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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 124
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Evening

Good food and lovely atmosphere. Decent menu including two vegetarian choices, but not so big that you suspect the freezer! Shoulder of lamb was enormous and delicious, the creme broulee delicately flavoured. Service was friendly and efficient. Lovely evening had by all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
JML_Cumbria
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Cumbria, Uk
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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231 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It has been some time since we last visited Fantails and we considered ourselves lucky getting a table without booking beforehand. The atmosphere is lovely and we were shown to a large table to the side with a lovely view onto the terrace. This is really what was positive about the evening. The service was slow and we had to... More 

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Cumbria, Uk
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Good food and lovely atmosphere. Decent menu including two vegetarian choices, but not so big that you suspect the freezer! Shoulder of lamb was enormous and delicious, the creme broulee delicately flavoured. Service was friendly and efficient. Lovely evening had by all.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A meal to remember, the service and menu was excellent. Would highly recommend to anyone, but booking is essential.

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Lockerbie
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have been to Fantails on many occasions and have not been disappointed yet, it is one of our favourite restaurants by far and the dining experience is excellent. We love the whole atmosphere and the food. The fillet steak, although pricey, has never failed to impress my husband hence why we continue to return. The restaurant has always accommodated... More 

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Leicester
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took his mum here for lunch on Easter Sunday. There was a slight hick up with our booking which was resolved extremely quickly and efficiently. The food was outstanding. I had the breaded Goats cheese starter which was wonderful and my husband had the Black pudding. We both had the Roast Filet of Beef which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have just returned from one of the most enjoyable dining experiences I have had for some time. Meant as a midweek treat for my Wife and myself I was looking forward to good food and a comfortable atmosphere. This is not the first time I have visited Fantails so I thought I knew what to expect. But in this... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants I have Visited.Excelent food very well presented. The staff are very attentive without being intrusive. The owner Mr Kenny Hogg realy knows his buisness,. Well done all.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Visited for a belated anniversary treat , excellent lunch time menu ! The food was lovely and the service was excellent . If you are looking for somewhere traditional and with lots of character , fantails is the place to go.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Took friends out for a birthday meal. Food was superb, the staff,especially Christina, were friendly and attentive and the whole experience was delightful. We'll certainly be returning and can wholeheartedly recommend Fantails a restaurant you MUST visit.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We went as a birthday treat and thoroughly enjoyed the new Sunday supper menu. The food was lovely and the service excellent. Many thanks for a great night out, we will definitely be back.

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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

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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?