- Main course: £18
- Food spend: £35
- Opening hours
- Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00
Exceptional on every level!!!
22 May 2017
With 3 coveted AA Rosettes and a Michelin star to its name, Gilpin Restaurant offer relaxed fine dining amidst stunning Lake District scenery. Packed with traditional British flavours, quality local ingredients make up the exquisitely presented dishes.
The Gilpin Restaurant menu showcases an array of refined but wholesome choices. Discover the likes of fillet of Cornish sea bass with butter-poached lobster, potato risotto, spring peas and lobster foam, or the rich flavour combinations of rolled belly of Old Spot Gloucestershire pork with caramelised apple, sweet baby onions, buttered spinach and five-spice sauce. Each dish is carefully matched with a wine and guests can browse the walk-in cellar of over 200 wines from 13 countries.
Afternoon tea at the Gilpin Hotel and Lake House oozes the timeless elegance of its tranquil, rural setting. A selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones, are joined by champagnes, sparkling wines and infusion teas.
The Gilpin Restaurant in Windermere offers an imaginative celebration of some of the finest Lake District produce and West Coast seafood. Lake Windermere is just a 5-minute drive whilst Kendal is 20 minutes away.
Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
Crook Rd, Windermere, LA23 3NE
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Customer reviews for Gilpin Hotel & Lake House
((((( 22 May 2017 by Caroline Hinds from Liverpool
Exceptional on every level!!!
((((( 19 May 2017 by pam from Carlisle
We had a fantastic evening. We have eaten in some top restaurants over the years both at home and abroad, but last night was one, if not the best ever. The food, from the canapes right through to the dessert was just AMAZING - beautifully presented, clever mixes of ingredients, often with subtle spices running through, but always letting the main ingredient shine through. The service hits just the right balance of efficient but friendly and relaxing. Best thing we ate? Really hard to say as it was all so good, but the little "shepherds pie" served with the lamb main course probably take the prize. They were just bursting with intense lamb flavour. Each dessert was picture perfect and tasted every bit as good as they looked. A fine end to the meal. Great wine list too and not silly mark up. Thank you all at The Gilpin. We will be back for sure.
((((( 30 April 2017 by Christine from Poulton-le-Fylde
Four of us enjoyed delicious afternoon tea in beautiful surroundings and would gladly recommend this experience to anyone. The service was superb and attention to detail second to none.
((((* 20 April 2017 by Muller from Zürich
Food was very good. Rather small portions for a 3 couse dinner.
((((* 30 November 2016 by Patricia Taylor from Holmfirth
A very different dining experience, when I booked lunch at the Gilpin I expected to be in the main restaurant but just 2 weeks before our booking I received a call to inform me that lunch was now only available at the "very new" Gilpin Spice. As we were keen to sample the Gilpin's delights on our sojourn in the Lakes, I of course said yes! This restaurant delights all of the senses from the dramatic garden design through to the restaurant and finally the oh! so! tempting menu. With friendly, informative guidance from the staff, we enjoyed the most flavoursome meal which was all about taste and not heat! Will consider returning even though after leaving positive comments and a generous tip we had to find our own coats!!!!!! Would have given 5 stars but for this, please remember service is everything, if the chef has an off day tomorrow may be be better, but poor service is inexcusable! You are not McDonald's!!
((((( 20 August 2016 by RoCo from London
((((( 3 August 2015 by Scott Lancaster from Barrow-in-Furness
Most pleasurable night of our lives. Food was absolutely out of this world, credit to all the staff at the gilpin hotel. Really felt welcomed from the moment we entered. Would definitely return.
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