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Fantails Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
English
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The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
01228 560239
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 115
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Early doors

Had a lovely meal with friends. Wide choice of meals, wines and drinks. I had scampi and chips (delicious) and a beautiful raspberry Creme brulee. Relaxed and informal with a lovely open fire. Couldn't fault the food or the service. Very lucky to live in a village with so many great facilities. :-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Crazy_Cat_Lady112
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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220 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Carlisle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely meal with friends. Wide choice of meals, wines and drinks. I had scampi and chips (delicious) and a beautiful raspberry Creme brulee. Relaxed and informal with a lovely open fire. Couldn't fault the food or the service. Very lucky to live in a village with so many great facilities. :-)

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edinburgh
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We loved our Anniversary meal out in Fantails. Kenny, mine host, was on top form, and gave us a great table and our meal was excellent throughout. Kenny showed us round his kitchen on a busy Saturday night service (as he's done before with us) which shows the confidence he has in his cheerful and hard-working team. We will be... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

They provided us with the best steak we had had in ages and the chef was kind enough to cook it well.

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. I was very happy to read that your meal at Fantails lived up to your recommendation. I have passed your comments onto our team. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to the area More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Visited last Saturday for birthday celebration. Venue warm and inviting with olde world atmosphere and open fire.. Food was excellent throughout- good service and comes highly recommended

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. I was very happy to read that you enjoyed your meal at Fantails. I have passed your comments onto our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to Fantails soon More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal and fantastic hospitality at Fantails last night. Sea Bass washed down with a first class pint of Thwaites Wainwright Ale

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your sea bass along with the Wainwright's ale We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I like to have a meal in Fantails when I visit the area as a treat, the service and food are second to none and they have specials where they use local produce which is depending on the season etc. The staff look after you very well, worth a visit.

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoy your visits with us and look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Southport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

we went for a birthday celebration midweek and despite the awful weather the restaurant was quite busy, The menu was full of interesting things to eat and the food lived up to the description , All very tasty and decent size portions . The staff were all very friendly and helpful we would definately go again !

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us & that the food and service met your expectations we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

East Kilbride
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a nice, well run restaurant, it serves good quality food at reasonable prices. Will it make the Michelin Guide....NOPE. Does it serve good food and wine....YES.

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Experienced a lovely christmas party with my husband and his work collegues at this lovely restaurant,Fantasic food and fantastic staff,Will be back thanks for a lovely evening

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fantails, Manager at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent Christmas party evening at Fantails, we are pleased you all enjoyed your dining experiences with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon More 

cumbria ,england
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had our wedding reception here on Saturday and could not recommend it highly enough. Kenny was so accommodating. Nicola was fantastic, even putting up with my last minute jitters the morning of the wedding ( I rang up wanting to change table plans) I was so happy when we saw how beautiful the restaurant looked. The food was fantastic,... More 

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fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. On behalf of myself and my entire team it was our pleasure to look after you and all your guests at your wedding celebration. I'm glad the day was perfect for you, and you were all happy. We would like to wish you all the best for a happy life together. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle  >  Wetheral
  • Phone Number: 01228 560239

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 46
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?