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The Cumberland Hotel for bed and breakfast accommodation - weekend breaks or longer holidays in Cumbria & the Lake District.
RESTAURANT

 

estaurant booking is advisable. Here at the Cumberland we have a comfortable restaurant open to both residents and non-residents with provision for 20 covers. All food is freshly prepared in our own kitchens (vegetarians are well catered for) - a dining experience with a difference in a place full of character. Ample car parking available.

The restaurant is also used for residents breakfast (full English or continental) and is also used for our popular Sunday Roasts (these can also be served in the 'Lounge Bar' if you desire). These were the subject of 'rave reviews' by a travel writer from the Newcastle Chronicle newspaper (succulent meats, excellent sweets and outstanding value for money!) At £8.75 for two courses, we agree.

Breakfast served between 7.30 - 9:30am
Sandwich and Salad Menu  12 - 6:00 pm
Bar Meals and Specials       12 - 9:00pm

Private parties (weddings, groups and functions) catered for, up to 40 covers seated or 90 - 100 buffet-style.

On warm summer evenings some prefer to sit outside on the patio to enjoy their meal in the country air and admire the tranquility of the surroundings.

Restaurant and Bar Menu
Telephone 01434 381875 for bookings

Sample Menu

 

Bar Meals

 

 

To Start

 

Soup of the Day  (see chalkboard for details)                                                                              £3.25

Always Homemade, and served with a freshly baked crusty baguette

Deep-fried Brie Wedges                                                                                                     £4.50

served with Cumberland Sauce and a side salad

Breaded Garlic Mushrooms                                                                                                  £3.95

served with mayonnaise and salad garnish

Black pudding and Poached Egg Salad                                                                           £4.75

with Vulcan Honey Mustard Dressing

Prawns with Marie Rose Sauce                                                                                          £5.50

North Atlantic Prawns cloaked with Marie Rose Sauce served on a bed of lettuce and salad

Combo platter                                                                                                                           £7.50

A shared plate of Chicken Wings of Fire, Mini Spring Rolls, Garlic Mushrooms, Onion Rings and

Breaded Scampi served with mayonnaise and salad garnish (serves two)

 

 

 

Main Courses (Fish)

 

Battered Cod Fillet                                                                                                                 £7.95

Large Cod Fillet (230 -290g)

Breaded Scampi                                                                                                                      £8.50

Wholetail Scampi

Poached Salmon Fillet with Lime, Coriander and Chilli Butter                                £10.50

Made with Salmon from the Shetland Isles

All of the above are served with chips and peas or side salad, or new potatoes and vegetables

 

See Chalk Board for selected Special Dishes

Main Courses (Meat)

8 oz Sirloin Steak with Tomatoes, Mushrooms, and Onion Rings                         £12.50

Matured, locally sourced Steak Cooked to you liking

                            Creamy peppercorn sauce         add        £2.50

                            Blue Cheese Glaze                      add        £1.50

Steak and Ale Pie                                                                                                                   £8.95

Made with matured locally sourced stewing steak, Cumberland Vulcan Mustard and Yates Bitter

Chicken and Mushroom Pie                                                                                                  £8.50

Made with chicken breast and with white wine and cream

Cumberland sausage served with Onion Rings                                                              £8.25

Award winning Cumberland Sausage. Please ask for gravy if you wish it

Bacon Chop                                                                                                                              £7.75

served with Fried Egg or a Pineapple Ring                

Baked Chicken Breast wrapped in Bacon                                                                       £10.25

with a Garlic, Mushroom, Cream and White Wine sauce

 Pork and Cumberland Mustard Casserole                                                                        £8.50                 with Cream, white wine and Onions

Minced Beef and Thyme Dumpling                                                                                   £7.50

Made with Best Steak Mince

All of the above are served with chips and peas or side salad, or new potatoes and vegetables

Home made Pork mince Lasagne                                                                                       £8.25

served with French Bread and Side Salad                

Ground Chilli Beef Enchiladas                                                                                           £8.25

smothered with grated cheese, served with Rice and Side Salad and Extra hot sauce

Main Courses (Vegetarian)

 

Cheese and Onion Bread and Butter Pudding                                                               £7.50

Made with mature cheddar, wholemeal bread and free range eggs

Vegetable Bourguignon with a Thyme Dumpling                                                          £7.95

Made with courgettes, aubergines, mushrooms and onions with vegetarian dumplings

The above are served with chips and peas or side salad, or new potatoes and vegetables

Home made Mushroom and Red Pepper Lasagne                                                         £8.25           served with French Bread and Side Salad

Vegetable 3 Bean Chilli                                                                                                        £7.25

Served with rice grated Cheese, Tortilla chips and Hot Sauce

See Chalk Board for selected Special Dishes

 

Curry Menu

 

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Medium Hot with Cream, Yoghurt and Coriander

 

Lamb Rogan Josh

Medium strength with Tomato, Onion and Red Pepper

 

Thai Red Chicken

Mild to Medium with Coconut, Red Pepper and Chilli

 

Chicken Korma *

Mild with delicately spiced creamy coconut sauce

 

Vegetable Korma *

Mild with delicately spiced creamy coconut sauce

 

Chicken Balti *

Medium strength with Onion, Tomato, and Spices

 

Vegetable Balti *

Medium strength with Onion, Tomato, and Spices

 

All of the above are served with Rice, Poppadoms, Lime Pickle and Mango Chutney

Naan Bread available £1.00 extra

 

All of the above £8.50

(* denotes Curries made on the Premises)

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Desserts

 Children’s portions of most desserts are available at £1.95

Please see Chalkboard for details


We accept
Visa, Mastercard, Switch and Delta cards

 
 
 
 

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Cumberland Hotel