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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Traditional country-house dining with a daily-changing menu

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At a glance

Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access
Credit cards accepted

A charming small country-house hotel in the untouched Vale of Cartmel with views south to the Norman priory, meadows and woods. The cooking shows accurate timings, judiciously considered combinations and clear flavours on short, daily-changing menus, with seasonal vegetables served separately.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25–26 December and 2–28 January
  • Closed for lunch: Monday to Saturday
  • Dinner served from: 7
  • Dinner served until: 8.30


  • Chef(s): Gordon Topp

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern, Traditional British
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 45
  • Wines over £30: 20
  • Wines by the glass: 8

Price guide

  • 3-course lunch from: £21.95
  • 2-course dinner from: £23.95
  • 3-course dinner from: £30
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 28
  • On-site parking available

Getting here

M6 junction 36, A590 signed Barrow-in-Furness towards Cartmel. Left at end of road, hotel before village.

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