Christmas menu available

28 November -
31 December

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Afternoon Tea from £16

Available every day from 15.00 - 17.00

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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.

Find out more about private hire

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

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Christmas Lunch
and Dinner

Celebrate the festive period by enjoying a delicious three course lunch or dinner in our award-winning Bistro or Boardroom.

Served from Monday 28th November to Saturday 31st December (closed Christmas Day and excluding Boxing Day).

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Boxing Day
26 Dec, 12pm - late

Make this Boxing Day one to remember with a delightful three course meal in either the Bistro or Boardroom. Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment!

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New Year's Eve
31 Dec, 7pm - late

Say goodbye to 2016 in style with a decadent four course meal in our award-winning Bistro or Boardroom. This includes a complimentary tour and tasting (5:30pm - 6:30pm, optional). 
Advanced booking is essential to avoid disappointment!

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

inviting. friendly. passionate.

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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