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“Very good food but pricey”

Tarantella Restaurant
Ranked #14 of 73 Restaurants in Cockermouth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Tarantella is an elegant restaurant serving fresh modern Italian style cuisine with Italian beer on tap, cocktails and a wide range of quality wines.We are child friendly and we can also accommodate large groups for business or pleasure. We are OPEN DAILY from 12-2:30pm for lunch and 5pm till late for evening dining.
Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Our second visit and again food very good. Scallops, crab linguine, & a special of red snapper risotto all lovely. At high end of Italian restaurant prices but worth little extra.

There is something about the layout of the back room which I don't like - reminds me of a tube train with everyone crammed together and which takes away atmosphere.

Overall, very good.

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Reviewed August 22, 2012

We went to this restaurant on a whim and were delighted with the excellent food and good service. Scallops for starters were large and delicious and the crab linguine was to die for. One of the tastiest tiramisus I've had anywhere too!
Only negative was that tables are VERY close together meaning our intimate dinner for two sometimes felt like dinner for 6.
However, the food was so tasty we will definitely return but perhaps on a week night.

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Thank wanderingnurse
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Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Cosy little Italian restaurant. Food quality was very good. I had squid to start, was ok then chorizo and chicken pasta for main, which was very good. Pizza was good. Value was ok. A little pricey, however food was nice. Great chatty atmophere. Well lit restaurant. Very good, enjoyed it.

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Reviewed August 18, 2012

My husband and I walked in to Tarantella on a Friday night without booking, the restaurant had a vibrant atmosphere and we were shown to a table very swiftly. The staff were very attentive, everything we ordered was served in a professional manner. My husband had king scsllops to start, and we both had pizzas to follow, we were able to mix the toppings about, all washed down with a refreshing jug of Pimms. A very enjoyable evening, we will certainly be visiting again.

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Thank Julie W
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

Second visit and the food has been excellent both times. Service leaves a bit to be desired. Not bad but servers have not been helpful in explaining menu items.

Thank Janice W
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