Find this good restaurant beautifully-set in this comfortable lakeside hotel - indeed their restaurant is named The Lake View.
The kitchen offers a seasonal menu often including dishes to tempt the more adventurous as well as the more traditional diner.
A late summer snapshot brought 'Broadbean Velouté'; 'Seared Scallos with Sweetcorn Coulis, Crisp Pork Belly, Pork Scratchings & Popcorn Shoots'; Tastings of Local Chicken - rillette, chicken liver, crispy chicken skin - and Pickled Wild Mushrooms'; 'Braised Pig's Cheek with Chorizo & Button Onions in Port' and 'Fruits of the Sea Pressed Terrine with Homemade Tartare Sauce' amongst the starters.
Followed by 'Roast Gressingham Duck in Truffle Jus with Swede Confit'; 'Galloway Venison Loin Wrapped in Pancetta with Spiced Red Cabbage, Buttered Potato Purée and Port Jus'; 'Seared Wild Sea Trout with Shaved Fennel, Mussel Beignet & Saffron Rice Broth' and 'Trio of Lakewland Lamb - fillet, mini cutlet, shoulder parcel - with Ratatouille, Broccoli & New Potatoes' on the list of mains.
The likes of 'Dark Chocolate Terrine with Buttermilk Ice Cream & Macerated Blackberries'; 'Cherry & White Chocolate Pannacotta with Iced Blueberries with Sorrel & Thyme Tuile' and 'Gooseberry Parfait with Vanilla & Nectarine Granita with Raspberry Shortbread' might be there to tempt you if you still have room.
- Food Style: Modern British
- Lunch: all week 12.00-14.00; light lunches are offered in the Ramblers Bar, mains about £12 to £19 + Sandwiches & Sharing Boards; set L Sun £18.95 (2 courses), £20.95 (3 courses)
- Dinner: all week 19.00-21.00; set D from £34 (2 courses) to £44
- Seats: 100
- Wine: a concise list has modest mark-ups
- Children's portions: Children's Menu
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Parking: Yes
- Rooms available