Food at The Gateway is something really special. Contemporary fine dining meets traditional elegance in a fusion enriched with lake district heritage. The best local ingredients, hand sourced and crafted by our chefs into exquisite cuisine.

Lunch menu du jour

Served 12pm to 5pm daily

French onion soup, puff pastry and gruyere lid £7.95

Roasted Mediterranean vegetable gourmet sandwich with harissa and mozzerella served on garlic olive focaccia £9.50

Pastrami gourmet sandwich with emmental cheese, picked white cabbage, mustard, mayo served on rye bread £9.75

Hot smoked salmon gourmet sandwich, red onion, crème fraiche and watercress served on a sesame seed and black pepper focaccia £10.95

King prawns, tomato, borlotti beans and chilli ragu £10

Moule mariniere, mussels in a creamy white wine and garlic sauce served with homemade crusty bread £9.95

Mezze plate for the induvial or to share. Hummus, falafel, feta, olives, tzatziki, home made pitta bread, cornichons, muhammara, cucumber and carrot batons £8.95pp

Pan fried sea bass, lemon, pea & parmesan risotto, parmesan crisps £13.95

Pork belly, Dijon mustard mash potato, caramelised apples, cider sauce and watercress £12.50

Wild mushroom linguini, sautéed wild mushrooms in a creamy mushroom and black truffle sauce on fresh linguini £13.95

 

Local game casserole, hearty diced game, mushrooms, white beans and red wine sauce. Pickled red cabbage and homemade bread £14.95

Panzanella salad, roasted peppers, red onion, capers, olives, tomatoes, anchovies (available without anchovies) £9.50

DESSERTS

Vanilla panna cotta, winter berries, brown sugar almond tuille £7.25

Orange and dark chocolate tart, red wine granite, orange gel, candied peel and macerated segments £7.50

From scratch tiramisu, biscotti biscuit, cream foam and chocolate crumb £8.50

Profiteroles, honeycomb, salted caramel and spun sugar cage £7.75

Passionfruit mousse, madeleines and passionfruit sugar glass £8.95

Hazelnut souffle, praline tuille, handmade chocolate ice cream and chocolate sesame crush £8.75

A la carte menu

Served 12pm to 8.30pm daily

STARTERS

French onion soup, puff pastry and gruyere lid £7.95

Tea smoked confit duck, candied walnuts, orange gel, watercress, balsamic and honey £8.25

King prawns, tomato, borlotti beans and chilli ragu £10

Scallops, braised truffle leeks, crispy pancetta, veloute foam £11.50

Artichoke and courgette tart, olive and roasted red pepper puree £8.75

Winter salad, pickled fennel, white bean, curried cauliflower and watercress £7.50

MAINS

Marinated lamb, parsnip mash, crispy kale, caramelised red onion, broad beans and balsamic jus £21.50

Rabbit three ways, pickled red cabbage, olive caper, potato crisp, crispy sage and tapenade £23.50

Venison, pickled wild mushrooms, fondant potatoes, roasted red onion, spinach, crispy parma ham, celeriac puree and juniper port jus £22

Goose ballantine, chargrilled brussels, grilled shallots, pork, pistachio and cauliflower served with salted clay baked swede and spiced butternut puree £22.50

Wild mushroom arancini, chilli tomato puree, picked wild mushrooms, watercress and parmesan crisp £19.50

Steamed cod served on mussel and clam linguini with a seafood bisque £21.50

DESSERTS

Vanilla panna cotta, winter berries, brown sugar almond tuille £7.25

Orange and dark chocolate tart, red wine granite, orange gel, candied peel and macerated segments £7.50

From scratch tiramisu, biscotti biscuit, cream foam and chocolate crumb £8.50

Profiteroles, honeycomb, salted caramel, crystallised lavender and spun sugar cage £7.75

Passionfruit mousse, madeleines and passionfruit sugar glass £8.95

Hazelnut souffle, praline tuille, handmade chocolate ice cream and chocolate sesame crush £8.75

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