Morrel’s restaurant, Keswick situated on Lake Road between the bustling market square and the town’s ever popular Theatre by the Lake. Morrels was purchased by the Freeman and Link families in 2000, Karl Link, one of the partners, is the restaurant’s Executive Head Chef. He has created a mouthwatering menu designed to suit all manner of tastes and pockets.


There are daily specials which run alongside the restaurant menu and on a Sunday, Morrel’s restaurant offers a Table d’hote menu 2 courses at £15.95 or 3 courses at £19.95 The restaurant is open 6 nights Tuesday to Sunday and it opens its doors at 5.30 to accommodate the Keswick theatregoers. Sorry we cannot accommodate children under 5.


See our Menus below.

Set Price Menu

£21.95 for 3 Courses



Chicken Liver Parfait, Gooseberry and Ginger Chutney.

Soup of the Day (v)

Fresh Fig with Blue Cheese Glaze, Cumberland Sauce (v)

Smoked Mackerel Rillette, Beetroot Confit and Lemon Croutons




Daube of Beef with Mash, Red Wine and Onion Gravy

Lentil and Aubergine Bobotie (v)

Slow Roast Rolled Lamb Belly and Mince with Tabbouleh and Tagine Sauce

Trout Fillet with Almond Polenta, Grape Salsa




Sticky Chocolate Pudding

Raspberry Ripple Eton Mess

Banoffee Cheesecake

English Lakes Ice Cream


Crayfish, Avocado and Mango Salad £8.50

Venison Bitok with Caramelised Onion Marmalade and Toasted Brioche £7.50

Shakshuka – Tomato and Pepper stew topped with an Egg. Fennel, Feta and Lemon (v) £6/£12

Smoked Chicken Bang Bang with Mixed Leaves £6.50

Arancini – deep fried mushroom risotto. Water Chestnut, Bean Sprouts, Chinese Cabbage and Ginger (v) £6/£12

Devilled Whitebait Caesar Salad £7

Salmon and Haddock Fishcakes with Sweet Pea and Coriander Dressing £7

Twice Baked Goats Cheese Soufflé with Roasted Tomato Bisque (v) £7.50



10oz Rib Eye or Sirloin with Pepper Sauce with Big or Skinny Chips £21.50

Pork Fillet and BBQ Belly with Cider Fondant and Caramelised Savoy £15

Pan Fried Hake Fillet, Mild Curried Lentils and Mangetout £15.50

Loin of Lamb with Black Pudding, Spinach and Dauphinoise Potatoes. Shrewsbury Sauce £19

Seabass Fillet with Ratatouille and Rustic Pesto £16

Oriental Duck Breast with Stir Fry Greens and Hoisin £16.50

Warm Spiced Squash and Chick Pea Tagine with Tabbouleh (Vegan) £12

Chicken Breast in Prosciutto on Parmentier with Provencal and Oregano Cream £14



Warm Chocolate Orange Brownie and Chocolate Mousse £6.50

Apple Strudel Crumble and Custard £6.50

Pineapple Fritter, Banana Milkshake and Coconut Pannacotta £6.50

Red Wine Poached Pear, Prosecco Grape Jelly and Champagne Sorbet £6.50

Knickerbocker Glory (Chocolate Brownie & Fudge with Salted Caramel, Lemon Meringue or Very Berry) £6.75

Cumbria Cheese Plate £7.00

Ice Cream with Brandy Snap £6.50


These dishes are NOT available on the Set Price Menu

Sample Menu – Changes Weekly

2 Courses £15.95
3 Courses £19.95



Chef’s tomato & lentil soup
Penne pasta carbonara
Smoke trout mouse, melba toast & horseradish cream
Salad of feta, red onion, beetroot & broad beans
Seasonal melon, sorbet, poached pear & kiwi


The Main Part

Roast topside of beef, Yorkshire pudding & proper gravy
Pan fried hake fillet with a tomato and herb sauce
Leg of lamb with a redcurrant & rosemary jus
Cheese and onion pie with onion gravy
Pan fried chicken breast with a leek & bacon cream


Bex’s Puds
Plum & almond tart with plum puree
Chocolate brownie with white chocolate sauce
Sticky ginger pudding with custard or ice cream
Cheese & Biscuits
English lakes ice-cream

To reserve a table please call 017687 72666