The Yan Bistro Interior


Kitchen Hours for Dinner: Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to 8:45pm

Saturday from 3:00pm to 8:45pm 

Sunday from 1:00pm to 7:00pm

Breakfast: 8:00am to 9:15am

Our bistro is open to everyone, non-resident bistro availability is released 8 weeks in advance.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you on a lead.

Wanting to bring your little one? Take a look at our kids menu and enjoy dinner in Grasmere at The Yan.

Pre-ordering is necessary for tables of 5 people and over. However, we can take pre-orders for everybody. This will ensure that you can always have your favourite dish.

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All our dishes are freshly made in-house, cooked to order and our produce is sourced locally. 

If you have specific dietary requirements, we are more than happy to cater for them, just let us know in advance.

*our menu is subject to change depending on the availability of seasonal produce.

Our full bistro menu is available to residents of the farm for a Yan delivery, whether you've hunkered down in one of our Bistro Bedrooms, cozy Glamping cabins or homely Lakeland cottages, just choose what you would like from our seasonal menu and we will bring it to you!

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The Kitchen at The Yan Bistro - Dinner in Grasmere

The Yan Grasmere Food



LITTLE SOMETHING TO NIBBLE. Olives and cornichons bound in a honey mustard dressing. £6.95 V/DF/GF (Vg available).

‘UMMUS. Roasted carrot, celeriac and butternut squash hummus topped with toasted seeds, served with tortilla breads. £6.95 DF/Vg (GF available).

BAKED BRIE. The amazing Darling Howe brie from Torpenhow (just north of Keswick), baked with truffle oil then topped with red onion & balsamic chutney and toasted seeds. Served with fresh herb grissini, for dunking…obvs. £9.95 V (GF available).

SOPHISTICATED SOUP. Langoustine & chilli bisque packed with shrimp and haddock. Topped with chive crème fraiche and pickled cauliflower. £8.95 GF

SPRING ROLL. Slow cooked and curried Cumbrian oxtail & local beef brisket in a spring roll. Korma sauce, garlic, tomato, onion & lime salsa and cucumber & mint yoghurt. £9.45 (DF available).

WINTER SALAD. We’ll give you a clue…it’s not your average salad! Slow cooked and shredded Cumbrian ham hock, roasted heritage carrots, smoked tomato, celeriac & apple purée, goats cheese, parsnip crisps, mini croutons and beetroot pesto. £10.45 Don’t fancy the ham? Go veggie! £8.85 GF/DF (V/Vg available).


OUR NOW FAMOUS SHEPHERD’S PIE. Made with slowly braised Grasmere Herdwick lamb, cheesy mash potato, cured ham and parsley garden peas…if you have not tried this yet, you need to! £20.95 GF.

DUCK CASSOULET. Confit duck leg in a blood orange glaze, with a bean, vegetable, bacon chop and pearl barley cassoulet...aka stew. Topped with crispy kale…we know, aren’t we fancy!? £21.95 DF (GF available).

FISH PIE. House smoked salmon, haddock, Morecambe Bay shrimp and tiger prawns in a creamy white wine and parsley sauce. All topped with a saffron and tarragon mash and cheddar cheese. £20.95 GF.

LOADED SWEET POTATO. Roasted sweet potato stuffed with cauliflower cheese and butterbeans, topped with a beetroot pesto and chestnut mushroom sauce. Green beans, tenderstem broccoli and toasted seeds. £17.95 V/GF.

MEDITERRANE-YAN. Grasmere Herdwick lamb and mint smash burger, topped with gem lettuce, pickled red onion, feta cheese, and a tomato, olive & chilli chutney all in a brioche bun. Oregano fries and yoghurt with cucumber & mint. £20.95 (GF/DF available).

FISH TACOS. Blue corn tortilla wraps, crispy coated haddock, celeriac slaw, pickled red onion and mushy peas. Yan ketchup and a chunky tartare sauce to keep it nice and saucy. £18.95 GF/DF.

POSH PASTY. Mushroom, butternut squash and aubergine pasty, with a bean, vegetable, and pearl barley cassoulet. Topped with a tomato, olive & chilli chutney, and parsnip crisps. £17.95 V/DF/Vg.

BACON CHOP. Garside’s bacon chop soaked in black treacle and roasted. Crushed potatoes, squash & herbs, tender stem broccoli and a wholegrain mustard, shallot, cornichon and chive butter sauce. £18.95 (GF/DF available).

The Yan Bistro Restaurant
Platter at The Yan

SHARING (for two)


Beef bourguignon, made with slow cooked local beef shin and bacon chop, topped with sliced potatoes, melted cheddar cheese, and pickled shimeji mushrooms to create the ultimate hot pot! Roast tender stem broccoli with toasted seeds and extra red wine gravy on the side. £40.95 (GF/DF available).


Breaded Cumbrian chicken breast with a katsu curry sauce. Stir fried vegetable, curried udon noodles topped with crispy noodles. Pork money bags, roasted pak choi, gem lettuce cups filled with pickled cucumber and spring onions, and of course some extra curry sauce on the side! £40.95 DF.


Baked cauliflower, potato and broccoli in a roast pepper and tomato sauce, all topped with melted Darling Howe brie from Torpenhow, pickled red onions and toasted almonds. Crushed potatoes with squash and herbs, charred courgette, stuffed truffle mushroom and pickled mushrooms. £38.95 Don't fancy sharing? This can be done for 1! V (Vg/DF/GF available).


Lovingly Artisan sourdough bread & butter. £3.95 V

Portion of veggies - green beans, smoked tomatoes, and courgette. £3.95 GF/V/DF

Shoestring fries with oregano. £3.95 GF/V

Bread crisps. £3.95 DF/V


Click here to have a look at our Kids menu, fuel for those tiny tummies!

The Yan Diners
Sunday Lunch Pudding


STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING. Toffee sauce with vanilla ice cream or our own custard. £8.95 V

BLACK FOREST GÂTEAU MOUSSE. Chocolate mousse topped with boozey cherries, cherry purée, cherry cream, chocolate sponge, chocolate shards and popping candy…because why not?. £8.95 V (GF/DF available).

BANOFEE YAN-BROSIA. Vanilla rice pudding, brûléed and topped with banana compote, toffee popcorn, fresh banana and a chocolate biscuit crumb. £8.95 V (GF available).

YAN-IMISU CHEESECAKE. A Yan twist on tiramisu! Oreo biscuit base, lady fingers soaked in Red Bank coffee, mascarpone & Marsala cheesecake topped with grated chocolate.  £8.95 V.

THREE CHEESE BOARD. Made up of three amazing British cheeses that have been carefully selected and taste tested by us! Served with bread crisps, chutney, and fresh fruit, all made here at The Yan. £10.95 (GF available).     


Pre-ordering is necessary for tables of 5 people and over. However, we can take pre-orders for everybody. This will ensure that you can always have your favourite dish.

Read more here about why we love a pre-order!

We can take bistro bookings of up to 14 people, please contact us directly to make a group booking.

Open for epic Sunday roasts every Sunday from - 1pm to 7pm! Click here to look at our menu.

Dinner in Grasmere - The Yan Food

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