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Match Fit

Match Fit…   We are back and all refreshed from our summer hols, we’re really looking forward to the Macmillan Coffee Morning in a couple of weeks Raffle Tickets are still for sale and entries are still open for the Bake Off. The Autumn Menu has begun slightly earlier than usual but it’s proving as […]

MacMillan Coffee Day

MacMillan Coffee Morning   This is something I’ve been meaning to do for a year or 2 now. Sadly cancer is a too frequent a word in our modern society,  I remember a statistic on TV around 10-15 years back that 1 in 3 families will be affected by cancer naively I never believed my […]

Fish Focus

Sea Trout or Salmon ?   We currently have a delightful fish option of Fillet of Sea Trout with Mussel Beurre Blanc & wilted greens on our evening menus, however as it’s appearance and flavour is similar to Salmon some customers have been asking about the difference so I thought I’d add a bit of […]

Live booking now available….

We’ve finally joined the 21st century and  scrapped the paper diary replacing it with a digital version meaning the reservation system should be much smoother now. The Quandoo app is here on the website and also on facebook so it couldn’t be easier to book at table. When you make an online enquiry now the […]

Updated wine list now online

So as I mentioned a few weeks ago I’d enjoyed a wine tasting evening with our suppliers Crown Cellars, since then I have been concentrating on updating our list so I’ve introduced a few new wines including a Zinfandel Rose for those with a sweeter palate, a new Australian Viognier which is much richer than […]

Radio GA GARLIC

Chris was delighted to be asked to feature on a cooking section on BBC Radio Cumbria again this week, talking about wild garlic which is growing in abundance down beside the riverbanks at this time of year. He cooked up a quick dish of Wild Mushrooms, Pancetta & Wild Garlic Tagliatelle dish for reporter Charlie. […]

Summer Cocktails are back

Is gin still your thing ? Baby Spice  £6.95 Rhubarb Gin & Fentimans Ginger Ale Rosy Rhubarb £7.95 Rhubarb Gin & Fentimans Rose Lemonade Winnie’s Ginnie £5.95 Silent Pool Gin, Honey & Lemon finished with a hint of Lavender English Garden £8.95 Elderflower Gin, Apple Juice & Proscecco OR Whitley Neill Blood Orange Vodka with […]

World Whisky Day

Saturday 19th May World Whisky Day Now many of our customers enjoy a glass of wine with their meal taking time to read over the wine list and choosing something suitable to the food choices, with this in mind I thought I’d research whiskey and food pairing other than the obvious haggis & neeps. As […]

Coeliac Awareness Week

  14th May – 20th May is Coeliac Disease Awareness Week For many years now we have offered  dedicated gluten free menus to diners who suffer from Coeliac disease, Chris’ style and methods of cooking lend itself naturally to gluten free alternatives he doesn’t use flours in sauces and making things from fresh we can […]

International & Lifestyle Influences

When we devise our menus we have many things to consider obviously what is popular but also adding new and interesting creations, to capture your taste buds. Chipotle flavour features in a new dish to our menu repertoire, Crispy Squid on a Pepper, Tomato & Chorizo Chipotle Stew, light a tasty perfect for reminiscing about […]