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John Ruskin's Brasserie

Elegant and informal

John Ruskin's Brasserie offers a more casual style of dining with an atmosphere to match.

An eatery that radiates a brightness, that is both welcoming and fun for all to enjoy inspiring dishes. We love this room, families can feel at home here, without the stresses that sometimes come with dining as a family. Groups of friends can catch up over sharing plates before moving out to our cocktail bar.

Although menus change daily, a sample of the choices on offer are shown below; 3 courses – £44pp



red pepper puree, sweetcorn, chorizo

Cauliflower Custard

smoked almond, balsamic jelly, red vein sorrel

Lancashire Cheese Souffle

tomato jam

Lightly Smoked Mackerel

horseradish & buttermilk dressing, compressed cucumber, watercress

Ham Hock Terrine

pickled baby carrot, hazelnut, marigold, fig gel

Leek & Potato Soup

accompanying garnish


Chargrilled Chicken Breast

boulangère potato, onion & sage puree, pumpkin bomb, parsnip

Grilled Tender Stem Broccoli

sage cream, puffed pearl barley, wild mushrooms, pickled onion, malt powder

Our Fabulous Fish & Chips

Atlantic cod loin, mushy peas, tartar sauce

Pea & Rosemary Risotto

maitake mushroom, harissa oil

Market Fish of the Day

buttered new potatoes, Pickering watercress, hollandaise sauce

Herdwick Rack of Lamb (for two)

seasonal veg, minted anya potatoes, red wine jus

£5 supplement per Rack

Belted Galloway Fillet Steak

flat cap mushroom, confit tomato, triple cooked chips, Pickering watercress


Strawberry Cheesecake

poached meringue, strawberry sorbet, yuzu gel

Passionfruit Soufflé

mango sorbet

Café Chocolate Fondant

double milk ice cream, pistachio tuille

Coconut Panna Cotta

rose & raspberry macaroon, raspberry gel

Sticky Toffee Pudding

vanilla ice cream, butterscotch & vanilla sauce

Selection of 5 Cheeses

beer chutney, artisan crackers

£3 supplement per person
U14s Menu

Melted Cheese Bites Garlic mayonnaise
Garlic Bread and Cheese
Heinz Tomato or Homemade Soup of the Day
Apple Salad Pickled onions, mixed leaves
Crispy Smoked Bacon Risotto Balls Pesto, watercress
Melon and Strawberries Elderflower jelly

Spaghetti Bolognese Garlic bread
Fish and Chips Tomato ketchup, mushy peas
Cumbrian Chicken Burger Sesame bun, lettuce, garlic mayonnaise, chips
Create Your Own Pasta Fill in our special order form
Shepherd’s Pie Mash potato
Macaroni and Cheese Garlic bread 

Doughnuts Flavour of the week
Create Your Own Pancakes Fill in our special order form
Hot Double Chocolate Cookie Dough Milk ice cream
Selection of Ice Cream

£13 for children aged 3 – 7 years
£18 for young adults aged 8 – 13 years