Dove Bistro

Homely, relaxed and with a roaring fire when winter sets in, the Dove Bistro is a welcoming place to unwind after a day in the mountains. Bring friends and family, enjoy a range of local ales and refuel with fine food from our lunch or evening menus – popular with discerning locals and hotel guests alike.

Opening Hours

12-2pm Saturday & Sunday

6pm- 9pm


Email to Book


Call us on 01539 435592

Please see our sample menu below.


Salt and Pepper Cashews £3.95

Smoked Almonds £3.95

Warm Sliced Ciabatta, Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar £3.00

Root Vegetable Crisps £3.00

Marinated Whole Italian Mix Olives £4.50


Soup of the day served with a Crusty bread Roll and butter (v) £5.50

Duck, Orange & Madeira Parfait £7.95 Toasted Brioche, Faradays Apple, Date & Ginger Chutney

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms (v) £7.00 Garlic & Parsley butter, Shaved Pecorino, Toasted Pine Kernels, Rocket

Green Thai Fishcakes £7.50 Sweet Chilli sauce, Lime & Watercress

“Mac and Cheese” (v) £6.25 or £11.95 Macaroni, mature cheddar sauce, Tomato, Parmesan Crumb

Smoked Chicken Caesar Salad £6.95 or £12.95 Romaine lettuce, anchovies & parmesan

Tempura King Prawns £7.00 Wasabi & Mango Mayonnaise

Salt & Pepper Calamari £7.00 Sour Cream & Chives

Main Courses

Buffalo Mozzarella & Tomato stuffed Chicken Breast £15.95 Wrapped with Smoked Pancetta, Mashed Potatoes, buttered seasonal vegetables, Pesto Jus

Fish and Chips £15.50 Light and crispy battered line caught haddock, chunky chips, mushy peas, tartar sauce

Fresh Egg Tagliatelle (v) £13.50 Wilted spinach, black olives, sun blushed tomatoes, pesto dressing and parmesan

Confit Duck Leg £15.95 Orange, Rocket, Walnut & Beansprouts, Hoisin Glaze

Fillet of Sea Bass £17.00 Jasmine Rice, Stir Fried vegetables, Thai Scented Coconut Sauce

British Beef Burger or Grilled Chicken Burger £13.95 Seeded Brioche bun, bacon, onion rings, salad garnish, relish & Fries Add Mature Cheddar £1.50 or Blue Cheese £2.00

8oz Rib Eye Steak £21.00 Chunky Chips, Grilled Portabella & Tomato, Watercress Add a sauce £1.50 Peppercorn, Red wine, Blue cheese

(£3.95 Supplement for dinner inclusive guests)

Sides Dishes £ 2.95 Chunky Chips, Sweet Potato Fries, Creamed Potatoes, Cauliflower Cheese, Mixed Vegetables, Glazed carrots, Mixed Salad, Onion Rings, Parmesan & Chilli Fries


Sharing Dishes for Two

Warm Platter of Seafood £32.00 Beer Battered Haddock, Thai Fishcakes, Whitebait, Salt & pepper Calamari, Tempura King Prawns, Sauces, Dips and two side dishes from above

Sweet Selection

Dove Collection of Desserts (for Two To Share) £14.00 Mini Lemon meringue pies, Sticky Toffee, Plum Jelly, Macarons, Chocolate Brownie, Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango

Lemon Meringue Pie £6.50 Madagascan Vanilla ice cream

Thai style Lemon grass & Coconut Panna Cotta (VE) £8.00 Madagascan Vanilla ice cream

Selection of Ice Creams £5.95

Dark Chocolate Brownie £7.50 Chocolate sauce, Crushed Hazelnuts, Vanilla Ice Cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding £6.50 Toffee sauce, vanilla ice cream

Slate of Three British Cheeses £7.50 Blacksticks blue, smoked Gubbeen and Cumberland Farmhouse, served with Westmorland chutney, celery, grapes, artisan Biscuits

Rhubarb Terrine (VE) £8.25 Ginger Sorbet, Spiced Tuile

(This is a low calorie, nutritious option)


Hot Drinks

Espresso £2.40 Flavoured Mocha £3.10
Double Espresso £3.25 Cafetiere £3.10
Espresso Macchiato £2.50 Cafetiere for 2 £4.95
Americano £2.50 Tea £2.40
Cappuccino £2.75 Fruit Tea £3.75
Café Latte £2.85 Herbal Tea £2.60
Flavoured Café Latte £3.05 Hot Chocolate £2.85
Mocha £2.95 Marshmallow Hot Chocolate £2.95