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Tarantella Restaurant

10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
+44 15394 31338
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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10 Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Simply fantastic food, have visited this restaurant every time I've stayed in Ambleside over the last 3 years. It's never let me down. Will be back again in October.

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Delicious food and drink with superb service as well Child friendly as well which us always a bonus Well priced and Lasagna to die for

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 4 days ago

My partner and I went to the Tarantella early one evening for dinner. The restaurant was acceptably quiet for the time we went, but still had a nice atmosphere. The service was very good. We had a nice amount of specials to choose from and...More

Thank Darthshearer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just had the nicest Italian meal ever. The menu didn't look too exciting but the devil is in the detail and my meal was absolutely delicious. The starter of bruschetta with mushrooms, a deep fried egg and truffle oil was out of this...More

Thank Bar-May
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this little gem whilst looking round Ambleside for a relaxing evening meal . You can't pre-book a table but you call in and if they are full they give you a reservation "pass" and you can have a pre-dinner drink in their adjoining bar...More

Thank Dickenvicken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised how small this restaurant was. We didn't have a reservation and even though it was a Monday night we were lucky to get a table, it was really busy. We really enjoyed what we had to eat. Our starters, main meal and...More

Thank joycethackwray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being a regular visitor to this lovely little town, we have been to Tarantella quite a few times and it is always good. We hadn't been for quite some time, so when we spent Easter week here just recently, we popped in with the grandchildren....More

Thank SarahG013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here for early doors menu, very friendly staff, lovely choices on menu, had a slight issue with food which was rectified on paying for food (thank you)! Would recommend this restaurant, not overprice and delicious food

Thank sukeStockport
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend stumbled across Tarantella whilst visiting Cockermouth for the weekend.We decided to give it a try and were definitely not disappointed.The menu was extremely impressive (in fact it was so impressive that it took us some time to decide what to have!)The...More

Thank Jaim79
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Small but v good restaurant. No booking, but have an arrangement with the Lily pub next door and they will come for you when table available. Great seafood pasta! Reasonable wine list.

Thank dp742017
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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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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