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Fantails Restaurant

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The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
+44 1228 560239
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recommended to us by Malcolm, the owner of Heads Hook Hall. Extremely friendly staff in a lively atmosphere with a good range of drinks and a wide menu, including a Specials choice. The puddings looked excellent but we were too full after the hearty portions of starter and mains: we enjoyed the brie and a prawn cocktail to start; and... More 

Thank tonyemha
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food all prepared fresh! Very busy day and meals do come quite quickly after each other, but quality was outstanding! Catered very well for my Mam who is coeliac

Thank Lucy T
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fantails restaurant has a lot going for it, great selection of beers and spirits, especially if you love Gin. Great staff. But as it is a restaurant the food needs and deserves a mention. There is a good and varied selection of well cooked and presented food. Will return when back in the area.

Thank Hamian
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here quite recently, me and my partner enjoyed a great evening. The food and service were both very good.

Thank JonDav98
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fantails is a great place to eat, drink and relax in a great environment. We have been several times but have never taken the time to post s review. We went on Mother's day for my wife's sisters birthday and we throughly enjoyed ourselves. The service was first class and the quality of food was exceptional. Between our party... More 

Thank Mike E
Northumberland, England
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We visited for Sunday Lunch for a special occassion and were somewhat disappointed. Really nice atmosphere but the service was not great, they took a very long time to bring us the menu, and forgot a couple of desserts. The Roast Beef was tough and the mashed potatoes were lumpy. It wasn't awful but we had expected better for the... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening having made a reservation. Service was quick, staff were friendly and the food was great. We had chicken supreme and fillet steak. If there was to be one criticism it would be the time it took to get the bill and pay. Having said that, the restaurant got busy extremely quickly and the staff were... More 

Thank Andrew W
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Very busy Saturday evening, we were booked in for 6.45 pm, by 7.30 every table was full and being served with very efficient staff. Lovely smell of logs burning when you walk through the very low door, with a warm welcome. Food was really good and piping hot with a good vegetarian selection. I had the duck breast which was... More 

Thank Clogtown
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Ambience good. Up stairs to entrance. Cajun chicken burger was really tasty but needed to be for the price. All staff very helpful. Lovely building, sat in alcove. Real fire.

Thank Bibblebean
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were at Fantails on the 21st January for Dinner with family, I received a gift voucher for my 60th birthday in August from some of my family . What an excellent birthday gift especially as some of our family decided to make it a family meal . It is not a Restaurant that is next door to us as... 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
US$13 - US$38
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?