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Tarantella Restaurant

10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 31338
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (128 reviews)
“meatballs” (33 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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1 - 10 of 678 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small restaurant, fast service, good food. Was there for a dinner with two kids. I cannot say it was the best Italian I ever had, but definitely above average. We ended up paying a bit more than expected, but still within expectations.

Thank bivni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for tea as we were staying in Ambleside, liked the look of the menu so decided to give it a try. We weren't disappointed as the service was great and so was the food. I had the squid and chorizo spaghetti - which...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We went in on a damp Sunday evening, in time for the 'early bird' menu. The restaurant is small but attractive, the staff very nice and the food very good. All in all an excellent place for dinner. This will certainly be on our shortlist...More

1  Thank MarkPattison
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We had a very good meal here on friday night calling in on spec just after 7 to take final available table. Staff were welcoming and attentive to all customers despite it being busy. I had meatball dish washed down with a nice Italian house...More

Thank Phil_Owen
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Sent to the Lily Bar next door, as the table was not ready. The charge for the drinks appeared on our bill at the end of the meal.Everyone enjoyed the meal, and I would recommend the Lasagne.

Thank Ken19bT
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Arrived around 7pm on a wet Thursday in September , offered a lovely table in the window straight away. Food really good, the ham and chorizo style terrine with potato and chive salad a very tasty starter, the chicken saltimbocca juicy with a nice salty...More

Thank marathonman52
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We were so pleased we called into this restaurant as an off-chance, warm welcome from staff... as we arrived just before 6:30pm we were offered the early bird menu, £14 for 2 courses or £18 for 3 courses, though a nice looking menu, we both...More

Thank Susie1011
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Four of us visited on a Saturday night in August. We have been before and recommend this restaurant when we were in Ambleside with friends. We had an excellent meal. The starters were very good, garlic mushrooms, garlic bread and smoked salmon pate, very generous...More

Thank CheshireDancingqueen
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We come to Ambleside every year for our wedding anniversary and this restaurant is our favourite! Gorgeous food and lovely staff! If you have to wait for a table it’s definitely worth it as Lily’s next door is our favourite bar!

Thank Rachelrob94
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t book which was a little bit of a pain so had to keep an eye on how busy the place was. Got a table and the service and food was very good. Pizzas were lovely. Will go back.

Thank Tireejuniors
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31338
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