3 Course Dinner

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Our fixed price 3-course dinner menu is served daily and changes frequently. Select, small and seasonal, 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.  Dietary requirements or allergies? With 48 hours notice, we’ll do our utmost to provide the very best 1863 experience possible.

1863 Restaurant: Sample Menu 2020

3 courses for £35

Starters

  • Beetroot Ragstone, Linseed V (GF)
  • Ham Hock Peas Pudding, Caper Jam, Quail Egg
  • Smoked Haddock Bacon Chowder, Leek Oil
  • Venison Pie Mushroom Ketchup

Main Courses

  • Lamb Loin Crispy Breast, Celeriac, Gremolata
  • Roe Deer Piccolo Parsnip, Hen of the Woods, Truffle (GF)
  • Corn Fed Chicken Chicken Skin Granola, Carrot
  • Stone Bass Ratte Potato, Warm Tartare Sauce (GF)
  • Carrot Goats’ Curd, Prune (V)

Desserts

  • Pear Parfait, Caramel
  • Our Sticky Toffee Medjool Date, Honeycomb
  • Michel Cluizel Chocolate 63% Mousse, Damson
  • Yorkshire Rhubarb Gingerbread, Custard Ice Cream

Cheese

  • A selection of Cheeses Artisan Biscuits, Chutney (GFA) 5 Cheeses / 8 Cheeses £12 / £15.50 20yr Tawny Port 50ml £8.00

Opening hours:

1863 Restaurant is open Thursday – Monday inclusive

 

2pm: The Bar opens
2pm – 4pm: Join us for a ‘Bite to Eat
6pm: The Restaurant opens for dinner

To book a table, please call 017684 86334.

Good to know:

  • Dietary requirements or allergies? With 48 hours notice, we’ll do our utmost to provide the very best 1863 experience possible.
  • Our children’s menu is available until 6.30pm.
  • From 8.30pm we kindly request that only children 10+ are in the restaurant.
  • Please note the maximum group size we are able to accommodate is 8.
  • If you would like to bring a party larger than 8, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. Please note groups of 8+ are subject to deposits and pre-orders.
  • Have a look at our latest wine list here
  • Read our Accessibility Guide here.

Tasting Menu

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Inspired by our regularly changing 3-course dinner menu, why not try our Tasting Menu available every evening for a maximum of just eight people?  Dietary requirements or allergies? With 48 hours notice, we’ll do our utmost to provide the very best 1863 experience possible.

Book early for this very special treat…

1863 Restaurant: Sample Tasting Menu 2019

 

6 Courses for £65 per person

  • Beetroot Ragstones, Seeded Cracker
  • Lamb Tartare Smoked Yoghurt, Mint, Focaccia
  • Cod Cauliflower, Bacon, Parsley
  • Duck Leg Pastilla, Celeriac
  • Damson Raspberry, Meringue
  • Apple Sponge, Custard Ice-Cream

From our Cellar...

  • Wine Flight Try our Signature wine flight £50

To finish...

  • A selection of Cheeses Artisan Biscuits, Chutney 5 Cheeses / 8 Cheeses £12 / £15.50
  • Coffee & Petit Fours £5

Opening hours:

1863 Restaurant is open Thursday – Monday inclusive

2pm: The Bar opens
6pm: The Restaurant opens for dinner
8pm: Last bookings for Tasting Menus

To book a table, please call 017684 86334.

Good to know:

  • The Tasting Menu is available to just 10 customers per night.
  • Please note this menu must be taken by the whole table.
  • You must request the Tasting Menu at the time of booking. We cannot guarantee availability if not booked in advance.
  • Dietary requirements or allergies? With 48 hours notice, we’ll do our utmost to provide the very best 1863 experience possible.
  • If booking with less than 24hrs notice please call to check availability 017684 86334.
  • The table is yours for the night however, please allow 3 hours for this dining experience.
  • Your booking time is the point at which your table is available to you. If you’d like to join us for a pre-dinner drink at the bar or in the lounge please arrive in advance of your actual reservation time.
  • Please note our latest booking time for Tasting Menus is 8pm
  • Have a look at our latest wine list here
  • Read our Accessibility Guide here.

 

Events

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We host regular tasting evenings and events throughout the year. 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.

Upcoming Events

Are you game?

  • Friday 13 September Back by popular demand! To mark the start of the game season, we present a menu with a distinctly gamey flavour. £65
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Menu

  • Rabbit Black pudding, hazelnut
  • Partridge Pear, Saffron
  • Grouse Sweetcorn, Pinenut
  • Roe Deer Squash, Girroles,
  • Blackcurrant Raspberry, Meringue
  • Michel Cluziel Chocolate Damson
  • Coffee & Petit Fours

Previous Events

 

Plotting Gunpowder and Treason

  • Friday 9 November Remember, remember the fifth of November…An historic and explosive tasting menu featuring dishes inspired by 17th-century cuisine with a 21st-century makeover. £65
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Menu

  • Ham Hock Terrine Crispy Cheek, Pickles
  • Deer Pye Mushroom
  • Smoked Trout Black Pudding, Vejus
  • Powdered Duck Plum, Duck Fat Potatos
  • Marshmallows
  • Toffee Apple Croissant Pudding, Burnt Apple
  • Coffee Parkin, Treacle Toffee

New Year's Eve

  • Monday 31 December A sparkling evening of culinary extravagance to welcome in the New Year. £75

Need to know:

  • Please call 017684 86334 to make the initial booking
  • Dietary requirements or allergies? With 48 hours notice, we’ll do our utmost to provide the very best 1863 experience possible.

Bite to Eat

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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 cheese board is always a treat to behold. Pop in, take a pew and enjoy a daytime taste of 1863…

1863 Bistro: Bite to Eat Menu

A little taste

  • Pipers Crisps Sweet Chilli or Cider Vinegar & Sea Salt £1.50
  • Mixed Olives Mixed Olives in Herbs £2.50

A little more

  • A Bowl of Soup Ullswater Bread and Jersey Butter (V) £6
  • Bread and Olives Olive Oil, Balsamic, Mixed Olives, Sun-Blushed Tomatoes £5.50
  • Cheese Plate Mrs Kirkham’s Lancashire, Sparkenhoe Red Leicester, Ragstones, 1924, Juno, 1863 Chutney, Artisan Biscuits (GFA) £10.50
  • Cumbrian Charcuterie Plate Chorizo, Bresaola, Sun blushed tomato, Mrs Kirkhams Cheese, Ullswater Bread , Olives £12.50

Gift Vouchers

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We sell gift vouchers in denominations of £10, £20 and £50. The vouchers come in a stylish presentation wallet with space for your message and you can either call in in person to buy them or we can help you over the phone and post them out to you.

To buy over the phone please call the team on 017684 86334.

Christmas

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Christmas at 1863 is a really lovely affair. We’re not a traditional ‘party’ venue, but if you’re looking for a warm welcome, memorable food experience and a touch of Christmas sparkle, then we just might be the place for your family or work celebration. With just 30 covers, don’t delay – we have an inkling we might get busy…

 

1863 Restaurant: Sample Festive Tasting Menu
The very best way to experience food at 1863 this Christmas

 

6 Courses for £65 per person

  • Butternut Squash Pumpkin Seed, Sage
  • Duck Leg Confit Yolk, Cumberland Jelly
  • Gigha Halibut Mussels, Creme Fraiche, Dill
  • Roe Deer Piccolo Parsnip, Hen of Woods, Truffle
  • Spiced Pear Parfait, Caramel
  • Michel Cluziel Chocolate Clementine

From our Cellar...

  • Wine Flight Try our Signature wine flight £45

To finish...

  • A selection of Cheeses Artisan Biscuits, Chutney 5 Cheeses / 8 Cheeses £12.50 / £15.50
  • Coffee & Petit Fours £5

A La Carte Festive Menu at 1863 Restaurant

Eat for £35 per person

 

Starters

  • Butternut Squash Pumpkin Seed, Sage £8.00
  • Partridge Walnut, Fig £10.00
  • Duck Leg Confit Yolk, Cumberland Jelly £8.50
  • Monkfish Smoked Bacon, Cassoulet £9.00

Main Courses

  • Beef Sirloin Oxtail, Glazed Onion £25.50
  • Roe Deer Piccolo Parsnip,  Hen of Woods, Truffle £26.00
  • Chicken Leek, Potato , Crispy Oyster £21.50
  • Gigha Halibut Mussels, Creme Fraiche, Dill £23.00
  • Carrot Ewes’ Curd, Prune £16.00

Desserts

  • Sticky Toffee Medjool Date, Honeycomb £8.50
  • Gingerbread Stout Ice Cream £8.00
  • Spiced Pear Parfait, Caramel £8.50
  • Michel Cluziel Chocolate Clementine £8.50

Cheese

  • A selection of Cheeses Cheese Biscuits, Fruit Preserve, Honeyed Walnuts 5 Cheeses / 8 Cheeses £12.50 / £15.50

Winter Opening hours: 

11 November – 11 February: 1863 Restaurant is open for dinner Wednesday – Sunday excluding Tue 24, Wed 25 and Thu 26 December and Thu 2 – Thu 16 January inclusive.

Tue 24 December: The bar is open from 2pm – come and enjoy some Christmas cheer!

New Year’s Day: we are serving food from 6pm – 8pm

Need to know:

  • Our festive menu is served from Wed 4 December – Mon 30 December.
  • Please note we are closed for dinner Tue 24, Wed 25 and Thu 26 December.
  • Please note the maximum group size we are able to accommodate is 8.
  • If you would like to bring a party larger than 8, please get in touch to discuss your requirements. Please note groups of 8+ are subject to deposits and pre-orders.
  • Have a look at our latest wine list here

To book a table, please call 017684 86334.