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*)

Heritage tomato salad £6
Honey roast radish,  red onion, feta cheese and toasted walnuts (v, gf)

Smoked salmon scotch egg £6.95
Rocket & pea salad, paprika mayo (gf*)

Salt & pepper chicken £6.50
Soft bao bun and sweet & spicy dip

Antipasti platter
Smoked chicken, 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

Chicken katsu £14.95
Crispy Cumbrian chicken served over coconut rice
with a rich, gently spiced curry sauce
with a watercress & broad bean salad
(* vegan option available with tempura vegetables)

8oz ribeye steak £22.95
Skillet cooked ribeye with garlic & thyme.
Roasted cherry tomatoes, garlic field mushrooms,
Truffle & parmesan hand cut chips.
Chose from peppercorn or appleby blue cheese sauce
Served with seasonal vegetables (gf)
Add panko garlic prawns (£3)

Vegetable Wellington £13.95
Roasted beetroot, sweet potato and
mushrooms in puff pastry, with a red wine gravy
Served with seasonal vegetables (v)

Pan fried fillet of pork £16.95
grilled leeks, dauphinoise potatoes,
roasted apple and red wine sauce (gf)

Grilled Lakeland trout £16.95
Fillets of trout with pine nut and apricot crumb
over a warm salad of charred vegetables, new potatoes and asparagus

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


Baked goats cheese £12.95
grilled courgette, pepper & rocket salad
Served with fries and red onion chutney (v, gf)

Pipi piri chicken salad £13.95
Crispy croutons, baby gem lettuce, cucumber,
olives and vinaigrette dressing
with fries and chipotle mayo (gf*)

Traditional Favourites

Lamb & black pudding pie £14.95
4 hour braised lamb shoulder with black pudding and Cumbrian ale
topped with puff pastry
Served with hand cut chunky chips or mashed potato
and seasonal vegetables

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
Chilli beef 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

Triple chocolate brownie £5.95
Served warm with double Jersey ice cream (v)

Mango parfait £6.25
With amaretto poached rhubarb (v)

Sticky toffee pudding £6.25
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