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.


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

Fine Dining Banquet Dinner

Dine by candle light in the 15th century dining room with a high ceiling and log burner. 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.


Dress code: Smart casual

Private Dining Rooms

Private dining rooms are available. Enjoy a luxurious 5 course meal in a 17th century oak panelled room with a bottle of champagne.

Private Dining is proving very popular, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Dine in the Old Great Hall

This room was converted to stone around 1180 and features a huge rustic fire place with a flag stone floor and an ornate Elizabethan ceiling. The atmosphere is superb and suited towards large groups or families.

This dining room offers an À La Carte menu to select from.

Dress code: Casual