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Fine dining with beautiful views makes this one of the very best restaurants in the Lake District


We provide Fine-Dining against an expansive lake view at The Samling Hotel – one of the most memorable dining experiences to be had in the Lake District. In response to the dramatic landscape we sit in, Executive Head Chef Robby Jenks is developing and refining menus with a purity of flavour based on the core ingredients in each dish to ensure The Samling is one of the best restaurants in the Lake District. Where possible these ingredients are from our greenhouse, gardens and woodland, locally sourced, or the best available in the UK; and they influence Robby’s menus seasonally.

Highly evolved, clear, bold flavours match the grand simplicity of lake and mountain views and ensure we stand out amongst fine dining restaurants in the Lake District. Robby has also introduced choice to The Samling menus, starting with our three course £27.50 Table D’Hote seasonal Lunch Menu; available Monday to Saturday. The five course Tasting Menu is also available at £90. excluding Sundays. On Sunday’s we now serve a three course Roast Lunch at £40, that most traditional of British institutions – with a choice of four dishes per course.

Every evening we serve either the three course Choice Menu at £70, with a choice of 4 dishes per course; or the five course Tasting Menu at £90. Afternoon Tea is served daily in the Lounge or Terrace, (weather permitting). Freshly made every day in-house we serve a selection of savoury sandwiches, pastries, and cakes at £30pp, or with a glass of Champagne at £48pp, ensuring a memorable meal at the one of the finest places to eat in the Lake District. Dining at The Samling is now about the sense of place. 

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