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Summary

On an immaculately rejigged Victorian farm, Terry Laybourne’s PR-friendly three-year-old venture is one part distillery, and one part easy-going bistro, praised for its “excellent service” and venturesome drinks list; to make a day of it, you can also meet and greet their alpacas.

£51
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Part of the glamorous (whisky-oriented) Lakes Distillery complex outside Keswick”, and set in a former Victorian cattle parlour – Terry Laybourne’s two-year-old might sound like a tourist trap, but in fact it offers “good food in an area short of it”.

£51
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“On the face of it, just an eatery at a tourist attraction” (a whisky distillery set in a former Victorian cattle parlour), Terry Laybourne’s year-old venture is “in fact an excellent restaurant”“much effort has been put into it and it’s all top quality”.

£49
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3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“New to the foodie scene this year”, an “airy” bistro in a lavishly revamped Victorian cattle parlour; the food (overseen by Northern luminary Terry Laybourne) is “certainly trying hard”, but with mixed results so far, and pricing “needs to be seriously looked at” too.

£48
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2
Average
2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
30
70

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.00 £15.00 £4.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £21.05
Filter Coffee £2.85
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Setmurthy, Bassenthwaite, CA13 9SJ
Opening hours
Monday10 am-11 pm
Tuesday10 am-11 pm
Wednesday10 am-11 pm
Thursday10 am-11 pm
Friday10 am-11 pm
Saturday10 am-11 pm
Sunday10 am-11 pm

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