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Fantails Restaurant

The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
+44 1228 560239
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
“profiteroles” (6 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent service from the moment we walked in. Nothing was too much trouble. Fabulous specials board which was willingly adapted to suit all needs. Food was first class. Ambience is always nice. Definitely recommend.

Thank ZoeRK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called into the Fantails this lunchtime to be greeted by the lovely Chloe. We had a very tasty meal with wine and a fantastic pint of Wainwright beer. Plenty of parking in a beautiful surrounding. A must call again at lunchtime. What a treat everyone...More

Thank silverfox08
Reviewed 5 days ago

We used to look at this place from the outside and think "That place looks too expensive", but we've eaten there a few times now and, actually, when you consider the quality of the food, the comfortable, ambience, and the friendliness of the staff, the...More

Thank GRWright
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to us by the owner of nearby Warwick Hall where we were staying the night. Very friendly welcome, cosy and quaint surroundings. We chose the three-course Christmas menu, highlight was the lamb which was outstanding. Portions were also very generous and service was excellent....More

Thank leoncavallo1
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Found this gem a few months ago coming up for business. We had to go back being in the area. The atmosphere is really nice and everyone was welcoming. The quirky art also made me laugh a few times. The food is great all the...More

Thank Mark O
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your glowing review. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Staying in the close by Crown hotel we went for great dinner in the Fantails. Owner comes to table with suggestions and will adapt to your taste. Great dishes and good choice of wines.

Thank Wolter v
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your meal with us at Fantails. Thank you for your review and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had a main course and shared a cheeseboard. There was a specials board but we ate a delicious duck breast in a wine jus and a grilled fillet steak from the a la carte menu. I ordered medium rare steak and it was on...More

Thank Margaret - Bria... B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with my husband and his family to celebrate my birthday and had an absolutely lovely meal. The staff was so attentive with great customer service. The food was spectacular as well! Will definitely be visiting again soon!

Thank kdpatto
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Just enjoyed a wonderful evening at Fantails. The food was delicious...perfectly cooked and the staff were so attentive and friendly. Atmosphere was lovely and relaxing - it really was the perfect night out. Just wish Fantails was closer to where we lived!!! Thank you 😀

Thank BelfastJen
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your meal here with us at Fantails! Thank you for a glowing review and should you be back in the area again we'd love to welcome you back.

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

If your wanting something to do on a Friday night may it be with your other half, or a get together with friends, friday night at fantails is the place to go, with wonderful tabas, really friendly staff , with a great atmosphere , you...More

Thank Cath S
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Diane T
30 August 2015|
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Response from Maurice L | Reviewed this property |
Not Sure about that as we only go for meals and family get togethers,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle  >  Wetheral
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 560239
  • E-mail
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