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Cumbria and North Lancashire has a fine band of farmers and producers using the best skills to produce the finest local produce. Here at the Riverside we are proud to associate ourselves with their fantastic produce and our menu celebrates their traditions. Each dish is made fresh to order so we hope you find something to tempt your tastebuds.

All residents are welcome to dine with us, as well as non-residents so make sure you ask your friends and family along to join you. Residents staying on our Dinner, Bed and Breakfast tariff are invited to select their choice of starter, main course and dessert from our à la carte menu. Please be aware, dishes marked * carry a small supplement for Dinner, Bed and Breakfast residents.

We cannot guarantee that our menu items are free from nuts or nut trace elements.

Please ask if you require more allergy information or have any special dietary requirements.

V – Vegetarian option available
GF – indicates that a Gluten Free option of this dish is available upon request

In addition to a selection of daily specials, we have the following on offer:



Seasonal Soup of the Day with Artisan Bread - £4.75

Chicken Liver Parfait, Smooth Chicken Liver Pate with Melba Toast, Micro Salad
and Red Onion Marmalade - £6.95

Devon Crab and Smoked Salmon Bon-Bons with Piquant Marie Rose Sauce
and Horseradish Sauce - £6.95

Selection of Homemade Artisan Bread served with Marinated Olives
and Green Basil Pesto - £6.95

Gravadlax of Home Cured Salmon with a Micro Salad, Beetroot
and Lemon Crème Fraiche - £6.95

Goats Cheese Bon-Bons with Marinated Beetroot and Watercress - £6.95


Rump of Cumbrian Lamb with Potato Gnocchi, Fine Beans and Wild Mushrooms – £15.95

Your Choice of Cumbrian Prime Beef Steaks, served with Blushed Vine Tomato, Field Mushrooms and Twice Cooked Chunky Chips

SIRLOIN* (£3.50 supplement for DBB) £17.95
FILLET* (£5.00 supplement for DBB) £23.00

Honey Roasted Duck Breast with Sweet Potato, Bubble and Squeak, Spiced Cranberries, Red Onion and Port Marmalade – £15.95

Chicken Fillet wrapped in Serrano Ham with Fondant Potato, Wilted Spinach, Wild Mushroom and Marsala Sauce – £14.95

Roasted Pave of Cod with Creamed Potatoes, Cockles, Smoked Bacon and Peas – £16.95

Grilled Sea Bass Fillets with Wilted Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Fondant Potato
with Sauce Vierge - £15.95

Goats Cheese and Butternut Squash Tarte Tatin with Sun Blushed Tomato Salsa – £13.95

All £5.50

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream
Crème Brûlée
Tarte au Citron with Fresh Raspberries
Seasonal Eton Mess
Seasonal Crumble with English Lakes Vanilla Ice Cream



ALL £2.50
Chunky Chips
French Fries
Mixed seasonal salad
Market vegetables
Creamy Mash
Brandy and peppercorn sauce



Cafetiere of fresh coffee or pot of tea served with Kendal mint cake £3.00
Liqueur coffee of your choice £6.00

A fine selection of malt whiskey, port, brandy and other liqueurs also available.

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Restaurant Dinner Menu

Restaurant Dinner Menu

Our à la carte menu offers a wide choice, using locally grown fresh produce whenever possible, much of it from our own Victorian kitchen garden.
Bar Menu

Bar Menu

Food is served in the bar at lunchtime, 12noon-2pm and again in the evening 6pm-9pm
Children's Menu

Children's Menu

View our choice of children's meals.
Wine List

Wine List

A great selection of world wines are available including wines by the glass and half bottles