Samuel’s Restaurant was built by Samuel Cunliffe-Lister in 1880 as part of major works that were carried out at Swinton Park when he bought the estate on retirement from his mill (Manningham Mill) at Bradford. You will see portraits of him on the walls, along with one of his children above the fireplace.
A spacious and airy room, with sweeping views over the gardens and Home Lake, the most distinctive features are the ornate gold leaf ceiling and enormous mantlepiece.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served here throughout the week, with the option of a lighter menu served in the Bar. Children under the age of 8 are not permitted to dine the restaurant in the evening.
Breakfast is served from 7.30am until 10.00am, lunch from 12.30pm until 2.00pm, and Dinner from 7.00pm until 9.30pm.
We strongly recommend that guests reserve tables in Samuel’s for lunch and dinner.
Please note that Samuel’s Restaurant is closed for lunch on Mondays, except for private group bookings.
A smart dress code applies when dining in Samuel’s Restaurant. We ask that guests do not wear shorts, t-shirts, jeans, trainers or beachwear/shoes.
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We’re looking forward to Mothering Sunday on 30th March and are delighted to report that Spring has arrived! The snowdrops are out, new season’s rhubarb is coming up and the bluebells won’t be far behind. We’ve a tempting selection of celebratory treats for Mothers to enjoy on the day itself, as well as gift vouchers for a wide range of activities, available from our online shop.
We are also hoping a late Easter will bring warm weather for our first Deerhouse Lunches and Dinners of 2014 – including a new Barbecue Cook & Lunch course, to polish up your grilling skills ready for summer.