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Tarantella Restaurant

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22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
01900 822 109
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Tarantella is an elegant restaurant serving fresh modern Italian style...
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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  • 105
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 13
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant if a little cramped

Good range of food and drinks with special daily dishes. Great pizzas and delicious pasta dishes. Busy restaurant open lunch time and evenings. Wine choices are good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Workington, United Kingdom
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England
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Early evening in Cockermouth and we were looking for somewhere to eat as a family. After a quick consult with TripAdvisor this place looked worth a try. We were not disappointed! Starters, mains and service were all great. No dedicated kids menu but they were more than happy to adapt a pizza to suit our 5 year old son's tastes.... More 

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Workington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Good range of food and drinks with special daily dishes. Great pizzas and delicious pasta dishes. Busy restaurant open lunch time and evenings. Wine choices are good.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent, food and fresh. It was value for money. The peroni was well served and I, as a single diner, was made to feel very welcome.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Wandered around the lovely little town of Cockermouth searching for somewhere to eat and by chance decided on Tarantella Restaurant. What a good decision, courteous, efficient and friendly staff, excellent food and service. What more is there?

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We booked for an evening meal whilst staying in Cockermouth. The restaurant was lovely and welcoming. There is a very good drinks list, including cocktails etc. My husband had a starter of Chicken Liver salad and said it was gorgeous. For mains, I had a pizza with pesto, mozzarella and tomato which was lovely and the base was really nice.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Was very impressed by the food and the service. We visited on a busy day night, all tables were full but the service was still really good. Xx

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We didn't have the opportunity to book a table on Friday night however we were immediately given a table at this excellent restaurant in Cockermouth. The food was delicious and the wine excellent. We couldn't fault the service or the food and look forward to returning again to this delightful restaurant next time we are staying in Cockermouth.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were visiting the area and had been recommended this place we'd looked at the set/happy hour menu online and decided to give it a go. The restaurant was nearly empty when we arrived and we were told We could have a table but they'd need it back in hour and a half for a booking which was fine with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

?italian..... Not too sure what type of olive oil they use but it tasted rather odd... The food was swimming in it too. I chose the goats cheese salad - pesto, olive oil, cooked courgette, cooked artichoke, baked tomatoes and a slab of giants cheese. Not sure which bit was 'salad'. My partner had ravioli. His word to describe it... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Popped in for dinner and had a lovely meal. Food was hot, well cooked and reaonably priced. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Lovely place

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: 01900 822 109

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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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