Dinner in The Orangery is always different, always memorable.

Head Chef Steven Lamb and his brigade of chefs create a fine dining experience at its best.

Our ever-changing a la carte and tasting menus feature showstopping dishes carefully crafted using the finest, seasonal produce.

What’s more, our estate to plate ethos means that many of the dishes you’ll enjoy feature ingredients foraged or grown right here in our kitchen gardens.

With cocktails created by our expert mixologists, and a wine list featuring over 400 exceptional examples from around the world, dining in The Orangery is an experience you’ll never forget.

Fine Dining Experience
Head Chef, Steven Lamb

Meet Head Chef, Steven Lamb

Steven joined the Rockliffe Hall team as Chef de Partie in 2016. He has worked his way up the ranks to Head Chef, serving showstopping dishes carefully crafted using the finest seasonal and estate-grown produce.

We are delighted to announce Steven will appear on the 2022 series of Great British Menu.

The talented Preston-born chef will represent his home city and compete against three other of the North West of England's top culinary talent.


Opening Hours

Dinner is served daily, from 6pm to 9pm.

Guest Review "The Halibut was out of this world!"

Dress Code

We kindly ask our guests to dress in a smart-casual dress code for evening dining (no trainers, denim, shorts or sportswear). Jackets and collared shirts are preferred for gents.

Please note children over 12 years old are welcome to dine in the Orangery restaurant from the A la Carte or Tasting Menus. We ask children under 16 to dress smartly.

Wide range of wine
Our Wine Cellar
Experienced Winemakers

Wine Pairing & Tastings

Sample some of the world's best wines with our wine pairing menus, or learn more about wine with a unique tasting experience. Join us for a range of wine tasting experiences, where our passionate winemakers will let you taste and learn about our wide range of delicious wines.

It is an experience not to be missed.

From Vine To Wine

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy the fantastic views of the Rockliffe estate from the comfort of our charming 18th century Orangery restaurant, whilst indulging in a selection of delicious selection of sandwiches, cakes and pastries.

Our Afternoon Tea menu allows guests to experience the team’s culinary creativity and craftsmanship whilst indulging in sweet and savoury treats.

Tea with a View
Rockliffe's Loose Leaf Tea
Beautiful Surroundings
Quintessentially British