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Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant
Rothay Bridge

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Set in picturesque, landscaped gardens, this regency country house hotel is found in the heart of the Lake District. Located just a quarter mile from Lake Windermere and a short walk from the centre of Ambleside, the hotel is ideally situated for walking, cycling, sightseeing or just relaxing.

This regency country house hotel was built in 1825 as a summer residence for a Liverpool cotton merchant. The building is grade II listed and retains many period features. Fresh flowers and antiques give the feel of a welcoming private house, where lounges are ideal for relaxing over afternoon tea or pre-dinner drinks. Rothay Manor is renowned for its warm, comfortable, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, complemented by excellent food and wine. Guests have free use of a nearby leisure club. Families and disabled guests are welcome


Ratings/Awards: AA 3 Star 82% 1 Rosette
VisitBritain 3 Star Silver
Cumbria for Excellence ‘Small Hotel of the Year’ 2006
One of only 6 hotels to have been consistently listed in the Good Hotel Guide since it began
Good Food Guide for 38 years
Short-listed for the Cumbria Tourism ‘Taste of Cumbria Award 2008’
Number of Rooms: 19
Number Ensuite: 19
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Name: Rothay Manor
Cuisine: English & French
Chef: Jane Binns
Awards: RAC 2 Dining Awards
AA 1 Rosette

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Open All Year
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Sample Menu:

served from 7.15 - 9.00p.m, most dishes change daily

Slices of Cartmel Valley oak-smoked salmon accompanied by brown bread
A caramelised red onion and goat’s cheese tarte tatin (v)
Fresh asparagus spears with a tomato & thyme salsa (v)
A trio of melon with Cumberland air-dried ham, fresh figs and a port & ginger wine syrup (v)
Broad bean, chorizo & smoked bacon risotto topped with parmesan
A game terrine of guinea fowl, pork and duck complemented by a Cumberland sauce

Cream of Broccoli & Stilton Soup (v) or Passion Fruit Sorbet (v)

Fresh fillet of cod served with a shellfish salsa of mussels, clams & prawns flavoured with lemon and coriander, new potatoes and mange tout

Shoulder of Cumbrian fell-bred lamb slowly braised with root vegetables, red wine, tomatoes and herbs, served off the bone on a bed of braised red cabbage with a sweet potato mash, broad beans and a rich lamb sauce flavoured with rosemary & tomato

Roast chicken breast served on a potato rosti topped with a duxelle of lentils & vegetables, accompanied by courgettes, glazed carrots and a chive sauce

Fillet of salmon served on a potato pancake with baby spinach, asparagus and a spring onion and crème fraiche topping, garnished with herb oil

A basil & parmesan roulade with ricotta, goat’s cheese and sun-blushed tomatoes, served on a compote of cherry tomatoes & basil with new potatoes and courgettes (v)

Medallions of prime fillet of fell-bred Cumbrian beef served medium-rare with pommes Anna, Paris brown mushrooms, baby spinach leaves and a red wine & thyme sauce

Champagne & Damson Gin Jelly - Pannacotta - Blackcurrant Delice
Apple Tarte Tatin - Chocolate Truffle Torte - Strawberry Sable

CHEESE & BISCUITS Choose a selection of cheeses from our cheese menu
Followed by COFFEE & PETIT FOURS in the lounge

2 course: £34 3 course: £38.00 4 course: £42 5 course: £46.00
All prices include coffee and VAT

Please note that the vegetables form an integral part of the main dish
Dishes marked (v) are suitable for vegetarians.
Our dress code for dinner is smart casual.

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