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


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: £35.00 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


Chicken liver and brandy parfait, red onion marmalade, miniature brioche loaf (gf*)

Cumberland sausage and haggis Scotch egg, maple mustard whisky dressing

Twice baked goat’s cheese soufflé, walnut crust, roasted red pepper (v,gf)

Sautéed wild mushrooms, garlic cream sauce, toasted croûte (v,gf*)

Timbale of crab and prawns, crème fraiche, avocado dressing (gf)

Grilled smoked mackerel fillet, beetroot, orange and red chicory (gf)

Scottish scallops, mushrooms, cream and white wine sauce (gf) (£3.00 supplement)

Soup of the moment (v,gf)


Second Course

Your choice of Chef’s soup or sorbet


Main Courses

Fillet of seatrout, tender-stem broccoli, toasted almonds, citrus butter and                caper sauce (gf)

Herdwick lamb cannon, lamb shoulder croquette, heritage carrots, lamb jus (gf*)

Roast breast of corn-fed chicken, parmesan crust, creamed leeks and smoked pancetta (gf*)

Braised short rib of beef, turnip and celeriac dauphinoise, horseradish cream, stout sauce

Fillet of West Coast seabass, stir-fried Thai vegetables, sweet chilli dressing (gf)

Confit pork belly, apple purée, roast parsnips, wild mushrooms, chestnuts,                cider jus (gf)

Cauliflower steak, cumin and carraway spiced tomato purée, maple granola(v,gf*)



White chocolate and Baileys cheesecake, raspberry sorbet, mini meringues

Forest fruit Eton mess, Madagascan vanilla ice cream (gf)

Blueberry and lemon Bakewell tart, poached blueberries, Cornish clotted cream

Cinnamon spiced Bramley apple crumble, vanilla crème anglaise (gf*)

Lemon posset, Grasmere gingerbread crumb, ginger biscuit (gf*)

Date and fig sticky toffee pudding, toffee sauce, Madagascan vanilla ice cream (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.