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Fantails Restaurant

The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
+44 1228 560239
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
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121 - 130 of 364 reviews

Reviewed July 20, 2015

Superb restaurant in old farm building with all original stone and various (used) open fires - lit largely by candlelight. Ambiance is second to none. Staff friendly and welcoming. Owner of many years, Ken Hogg is normally on hand to welcome customers with a friendly...More

Thank Westbury12
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at Fantails, we are pleased you enjoy your dining experiences with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

An excellent bar and restaurant, full of atmosphere with great staff and even greater food. Slightly pricey but well worth it,the shoulder of Lakeland lamb is superb, the restaurant can get busy so booking a table is advisable. A really enjoyable experience every visit, try...More

Thank jamieson483
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoy your visits to us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Good food, well cooked and excellent service. Small restaurant with large tables and a rustic ambiance. Best to book as i suspect it gets busy.

Thank CliveDAbernon
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited on Saturday, the food was excellent. I ordered the steak which was cooked perfectly as I asked for. The waitresses were highly attentive. I would visit Fantails ever time I come to Carlisle, Highly recommended.

Thank kelly H
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

At the top of the external stairs you will find yourself in an atmospheric pub. They take your order here and call you to your table once it is ready. The food is very good but the service was interesting, I lost count of the...More

Thank Guy O
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to Fantails, we do take these onboard and work hard with our team to ensure such problems do not occur, we have spoken to the staff to make sure they explain to the customers that the...More

Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a short rest at local Carlisle Airport and did ask for a restaurant. We were sent over by taxi and I have to admit, there could not have been a better choice! A wonderful location, offering cozy and comfortable seating and a great...More

Thank legacy135
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us, we were pleased to read you enjoyed your meal and hope to welcome you back if you land in Carlisle again.

Reviewed June 8, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by Malcolm and Mandy of Heads Nook Hall. Fantails is about 10 minutes from Heads Nook. My husband and I loved everything about this place. The menu was interesting and offered just the right amount of selection. The food...More

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fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to Fantails, we were pleased to read you enjoyed your dining experience with us, we look forward to welcoming you again if your next in the area

Reviewed June 3, 2015

We visited Fantails on a wet and windy Sunday evening, in order to celebrate my son's 18th birthday. The venue was his choice - we'd not been before but he had, for a meal with work colleagues. On entering the restaurant, we were quickly met...More

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fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to Fantails, we do take these onboard and work hard with our team to ensure such problems do not occur, we assure you this was not standard procedure and hope this will not prevent you from...More

Reviewed May 31, 2015

A bit of a climb up an external staircase to the entrance, if you are not too good on your feet. Dark inside but a lively atmosphere and a prompt welcome from staff who persisted in calling my wife and myself GUYS! In fact everyone...More

Thank chimneys49
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for your comments following your recent visit to Fantails, we do take these onboard and work hard with our team to ensure such problems do not occur, we assure you this was not standard procedure and hope this will not prevent you from...More

Reviewed May 26, 2015

Booked in advance, stayed at local hotel, and saw this on our last visit. Lovely menu items, excellent and efficient service throughout, highly recommended!

Thank Jon C
fantails, Owner at Fantails Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Fantails, we are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us We look forward to welcoming you back when your next in the area.

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Diane T
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Not Sure about that as we only go for meals and family get togethers,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Carlisle  >  Wetheral
  • Phone Number: +44 1228 560239
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