Private Dining

An 8 course taste of Cumberland – by Chef David Jackson - minimum 6 guests  


Our surprise tasting menu is a showcase of all things Cumbrian, the menu by it’s very nature is ever changing due to the seasons but is made from the highest quality ingredients we can find within the Lake Districts natural pantry…….

To Start

Venison (from the Cartmel Valley) Pastrami, Apple, Hazelnut, Fennel Crumble



Seabass (straight from the mornings catch off the “Rachel Claire” our friends from West Coast Fish who sail from the Port of Whitehaven daily) Samphire, Ginger, BlackSesame



Homemade Foraged Fruits (Fruit picked and preserved from the Borrowdale Valley) White Balsamic, Candy Beetroot, Liquorice


The Main Event

Herdwick Rack, Shoulder & Pithivier (Yew Tree Farm, Rosthwaite) Lentils, Seaweed, Fondant, Lamb Jus


Pre dessert 

Grasmere Gingerbread Parfait, Gooseberry Jelly (foraged in Keswick) Elderflower (Foraged in Longthwaite)



Cumberland Rum Nicky (derived from the East Indies trade triangle, a tart of dates, rum and ginger made by the Sailors from the ships stock which was often “nicked”)Rum Butter Praline, Honeycomb (Borrowdale Honey)



Thornby Moor Dairy Cheese, Damson Fruit Cheese (Carlisle) Oatcakes

Coffee & Sweet Treats 

(Apple Crumble Tart, Hazelnut Brittle, Sea Salt Fudge)

A "Traditional Lakeland" Sunday Lunch


Homemade Cumbrian Ham Hock, Leek & Red Lentil Broth served with Crusty Bread

Fresh Pineapple, Mandarin & Mango Cocktail topped with Lemon Sorbet drizzled with Peach Schnapps

Traditional Prawn Cocktail served with Brown Bread


Roast Topside of Lakeland Beef with Yorkshire Puddings & Horseradish Sauce

Roast Supreme of Chicken with Cumberland Sausage, Bacon & Herb Stuffing with Cranberry Sauce

Roast Fillet of Salmon with a White Wine Cream and Chive Sauce

Vegetarian Dish of the Day


Poached Summer Berry Ice cream Sundae

Sticky Toffee Pudding & Ice Cream

Deep filled Lemon & Ginger Cheesecake


Coffee & Mints 


Cheese and Biscuits can be ordered as an extra course if required