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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” (125 reviews)
“meatballs” (33 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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in for early bird menu without a booking. The table we were given just fitted the three of us but the service and food were lovely. The early bird menu had loads of choice. Would call again if in Ambleside.

Thank middy220
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived we were asked to have a drink in the bar next door until a table became available. We had a 15 min wait. The meal served was tasty and we did enjoy the food - we even stayed for pudding. I have...More

Thank gem97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in with friends for dinner. I had a lovely meal, and a great gluten free pizza. The staff were friendly, and the restaurant was busy. All in all, a great place to eat.

Thank David E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did enjoy our visit but the food was pretty average really. The staff and atmosphere were nice though.

Thank lauratn859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food cooked to perfection, brought to the table hot, very efficient staff. Overall an excellent experience.

Thank Stitchcoder55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went of here for dinner during a trip in July 2018 after one of the local Italian restaurants let us down by booking our reservation on the wrong day and to be fair I think they may have done us a big favour. Food in...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Located on the fringe of the main town centre, on the main road from Waterhead to Ambleside. A small restaurant, with around 10 tables. We walked in without a booking, but got lucky, as there was only one table left. Staff were friendly & provided...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Well cooked food, a warm friendly and pleasant service and a little bit of Yorkshire (home) from the young man running around making sure everyone was happy, this is all it really takes sometimes to make a restaurant good. Thank you, I've finally found a...More

Thank Hulme1995
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

On our way back from Scotland and stopped off for a couple of days at the Lakes. We came across this little Italian place in Ambleside and decided to go in for a VERY late lunch /early supper. We were greeted and immediately seated by...More

1  Thank laurence6872018
Reviewed 29 June 2018

An 'early bird' deal applies if you can eat between 17.30 and 18.30 with two courses for £14, three for £18. Some of the more ambitious dishes are not on the early bird menu, and cost more if you choose to go a la carte....More

Thank Fellwalker2011
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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