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Tarantella Restaurant

22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
+44 1900 822109
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (35 reviews)
“risotto” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Saturday night in September. Phoned ahead to book, could not get in for 8pm but did for 8.30. This suited us fine as we usually dine late. By 9pm a lot of customers had left and a party of 9 who called...More

Thank practicalP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for somewhere to eat after an unpleasant day we chose Tarantella, an Italian restaurant with the usual menu. I had a smoked haddock risotto. The rice was slightly too soft and there wasn't a lot of haddock, although the peashoot garnish was abundant. On...More

Thank EatSleepGo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here. Last time wee went there was a long wait for food but that's fine. Good wine menu too. Excellent Italian

Thank Schollystravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called on off-chance at 8pm on Friday night of bank holiday weekend and they managed to find us a table for 8.15. Very friendly and efficient, relaxed atmospher and great selection of pizzas, pasta, meat and some really interesting looking fish specials. Linguine with chili...More

1  Thank Harry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pasta with king prawns was to die for, absolutely lovely. The restaurant was lively and fun to eat in. Very good service too.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant while on a short 2 day visit to Cumbria. Lovely meal from start to finish. All courses were delicious. Would highly recommend.

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I first visited this restaurant with work colleagues at Christmas and was impressed with the quality of the food and the service. I was again in the area on business so decided to pop in on spec around tea time. I enjoyed the food as...More

Thank Wayne10w
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Had chicken and chorizo pasta, three pieces of chicken and some very chewy chorizo, the sauce wasnt very good either, had better ready meals from M & S.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Our party of 9 arrived in Cockermouth just after the pubs stopped serving food at 2:30pm. Try to explain to eight foreigners why in the middle of the tourist season pubs don't do food after 2:30! However, crossing the street we found Tarantella had just...More

1  Thank Mel B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Didnt book but waitress fitted us in. Its a lovely italian on the main street. Food excellent staff friendly and welcoming. Beautiful surroundings had such a relaxing evening. My partner dosent really like italian but loved this place.

Thank Michelle G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Cockermouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1900 822109
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Tarantella is an elegant restaurant serving fresh modern Italian style cuisine with Italian beer on tap, cocktails and a wide range of quality wines.We are child friendly and we can also accommodate large groups for business or pleasure. We are OPEN DAILY from 12-2:30pm for lunch and 5pm till late for evening dining.
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