With the arrival of Tim Brown, our new Head Chef, we decided it was time to celebrate his passion and palate with a re-launch of our dining room experience. Open to residents and non-residents alike, Tim’s food blends local ingredients, like mutton from Terrace Farm in Lorton, along with flavours and spices from around the world. Coriander, wasabi, star anise, cinnamon, chillies, lemongrass, coconut and cedar all feature in Tim’s cooking. Expect some pleasant surprises.
We want you to soak up Winder Hall’s unique atmosphere, perhaps with an aperitif of cedar and lemon-scented Prosecco on the terrace, whilst browsing the menu and wine list on the terrace. We don’t want you to rush, take dinner at your own pace, retire to the lounge for coffee and home-made fudge.
We have named Tim’s evening dining experience after our very own Winder Hall cedar tree for a reason. Our tree came from the Lebanon about 150 years ago. Imported by Mr Dixon who owned Winder Hall at the time. Our cedar may not be native to Cumbria, but it has put down roots in Lorton, just like us. Our tree represents those two things – Tim’s love of travel and exotic flavours along with having deep roots in Cumbria and the provenance of our local foods.
We are decidedly not a restaurant; limited choice from a carefully-developed menu, created that day with all our food prepared fresh on-site is what we do best. To keep it special we ask you to book in advance. We look forward to seeing you back at Winder Hall and the Cedar Tree Dining Room very soon.
Click here to see a sample menu.