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The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Restaurant

Coniston Cold
North Yorkshire
BD23 4EA

01756 748080

The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate, Restaurant

Macleod's Restaurant at The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate

Macleod's Restaurant is a traditional yet elegant, bright and airy restaurant which has been popular for many years with those looking for a special dinner on business or for romantic or indeed family occasions. The recently extended Macleod's can also be used for private dining, up to 60 people. it is open every evening serving beautifully prepared organic and locally sourced dishes.

The A La Carte menu includes mouth watering dishes such as Scallops
Shallot purée, pancetta crumbs and Madeira jus to start, Yorkshire lamb, Dauphinoise potatoes, tomato and pepper layers with a watercress black pepper dressing and to finish off, our fine glazed apple tart with rhubarb ice cream and of course tea, coffee and our delicious handmade petit fours.

To make a reservation, call 01756 748080 or email

If you would like further information on private dining or are looking to hold your celebration at The Coniston Hotel & Country Estate, call the Events Team on the above number or email


Macleods Restaurant Private Dining
Celebrate in style!
From start to finish our care, flexibility and ability to deliver quality guarantees your special occassion will wow your guests - we will make the occassion memorable in all the right ways.


The Coniston is an ideal setting for any occasion, whether it be a corporate function, a special celebration or a family party. We pride ourselves on a flexible approach tailoring our expertise to your needs.


Whatever the occassion or requirement we are fully able to put together a package that will guarantee an event to remember - from birthdays to anniversaries or just a get together with friends, your special occasion is our special occasion.


Huntsman's Lodge at The Coniston Hotel and Country Estate
Whether it’s coffee and cake with friends, an important business lunch or a family celebration, you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking sights and elegance as you walk into the exquisite new Huntsman’s Lodge.


It's centrepiece, a roaring open fire, draws you in before your attention turns to the glass wall, with the sun terrace looking over the 24-acre lake and far-reaching views of The Dales.


Call in from 10am in the morning until 9.30pm, the Huntsman's Lodge offers a wide range of drinks and food to suite all tastes : Morning Coffee, Lunch, Afternoon tea, Evening snacks are all served in the relaxing atmosphere every day.


Between November and March we are offering a complimentary bowl of Soup to those who come to experience one of our activities on the estate. See the Estate Activities for more information and to book.




News, Events and Offers




Beetroot gravadlax

Pickled quail egg, horseradish dressing and anchovy mayonnaise


Bloody Mary (v)

Tomato terrine, chilled Gazpacho and confit of cherry tomatoes



Shallot purée, pancetta crumbs and Madeira jus


Yorkshire pork

Braised pig’s cheek, pork ballotine wrapped in Parma ham,

apple and black pudding croquette


Pigeon espresso

Marinated in coffee and cinnamon, Irish cabbage, pan jus


Seasonal soup




Yorkshire lamb

Rump of lamb, Dauphinoise potatoes, warm tomato and red pepper layers, watercress black pepper dressing

Holme Farm venison

Seared loin of venison, confit shoulder and Shepherd’s pie parsnips and blackberries

Sirloin steak

Roasted vine cherry tomatoes, mushroom ragout, fondant potato peppercorn sauce or red wine jus

Red mullet

Courgette ribbons, aubergine caviar, Parmentier potatoes and roasted pepper salsa


North Atlantic sea bream

Potato Rösti, fennel, tomato and Balsamic dressing


Butternut squash risotto (v)

With pine kernels and sage


Chicken supreme

Sun-blushed tomatoes, gratin potatoes, spinach and tomato coulis




Fine glazed apple tart

Rhubarb ice cream


Chocolate marquise

Raspberries and cream


Coconut panna cotta

Mango, pineapple and passion fruit


Rhubarb trifle


Sticky toffee pudding

Butterscotch sauce and Yorkshire parkin ice cream


Selection of local cheeses

Celery, grapes, biscuits, Dundee cake and Mrs B’s chutney




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