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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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Stylish modern cooking in Lakeland country house

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Tasting menu
Wines by the glass
Credit cards accepted

With pretty gardens running down to the River Rothay, the Victorian Oak Bank Hotel has plenty of Lakeland charm. The comfortable and refined Dining Room restaurant is the setting for some ambitious, creative food and the kitchen clearly has an eye for presentation and enticing combinations. A first course, for example, might consist of torched Cornish mackerel, fresh curds and fennel. Next up, slow-roasted pork collar, bacon choucroute and mustard; or wild stone bass, chicken wings and cauliflower. For dessert, try lemon tart, honeycomb, white chocolate and yogurt, or maybe the-not-so-sweet-sounding smoked beetroot parfait, sweet cheese, hibiscus and celeriac.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 17–26 December, 2–18 January and 29 July to 9 August
  • Lunch served from: 12.30
  • Lunch served until: 1.30
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 8.30

Chef

  • Chef: Stephen Collier

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 32
  • Wines over £30: 23
  • Wines by the glass: 7

Price guide

  • Starter from 8
  • Main course from20
  • Dessert from8
  • 2-course lunch from23.50
  • 3-course lunch from27.50
  • Tasting menu from62.50
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Steps for wheelchair: 3

Facilities

  • Seats: 30
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 30

Getting here

Northbound: M6 junction 36 onto A591 to Windermere, Ambleside, then Grasmere. Southbound: M6 junction 40 onto A66 to Keswick, A591 to Grasmere

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