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Watch out for a second restaurant opening at Gilpin Hotel and Lake House in October 2016. With an open kitchen transcending international boundaries, Gilpin Spice will focus on a more informal menu with dishes from the spice trail spanning the Indian sub-continent, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the ...more
Forest Side, Grasmere, the Lake District's newest culinary hotspot, has joined some very illustrious company, having just been awarded a three AA Rosettes for the quality of its food. It's among only 13 properties in the UK to be awarded three rosettes this autumn and it's plain to see that the simp ...more
David Aspin has taken over the kitchen at Linthwaite House in Windermere. He joins from three-AA-rosette Rocca in St Andrews and his culinary CV takes in such stellar names as Gordon Ramsay, Marco Pierre White and Albert Roux. He was also head chef at Paul Heathcote's Longridge Restaurant when it wa ...more
The Bulls Head, Milnthorpe has opened
Gilpin Hotel and Lake House is planning a new restaurant to launch in the autumn - Fired Spice.
Located in Bowness on Windermere, the 30 bedroom Linthwaite House is the now the fourth property in the South African based Leeu Collection hotel investment portfolio.
A new restaurant and bar in Windermere will be a pork lover's dream, with more than 70% of its menu honouring the tasty meat. The new eatery which opened on Crescent Road on Friday, is the creation of local businessman and restaurateur, Ian Dutton, who owns the nearby Village Inn Bar and Grill in Bo ...more
The Miller Howe Café, based in the village of Grasmere, has just completed an overhaul of its interior and now has a more European, relaxed look and feel. £50,000 has been spent on creating a new kitchen. Fish n' chips, gluten-free pizzas, Cumberland sausages and sourdough sandwiches ar ...more
New champagne and café bar, The Fizzy Tarté has opened its doors. Based on Ash Street in Bowness-on-Windermere the new eatery specializes in champagne, cocktails, upmarket coffee and a French style patisserie.
The famous Cockermouth based restaurant, 'The Honest Lawyer' is re-opening on 26th April, following the devastating damage caused by Storm Desmond last December. The restaurant, which originally served as the town's courthouse, sits in an enviable position on the River Cocker and was completely d ...more
The Fizzy Tarte, Windermere has opened
The Pig, Windermere has opened
Rowley's have now taken over the catering at Holker Hall & Gardens in Cumbria. Using the best local produce and suppliers the Rowley's team are looking forward to welcoming guests and visitors to the Courtyard Café and promise to deliver a delicious new menu. The Courtyard Cafe is open from t ...more
The Westmorland Inn, Windermere has opened
The new 50 cover restaurant and 20 individually styled bedrooms has officially opened its doors after a total refurbishment. At the helm, Kevin Tickle, former sous chef and head forager at L'Enclume. Will showcase produce available within the abundant Forest Side grounds comprising of 46 acres. The ...more
The Samling has commenced its anticipated restaurant development. The Michelin Star restaurant has provided intimate dinning for 22 people for well over a decade. The restaurant will be expanded to 48-covers with bar area, chef's table and wine cellar. Our General Manager Alasdair Elwic ...more
The team at the successful 'Cranleigh Boutique Brand', are hoping to inject high class luxury and outstanding service into the Lake District, with the announcement of their latest venture - an upmarket wine and champagne bar with patisserie. Work is currently well underway creating the 70 seater es ...more
New Four AA Rosettes · The Black Swan at Oldstead, Yorkshire · The Five Fields, London SW3 · Manchester House Bar and Restaurant, Manchester New three AA Rosettes · A Wong, London SW1 · Avista, London W1 ...more
Nick Edgar as Head Chef of The Samling Michelin Star restaurant from his previous role as Head Chef at the two Michelin starred Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons. Nick Said, "I am so excited about my new position as Head Chef at The Samling hotel, I can't wait to start the next chapter of my ca ...more
Joe Bananas, Whitehaven has opened