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.

We are open every day this festive season serving up our mouthwatering seasonal menu plus tasty festive specials!

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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. Smoked tomato & beetroot 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

ARANCINI. Venison & saffron arancini, on a chestnut mushroom puree, with goats’ cheese, pickled mushroom, and smoked beetroot. £9.45 (DF available)

AUTUMN SALAD. We’ll give you a clue…it’s not your average salad! House smoked duck breast, roasted squash, smoked tomato, olives, parmesan shavings, carrot crisps, roasted pine nuts and sun-dried tomato pesto. £10.45 Don’t fancy the duck? Go veggie! £7.45 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

CHICKEN PARM. Cumbrian, breaded chicken breast, topped with a roasted red pepper & bacon chop sauce and melted smoked cheese. Sweet potato puree and roasted pak choi. £20.95 (DF available).

YAN 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

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

TETHERA. A classic burger made up of Cumbrian beef, topped with slow cooked Cumbrian oxtail and local chorizo. Truffled parmesan cheese, heritage tomato, pickled red onion and gem lettuce…yes you read that right, all that goodness in a brioche bun! With jerk fries and a bbq sauce mayo. £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. Curried aubergine and squash pasty, with roast pepper dahl, courgette bhajis and coriander crème fraiche. £17.95 V (DF/Vg available).

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, 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).


Slow cooked, Cumbrian pork belly glazed in honey, soy, ginger & chilli, topped with spring onions. Stir fried vegetable chow mein. Pork money bags, roasted pak choi and cucumber filled with plum and hoisin sauce, and of course some extra 5 spice gravy to cover it all in. £40.95 DF (GF available).


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. Sweet potato mash, charred courgette, stuffed truffle mushroom and pickled mushrooms. £38.95 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 Jerk seasoning. £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!

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Sunday Lunch Pudding


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

CHOCOLATE MOUSSE. Chocolate mousse topped with baileys cheesecake (oh my goodness…we KNOW), chocolate shards and candied pumpkin seeds. £8.95 V (GF/DF available).

BANANAS AND CUSTARD. Crème Brulee topped with a banana compote and toffee popcorn. With a chocolate puff pastry biscuit topped with a cherry puree. £8.95 V (GF available)

BEND AND SNAP. Brandy snap basket filled with custard, apple compote and stem ginger, all on a fresh blackberry sauce and covered in grated caramelised white 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 from 14th May - 1pm to 7pm! Click here to look at our menu.

Dinner in Grasmere - The Yan Food

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