Enjoy a taste of Sizergh this autumn

Parsnip and apple soup with a drizzle of oil and sprinkle of thyme

In the shadow of Sizergh Castle, our contemporary café is open seven days a week from 10am. With fresh, seasonal produce grown in the garden used in our food and all cakes and sweet treats baked in our own kitchen, it’s easy to enjoy a taste of Sizergh when you visit us. Whether you’re planning to join us for lunch or it’s a pit stop before exploring the house and gardens, every purchase you make helps us look after this special place.

What’s cooking?

Our dishes vary from day to day, take a look below for a taste of what’s cooking this autumn.

Sizergh Café | autumn menu

Soup, sandwiches and salads

Seasonal soup | with a chunk of crusty bloomer £4.75

Warming one pot | with a chunk of crusty bloomer £5.95

Ham and mustard mayonnaise sandwich | £3.95

Egg mayonnaise and watercress sandwich | £3.75

Cheddar and sweet onion marmalade sandwich | £3.75

Corned beef and horseradish mayonnaise sandwich | £3.95

Hot Cumberland sausage ciabatta roll | by award-winning local butcher Higginsons of Grange £5.50

Smoked mackerel salad with pickled red cabbage, fennel and apple slaw | £4.95

Light meals

Smoked cheddar and spinach frittata | with mixed leaf and red cabbage slaw £4.25

Herdwick and vegetable pasty | £2.95

Cheese and bacon twist | £2.75

Bucket of chips | £2.50

Baked potato served mixed leaf, coleslaw and your choice of cheddar cheese, baked beans

or tuna mayonnaise | from £5.25

Main meals (choice of two available from 11.45am until 2pm)

Fish pie | served with buttered seasonal greens £8.95

Ham, leek and cheese crumble | A savoury crumble using local Kendal Creamy cheese from Low Sizergh Barn £8.95

Cauliflower cheese gratin | with seasonal greens £8.95

Beef lasagne | with root vegetables £8.95

Smoked trout fishcake | inspired by the letters written by Cecilia Strickland, mistress of Sizergh from the

mid-18th century £8.95

For children

‘50 things’ Lunch box | choose any five items from our selection including a sandwich and juice carton £4.25

Sweet treats

Cakes | £3.25

Victoria sponge | Lemon drizzle cake | Carrot cake | Spiced toffee apple cake

Bakes | from £1.95

Coconut and fruit flapjack | Chocolate brownie | Shortbread | Bakewell slice

Fruit scone | our signature bake £1.75

Cream tea | fruit scone, clotted cream, jam and house tea or coffee  £4.95

Cheese scone | £1.75

Gluten free ‘Baked to taste’ cakes | from £2.25

Food allergy or intolerance?

For allergen information and discuss your requirements, please speak to a member of our team on ordering. Vegetarian, Vegan and gluten free options are always available.

Did you know?

We’ve been awarded the Soil Association’s Bronze Food for Life Served Here Award. The award recognises our commitment to serving local, fresh and honest food made using ethical and sustainable ingredients.

Catering for functions

Looking for an event caterer in the local area? Whether it’s a conference or that special occasion – we can help. Let us create the perfect menu for you, call Gemma or Alex on 015395 69820 to discuss your requirements.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer any space for private hire during 10am – 5pm, however are able to host evening functions outside our normal operating hours.