Christmas menu

28 November -
31 December

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Afternoon Tea from £16

Available every day from 15.00 - 17.00

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Try our delicious fixed price menu. Available lunch & dinner.

2 courses £17.95
3 courses £20.95

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It’s all about steak.

Steak Club Wednesdays 17.30-19.00

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Join us for a relaxing Sunday Lunch.

2 courses £19.95
3 courses £22.95

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Free cocktail. Monday & Tuesday nights.

Happy Monday
Who needs an excuse?

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Call us for bookings: 017687 88850

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Christmas at the Bistro

Celebrate your Christmas party in the Bistro at the Distillery - with a delicious and locally-sourced 3-course menu. Taking bookings now for Christmas parties daily from the 28 November - try our lunch or evening menu. Call 017687 88850 to book (option 2).
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The Bistro

Inviting and informal, Bistro at the Distillery is a place for coffee and slice of home-made cake, a leisurely three-course supper and everything else in between. We also offer light lunches, afternoon teas, quick snacks and thirst-quenching beers, so there is something to suit everyone’s taste.

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The Boardroom

Hire us for an exclusive party or event. From corporate meetings to weddings and birthday celebrations, we can cater for private parties up to 40 people. Hire our beautifully appointed Boardroom or call us to discuss a bespoke tour and tasting.

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To make a reservation at the Bistro or to enquire about the Boardroom please call: 017687 88850

Call us for bookings: 017687 88850

Special Events

Halloween Feast
22 - 31 Nov, 12pm til late

Enjoy our devilishly delicious Halloween menu throughout half term - fancy dress optional! Onsite distillery events include face painting and alpaca walking.

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Whisky Tasting
11 Nov, 6pm

Enjoy an in-depth masterclass all about our whisky, have the opportunity of a Q&A with the man behind the scenes, our Distillery Manager John Drake, and find out more about the whisky wheel. Top it off with a locally sourced menu from the Bistro at the Distillery.

Call now to book 017687 88850 (option 2) - £35pp.

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Gin Afternoon Tea
19 Nov, 2pm

Have a fun afternoon learning about the botanicals found in our gins, sip on a gin cocktail and enjoy a full afternoon tea with handmade scones and pastries at our Gin Afternoon Tea on the 19th November. Plus our Christmas lights switch on at 6pm -sounds good to us!

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Christmas Lights
Switch On
19 Nov, 6pm

Join us for Christmas festivities and enjoy the official switching on of our spectacular Christmas Lights at 6pm on the 19th November. The courtyard is decorated with a beautiful tree and wreaths - enjoy carol singers, roasted chestnuts and more! Free to attend.

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To make a reservation for one of our upcoming Special Events please call: 017687 88850

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About Andrew

Andrew Beaton

With time spent at Raymond Blanc’s Petit Blanc and having cooked for Her Majesty the Queen herself at Miller Howe in Windermere, Andrew prides himself on producing exceptional, honest food.

About Terry

Terry Laybourne

Terry and his team boast between them a Michelin Star, Egon Ronay Star, Independent Restaurateur of the Year, Gold Winner Taste of North East England, Newcomer of the Year and an MBE for services to the hospitality industry.

About Rachel

Rachel Palmer

Passionate about food and running a quality smooth service, Rachel’s impeccable standards makes the Bistro an exceptional place to dine and relax.

Set in a former Victorian cattle parlour, the Bistro's surroundings and inspirations are reassuringly solid, natural and rooted in the Lake District. This is reflected in our food; honest, generous and full of flavour. Our team is passionate about what they do and where we are, discover more about who we are and let us welcome you to The Bistro at the Distillery.

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The Lakes Distillery Company Limited 1st Floor Grandstand Garage, Kenton Road, Gosforth, NE3 4NB, UK .
Registered in England. Company.Registration No: 07769363. VAT No: 122 6122 61