There are two restaurants at Gilpin Hotel - the acclaimed, 1 Michelin-starred SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel, and a more casual dining restaurant called Gilpin Spice.
At SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel - Executive Chef Ollie Bridgwater has created his own unique Lake District restaurant with sourcing, local produce and sustainability at the top of his agenda.
The laid-back Gilpin Spice has an open kitchen serving pan-Asian dishes inspired by countries along the spice trail – spanning the Philippines, the Indian sub-continent, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan and China. Head Chef Tom 'Westy' Westerland is adding his own style to Gilpin Spice.
Where is SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel located?
Both restaurants are situated at Gilpin Hotel on Crook Road just outside of Windermere
What cuisine is on offer at SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel?
At the 1 Michelin-starred restaurant, SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel, Executive chef Ollie Bridgwater,and his team make the most of special ingredients that aren’t around all the time, with menus that focus on beautiful local produce, distinct flavours, seasonality and sustainability – and precision; the detail really matters.
Gilpin Spice run by Head Chef Tom 'Westy' Westerland is a more informal restaurant, with vibrant décor and an open kitchen. Here, the ambience is relaxed and casual, and the dishes are made for sharing, with influences from India, Malaysia, China, Japan and beyond.
What is the signature dish at SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel?
At SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel, one signature dish is the lobster with lettuce and peanut bisque. Over at Gilpin Spice, the Goan-style tiger king prawns is a definite winner
What makes a meal at SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel unique?
At SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel, Ollie has created a menu that is topped with a sprinkling of culinary magic and storytelling that pushes the boundaries of what diners have come to expect. “SOURCE is a fun, vibrant restaurant that provides a great place to come & have an amazing, inspiring experience, and at the same time providing a professional engaging place for people to work in & be a part of.”
At Gilpin Spice Tom 'Westy' Westerland says “My food is very fun, there’s always a bit of a story behind it. His focus is on storytelling and communicating that to the guests so that they know the background of the dish and what the inspiration was behind it.”