The Cottage Inn
The Cottage Inn

Food & Drink Service

Functions and Weddings

The restaurant offers an ideal function room we can cater for approximately 55 all seated or 120 for a function such as a buffet where guests are not required to sit. It is a beautiful setting for a small intimate wedding as the restaurant has access via a flowered courtyard to the extensive gardens. We will endeavour to cater for special events exactly as our guests would like it.


Sunday Lunch

Our Sunday lunch is proving very popular since our re-opening in May 2011. Meats are sourced locally to ensure your roast tastes excellent. You will also find a good selection of fish dishes and vegetarian dishes.


Local food from local suppliers

We are committed to using local produce where possible, and we try to source our products from other small local businesses rather than big multinationals. As a result we feel we can offer higher quality products to our guests. During your stay with us you will be able to sample some of Northumberland’s best foods and ales. We offer Craster kippers and fish from Robsons, all our meat comes from the north east and our ice creams and cheeses are supplied by Doddington’s of Wooler.


Good Real Ale

We pride ourselves on our cask conditioned ales and we always have a good selection from our local micro-breweries such as Hadrian & Border Brewery, we are recommended in the good beer guide.


Food Allergies

Our chefs understand that there are increasing numbers of people with specific dietary requirements so if there are foods that you cannot eat just let us know and we will endeavour to suit your individual needs.  Our menu is clearly marked with a good selection of dishes made from gluten free ingredients.  We will happily keep food items in our fridge for you if needed.


Takeaway Menu

Available 12-2.30pm and 5.00pm-7.30pm Every day

Sunday Lunch Takeaway 12-2.30pm


Food Service Times

You can enjoy your meal in the bar, patio or the conservatory which leads onto our extensive garden and grounds (restricted to outdoor service only until 17th May 2021)


Lunch served every day  12.00-2.30pm 

Dinner served Mon-Sat 5.00-8.30pm  Sun 5.00-8.00pm

Food service times are usually extended during High Season/School Holidays 

No food service in the evening of Christmas Day (buffet provided for residents)


Table reservation recommended during high season i.e. school holidays, bank holidays and weekends

Book your room

Please call us on:

01665 576658




Xmas Day Menu 2021
Xmas Day Menu 2021.pdf
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Festive Party Menu 2021
Festive Menu 2021.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [19.2 MB]
Summer Menus
Summer Menus from 17th May
Summer 2020 Menus.pdf
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Takeaway Menu
Takeaway Menu 09/04/21
Takeout Menu 090421.pdf
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The Cottage Inn

The Village, Dunstan  



NE66 3SZ


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