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“Well worth the diversion from the M6” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fantails Restaurant

Fantails Restaurant
The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
01228 560239
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Wetheral
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $45
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Kilmelford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Well worth the diversion from the M6”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Fantails is an old building converted into a restaurant in the village of Wetheral. The food is sublime and if you're a meat fan you must try the shoulder of lamb. It falls apart it is so tender. They also do their version of a beef wellington which is also worth a try. The general menu would suit all tastes and the staff are friendly and happy to talk about the local area, should you wish it. Very extenvise wine list a reasonable prices and just to put icing on the cake, they have Warsteiner German bier.
It's 2 miles off the M6 and well worth a visit if you are in the area.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
cumbria
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“nice, quaint restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

The Fantails is a nice, welcoming restaurant. The best value menu is the Sunday Supper menu with three courses for around £23. The food and service is very good and the staff are friendly and attentive.

Visited March 2013
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carlisle
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Very nice restaurant to sit and enjoy a meal, the staff are very smart and friendly.
Three of us had sunday lunch there and not one of us complained about anything, It was a very nice meal and we will definitely be going back.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kelso
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Excellent food and Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

I have been to the fantails many times over the years with friends and family (usually on a special occasion). The fantails has a reputation for its good food and excellent atmosphere. the restaurant is a very busy place therefore I would book in advance. Highly recommend!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chester, United Kingdom
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“Excellent...from the food to the service.. absolutely wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We have just returned from our first visit to Fantails, of which I hope to have many more in the future! We booked for the 4 of us only a few hours before over the telephone with a very helpful member of staff, Grace. The staff were very helpful and welcoming upon arrival. The food was delicious and could not be faulted. Even as the restaurant began to busy up the staff maintained their excellent level of service and were extremely attentive. I'm sure we'll see you again soon. Thank you!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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