For foodies

Fantails Restaurant

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The Fantails Restaurant has a long and interesting history with its building originating around 1600 and we still have many of the features including wooden beams and panelling. From being a blacksmiths shop to a village filling station and now a sought after restaurant and event venue the Fantails is steeped in history with an atmosphere to match.

When you walk in you will experience the friendly welcome, unique interior and delightful aroma of our succulent food prepared by our team of experienced chefs so

Whether you come for lunch or an evening meal, one of our wine testing events or a special occasion you are assured of an excellent time, fantastic food and great service. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Fantails Restaurant, The Green, Wetheral, Carlisle, CA4 8ET.

La Pergola

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"Welcome to Ristorante La Pergola! We are a family run restaurant who aim to please customers with our quality and innovative Italian food.

Situated on the historical Castle Street in Carlisle, Cumbria, close to the Cathedral and the Castle itself, we offer delicious food in comfortable surroundings, from a romantic alcove to a private party room.

For over 17 years we have been serving authentic Italian cuisine with an early evening family menu (Happy Hour) and a full seasonal A'la Carte menu.

We only use the freshest and finest quality ingredients to create our dishes and pride ourselves on the quality of our food.

We have a cosmopolitan clientele and have received praise from national newspapers, magazines and also the Italian Government.

So how good are we? Only you can be the judge of that!"

Cavagliere Mauro Mingotti

Huntington's Informal Dining

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A friendly informal restaurant and bar in Brampton that serves a variety of great dishes. Run personally by proprietor Keith with talented chef Helen Brown since opening 20 years ago.

We pride ourselves on consistently excellent food and service.

 Visit us for any occasion, and even after walking Hadrian's wall!

Our dishes are made fresh on the premises using local produce, we also serve local real ale from Geltsdale brewery.

 "Keith and his chef have a personal pride and passion in their business; service is second to none - you'll go home smiling. "

Cumberland News review - 2006

We are located behind the clocktower, in the Marketplace in Brampton, Cumbria.
23 Marketplace , Brampton, Cumbria CA8 1RW : Tel : 016977 3481

Geltsdale Brewery Brampton


Brampton's Old Brewery originally opened in 1785 and produced real ale for nearly two centuries before its eventual closure.

In 2006 Fiona Deal established Geltsdale Brewery in a small unit housed within the Old Brewery building in Brampton, Cumbria. Using traditional brewing methods, Geltsdale water, Northern malt and finest hops, Geltsdale Brewery now produces a range of Beers & Lager to suite all tastes.


Tel: +44 (0)1228 791378

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Local activities

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Casanova Menswear, Carlisle
La Pergola, Carlisle
Galloway Country Fair
MitchellsCockermouth Antique Auctions
Theatre by the Lake at Keswick
Fantails Restaurant
Huntington's Informal Dining
Fishing, tuition &
Retired and Restless
Lakeland Summits
Country Adventures
The Eden Golf Club and Driving Range
Jiggery Pokery Accessories
New Mills Trout Farm
Orton Grange

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