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Breakfast with us every day from 8am

We serve traditional menu favourites and great beer

A great beer and wine menu with cask ales and craft beers from celebrated micro breweries such as the award winning Loweswater Gold from Cumbrian Legendary Ales and old favourites from Hawkshead Brewery, Jennings Brewery, and Lancaster Brewery.


Wonderful home-cooked food uncompromising in quality and very generous in portion. 


Classic British favourites for discerning travellers and locals alike.


Locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, passionately prepared with Church House Inn flair!

Higginson’s Black Pudding

Grilled with sweet onions and served with a poached egg on top


Church House Steak Burger

Melvilles' secret recipe! Served in a bun with crispy salad and real chips!

Add melted Lakes cheddar and streaky bacon for an extra £1.00


Art Bakers Cheese and Onion Pie

Served with real chips and a bowl of salad.


Homemade Vegetarian Dahl

Seved with Aloo Gobhi on the side and a delicious Naan bread


Melvilles Famous Cumberland Sausage

Cooked with caremelised onions, served with apple sauce, simple butter mash and rich gravy


Proper Ploughmans

Higginsons Pork Pie & cheese platter. Served with a bowl of salad, fresh bread and butter, coleslaw and chutney. 


Cheese from Thornby Moor Dairy

A selection of Cumberland Farmhouse, Blue Whinnow and Allerdale Smoked.


Three of the Best!

Home roasted Ham, Higginsons Pork Pie and chicken drumsticks, topped off with a bowl of fresh salad


Fish Platter

Smoked and poached salmon, prawns and peppered mackerel, crispy salad, coleslaw and fresh bread and butter 


Home Roasted Lemon & Garlic Chicken

Served with real chips, vegetables and coleslaw.


Melvilles Sirloin Steak

Only the best and cooked just how you like it. Served with grilled field mushrooms, grilled tomato and homemade onion rings. Fancy a sauce on top? Ask for pepper or creamy Dijon.


Afternoon tea for the weary walkers!

Sandwiches, scones and cream, pork pie, pot of tea. Substitute the pot of tea for a couple of pints! And or a glass of Cava!

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The Early Bird catches a Great Breakfast!

Our doors open at 8am for breakfast so come in have a feast before you yomp off!


Throughout the rest of the day you can choose local specialities such as Higginson’s Black Pudding or Melvilles Famous Cumberland Sausages, or our daily specials or lighten up with our salads, sandwiches, buns & platters.


And to satisfy your sweet tooth why not treat yourself to our delicious homemade desserts and hot puddings or fill up with an Afternoon Tea for weary walkers.



We serve a traditional roast lunch every Sunday. It's the perfect way to end your weekend! Served from 12 noon

Scampi, Real Chips, Peas & Tartare Sauce

Ham, Fried Egg, Real Chips & Peas

Homemade Meat Feast Pizza, Topped with Cumberland Sausage, Pepperoni, Ham and Mushrooms

Cheese, Potato & Onion Pie, Salad and Real Chips

Homemade Shepherd’s Pie with a Bowl of Fresh Vegetables

Chicken Curry, Rice and Naan

Cumberland Sausage Ring, Real Chips and Peas

Why not add a bottle of our house wine for £8.95?

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Throughout January come and enjoy some great deals on food!


MONDAY - Buy 1 main meal and get the 2nd half price

TUESDAY - Get a FREE Dessert with any main menu dish

WEDNESDAY - 9" Pizza & a Pint for just £8.50

THURSDAY - Any two burgers for only £12.00

FRIDAY - Steak Night for 2! 2 rump steaks with all the trimmings & bottle of house wine - only £25.00

SUNDAY - Sunday Lunch for only £9.95pp and £4.50 for children

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Join us for an amazing Burns' Night Celebration of food, live music & dancing on Saturday 23rd January 2016!

Enjoy a 5-course Scottish Supper from 6:30pm followed by Ceilidh Music from 8:00pm with The Noise Club.


It's just £16.95 (meal only) and booking for the meal is essential please! 


Or just turn up in your tartan for the music and dancing!


Call and book with us now on 01539 449159

The Early Bird Breakfast from 8am
Come & have a Cuppa With us!
Dogs are Always Welcome!
Dogs are Always Welcome!
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