Evening Menu


Pea and mint soup ve £8

with breads, olive oil, balsamic vinegar

Goats cheese bruscetta £9

with tomato and shallot salad, balsamic vinegar

Chicken liver pate £9

with cherry tomato chutney, granary toast

Beetroot caprese salad £9

with tomato, basil and buffalo mozzarella

Pressed ham hock £9

with piccalilli, poached egg and native truffle oil



Baked aubergine with Taleggio v £18

with artichoke salad

Exotic mushroom risotto ve £19

with pistachio butter

Spiced lamb burger with goats cheese £19

with chips, salad and slaw

8oz Bavette steak £21

with truffle chips and peppercorn sauce

Sustainable battered Cod £19

in allspice beer batter with sweet potato fries, pea puree and mango salsa

Artichoke pakora £16

with Feta, orange, cucumber, tomato salad and chilli jam



Chocolate fondant £9

with native cherry ice cream, peach and cacao butter coulis

Strawberry shortbread £9

with Chantilly cream and elderflower syrup

Plant power sticky toffee ve £8

with free from vanilla ice-cream and toffee sauce

Lakes and Lancashire cheeses £13

with crackers, chutney and fruits

Ice-cream selection £7

please ask for flavours

Sorbet selection ve £7

please ask for flavours


Food allergies: please report any allergies, intolerance or dietary requirements to your server before ordering. We will employ extra care in the preparation and cooking of your meal.

* Please note, this is a sample menu as our seasonal menu changes on a daily or weekly basis dependant on our suppliers *

Noon to 16.00 daily


SOUP OF THE DAY £8 Artisan breads, olive oil, balsamic or butter. ve




with potato salad and coleslaw

Roast beetroot tomato and Lancashire Cheese v

Flaked smoked salmon cream cheese & avocado

Cumbrian ham with mustard mayo and rocket



With hand-cut chips

Chicken avocado bacon club shredded lettuce, mayo and tomato £11

Smoked aubergine avocado club shredded lettuce, plant mayo* and tomato £10 ve

Brie, bacon, grape and pomegranate  with fresh tomato  £10

Fig serrano ham and goats cheese balsamic onions £11

‘The Lancrigg’ Avocado, beetroot, lettuce, plant mayo* and tomato £9 ve

Home cured peppered corned beef sweet pickle, tartare sauce, mustard, tomato £12

Corned beef ‘blonde reuben’ with smoked Eden Valley cheddar, gherkin, sour cabbage, marie rose mustard £13

‘Cragg Madam’ with home cooked ham, Eden Smokie, bechamel, poached egg and truffle oil £13

* contains nuts



Cumbrian Cured Meats Eden Valley smoked duck, local air dried ham, Penrith smokie, Cumbrian chorizo, olives, pickles, pickled onion, piccalilli, slaw & sourdough £26

Cumbrian – Lancastrian Ploughman’s Cumbrian smoked cheddar, Garstang blue, Garstang white, guest cheeses, artisan treacle loaf, honeyed sourdough, pickles, pickled shallot, slaw & chutney £25 v

The Small Holder Pickled sweet pepper, smoked aubergine, griddled courgette and artichoke, potato salad, pickles, plant mayo*, breads, olives, hummus and chilli jam £24 ve

* contains nuts


Fresh tomato, buffalo mozzarella with basil and garlic oil (available with rennet-free mozzarella) £11 v

Goats cheese and Cumbrian chorizo with onion marmalade £12

Naked funghi marinara sauce and truffle oil £13 ve

Truffle hunter exotic mushrooms, chorizo, ham and truffle oil £14

Sweet Val Taleggio with olives and Med veg £14

Cumbrian chorizo and goat’s cheese with onion marmalade £13

Penrith hot and smokie Penrith smokie sausage, sweet pickled peppers and olives £14



Beetroot ‘caprese’ salad £12

with mixed beetroot, tomato and mozarella, fresh basil and balsamic

Smoked Eden Valley duck ‘Caesar’ £13

with garlic croutons, streaky maple bacon and parmesan


Selection of home-made cakes and bakes made daily.


A selection of tea, coffees and herbal teas and infusions available.


Excellent real ales on tap provided by Fell Brewery & Bowness Bay Brewing. Bottled ales, lager and ciders also available.

LUNCH MENU 12 – 4pm

*NO YUKKY STUFF! Please tell us what you don’t like and we will gladly prepare your lunch how you like it.*

Sandwiches £5

Bread rolls served with hummus and veg crisps (ve)


Cheese (v)

Chicken Mayo

Prawn Mayo

Avocado and Tomato with Olive Oil (ve)


Pizzas £6

Cheese and Tomato Flatbread with Fresh Basil (v)

Chicken and Sweetcorn


(Other combinations and toppings available, please ask)


Mains £7

Sausage, Chips and Beans

Fish Goujons, Chips and Peas

Veggie Sausage, Chips and Healthy Salad (ve)

Beer Battered Tofu, Chips and Peas (ve)

Macaroni Cheese


Desserts £3


Kids Cakes and Scones available from the Poet’s Bar


Customers are required to report and food intolerances on behalf of their children when ordering. We will employ extra care in the cooking of your food and negotiate any dietary requirement amendments


Main course £12

2 courses £18

3 courses £18


Kids Soup of the Day

Garlic Bread with Cheese

Honey Glazed Sausages on Toast

Garlic Mushrooms on Toast



Sausage & Mash with Gravy and Seasonal Veg

Chicken and Chips with Seasonal Salad

Cheese & Tomato Pasta with Garlic Bread

Creamy Chicken Pasta with Garlic Bread



Kids Sorbet Selection

Kids Sundae

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Sundae


Valdemoreda Macabeo (Spain)

Fruity aromas of peach and apple, with floral notes. Fresh and rounded in the mouth, with a long, smooth aftertaste of flowers and fruit.

Organic Chablis Domaine Ste Claire Jean-Marc Brocard (France)

A fresh, flinty nose with bright apple and lemon aromas leads to a powerful palate tempered by elegant minerality. This organic version has an extra degree of vividness and savoury complexity.

Revelation Viognier Badet Clement (France)

Bursting with typical flavours of apricot and peach alongside elegant floral notes. The palate is round with refreshing acidity and a perfect balanced finish.

Sancerre  La Croix du Roy Crochet (France)

Notes of citrus fruits, blossom, peach and pear on the nose. Nice pure entry, fruity and crisp on the palate. Good length and classic mineral flavours.

Terre del Noce Pinot Grigio delle Dolomiti (Italy)

Elegant and dry with apple and banana aroma, floral lift in the mouth and a clean, crisp finish.

Deakin Estate Chardonnay (Australia)

Aromas of ripe pear, nectarine and apple. The palate is ripe and smooth with delicious fruit character without being over the top.

Featherdrop Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand)

Lively aromas of gooseberry, passion fruit and grapefruit. Bold flavours of lemon and lime with a refreshing clean finish.

Morande One to One Gewurztraminer Estate Reserve (Chile)

Exotic character while remaining fresh and elegant. Aromas of rose and orange blossom lead to flavours of lychee, mandarin and gingery spice, with a long, clean finish.



Prosecco Brut Itinera (Italy)

With a bright, clear colour and fine persistent mousse, it is harmonious and fruity with a delicate flavour and a crisp finish.

Chanmpagne Drappier Carte d’Or Brut (France)

Delicate aromas of white peach, quince and a touch of spice. The dry, elegant palate shows fine bubbles and a long crisp finish.


Valdemoreda Tempranillo (Spain)

Complex ripe fruit aromas with subtly spicy hints of vanilla and caramel thanks to five months in oak. Rounded and well balanced with a full, long aftertaste.

Costasera Amarone della Valpolicella Classico, Masi (Italy)

Aromas of preserved cherries and dried plums together with hints of fruits of the forest and cinnamon. Good weight from the alcohol and structured on the palate, opening out to attractive aromas of cherries and vanilla. Long, velvety finish.

Fiefs de Lagrange Saint – Julien (France)

Now at optimum maturity, this wine shows the classic proportions and complexity of the vintage, with a supple structure and plenty of dense red fruit.

Feudo Arancia Syrah (Italy)

This bold and spicy Syrah shows lush notes of wild berries, black pepper and thyme. The fresh acidity is perfectly framed by the lush, velvety tannins.

Crozes-Hermitage La Matiniere, Ferraton (France)

Expressive and perfumed Syrah, with notes of succulent black cherry, toast, meat and violets. The tannins are silky and in perfect balance with the fresh acidity. The finish is long and harmonious.

Lapostolle d’Alamel Merlot (Chile)

Round with plum and cherry aromas, a juicy feel in the mouth and a long, smooth finish. The oak adds a touch of spicy complexity.

Norton La Tengo Malbec (Argentina)

Rich ruby red in colour with purple hints. Fresh fruit, cinnamon and cherry aromas, Very attractive velvety feel on the palate, delicious finish.

Saint-Joseph La Source Ferraton (France)

Blackcurrant and blackberry fruit give way to savoury notes of black olive and pepper. The tannins are bold, rich and mouthcoating but there is a refreshing minerality to the finish.

Promesa Rioja Crianza (Spain)

Strawberry, blackberry and rhubarb fruit flavours taking on a vanilla and cocoa smoothness during twelve months in oak barrels.

Peppoli Chianti Classico Antinori (Italy)

Intense red fruit aromas are offset by delicate notes of vanilla and chocolate. Pleasantly lingering with a fresh, vibrant feel in the mouth.

Regaleali Rosso Nero d’Avola Tasca (Italy)

Notes of cherry, mulberry, black cherry, blueberry, vanilla and sage on the nose. Velvety and balanced in the mouth.

Prunus Dao Tinta (Portugal)

Lightly oaked and perfectly balanced, with a silky texture. On the palate black cherry and raspberry fruit tones with creamy and chocolatey.



Valdemoreda Garnacha Rosado (Spain)

This delicious Spanish rose reveals delicate rose petal aromas, together with fine redcurrant and raspberry fruit. In the mouth it is rounded with a touch of sweet fruit and a refreshing aftertaste.

M de Minuty Cotes de Provence Rose (France)

A beautiful pale pink colour with aromas of redcurrants giving way to a fresh, yet well-rounded palate offering delicate flavours of peaches and candied orange peel.