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Fantails Restaurant

The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
+44 1228 560239
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
“haggis” (7 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle CA4 8ET, England
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1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Perfect summer evening; pre-dinner drinks in the 'beer' garden; also by open window in the restaurant, with soft comfy chairs (its an age thing!); £25 3-course meal... I had the 'sporran' (Beef Sporran prime Lakeland beef fillet with some haggis in pastry 'napped' with whisky...More

Thank izziebon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently spent a delightful evening dining at the Fantails restaurant in the village of Wetheral. The quality of the food was excellent, reasonably priced and presented imaginatively by staff who worked so hard to make our experience enjoyable. Thank you to all involved. In...More

1  Thank richo02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never thought I would write a poor review for Fantails. I have eaten here on and off for a long time and today was the worst meal I have ever encountered. This was a celebration lunch with friends. It was quite quiet and we...More

5  Thank Lifelite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been in here numerous times now. Love the atmosphere, the food and the whole experience. Always a decent specials board. Only negative is sometimes it is difficult to get parked when busy. Will keep coming back.

Thank donharris1978
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Well i must say we had a perfect evening in Fantails, Fridays are Tapas night and whilst i would call the food laid on more of a buffet than Tapas who cares it was all delicious, fresh and plentiful!! Well done the Fantails Team and...More

1  Thank bello53
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I recently visited Fantails for dinner on a Sunday evening with a group of friends. We received a warm welcome when we arrived and the service continued to be great throughout the evening. Being coeliac I need the gluten free options which were explained to...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

When we went the restaurant was reasonably busy but service was good and the atmosphere lively. The set menu gave a decent choice and the price was good value for the excellent quality provided.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Unlike some of the previous reviews I could not fault the service we had a table of five and the service was prompt and efficient. We attended for Sunday lunch, there was a good choice on the menu for all three courses, the food was...More

Thank buyerbeware23
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visited today on Sunday 30th April, there were three in our party, my husband, son (aged 16) and myself. The service was very efficient, and as soon as we sat down we were offered drinks straight away. Our meal order was taken maybe 15mins...More

Thank gillfs123
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Visited fantails for the 1st time tonight as we often stay and dine in the crown hotel just cross the road from the fantails, we was taken to our table and asked did we want drinks before we had chance be seated, we were given...More

2  Thank Marie S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Diane T
Hello Are there towels in the room ?
31 August 2015|
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Response from Maurice L | Reviewed this property |
Not Sure about that as we only go for meals and family get togethers,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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