A Dining Experience to Remember!

Appleby Castle has a number of dining options to suit everyone’s requirements.

· The 12th century Old Great Hall (normally set for rustic dining for couples and groups but can be set for large groups).

· The 15th century Great Hall, normally set with lounges to relax but can be set for large groups (90 maximum) celebrating in splendour.

· The 15th century Dining Room (normally set for couples, but can accommodate large groups).

· The 17th century Private Dining Rooms: Oak 4 can accommodate up to 6 people and Oak 5 up to 10 people.

OPENING TIMES

Friday: 5pm to 9pm
Saturday: 5pm to 8pm
Sunday: 5pm to 8pm
Monday & Thursday: Closed

Fine Dining

Relax in our spacious 15th century dining room with silk high backed chairs, a large oak dining tables surrounded by candles and a high ceiling to create a charming unique atmosphere. Encased by 17th century oak panelling with a log burner spend some quality time fine dining with those that matter most to you. Our food is exquisite and the selection of wines superb with something for everyone’s palate. For many, the highlight of this memorable castle is the elegant dining experience in unsurpassed ambient surrounds with fantastic food on offer.

3 Courses £44.95 per person
2 Courses £38.95 per person

Children’s menu available

MENU

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BREAD SELECTION
Flavoured Butters

HAM HOCK TERRINE (Gf)
Pea puree, pickled veg, oatcakes

GOATS CHEESE TARTELETTE (Gf)
Tomato, Onion & Balsamic glaze

CHILLI & GARLIC PRAWNS
White Wine, Butter, Rocket & Parsley Bread

ROAST PUMPKIN & CHILLI SOUP (Ve, Gf)
Toasted Seeds

CUMBRIAN LAMB SOUP (Gf)
Garlic & Cream Potato Gratin, Mint Sauce

SOY GLAZED SALMON (Gf)
On Pea Risotto

PAN FRIED SEA BASS (Gf)
New Potatoes, Asparagus, Garlic & Lemon Sauce

PAN SEARED CHICKEN BREAST (Gf)
Wild Mushroom Risotto

RUMP STEAK
Chips, Mushrooms, Tomato, Pepper Sauce

FILLET STEAK
Garlic & Cream Potato Gratin, Pea Puree, Diane Sauce

VEGAN LASAGNE (Ve)
Salad, Chips

POACHED PEAR
Crème Anglaise, Salted Caramel Sauce

WHITE CHOCOLATE PANNA COTTA**
Raspberry coulis

APPLE PIE**
Cinnamon Custard

CHOCOLATE ORANGE PUDDING
Dairy Free Ice cream

**pre-order

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Private Dining Rooms

Dine by candlelight in a room added to the castle the 17th century with oak panelling and a high ceiling. Whether you are a family with young children or a couple choosing a special meal, these spectacular rooms offer a private intimate dining experience with several options to choose from. For the couple choosing private dining a 5 course meal with a bottle of champagne is recommended or for a family a combination of 3 course meals and children’s meals is available.

Oak 4 can accommodate 8 people.
Intimate Dining £80 per person
Family Dining (Supplement of £35 for the room)

Oak 5 can accommodate 10 people and features a spectacular view of the Norman Keep.
Intimate Dining £90 per person
Family Dining (Supplement of £50 for the room)


Dine in the Old Great Hall

Enter the 12th & 13th century as the walls in the Old Great Hall were converted to stone in 1180. A stone floor, large oak tables combined with a huge fire place are features of this room which was used by the Normans. The Malice Scourge lends itself to families and those seeking casual rustic dining.

3 Courses £42.95
2 Courses £36.95

MENU

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SLOW BRAISED PORK CHEEK
Stornoway Black Pudding, Apples, Mustard

CLASSIC SEAFOOD COCKTAIL (Gf)
King Prawns, Smoked Salmon, Little Gem Cucumber, Marie Rose

SOUP OF THE DAY (Ve)

SOY GLAZED SALMON
Crushed New Potatoes, Spring Onion and Ginger, Miso Butter, Veg

WILD MUSHROOM RISOTTO  (V)

12oz RUMP STEAK
Triple Cooked Chips, Grill Garnish, Sauce

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING
Ice Cream & Cream

WHITE CHOCOLATE
Ice Cream & Cream

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