Fantails Wetheral

Welcome to Fantails Restaurant in Wetheral, Carlisle

The Fantails restaurant is located in an ideal setting
within the village of Wetheral.

Located on the village green we are in idyllic location for beautiful family photos whatever occasion. In addition we are close to the River Eden for those wanting photos in a more rural setting with stunning scenery backdrops and one of the best salmon fishing Rivers in the country. For those who would like to get married within the area, we are in short stroll to Wetheral church. A delightful small country church, it is the perfect place to tie the knot with a loved one. Guests staying within the area will find a number of appealing areas of interest including the Roman Wall, Carlisle Cathedral and Carlisle Castle. Wetheral also has plenty of historic areas of interest including Wetheral priory gatehouse, Corby castle and the Wetheral railway viaduct.

The Ultimate Dining Experience

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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 and warm welcome, unique interior and delightful aroma of our succulent food prepared by our team of experienced chefs.

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

Opening Hours: October

Evenings - Tuesday to Sunday: 5:00pm onwards

Lunch time - Tuesday to Sunday 11:30am to 3:00pm

Last food orders are 1:45 pm and 9:30pm

Delicious Food in a Historic Setting


The Fantails restaurant unique building, seeped in history, it is an ideal venue to create an intimate atmosphere for an evening meal or a lively party for up to 120 people. We also have a special dining room for up to 65 guests where you can also have access to our beautiful garden.

Our team are here to make your visit to The Fantails restaurant a memorable occasion with our chefs having over forty years experience they can create a succulent meal that will get your taste buds going.

Seated in one of our many intimate alcoves you will savour the atmosphere while enjoying good food and fine wines. We can also take bookings larger parties, weddings, or christenings so contact us now and book your event.

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