The Dinner Menu

Dinner is served from 6.30pm to 9pm and children’s menus are also available.

Sample Dinner Menu

(4 courses plus cafetiere of coffee included if on dinner, bed and breakfast packages, courses individually priced for guests on bed and breakfast only or non residents – booking essential)

Starter – £5.95

Cartmel Valley Pigeon Breast-pearl barley risotto, Cumberland sauce, parsnips crisps(may contain shot)

Home Cured Salmon Fillet-horseradish and potato mousse, beetroot textures, pea shoots, lemon crostini (g)

Caesar Salad-babygem, cherry tomatoes,crispy poached egg, shaved parmesan,croutons, green olives,Caesar dressing(g)(v)

Rosette of Melon-red berries, lime sorbet, raspberry sauce (g)(v)

Intermediate – £3.65 (change daily)

Potato and leek soup


Orange sorbet

Main Course – £13.95

Jamaican Jerk Pork Tenderloin-savoy cabbage, au gratin potatoes, ham hock bon bon,apple puree, mild jerk sauce

Roasted Duck Breast-onion compote, confit of potato, fine beans, carrot and swede puree, plum reduction

Pan Seared Cod Fillet-crushed new potatoes, green peas, tomato relish, moules mariniere (g)

Mushroom Vol au Vent-soft poached hen’s egg, tomato concass, wild rocket, stilton cream sauce (v)

Fillet Steak-6oz fillet steak served with hand cut chunky chips,field mushroom and tomato, with au poivre sauce….. £7.50 supplement

Please note we normally serve most of our red meats pink – If you would like them cooked differently please ask when ordering.

Side dishes – Hillthwaite salad …£3.05, Hand cut chunky chips…£3.05, Buttered seasonal vegetables.  …..£3.05

Some dishes may contain nuts, please advise of any allergies

We endeavour to meet any special dietary requirements, however we cannot guarantee 100% that food items are totally segregated (i.e. nuts, small bones)

(v) – suitable for vegetarians  (g) – gluten free

Specials (change daily)


Pan Fried Black Pudding-caramelized onion, apple reduction

Fans of Melon-forest berry compote, fruit sorbet, strawberry sauce

Main Courses

Roasted Topside of Fellbred Beef-sticky red cabbage, roasted potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, medley of vegetables, beef gravy

Button Mushroom Risotto-soft poached hen’s egg, parmesan, dressed leaves

Rib Eye Steak (£5.00 Supplement)-8oz rib eye steak, chunky chips, field mushroom, tomato, au poivre sauce

Dessert – £5.85

Sticky Toffee Pudding-Butterscotch Sauce, Vanilla Ice Cream

Raspberry Millefeuille-Shortbread biscuits, Chantilly cream, Raspberry Sauce, Raspberry Sorbet

Chocolate Delice-Scented with Lavender, Chantilly Cream

Lakeland Plum Bread Pudding-Vanilla Custard

Coconut and White Chocolate Panna Cotta-Roasted Pineapple, Pineapple and Passion Fruit Sorbet, Red Berry Salad, Chocolate Crumb, Pineapple Crisp

Pavlova-Berry Compote, Chantilly Cream, Fruit Coulis

A selection of ice creams

A selection of Lake District cheeses within 75 miles-Eden Valley Brie, Wensleydale Blue, Eden Chieftain, served with apple chutney, grapes, celery and millers damsel cheese biscuits-£1.50 supplement

Some dishes may contain nuts, please advise of any allergies

Cafetiere of coffee with milk or cream and petit four – £2.70 (included on 4 course menu)

Speciality Coffees – £1.10 extra

Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte, Americano, Mochaccino. Bambiccino

Liqueur coffee from £3.60 extra

We cater for vegetarians and special diets at our Cumbria Hotel. If you have any allergies etc please inform us at the time of booking and we will endeavour to meet your needs.