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Fantails Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
01228 560239
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I invited family and friends on a Sunday evening to celebrate my retirement. Prior to the evening we had a number of meetings with the owner Kenny to formulate the arrangements. Nothing was a trouble to him and his advise was invaluable. His staff decorated our area of the restaurant which made the evening special. In total... More 

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Eastriggs, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a sunday lunchtime with colleagues for a retirement party. The food, as always, was excellent. Very friendly service and all at a reasonable price. Could not fault it in any way.

Thank huntygowk
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in today for lunch. I only wanted one course as did my husband. I chose roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. He chose a nut roast. I asked the waitress if it was possible just to have one course and how much would that be. She told me the price would be in the a la carte menu. Well, actually,... More 

3 Thank elfina
County Durham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended by someone to try this restaurant and glad we did. Very good food with loads of choice and reasonable prices. Service was good although it was busy.this restaurant would suit all diners.

Thank helenpage61
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Fantails with family for an evening meal. Although it was a Sunday night the place was packed. There were plenty of friendly staff who were very helpful and obliging. The food was well cooked and plentiful. A really nice, interesting country pub.

Thank Keith2450
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night for Tapas night, this was my third visit to Tapas night at fantails and I would have to say the best. The restaurant was fully booked with people of all different ages. The supply and selection of tapas is fantastic and keeps coming. The added new feature last night was a cheese board and deserts and hot... More 

1 Thank bessy51
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We stayed at Heads Nook Hall and were recommended to dine at Fantails,good call.Warmly welcomed by staff and enjoyed a refreshing g&t from a good choice of gins.Food was superb and well priced. The owner joined our table and entertained us with his chat.Worth going out of your way to dine here.

1 Thank roy s
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

As a company we take people here all the time and it has never failed to impress. In the years that we have been doing this i have yet to have a bad meal. No matter what night of the week (except Monday of course), the atmosphere is never lacking. highly recommeded.

1 Thank Joshua S
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Had a meal here with family last week. Great place and excellent food, staff very friendly, especially Sam who was serving us. It was very busy but nothing was a problem. Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank DavCazza3007
Hexham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

A lunch time treat and it was. Two courses for £18.95, good value and plenty of choose also generous portions. Prawn & salmon cocktail & chicken liver pate both good. Chicken supreme with a wonderful sauce, duck breast cooked to perfection and crisp vegetables .wine was again good and wide selection . Ken keep up the good work 20 years... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $37
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:30 am
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

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