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*)

Crispy cauliflower bhajis £6
Black garlic ketchup and cucumber raita (v, gf*)

Marinated Asian kebabs £6.50
Tender chicken fillet with honey and sesame, and a crunchy salad (gf)

Braised chorizo & king prawns £6.95
Topped with a crispy poached egg
served with homemade bread

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

Malayan spiced chicken £14.95
Roasted Cumbrian chicken supreme with garlic, coriander, ginger and pak choi
Served with coconut rice

8oz ribeye steak £21.95
Skillet cooked ribeye with garlic & thyme.
Roasted cherry tomatoes
Truffle & parmesan hand cut chips.
Chose from peppercorn or appleby blue cheese sauce
Served with seasonal vegetables (gf)
Add panko garlic prawns (£3)

Roasted squash and butter bean crumble £13.95
pine nut and herb topping
Served with chive-buttered new potatoes
and seasonal vegetables (v, gf*)

Belly pork ramen £16.95
Slow cooked belly pork, ramen noodles, tea stained egg and
a Japanese broth

Maple baked fillet of Scottish salmon £16.95
Roasted Mediterranean vegetables, basil pesto
and buttered new potatoes.
Served with seasonal vegetables (gf)

Braised lamb shank £16.95
Slow cooked lamb shank,
buttery mashed potato and roasting jus
Served with seasonal vegetables (gf)


Baked goats cheese £11.95
rocket, red onion and pepper salad with roasted beetroot
Served with fries and chilli dip (v, gf*)

Bistro steak salad £12.95
Served over afeta, olive and sun dried tomato salad
with sweet potato fries and garlic aioli dip (gf)

Traditional Favourites

Chicken and chorizo cobble £14.95
A hearty stew with chicken and spicy chorizo, topped with a herb scone
Served with hand cut chunky chips and seasonal vegetables (gf*)

Beer battered haddock & 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

Chickpea, sweetcorn & pea burger (v)

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

Homemade Desserts

Chocolate and hazelnut brownie £5.95
Served warm with double Jersey ice cream (v)

Berry & cinnamon tart £5.95
With English Lakes rum & raisin ice-cream (v)

Sticky toffee pudding £5.95
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

No room for dessert?
Try one of our mini desserts with a cafetiere of coffee £4.95

Please ask for our special desserts of the moment