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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: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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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    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Value Italian

The Tarantella was a great find on our visit to Cockermouth. Good value Italian food served by friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
panjabigastronome
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aberdeen
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aberdeen
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tarantella was a great find on our visit to Cockermouth. Good value Italian food served by friendly staff.

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Thank panjabigastronome
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is just simply beautiful! the starter and main both simple but amazing, so much choice and the wine was good too!! Definitely recommend

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Thank Catherine M
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourite restaurants in Cockermouth the service is always good. The early menu is great value for money and the Anti Paste brilliant my favourite

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Thank Fauldsian
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant and staff are really nice. Food good I had a pasta dish which was really nice but a bit over priced

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Thank julie186322
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 2 at short notice after being given a recommendation. Really lovely atmosphere and decor, especially considering the flooding experienced in December. Food was freshly made, hot and full of flavour. Service was excellent without being rushed and the waitress was knowledgeable and friendly. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank DerekHiggins
Skipton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We moved to the area recently and have struggled to find a good restaurant for an evening meal. We visited Tarantella last night and had a fantastic meal - perfectly cooked fillet steak, good wine and great service. Thanks

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Thank Alirh
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Impromptu visit to the restaurant with kids prior to Star Wars movie, really lovely food, good portions, hot, and friendly service. More special since they have recently recovered, again from the floods, every credit.

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Thank Beefy00
Norwich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We eat about once a month at Tarantella. The food is good as is the service. The drinks we find a bit pricey but the overall experience is good. It's very popular so booking is advisable.

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Thank Charles M
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely amazing red pepper and tomato soup followed by chicken and chorizo pasta! Literally cannot fault the restaurant. Others had fish special, pizza, risotto and pasta dishes. The risotto was apparently the best ever tasted! The chicken and chorizo was melt in the mouth it was outstanding!! Children welcome. Staff lovely and friendly.

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Thank Charlenewatkinson
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

we was in holiday few days so we choice to go out for meal, bit let down by music choice.. italian restaurant with spanish music on... no way .. had a look at menu lods of nice choice.. we had an italian antipasti with meat and focaccia.. really shocked leterally overpriced for what was on plate.. 5 slice of salumi... More 

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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, Pizza

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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