About Dale Lodge Hotel and Restaurant

Dale Lodge Hotel and Restaurant has reinvented a gorgeous (but previously rundown) Grasmere manor into one of the Lake District’s most sought-after dining destinations. It’s really two destinations – Tweedies Bar and The Lodge Restaurant – but both offer high quality cuisine, produced by renowned Cumbrian chef James Goodall using prime local and British ingredients. Tweedies Bar fills up quickly, and it’s not wise to waltz into The Lodge and expect a table given how popular Dale Lodge has become, so make a booking early and look forward to a superb meal that blends refined British pub traditions with contemporary European cuisine. The menu changes often, but one thing any lover of quality pork has to try at Dale Lodge (which is just off the corner of Red Bank and Broadgate in Grasmere, in case you have trouble locating it) is the Cumbrian pig showcase: homemade black pudding, fondant potato, pork loin wrapped in prosciutto ham, savoy cabbage, apple puree, crispy crackling and jus.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Dale Lodge Hotel and Restaurant
1 Redbank Road, Grasmere
Grasmere LA22 9SW

Menu Highlights



Chicken Liver Parfait

Toasted brioche, toasted crostinis, red onion marmalade, caper berries, cornichon

Tweedies Fishcake

Lemon, basil & saffron aioli, celery, fennel, radish & rocket salad

Award Winning Cartmel Game Smoked Salmon

Beetroot, creme fraiche, watercress, oatcakes

17 Dale Lodge Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

17 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Jane S.4 months ago · 1 review

Wonderful food great staff and a lovely atmosphere. Can't recommend it more highly. It was a great evening and the menu left it hard to choose as everything sounded great.

Jane G.5 months ago · 1 review

Had a fabulous meal in the Lodge Restaurant, lovely staff who were very friendly, attentive and helpful. Food was delicious and the chefs catered for my gluten free needs easily. The restaurant was a lovely space to enjoy a special meal in. Thank you!

Kirsty C.10 months ago · 7 reviews

Amazing meal and fab service. Pleasant ambiance and great setting. Reasonable price and good variety of food. I would love to return soon i hope.