The Grasmere Hotel
Tel: +44 (0)15394 35277

The Grasmere Hotel Restaurant

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Our menu is creative and refined using the best of seasonal and local produce complemented by an extensive wine list. Starters are served with homemade bread. We cater for nearly all diets (including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, dairy free etc.) if we are informed in advance.

Price for a 4 course dinner: £37.50 per person

We start serving dinner at 7.00pm and orders are taken until 8.00pm. The restaurant is open every evening. 

For hotel guests the price of the 4 course dinner is included in the dinner, bed & breakfast rate.

Sorry, no children's menu available.

Please note our dress code is smart casual.

Sample Menu


Lakeland lamb koftas, coriander yoghurt, marinated cucumber, curried cauliflower, lime gelée (gf)

Goat’s cheese and soft herb roulé, caramelised walnuts, tarragon pesto, candied, baby and golden beets, toasted croûtes (v,gf*)

Oven baked cod supreme, cumin velouté, marsh samphire, golden raisins, tomato concassé (gf)

Guinea fowl and apricot terrine, Parma ham crisp, walnut and thyme crumble, poached apricots

Cumbrian crab and prawn salad, crème fraiche, avocado dressing (gf)

Twice baked Tasty Lancashire cheese and onion soufflé, chive beurre blanc, creamed spinach (v)

Smoked haddock and cheddar fishcakes, crushed peas, tartare sauce, pickled shallot rings

Soup of the moment (v,gf)


Second Course

Your choice of Chef’s soup or sorbet


Main Courses

Pork tenderloin, fennel jam, black pudding bonbon, apple purée, spinach, savoury granola, cider jus (gf*)

Braised daube of beef, horseradish and celeriac mash, pearl barley risotto, suet pastry disc, beef jus

Supreme of salmon, king prawn croquette, baby fennel, lobster and saffron mayonnaise, tomato sauce (gf*)

Corn-fed chicken breast, garlic and parsley marinade, king oyster mushroom, carrots, balsamic roasted Roscoff onion, smoky bacon crumb, red wine jus (gf*)

Herdwick lamb cannon, pea purée, mint jelly, tarragon pesto, feta cheese, wild mushrooms, lamb jus (gf)

Fillet of seabass, stir-fried sugar snap peas, pak choi, courgette and tender-stem broccoli, toasted cashew nuts, baby sea herbs, salsa verde (gf)

Butternut squash arancini, red pepper salsa, toasted pumpkin seeds, sesame and parmesan crisp (v)



Milk and white chocolate brownie, warm chocolate sauce, Madagascan vanilla ice cream

Lemon posset, ginger poached rhubarb, mini meringues, Grasmere gingerbread, rhubarb gelée (gf*)

Date and fig sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, Madagascan vanilla ice cream (gf*)

Warm carrot sponge, rum soaked raisins, candied orange peel, sugared walnuts, blood orange sorbet

Baked white chocolate and raspberry cheesecake, poached raspberries, raspberry sorbet

Coconut mousse, mango and passionfruit compote, coconut snowball, vanilla tuile biscuit (gf*)

Fresh fruit salad, pouring cream (gf)

Handmade ice creams: choose from cinnamon biscuit; caramelised ginger; dark chocolate; roasted strawberry or espresso (two scoops) (gf*)

Cheese selection: Black Dub blue, smoked Applewood, brie, Tasty Lancashire, biscuits, grapes and chutney (£3.95 supplement) (gf*)

Please note that some of our food may contain nuts, dairy, gluten, egg and shellfish.

v denotes vegetarian / gf gluten-free / gf* may be prepared without gluten

The Grasmere Hotel, Broadgate, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9TA - England, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)15394 35277

This project is part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.