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Tarantella Restaurant

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10 Lake Road, Ambleside, England
+44 15394 31338
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a fabulous Italian meal, taking advantage of the early bird deal on a main course, followed by a delicious trio of desserts! We had coffees too and were offered hot or cold milk with our coffees, I had one, my partner had the other and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff. I would recommend this restaurant,... More 

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Thank lg7791
Lancashire
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service and atmosphere . You can take you drinks from the lily next door or go and have drinks there whilst you wait for a table . Very good wines served . Well priced.

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Thank Sarah R
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ambleside was like a ghost town, and so were the restaurants. So we chose Tarantella, as we have been before. Didn't disappoint either, both food and service were top notch. Will be returning when we are back in Ambleside.

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Thank Animal43
Bromborough, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and decided to visit this restaurant. We went early so got the early bird offer. The meals were piping hot and chef adjusted meals for my gluten free wife. They contained plenty of good sized pieces of meat. The service quick and friendly. As soon as we sat down we were given water to drink without... More 

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Thank Chester14
Leek, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us had dinner here on Saturday evening and the staff were very accommodating as they re-arranged the tables for us to ensure we were comfortable. We had a pleasant meal accompanied by a few glasses of wine and the bill was not too bad at all. Please give it a try when you next visit Ambleside.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Friday before 6.30. Great welcome and service, lovely food and a good prices. Would definitely visit again. Thank you.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We came away with a group of 6 and very stupidly hadn't booked anywhere to eat on the Saturday evening. We were very lucky to just see through the window that a group were leaving and we managed to grab this table. I am so happy we did. The staff were very accommodating and pleasant. The bottles of water on... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Food was good but service was not impressive. Despite being clearly ready to order, the order was taken from people who came in a while after us and all their courses were served and they were ready to leave before we even got our first. Not what you would expect when we were staying in the accommodation and had waited... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went on a Thursday night and the waitress was very welcoming and helpful from the beginning. For starters we chose prawns and were delicious. Then I had tuna steak from the specialties board, it was simply amazing! the size of the tuna was quite generous and the combination of flavors with the risotto and salsa verde was perfect. My... More 

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Reigate
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128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had intended to go to another Italian for a meal having dined here on previous visits to Ambleside. The other place which has a dog friendly floor (!!) was full and couldnt fit us in so we went to Tarantella again. Excellent outcome, the food was excellent obviously freshly prepared, service was very friendly and efficient, prices are sensible.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Lake Road, Ambleside, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Ambleside
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 31338

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