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“Very nice family restaurant - no booking but only short wait”

Tarantella Restaurant
Ranked #29 of 120 Restaurants in Ambleside
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Very nice family restaurant - no booking but only short wait”
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Everything a restaurant should be - good food, attentive service, decent wine. Good value too. Note there's no booking

Visited July 2014
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  • Italian first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Hullbridge, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Visited the Restaurant early on Friday evening only just managed to get a table and there was a constant flow of customer's. As they have a no booking system, customers where asked if they wanted a drink in the next door bar and where given a card number for the next available table which I thought was a great little system which worked well.
I choose Sea Bass off the specials board which was cooked to perfection, beautiful and white fish on a Risotto Pesto bed. Overall excellent dish.
Excellent service and friendly staff can't wait to go back.

  • Visited July 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A Good meal - excellent service”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We had a very good evening at Tarantella, they don't take bookings so it's up to timing, we were lucky and managed to get the last free table. The service was excellent, the restauarant is small but very friendly. We shared two starters between four of us, which was enough and the mains were quite large and well cooked. We shared two desserts between us and had the 'house' wine which was good enough. All in all it was a very nice experience we would go back. The price was good.

  • Visited July 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A must!”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I have just come back from a holiday in Ambleside and on the last night we decided to eat in Tarantella's. We found the food lovely, and excellent friendly service. Not too expensive. Would highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really nice and relaxed”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Great little restaurant with great Pasta and fantastic atmosphere. Staff were terrific and friendly also. Will visit again if I am in the area!!

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