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Tarantella Restaurant

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22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
+44 1900 822109
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the restaurant via trip advisor and had a lovely meal on a busy Saturday night. The fish dishes from the specials menu were excellent as was the chicken from the main menu. I'd thoroughly recommend the restaurant and also to book as others know how good it is too!

Thank Bridgetjones101
Warwick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is just what you want from an Italian Great tasting food, good service, good portions, it's in the top 2 of places to eat in Cockermouth. Only problem is getting a table, if you want to eat over the weekend make sure you book early

Thank Dave664_54
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Called in on spec and managed to book a table for later. So glad we did. It's obviously a popular place because it was full when we returned and the atmosphere was lovely. The food was beautiful, the owner and staff friendly and helpful, and the prices were great. If ever we're this way again, we'll be dining here.

Thank Kevin E
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, really well cooked food, good portions for the hungry traveler and reasonably priced. Service was excellent as well so it's definitely on my list to return.

Thank Digirunt
Taunton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever we have visited Cockermouth over the last 10yrs we have enjoyed an evening or lunchtime at Tarantella, which never fails to please. The wide ranging excellent Italian menu is backed up by superb quality cooking from the chefs and friendly, efficient, service from Steve and his staff, especially waitress Rachel. There are usually specials to add to the menu,... More 

1 Thank David B
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My friend and I ate here last night.The restaurant was quite full for a Tuesday but we easily got a table.Service was good and the menu was varied. I had the garlic mushroom bruschetta followed by the seafood pizza.Both were excellent. We had the house red wine and the total cost was reasonable.Will definitely visit again

Thank Judy S
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Lovely food, well cooked, good service, nice choice, clean and well presented restaurant, would highly recommend.

Thank Joyce M
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I came here last month with my husband for dinner and really enjoyed my steak pasta. He had ravioli, which was quite a small portion and so he was less impressed, but it was all really tasty. Good service and affordable.

Thank Ruth C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

2nd visit in a month and got to say it just gets better. New special starter tonight, smoked duck with scallops, which was sooo good! Smoked haddock risotto with the perfect poached egg, which was delicious. Tried my husbands lamb and will be getting that next time! I can not fault the food or the service. The Wine list is... More 

2 Thank Diane J
Gourock, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Another visit to this Italian Restaurant. Decided to have two starters because I found the pasta Main dishes too much. Very attentive staff with prompt service. I can't fault this place at all. They weren't as busy as I've seen them but this gave the staff some time to chat with the customers for a brief time which was nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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