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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“risotto” (20 reviews)
“panna cotta” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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22 Main Street, Cockermouth CA13 9LQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as a family on New Years Eve, the atmosphere was lovely, busy as you would expect but the staff are very efficient. We are all vegetarian, we all chose something different and each of us thoroughly enjoyed our delicious food and a really good...More

Thank w00dlandedge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst Italian restaurant we have ever been. We had a lasagna it was look like supermarket frozen meal, just come out from microwave. Don’t bother to go in there.More

Thank Ercu F
elgiri0494, General Manager at Tarantella Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have not received any complaints about our lasagna in fact we only get good comments so i am wondering if you mentioned it to the staff or did you just think you'd eat your dinner then slander us on tripadvisor? For those coming to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my fiancee for the evening whilst staying at the nearby Broughton Craggs. Reasonably priced, excellent food (and large portions!), and efficient staff. The arancini starter is especially tasty, though the most expensive one on the menu! Our only complaint (and I expect everyone...More

1  Thank Christopher R
elgiri0494, General Manager at Tarantella Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for commenting on the excellent food and efficient staff and how tasty our Arancini di riso is but at £6.95 it is NOT the most expensive starter on the menu. As for your complaint i did not find the the group of middle aged...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this lovely Italian on the High Street on a visit to my daughters. We needed to eat quickly for my young granddaughter. The waitress fitted us between bookings and even arranged for her meal to be served before we had decided what we wanted....More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Good food and service but a challenging menu if you do not like goat products.Staff are very good and courtious.More

Thank Quaylesp
elgiri0494, General Manager at Tarantella Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We thank you for commenting on the good food and service but it puzzles me why you say we have a challenging menu if you do not like goat products? We have roughly 53 items on the menu not including specials and goat products feature...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Visited in Oct on a trip to the lakes based on trip advisor ratings. A great little restaurant, food fantastic. Well balanced menu with plenty of choice. Can get noisy as is a cosy place. All reasonably priced. Only slowness was on service as was...More

Thank Karl F
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Booked and pre ordered as there was a group of over 10 of us. Amazing food and nice wine! I was absolutely stuffed afterwards but didn't was to stop eating as it was so yum! Reasonable price and huge menu - glad the creamy chicken...More

Thank Rosie H
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent. Had the fillet steak with tagliatelle and the bruschetta with mushrooms. Worth a visit

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Date night at the tarantella cockermouth. Beautiful found my new favourite Italian, well priced food from starters to deserts were all very nice a great choice of wines to acompany your meal choice of lagers birra moretti and peroni 👌 would highly reccomend and will...More

Thank cumbrianranger
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We came here following a long day driving and walking in the north of the Lake District and in need of a meal. Thankfully we all were clean as the restaurant is nicely presented. The food was excellent and on par with the best Italian...More

Thank Caille S
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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