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Aynsome Manor Hotel

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The age of elegance is not passed - it still lives on in this beautiful old manor house nestling in the tranquil and historic Vale of Cartmel.
Personally managed by the Varley family for over 20 years and renowned for hospitality, log fires, comfort and cuisine.
The elegant and comfortable atmosphere is expressed by tasteful furnishings and décor throughout the hotel.
The superb Georgian candlelit Dining Room has wonderful views over the countryside and offers award winning cuisine, where guests can enjoy the imaginative and carefully chosen table d'hote menu, changed daily, using fresh local produce.
Nearby places of interest include Holker Hall, Sizergh Castle, Levens Hall, Cartmel Race Course.

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Ratings/Awards: AA 2 Star 79%
Red Rosette
AA Courtesy and Care Award
Good Hotel Guide Cesar Award
Good Food Guide
ETC Silver Award
Les Routiers Special Award 2003
Number of Rooms: 12
Number Ensuite: 12

Price per Room:

Price Includes: Dinner & Breakfast
Double: £140 - £174
Single: £85 - £99
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Cuisine: English
Chef: Gordon Topp & Gary Soulsby

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Sample Menu:


Pan Seared Scallops Presented on a Cauliflower Cream
With Sauted Spinach and White Truffle Oil.

Pressed Mosaic of Plum Tomatoes wrapped in Aubergine served with
Deep Fried Goats Cheese and Black Olive Tapenade.

Smooth Chicken Liver Parfait Enriched with Cognac
Presented with Aynsome’s Cumberland Sauce and Toasted Brioche.

Carrot, Honey and Ginger Soup with Quenelle of Crème Fraiche.

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Oven Baked Tranche of Brill wrapped with Cumbrian Air Dried Ham
Served with Asparagus and Noilly Prat Beurre Blanc.

Pan Fried Cartmel Valley Guinea Fowl served with
Buttered Savoy Cabbage and Madeira Sauce.

Char Grilled Medallions of Cumbrian Beef Fillet served with
Red Onion Tartlet, Mushroom and Port Wine Jus.

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Panache of Fresh Vegetables glazed with Basil Hollandaise.
Jersey Royal Potatoes.
Dauphinoise Potatoes.

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A Choice from the Desserts Menu.

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Assorted Cheeses and Biscuits with Celery.

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Coffee with Petit Fours available in the Residents Lounge.

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A Vegetarian option is available upon request.

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A Separate Soup Course is available for an additional £3.00.

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We respectfully request that our guests do not smoke in the dining room.

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