The Grasmere Hotel Restaurant








Our restaurant is open to residents every evening other than Mondays. We will be offering our seasonal 3 course table d'hôte menu.

On Mondays when our restaurant is closed, we will be offering a soup and sandwich menu, which will be served in our lounges.  

If your reservation includes a Monday, your final bill will be reduced by £30 per person. 


Please note that our restaurant is no longer open to non-residents

Sample Menu


Roasted tomato soup, crumbled goat’s cheese, basil pesto (v,gf)

Grilled smoked mackerel fillet, beetroot and new potato salad, horseradish crème fraiche (gf)

Confit duck leg and damson terrine, plum chutney, carrot purée, savoury nut crumble

Creamed garlic mushrooms, toasted crostini, soft poached hen’s egg, chive oil (v,gf*)

Cumbrian crab and prawn salad, avocado purée, macerated cherry tomatoes, cucumber (gf)


Main Courses

Breast of corn-fed chicken, black garlic ketchup, creamed garlic mushrooms, English asparagus, garden peas (gf)

Loin of Herdwick lamb, rainbow courgettes, confit cherry tomatoes, basil pesto, garden pea purée, feta cheese (gf)

Slow-braised short rib of beef, charred tender-stem broccoli, spring onions, cauliflower purée crumbled blue cheese, crispy onions

Supreme of salmon, watercress velouté, poached heritage beets, horseradish crème fraiche, green apple and watercress salad (gf)



Crushed meringue, Summer berries, whipped cream, Madagascan vanilla ice cream (gf)

Chocolate and hazelnut sponge, black cherries, chocolate sauce, espresso ice cream

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

Fresh fruit salad, pouring cream (gf)

Handmade ice creams: choose from caramelised ginger; dark chocolate; roasted strawberry; espresso; honeycomb; or Madagascan vanilla (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