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Cavendish Street, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PZ, England
+44 15395 36362
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (331 reviews)
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European, British, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cavendish Street, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely amazing restaurant. Can't praise it highly enough. Extremely pleasant and helpful staff. We had the 8 course taster lunch and were constantly amazed by each and every course.

1  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our annual pilgrimage to L’Enclume did not disappoint. From the moment we walked through the door every member of staff we encountered tried their utmost to deliver a fantastic dining experience. The food was wonderful, with exciting and unique flavours. It would be difficult to...More

1  Thank Deerstalker99
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited recently with my mother-in-law. My husband had a long-time desire to visit the restaurant having seen it during “The Trip”. We were also visiting from the US and eating at nice restaurants as part of our own “trip”. We had a super meal,...More

1  Thank NaomiCT
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the lunch tasting menu. Lovely place with table looking on to a pretty garden. Staff pleasant and attentive and food beautifully cooked and presented. However, the portions are miniscule. You barely taste them. The explanation of what it is and how it is cooked...More

Thank agnesb020
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super experience Glad we have done it, amazing from start to finish in Cartmel. Food was amazing, admittedly some clever stuff was wasted on me, but equally I learnt a bit bait myself by what I ate. All was amazing but I’ve found part of...More

2  Thank GrahameBenson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been so looking forward to our visit to L'enclume but have to say it exceeded all expectations! We also stayed in one of the L'enclume rooms. On arrival in the village of Cartmel which is really pretty you discover that the restaurant and...More

2  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited L'Enclume for our wedding anniversary celebration. Although we were seated at the side of the main dining room, with so many staff briskly to-ing and fro-ing, my partner said he felt dizzy at one point! There was no choice of menus, just the...More

Thank Bronte_Sister
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique tasting menu with an amazing respects for the taste of locally sourced products. The setting is great - just try to arrive 20 minutes before your booking time as car parking can be a bit of an issue in Cartmel (and L'Enclume does not...More

1  Thank Renaud B
Reviewed 1 week ago

So- we arrived at the understated front door and from the second we entered, we were treated to a really wonderful evening of great food, incredible wine and friendly and attentive service, delivered by a passionate, polite and highly motivated team of people. It was...More

1  Thank obrien747
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot remember what the moss that I scraped off the stone with chicken skin was made of. But it was delicious. The smoked eel parcel that started it all off was wonderful. The cod in the middle of the meal with a sauce made...More

Thank Domirwin
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23 May 2018|
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Response from 1southwold | Reviewed this property |
Jfk 44 isn’t talking sense. As for cost, it really depends on your choices, especially Wine. Just give them a call, they’re used to giving guideline prices.
9 May 2018|
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Response from 997Mark | Reviewed this property |
sorry for delay have been traveling - lunch is normally couple of hours - you have to take your time and enjoy :-)
15 January 2018|
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Response from DrSarah62 | Reviewed this property |
Ask the restaurant, the one they use isn't expensive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$127
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cavendish Street, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36362
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