Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Skelwith Bridge Hotel

Talbot Bar

The Talbot bar is open daily serving traditional Lakeland comfort food & Jennings ales throughout the day. We are also proud to offer Lakeland Bedrock gin, Standing Stones vodka, Jeffersons rum & whiskies from The Lakes Distillery. The bar opens from 12 noon each day with food served from 1200 noon until 4 pm & 5 pm to 9 pm every day. (Please note we are currently only open from 3 pm for drinks on Wednesdays & Thursdays with food from 5 pm on these days, apologies for any inconvenience this causes.)

Booking is not essential but is recommended to ensure a table is available.

Please call 015394 32115 for reservations or email [email protected]


The Talbot Bar.

Take Away Menu.

Please call 015394 32115 to place your order & we can have it ready for collection for a time that suits.

Chef`s Soup of the Day market fresh ingredients combined to make a delicious soup £3

Red Cheddar & Tomato Baguette £4

Fish Fingers with lettuce & Chef’s own Tartare sauce Baguette £4

Bacon & Brie Baguette £4

served on white or brown baguette

 Traditional Fish & Chips

A generous fresh fillet dipped in beer batter and deep fried until golden served with chips, mushy peas & home made tartar sauce £10

Cajun Chicken Burger

Chicken breast seasoned with Cajun spices, served in a toasted bun topped with Monterey Jack cheese, sliced tomato, iceberg leaves and chef’s own red onion chutney, beside golden chips £10

Steak & Jennings Ale Pie (our firm favourite)

Braised Lakeland steak cooked long and slow served in rich Jennings ale gravy, encased in light puff pastry and served with golden chips £10

Mixed Bean Jalfrezi Homemade jalfrezi style curry with mixed beans, spring onion & sweet potato, bound through a mild to medium sauce with Jamaican style rice n peas £8

also available chefs own flapjack or chocolate brownie £2

Don`t forget the booze … bottled lagers, ales and wines all to take away


Our ingredients are locally sourced where possible and prepared without all the fuss and frivolity by Head Chef Gabor and his wonderful brigade … just what you need after a long, hard slog on the fells …  “comfort food for hungry fell-walkers … & Four Legged Friends Too!!”.

In addition to the main menu which can be viewed here; on Sundays our TRADITIONAL SUNDAY ROASTS are served throughout the day … Get your order in quick though as when they`re gone, they`re gone!

Please notify a member of the team if you have any special dietary requirements or allergies.

We offer free wifi access for all guests in The Talbot Bar.

We are proud to do our little bit & go #PlasticFree with straws no longer being served as standard on our bar.