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survey result

Summary

£92
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A splendid addition to the growing Lake District circle of fine restaurants” – the first of the Wildsmith Hotels has a “gorgeous” country setting, but “being south of the main tourist areas makes it more accessible from the major population centres”. With its “beautifully decorated and luxurious bedrooms”, it’s “perfect for a foodies’ romantic break”, and the highlight is the cooking: “clever and heartfelt food, served with care and warmth by Oli Martin and his crew” (from an eleven-course tasting menu, with a vegetarian but not a vegan alternative).

Summary

£92
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Cooking that’s “clever without being tricksy featuring good, sometimes surprising” combinations wins ongoing acclaim for this “smooth operation” – the Wildsmith Hotels chain’s original property, which has a lovely location in the Lune valley. “The wine list (in common with its sibling Forest Side) is from Buon Vino in Settle, so features lots of biodynamic and some natural wines”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I never knew you could get so many different flavours and textures out of a simple Apple. Well done Oli Martin!” The flagship of the Wildsmith Hotels chain has a “sensational position” in the Lune valley and makes “a lovely place to stay and dine”.

Summary

£77
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “flagship” of the Wildsmith Hotels boutique hotel chain “maintains very high all-round standards”, including in its “old country-house-style dining hall”, where Oli Martin creates “stunning and very, very clever dishes”.

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Restaurant details

Portions
No trainers
40
12+
Yes

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £70.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Cowan Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2JJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑10:30 pm

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