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L'Enclume is Simon Rogan's iconic flagship restaurant in the Lake District, where culinary creativity harnesses the powerful connection between food and nature.
Known for its truly unique offering in the UK restaurant scene, both for its warm, informed service style, innovative dishes and for the provenance of its ingredients, recognised as being one of the international leading lights in the farm-to-table movement.
L'Enclume currently holds three Michelin stars, the only restaurant in the north of England to do so. Alongside that, the restaurant is also ranked as the top spot to dine in the UK in the highly esteemed Good Food Guide, and also holds five AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. In 2017, Simon was recognised as the AA chef of the year and is currently president of Bocuse d'OR.
In 2009 Simon set up a farm, known as 'Our Farm', entirely dedicated to producing the seasonal ingredients for L'Enclume's ever-evolving menu. The farm was established with a very clear vision in mind; to expressly strengthen the link between food, its development and the environment, whilst setting out to further nurture and develop the relationship between cooking and growing. This is a place where growers and chefs work side-by-side, an extension of the same ethos, drive and attention to detail found Simon's restaurants.
L'Enclume has 16 elegant, individually designed, guest bedrooms are located around the village of Cartmel, each designed with their own unique style in mind, whilst retaining references to their historic surroundings.
Aulis Cartmel, which opened in 2016, provides a truly unique 'behind the scenes' experience of the Michelin-star institution. Aulis is a multi-functional high-tech space that acts as a development kitchen, which is used by Simon's chefs to explore new dish concepts and cooking techniques, but is also an exclusive, intimate and interactive private dining space for guests visiting Cartmel.
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|Season (3 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)|
* CLOSED on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th December. We will re-open on Wednesday 28th until New Year’s Eve and close again on Sunday 1st to Tuesday 3rd January.
Lunch is served Wednesday to Saturday between 12.00pm and 1.30pm
Dinner is served Tuesday to Saturday between 6.30pm and 8.00pm
All Cartmel restaurants and rooms will be CLOSED from Sunday 8th to 24th January 2023 for our annual holiday.
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.
Take Junction 36 from the M6, then take the A590 westbound sign posted for Newby Bridge. At the top of Lindal Hill, turn off at the sign for Cartmel / The Priory and follow the B5271 (Cartmel Lane) for 3 miles to the village.
Nearest train stations Grange Over Sands is 3 miles or Cark-in-Cartmel is 2 miles.
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