L'Enclume

“Long-established and world-famous restaurant with charming bedrooms” - AA Inspector

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CARTMEL, CUMBRIA

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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
PPE Equipment is provided for all employees, to include disposable and reusable masks, disposable gloves and aprons. Reusable masks are also available for our guests to purchase should they require. Temperatures are taken and recorded for all employees, guests, visitors and supplier deliveries when arriving at the property. We have also launched the 'Simon Rogan at home' initiative. Due to popular demand, we will continue to offer home delivery at collection service for a three-course meal offering.

Our Inspector's view

L'Enclume is a delightful 13th-century property in the heart of a lovely village, and offers incredible 21st-century cooking that draws foodies from far and wide. Once the village forge (l'enclume is French for 'the anvil') it's now the location for some of Britain's best food, and Simon Rogan's imaginative and adventurous cooking may be sampled in the stylish restaurant. Individually designed, modern en suite rooms of varying sizes and styles are in the main property and dotted about the village only a few moments' walk from the restaurant.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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5 Gold Star Award: Premier Collection
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Breakfast Award
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5-Rosette restaurant
L'Enclume
Cavendish Street, CARTMEL, LA11 6PZ
Phone : 015395 36362

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 16
  • Family bedrooms: 3
  • Bedrooms ground: 2
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Babysitting service
  • Cots provided
Facilities
  • Satellite TV
  • Free TV
  • DVD Player
  • Direct Dial
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Steps for wheelchair: 1
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Cumbria

Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.

Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.

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