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.

Winter 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*)

Roasted bell pepper & goats cheese fritter £6.25
With chilli & lime dressing (v)

Ham hock terrine £5.95
With piccalilli and toasted Rye bread (gf*)

Smoked salmon & chorizo scotch egg £6.95
Rocket & sesame salad, tomato salsa)

Antipasti platter
Smoked duck, smoked salmon, stuffed bell peppers
hummus and olives.  (gf*)
Vegetarian option with feta cheese (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 with smokey bacon farmhouse potatoes,
and an Applewood cheese sauce (gf)

8oz ribeye steak £21.95
Skilled cooked ribeye steak with garlic & rosemary
and a rich beer sauce
Served with beer battered onion rings
and hand cut chunky chips (gf*)

Chickpea & harissa tagine £13.95
A hearty Moroccan inspired stew
servied with lime & coriander rice,
tomato salsa and homemade flatbread (v, gf*)

Baked fillet of hake £16.95
Sustainably caught fillet of hake,
pea puree and roasted tomato bisque
Served with crushed new potatoes  (gf)

Braised lamb shank £16.95
Slow cooked lamb shank,
minted mashed potato and roasting jus  (gf)


Crisp panko chicken £12.95
Crispy panko coated chicken breast served over fresh leaves
with tomatos, red onion, peppers and Caesar dressing

Hot smoked duck £12.95
Smoked breast of duck with mango, fresh leaves and crispy noodles.
With hoisin & lime dressing  (gf)

Traditional Favourites

All served with seasonal vegetables or fresh side salad

Lamb cobble £14.95
Traditional lamb stew with winter roots, Cumbrian ale,
with or without black pudding, 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

Spicy chickpea burger with paprika mayo (v)

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


Homemade Desserts

Baked dark chocolate pot £5.95
Brandied cherries and butter shortbread (v)

Grandma’s rice pudding £5.95
Heather honey scented rice pudding
with forest berry compot (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