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“Vegetarian” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Whale Tail

The Whale Tail
78a Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN, England
01524-845 133
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Ranked #11 of 181 Restaurants in Lancaster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegetarian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Vegetarian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The location is difficult to find unless you know where to go. The restaurant is up stairs above a veggie cooperative shop. The toilet is on the ground floor and basic. Decor is pleasant and tables well spaced. The staff are helpful and friendly. Great place for a leisurely coffee. The restaurant is welcoming of children and what is noticeable is the wide variety of people who enjoy the place. The reason I've given an average is that the main meals on the last two occasions have been a bit tasteless. The food is freshly prepared and cooked maybe need to be abit more adventurous. Will continue to enjoy The Whale Tale as it has a lovely chilled atmosphere.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
“Vegan too!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Reliably very high quality non-meat food with a several very good vegan options every day.
I visit once a week at least and would probably live here if I could.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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“I love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

Regular dishes are always good, specials always interesting, occasionally fantastic. The friendliest staff in Lancaster. Well worth the trouble of finding.

Visited October 2012
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Simply lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012 via mobile

Been to the whale tail for lunch today, and, as every time, it never disappoints! The service is fantastic, the food is wonderful, me and my husband love it, and so do our kids. Wonderful selection of wheat free food, in a great atmosphere.

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“Vegetarian Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

The Whale tail salad is a must - The restaurant is in the eaves of an old building and the atmosphere is so calm and collected. Used by old and young due to the student population - you will find students and professors dining 7 days a week. Reasonably priced and daily specials available

Visited May 2012
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