Dinner Menu – 2014

(We are revamping our menu for 2015, but guests’ favourites will be staying!)


(v)  HOME MADE GARDEN PEA AND MINT SOUP­ –  With a feta crouton



(v)  CHEF’S SALAD­­ a bowl of the freshest leaves, herbs, feta cheese, apricots, almonds, seeds dressed with            lemon and extra virgin  olive oil £4.65
OAK-SMOKED SALMON- from the Scottish side of the Solway in Annan – with  sliced dill pickle, fresh lemon, cracked black pepper, dill mustard & malted brown bread & butter £6.00
(v)  GARLIC MUSHROOMS –sautéed in Lakeland butter with garlic, finished with fresh parsley, lemon juice & white wine. With organic white bread to sop up the juices. £4.65
(v) HUMMUS - a lovely nutty locally made hummus dressed with virgin olive oil & a dusting of smoked paprika

with olives, vegetable batons, warm pitta bread & sweet chilli dip

STORNAWAY BLACK PUDDING & POACHED EGG SALAD with baby leaves, and mustard vinaigrette £4.15

(V) PENNE WITH TOMATO & OLIVE SAUCE finished with LOCAL cheese.  the feedback is that the sauce is really out of the ordinary – (GF pasta available)




FISH PIE succulent chunks of salmon, cod and smoked haddock (add optional prawns & mussels)  in a delicate tarragon-scented sauce, topped with creamy potatoes is the ultimate comfort food  (GF) 11.50
ROAST BALSAMIC-GLAZED SCOTTISH SALMON–thick fillet of salmon, roasted with a delicious sticky glaze-  moist fish with virgin olive oil and balsamic dressing (GF&DF) 10.65
TARRAGON CHICKEN – succulent breast of chicken, sautéed with herbs in Lakeland butter with the juices enriched with white wine & a light touch of cream  (GF) 10.50
LOCAL –LAKELAND LAMB RUMP ROAST, a beautifully tender cut of Cumbrian lamb, pan roasted medium rare with fresh rosemary, with a redcurrant, red wine & orange reduction.  This is undoubtedly the most popular item on our menu (GF & DF) 12.00
LOCAL Billy Bell’s SAUSAGES & CREAMY MASH  – a selection of wonderful Cumbrian  sausages from our best Haltwhistle butcher– baked with sprigs of fresh rosemary and sage, served with Bramley apple sauce and onion gravy OR

(V)QUORN CUMBERLAND SAUSAGES & CREAMY MASH  -  Also prepared with sprigs of fresh rosemary and sage, served with Bramley apple sauce & onion gravy





(V) TAGINE-SPICED ROASTED VEGETABLES with CHICKPEAS – Exciting, colourful summer veg, chickpeas, seeds & nuts added for extra protein with virgin olive oil & fresh herbs. Served with warm pitta bread, and creamy yoghurt. GF/DF/vegan options 9.95

CHOCOLATE  MOUSSE rich, dark moist- with rich vanilla ice cream and berries  - no cream and no added sugar!




ENGLISH LAKES ICE CREAMS AND FRUIT SORBETS – various flavours – per scoop

BRAMLEY APPLE CRUMBLE- baked individually for you and served hot from the oven with English Lakes rich vanilla ice-cream and cream – no added sugar ensuring a lovely tart flavour



FRESH FRUIT COCKTAIL – freshly prepared fruits, with English Lakes vanilla ice cream, cream or yoghurt on the side.  


CHEESES:- 3 local cheeses – with fresh fruit, home-made Cumbrian chutney & biscuits      £6.50
Cafetiere Med Roast Coffee £1.50 pp, Teas £1.00 pp  



Useful Information

Tel: 0169 77 47 300 



Postal Address: Denise Collins, Brookside Villa B&B Hadrians Wall, Gilsland, CA8 7DA Map Reference: NY 628 666