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All 3 Wetheral Restaurants

Fantails Restaurant

The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
01228 560239
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Wetheral
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $47
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Scotland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The steps to the entrance for those less mobile could be a problem. Attentive service when we entered the restaurant, Coats taken then shown to table and asked if we would like to order drinks. Menu's duly arrived and food order taken. Prompt service for starters to arrive, then noticed no side knife or starter knife. We both had Portobello... More 

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cumbria
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Excellent choice on this menu for an extremely reasonable £11.95. The quality of food was exceptional. All veg well cooked and fresh. Steaks cooked to perfection and full of taste. Service & hospitality just added the final touch. Fantails now decorated for Christmas and I couldn't see anyone be disappointed. Very well done.

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scunthorpe
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Eat here one night during my stay cant praise food enough. I'm a veggie and they had lots of choices and cooked by someone who really knew what they were doing. Had three courses and couldn't fault one.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have eaten here three times, twice in the evening and once at lunch time. If you want somewhere special, this is definitely it. The ambiance is relaxing and warm and the staff are attentive and efficient. The food is wonderful, although haggis did feature quite a lot on the menu which is not to my taste. We enjoyed sitting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After reading the amazing reviews prior to our visit we thought we would give it a try. We ere not disappointed. A warm welcome awaited us and a cosy corner table was reserved for us. We can only praise the staff and the chefs. The head chef also did a round of the restaurant talking to all the customers which... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I thought that the menu whilst ok , was more interesting to read than eat. The black pudding and haggis starter could be more moist say with aubergine. The decor is just right and the staff first class. The music was Motown and in my opinion was too loud. I would rate it 6/10

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant has always been one of my favourites. It has a warm and lovely atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff and best of all... fantastic food! Very highly recommended for lunches as well as evening meals!!!

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PRAGUE
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Visited today first time what a meal... best homemade steak pie I have ever tasted, lovely hand cooked chips homemade gravy, delightful place very friendly, chef came out to say hello very impressive place, lovely lady who served us could not be more impressed by this lovely place all things on the menu look great description alone makes your mouth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our lunch, it was a treat for my mums birthday. Very welcoming atmosphere as we entered Fantails to the cosiness of the real fire. I was most certainly spoilt for choice of the variety of dishes on the menu, superb as always at Fantails. Friendly staff and excellent service, most definitely be returning soon.

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

excellent country/pub/resturant.Good eye for detail and plenty of choice for even the fussiest of eaters.Puddings that melt in the mouth.Dont come here if you are on a diet as food this good aint skinny.

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Additional Information about Fantails Restaurant

Address: The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
Phone Number: 01228 560239
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle  >  Wetheral
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
Average Prices: USD 16 - 47
Cuisine: English

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