The Lake District Restaurants

L'Enclume

  • Cavendish St. Map It
  • Cartmel
  • British
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The village of Cartmel has earned a place on England's culinary map with this ambitious restaurant with rooms. The restaurant is in what was once a forge, now converted to a bright, contemporary, and airy space with dark wooden beams, stark white walls, and splashes of color. Chef Simon Rogan's innovative food incorporates long-forgotten herbs and cutting-edge techinques. The set menu (£120) comes with up to 12 courses; if that sounds like a bit much, go for the simpler lunch menu (£45). Dishes might include potatoes in onion ashes and lovage, or roast cauliflower with young squid and elderberry vinegar. Some things work better than others at this outpost of molecular gastronomy, but boredom is never a risk. Nearby Rogan and Company (simonrogan.co.uk), run by the same team, has a slightly less elevated menu. L'Enclume's 17 elegant rooms (from £99) are in three different buildings around the village.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Cavendish St., Cartmel, LA11 6PZ, England

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Phone:

015395-36362

Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch Mon.
  • Reservations essential

Published 08/18/2015

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