The Grasmere Hotel
Tel: +44 (0)15394 35277
Rack of Herdwick lambSmoked MackerelFruits of the Forest Pudding
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


Salad of goat’s cheese, beetroot, pear and walnut (v,gf)

Smoked mackerel Scotch egg, gooseberry relish

Ham hock and quail terrine, spring vegetable salad, burnt apple purée (gf)

Twice baked Lancashire cheese soufflé, tomato jam (v,gf)

Timbale of crab and prawns, avocado dressing (gf)

Haggis bonbons, whisky marmalade, pickled neeps

      Hand dived Scottish scallops, black pudding, pea purée, caramelised apple (£3 supplement) (gf*)

Soup of the moment (gf)


Second Course

Your choice of Chef’s soup or sorbet


Main Courses

Roast fillet of cod, crushed peas, air dried ham, herb oil (gf)

Assortment of Herdwick lamb, smoked aubergine purée, Greek yoghurt and basil jus (gf*)

Roast breast of corn-fed chicken, asparagus, black garlic and forest mushrooms (gf)

Jacob’s ladder, horseradish, carrot purée, lettuce heart, stout sauce

Fillet of West Coast seabass, fennel, pink grapefruit, lemon verbena (gf)

Loin of venison, venison croquette, baby beetroot, black pudding, pickled walnuts (£3.95 supplement) (gf*)

Pecorino and black pepper ravioli, English asparagus, garden peas, truffle oil (v)



Grasmere gingerbread soufflé, caramelised pineapple sorbet

Strawberry and vanilla cheesecake, strawberry sorbet, garden mint syrup (gf)

Dark chocolate and coffee sponge, Irish whiskey parfait, espresso ice cream (gf)

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

Baked lemon and passionfruit cream, meringue, sablé crumble, coconut and lemongrass ice cream (gf*)

Fresh fruit salad, Madagascan vanilla ice cream (gf)

Homemade ice creams: choose from sea salt caramel popcorn; milk chocolate and hazelnut; gooseberry and elderflower crumble; sticky toffee pudding; white chocolate and raspberry (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.