Restaurant Evening Menu

Fantastic food, relaxed atmosphere and beautiful views

The bar and bistro restaurant at Embleton Spa Hotel offer relaxed drinking and dining in a friendly atmosphere. We source meat, fish and vegetables from local producers and suppliers, then freshly prepare them to deliver wonderful, wholesome food. Our chefs prepare the finest ingredients to create our menu of traditional classics and delightful modern dishes, hot sandwiches, salads and indulgent desserts and cakes.
Our famous homemade Gourmet Burgers are not to be missed!

Lamb Shank

Cumbrian Lamb Shank


Our bar and bistro restaurant are open 7 days a week to both hotel residents and non-residents.  We offer vegetarian dishes daily and the majority of our dishes are gluten free.  If you have particular dietary requirements please let us know in advance, we can usually cater to even the most stringent diets.

We serve lunches (12-2pm) and evening meals (6-9pm) every day.  Our menu changes seasonally using fresh, seasonal produce from Lake District & Cumbrian suppliers. We also have a selection of specials which change daily.  Please see below for our current menu showing the local, hearty food that is on offer for residents and non-residents alike.

Sunday lunch is served every Sunday from 12-2.30pm. Please see our Sunday Lunch Menu.

We serve small portions of many of our dishes for children as well as offering a menu of children’s favorites, all freshly prepared by our chefs.

Spring Menu

(v) Vegetarian
(gf) Gluten free
(gf*) Available Gluten Free – Please ask

Please ask for our specials menu



Homemade Soup of the Day £4.95
Served with chunky homemade bread (gf*)

Harissa marinated lamb £6.50
With cucumber raita, olives and hummus (gf)

Scottish smoked salmon £5.95
Fresh asparagus spears and beetroot chutney (gf)

Tomato & buffalo mozzarella salad £5.95
Fresh basil pesto & cracked black pepper

Antipasti platter
Smoked duck, smoked salmon, stuffed bell peppers
hummus and olives.  (gf*)
Vegetarian option with feta cheese (v)
For one – £6.50
To share – £9.95


Main Course

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Pan Roast Langwathby chicken £13.95
Cumbrian chicken supreme with mixed beans,
shallots, sun blushed tomatoes and fresh basil
Served with buttered new potatoes (gf)

8oz Ribeye Steak £19.95
Red wine & wild mushroom sauce
balsamic vine tomatoes, beer battered onion rings
and hand cut chunky chips  (gf*)

Sweet potato & lentil ragout £13.95
Spiced with paprika & cayenne pepper
served with steamed rice, toasted pine nuts and flatbread (v, gf*)

Fillets of Cumbrian trout £15.95
Grilled Gilcrux trout fillets with spring vegetable stir fry,
sesame dressing and crispy noodles (gf*)

Braised lamb shank £16.95
Slow cooked lamb shank served over creamy mashed potato,
and rosemary gravy  (gf)


Chicken & chorizo £11.95
Grilled chicken breast and spicy chorizo
served over fresh leaves with olives,
peppers and balsamic dressing  (gf)

Smoked salmon nicoise £11.95
Smoked salmon, poached egg, French beans
new potatoes and fresh leaves
with a lemon & caper dressing (gf)

Traditional Favourites

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Steak & ale cobble £14.95
Rich 3 hour braised steak with Cumbrian ale
topped with a warm herb scone
Served with hand cut chunky chips (gf*)

Beer battered cod & chips £13.95
Crisp beer batter, hand cut chunky chips,
mushy peas and rustic tartar sauce

Embleton Gourmet Burgers
Homemade burgers, all served in a brioche bun, fresh salad garnish, relish, dill pickle
with fries or hand cut chunky chips.

Classic Cumbrian 8oz beef burger
Skinny burger (no bun, gf)

Italian pesto chicken fillet burger

Spicy chickpea burger with paprika mayo (v)

Bacon & cheese burger (+ £1)
Embleton Special Burger (chorizo, cheese, bacon & onion rings) (+ £2)


Homemade Desserts

Chocolate pecan brownie £5.95
Dark chocolate sauce, brandied cherries
and English Lakes vanilla ice cream (v)

Poached pear & almond tart £5.95
White amaretto creme anglaise (v)

White chocolate & mint creme brulee £5.95
With butter shortbread (v, gf*)

Sticky toffee pudding £5.50
Served with toffee sauce, cinder toffee and English Lakes vanilla ice cream (v)

Selection of English Lakes ice-creams  £4.50
(v, gf)

Appleby Creamery Cheeseboard  £7.95
A selection of local Appleby cheeses (v, gf*)
Add a glass of port: £9.95