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.

Winter 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*)

Poached pear & blue cheese £6.50
Appleby Black Dub blue cheese with a honey dressing (v, gf)

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

Pan seared King Scallops £9.50
With pea & mint puree, black pudding

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

Black pudding & goats cheese £5.95
Wholegrain mustard sauce


Main Course

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Salmon en croute £15.95
Crispy puff pastry, vegetable gems, new potatoes
and Bloody Mary sauce (gf)

Flambeed 8oz Ribeye Steak £19.95
Brandy & mustard sauce, dauphinoise potatoes
and grilled field mushrooms  (gf)

Pork fillet £14.95
Collops of pork fillet, caramelised apple
wholegrain mustard mashed potato
served with a cider sauce

Pan fried breast of duck £16.95
Smoked bacon farmhouse potatoes
shallot, grape and red wine sauce (gf*)

Vegetarian Haggis £13.95
Rustic potato & swede mash
Red wine & whiskey cream sauce (v)

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

Poached Cumbrian chicken £13.95
Tender chicken breast, tomato & basil mousseline,
parmentiere potatoes  and paprika cream sauce  (gf)

Baked fillet of cod £16.95
Wild Herb & pink peppercorn crumb
winter roots and tarragon cream (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)

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 creme brulee £5.95
Double chocolate ice cream (v, gf)

Banoffee cheesecake £5.95
White fresh cream (v, gf)

Orange marmalade bakewell tart £5.95
Served with creme Anglaise (v)

Hazelnut sticky toffee pudding £5.50
Served with ginger toffee sauce 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