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. We also serve a selection of sandwiches and lighter lunches from 12-2pm.

Sunday lunch is served every Sunday from 12-2.30pm. Please see our sample  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*)

Baked portobello mushroom & goats cheese £6.25
With cherry tomato confit (v, gf*)

Pork, orange & brandy terrine £5.95
With apricot & cranberry chutney and toasted farmhouse bread

Steamed Connemarra mussels £7.50
In cream & white wine, with rustic bread (gf*)

Antipasti platter
Cumbrian smoked sausage, smoked salmon, stuffed bell peppers
hummus and olives.  (gf*)
For one – £6.95               To share – £9.95

Gatherer’s platter
Feta cheese, stuffed bell peppers, marinated bean salad,
balsamic onions, hummus and olives.  (gf*, v)
For one – £6.95               To share – £9.95



Main Course

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Pan Roast Langwathby chicken £13.95
Cumbrian chicken supreme withroasted shallots,
field mushrooms and crushed garlic. With dauphinoise
potatoes and red wine sauce (gf)

Marinated 8oz ribeye steak £21.95
Chimichurri marinated steak, farmhouse potatoes with chorizo
and sauteed spring greens. (gf*)

Coconut & spring green coconut curry £13.95
A fresh and zesty curry served with
steamed rice, chutney and naan bread (v, gf*)

Baked fillet of pollock £16.95
Sustainably caught fillet of pollock,
chickpea, sweetcorn & potato cake,
roasted peppers and a fresh pesto dressing (gf)

Braised lamb shank £16.95
Slow cooked lamb shank,
three root mash, braised red cabbage and roasting jus  (gf)


Chicken katsu £12.95
Crispy chicken breast served over ribbons of courgette,
cucumber, cattor and sun dried tomatoes.
With a spicy katsu dressing

Peppered mackerel £12.95
Served over buttered new potato and beetrot salad
With lemon & local honey dressing  (gf)

Traditional Favourites

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Steak & ale cobble £14.95
Traditional stew with baby onions and mushrooms, Cumbrian ale,
and topped with a 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 beef burger
Skinny burger (no bun, gf)

Cajun chicken fillet burger

Oumph! pulled soyabean burger (v)

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


Homemade Desserts

Damson & strawberry cheesecake £5.95
With raspberry & rosehip gin coulis (v)

Apple & raspberry crumble £5.95
With creme anglaise and vanilla ice-cream (v)

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


Please ask for our special desserts of the moment