but waitress fitted us in. Its a lovely italian on the main street. Food excellent staff friendly and welcoming. Beautiful surroundings had such a relaxing evening. My partner dosent really like italian but loved this place.

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

whats to say, very good basic Italian food served by efficient staff. reasonable value for money. I'd go again

Thank IanElliott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very good business dinner mid week here. The whole party enjoyed the food. We all had pasta and all felt the food was good. I didn't think the desert was that brilliant (I had cheesecake).

Thank Joeblack_Paul
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Firstly book in advance - pleasant dining space and really nice staff - good menu - I am returning to the town and will be going again -

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Working away with business, decided to come here based on menu online. Sat down to a nice setting, good artistic style and wholesome, welcoming music. Menu is a good choice, lot's of variation. All of us ended up having three courses. I had the risotto,...More

Thank Sean N
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Hadn't been for a while so were looking forward to another visit. We had the lovely cheese garlic bread to start, disappointed with the beef and mushroom tagliatelle as it lacked seasoning to such a degree that I only had the beef, mushrooms and a...More

Thank MaureenW00dhead
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stayed the week in Cockermouth and visited Tarantella twice. Both times excellent food and service and ambience

Thank Stephen C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 822109
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Tarantella is an elegant restaurant serving fresh modern Italian style cuisine with Italian beer on tap, cocktails and a wide range of quality wines.We are child friendly and we can also accommodate large groups for business or pleasure. We are OPEN DAILY from 12-2:30pm for lunch and 5pm till late for evening dining.
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