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Lunch Menu

Our lunch menu offers a range of dishes for relaxed dining in either the restaurant or dog-friendly bar at Headlam Hall. We use high quality ingredients, locally sourced where possible including produce from our own kitchen garden in season.

Bar & Restaurant Lunch Menu

Monday to Saturday, 12pm-2pm


Chef’ homemade soup with crusty bread & Durham butter £7.00

Oak smoked salmon with freshwater prawns, citrus mayonnaise and garden herbs £9.00

A salad of burrata cheese with heritage tomatoes, olives and basil £9.00

Duck liver parfait with seasonal fruits and toasted sourdough £9.00

Platters (starter for 2 or main for 1)

Anti pasti – a selection of continental meats and marinated vegetables with rocket and crusty sourdough £14.00

Seafood platter – oak smoked salmon with picked crab, prawns, peppered mackerel and crevette with a mixed salad and crusty 

sourdough bread £14.00

Vegetable Meze – a selection of marinated vegetables with hummus, local cheeses, mixed salad and crusty sourdough £14.00


Grilled fillet of seabream with sauteed new potatoes, spinach, peas and white wine sauce £15.00

Pan-fried sirloin of beef with French fries, rocket salad and a café de Paris butter £20.00

Roast breast of chicken with garlic, lemon and oregano with a Greek salad and olive oil £15.00

Chef’s special of the day £15.00

Wagyu beef burger with Swiss cheese, tomato, pickle, brioche bun and French fries £16.00

Smoked salmon linguine with homemade olive oil and herb bread £13.50


Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce, popcorn and vanilla ice-cream £7.00

Limoncello tiramisu with lemon curd, matcha tea and white chocolate £7.00

Brandy snap basket with a selection of ice-cream and sorbet £7.00

A selection of local cheeses with sourdough crackers and chutney £9.00



Available for 6 or more people, Monday to Saturday by prior booking (48hr notice minimum). To be enjoyed in the restaurant or outside when the weather permits.

We can also host private BBQ lunches for up to 40 people in the Stable Lounge which opens on to its own private terrace (please note that there is a room hire charge for private events).

Food is cooked on our Traeger barbecue/smoker and the menu consists of the following:

Glazed brisket of beef

Chicken with garlic, lemon and fennel 

Spiced lamb kofta 

King prawn and mango skewer 

Halloumi and vegetable skewers 

All served with a selection of salads and new potatoes 


Strawberry meringues 

Chocolate mousse and raspberries

Crème brulee 


Priced at £35.00 per person 

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Please go to our online booking pages where the best rates can be found. Online reservations can be made for up to 6 rooms at a time and for a maximum of 6 months ahead.

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