Restaurant Spring 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, daily specials, hot sandwiches, salads and indulgent desserts and cakes.

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 (12-2.30pm) 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.

Summer Menu

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



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

Scottish smoked salmon £6.50
With herb scone, cream cheese and basil oil

Cumberland sausage & apricot terrine £5.95
With Westmorland chutney and rye toast (gf*)

Crab and crayfish salad £6.50
With asparagus spears and horseradish cream (gf)

Antipasti platter £6.50
Parma ham, smoked salmon, stuffed bell peppers
hummus and olives.  (gf*)
Vegetarian option with feta cheese (v)

Baked goats cheese £5.95
With grilled apple and tomato salsa (v)


Main Course

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Pan roast breast of duck £15.95
Caramelised orange and cherry brandy, fondant potato (gf)

Baked butternut £13.95
Roasted butternut squash with chickpeas, peppers,
courgettes and fresh parmesan
Sun dried tomato and basil sauce  (gf, v)

Grilled Cumbrian trout fillets £14.95
New potatoes, toasted pine nuts,
courgette and fine bean salad
Raspberry vinaigrette dressing (gf)

Smoked haddock  £16.95
Milk poached haddock fillet, mashed sweet potato,
fresh hollandaise sauce and crispy poached egg (gf*)

Slow roast lamb shank £16.95
Creamy mashed potato, braised red cabbage
and roasting gravy  (gf)

Cumbrian chicken £13.95
Roasted supreme of Cumbrian chicken
with butternut squash and barley risotto  (gf)

Venison steak £19.95
Wild mushrooms and port, caramelised baby onions
and thyme roasted potatoes (gf)

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)

Cajun 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

Fresh fruit brandy snap basket £5.95
With rhubarb compot, raspberry & gin icecream (v)

Chocolate almond torte £5.95
White chocolate sauce (v)

Lemon and lime cheesecake £5.95
Served with raspberry sorbet (gf, v)

Orange marmalade sticky toffee pudding £5.50
Served with toffee sauce and English Lakes vanilla icecream (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