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Tarantella Restaurant

22 Main Street, Cockermouth ca13, England
01900 822 109
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Ranked #11 of 56 restaurants in Cockermouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 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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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food and welcome, my children had cheese and tomato pizzas, these were so tasty, and super fresh. My husband and I were suitably impressed by our mains with an impressive portion size! The desserts are simply stunning - I had the chocolate & amaretto tart which was delicious, and my husband had sticky toffee pudding which was scrummy too.... More

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oxford
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The best Italian food i've had anywhere in England. Great starters, fantastic pizzas and the tuna salad's amazing. So good i've become a regular :)

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Good food and range of menu. Able to call later in the evening and be welcomed not dismissed and turned away. Wish they had Rib eye steaks and not just fillet but there you go. Good quality food.

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York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Although the place was busy and clearly v popular with the locals, I was a bit disappointed with the food. The antipasto starter was a bit measly in proportion, and my main was swimming in oil.

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34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Three of us went, and two of us had no complaints - generous portions of well-cooked food. Unfortunately the meatballs were dry and bland, but based on the other dishes I'll give them the benefit of the doubt and put this down as a one-off.

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Evesham, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Have a pleasant meal last week. The starter of garlic bread was a little overdone, however, the prawn linguine and calzone were both very good. The desserts were excellent - both the chocolate torte and creme brulee with rhubarb were well worth a return visit on their own merit.

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cumbria
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4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Booked late for a Saturday but managed to get a table, so try and book early! Had the best carbonara ever! The staff were attentive and pleasant, the starter of olives were great wouldn't hesitate to got back....anytime

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I had the pork and it came with three two inch squares of pork ,done to perfection Rosemary mash and roasted veg very tasty and the tiramisu is to Die for yummy !!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The food here was just okay. It wasn't that cheap either. Having said that, the staff are friendly, the place is quite nice and its in a pleasant atmosphere.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Went on Sunday night for a meal ordered king prawns in chilli and garlic( no flavour except for prawns) told the waitress didn't seem bothered just said sorry at £9.95 for 5 prawns I think this was not acceptable. Garlic bread was very bland and certainly wasn't made with fresh garlic. My partner had pork for a main which was... More

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