Our A la Carte menu is served daily and changes frequently. Rarely are two weeks the same and Chef Phil and his team work hard to source and forage for local produce to surprise and delight your gastronomic senses.
1863 Bistro: Sample Menu 2018
Red Pepper SoupBaby Fennel, Olive, Juniper (V)£6.50
Norfolk QuailCrispy Leg, Apricot, Pumpkin Seed£8.50Cotes du Rhones Verquiere, France 125ml £4.80
Join us for regular tasting evenings throughout 2018. Tickle your taste buds and delight in new culinary discoveries as Head Chef Phil and his kitchen team challenge themselves and our diners with memorable menus and exciting ingredients!
To book a table, please call 017684 86334.
Tasting Evenings 2018
Something Fishy for February
Friday 23 FebruaryWash away the excesses of the festive season with an evening fresh fish, skilfully prepared and delicately presented.£65
Sardines on Toast & Cured Arctic Char
Crab RavioliScallop, Bacon
Skrei CodWild Garlic, Sea Vegetables
TurbotParsnip, Truffled Potatoes
DamsonYoghurt, White Chocolate
Coffee & Petit Fours
A Taste of Spring
Friday 27 AprilA first taste of the new growing season’s crop – think wild garlic and Spring lamb£60
Wye Valley Asparagus TartSt.James Custard
Wild Garlic Veloute
Goosnargh Duck LegWye Valley Rhubarb
Herdwick LambMorel Mushrooms, Jersey Royals
Michel Cluizel ChocolateBirch Sap
Gariguette StrawberriesFlowering Currant, Hay
Coffee & Petit Fours
A Menu of Midsummer Magic
Friday 29 JuneCelebrate summer with a menu that’s sure to feature goodies from the greenhouse, succulent strawberries and the odd oyster.£65
Plotting Gunpowder and Treason
Friday 9 NovemberRemember, remember the fifth of November…An historic and explosive tasting menu featuring dishes inspired by 17th-century cuisine with a 21st-century makeover.£65
New Year's Eve
Monday 31 DecemberA sparkling evening of culinary extravagance to welcome in the New Year.£75
Need to know:
Please call 017684 86334 to make the initial booking, at which time we will take a £15 non-refundable deposit per person for the evening.
Any additional drinks taken on the evening will be charged for on the evening.
We try to publish menus here on or around the first of each Tasting Evening month.
Join us during the day from 2pm to 4pm for our ‘Bite to Eat’ menu. Homemade, seasonal soups rub shoulders with platters of Cumbrian Charcuterie and our daily cake is always a treat to behold. Pop in, take a pew and enjoy a daytime taste of 1863…
1863 Bistro: Bite to Eat Menu 2018
A little taste
Slice of Cake£3
Home Roasted NutsMadras Cashews or Salted Roasted Peanuts£2
Pipers CrispsSweet Chilli or Cider Vinegar & Sea Salt£1.50
Mixed OlivesMixed Olives in Herbs£2.50
A little more
A Bowl of SoupUllswater Bread and Jersey Butter (V)£6
Bread and OlivesOlive Oil, Balsamic, Mixed Olives, Sun-Blushed Tomatoes£5.50