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.
Please see our childrens menu

Sample Summer 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*)

Grilled halloumi £6.50
Dressed salad, beetroot & pickled red onion (gf*)

Salt & pepper chicken £6.50
With chilli, spring onion and sweet & spicy dip

Antipasti platter
Beef pastrami, Italian salami, panchetta,
hummus, olives and sourdough bread.  (gf*)
For one – £7              To share – £13


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 £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)

Wild muchroom gnocci £14.95
Wild mushrooms and tenderstem broccoli, topped with parmesan shavings.
Served with garlic, cream and white wine, and toasted sourdough bread

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

Traditional Favourites

Slow braised steak & ale pie £14.95
4 hour braised beef 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)

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