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Fantails Restaurant

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The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
+44 1228 560239
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 00:30
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Northumberland, England
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank Malandpam
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank amk-10
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely recommend this place especially the nut roast - so tasty! Great wine selection and decor inside is cosy and eccentric.

Thank A B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I celebrated my Dad's 71st birthday at Fantails Restaurant and it did not disappoint. The food was excellent: breaded brie starter, succulent rack of lamb and Bailey's cheesecake for dessert. Everyone's food was delicious and presented beautifully. The service was fantastic throughout the evening - the staff were attentive and polite and everything came quickly. It was... More 

Thank Sorcha D
Warks, England
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Bit of an impromptu stop on the way to Scotland. What a fanstastic evening with endless amazing tapas, great music, terrific wines and gins and a really fun atmosphere. Definitely worth the stop if your passing

Thank faradaywarks
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

visited here as a large group and was slightly disappointed as i have visited fantails before and been very impressed. i had the duck leg starter which i thought was under cooked as the meat did not come off the bone easily and the skin was not crisp. next i had the beef sporran which for me personally was overcooked... More 

Thank 123eml
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Thanks to the owner and staff for saving the evening of a dreadful experience in a newly opened restaurant not to far away,well done to all and many thanks.

Thank Mrhungry711

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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$12 - US$37
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?