Beat the January blues with our lunch & dinner offer*.

2 courses £12 
3 courses £15

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Afternoon Tea from £16

Available every day from 15.00 - 17.00

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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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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

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Special Events

'Alterntive Burns Night'
20 & 27 January

6:30pm start.
Enjoy our alternative Burns Night with tales of Lanty Slee from the charismatic story-teller Taffy Thomas MBE and a tutored tasting, followed by a fabulous 4 course meal.

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Valentine's Menu
10-14 February

12pm - late.
Let Bistro at the Distillery take care of you and 'The ONE' you love for Valentine's Day.

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Mother's Day weekend
24 - 26 March

12pm - late.
Book Mothers' Day lunch or dinner at the Michelin-Guide recommended Bistro at the Distillery with special treats for mums.


To make a reservation for one of our upcoming special events, please call: 017687 88850

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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.


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.


The Bistro team

Our exceptional team strive to deliver a high quality service to our visitors and customers alike, in line with our standards and policies.

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