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Tarantella Restaurant

10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 31338
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (111 reviews)
“carbonara” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful pizza and kind staff. There was a lovely atmosphere on a busy Wednesday evening and the food was reasonably priced, recommended.

Thank SophiaGriffiths1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weird approach to acquiring a table, we walked into the restaurant at around half 7 and were quite lost; the staff, idle behind the bar, did not approach us and we had to awkwardly walk across the restaurant floor to speak to them. We were...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tarantella doesn't take bookings, but theres a novel approach to walk in custmers. They will send you to the pub next door and collect you when your table is free. This bit worked fine for us, and presumably keeps the tables fuly occupied for as...More

1  Thank Businesstravelsadrag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here last year and second visit did not disappoint. No booking but happy to wait for a table, Garlic Prawns were excellent and good pizza will be back

Thank David I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our supper here last week. Nice service, good decor and tasty food. Nothing fancy but good Italian fare.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sad experience. The restaurant does not take reservations, which is fine, but despite having two free tables free I was sent away because I am a lonely eater...bad decision. Between drinks and food I also happen to spend enough for three over dinner. Lost my...More

1  Thank Daniel d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the best carbonara as this is my favourite dish it was a bit disappointing my tummy did not like it say no more .

1  Thank andrinadunstan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Italian is amazing value for the quality of food, all served by Italian speaking waitresses. Everything was just perfect. Seafood tagliatelle was full of delicious squid and mussels, so fresh and tasty and the tiriamusu is to die for. Thankyou for a perfect night

Thank armillariahoneydew
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Where to start . Excellent staff and beautiful food, great choice on menu and on the specials board. Desserts delicious the only problem is choosing which one to have. All beautiful presented and piping hot. We came here 2 nights running as food choice in...More

Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of the worst restaurants we have had the misfortune to visit. We asked about gluten free and they said they couldn't cater for us. The staff's attitude towards people with allergies was terrible and we were made to feel awkward for having...More

4  Thank Jacqui T
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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