While your eyes delight in the elegant surroundings of our Knights Restaurant or the sophisticated style of one of our private dining rooms, your taste buds can savour the glorious flavours of Lumley’s fine food. Our exquisite array of dishes are prepared using only the finest and freshest ingredients and are cooked and presented to perfection. “Choice. Quality. Elegance. Lumley has it all.” During your stay, you can choose to relax in any one of the following beautiful dining spaces.

Knights Restaurant

It’s fine dining time. Gorgeously prepared dishes made with real passion by our talented chefs and served in the most exquisite of restaurant settings. Click all dining choices to see details on breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.


Lumley isn’t just for the guests, as we love non-residents too. Our restaurant is just a short drive from Durham, Newcastle and Gateshead. Just peruse the menu and give us a call. We’d love to see you.

Lunch is served Monday – Sunday 12:00 – 2:30pm

Afternoon Tea

There’s no finer way to relax than a brisk walk around the grounds of Lumley. Return to a cosy corner for a sumptuous afternoon tea then, if you’re feeling extra luxurious, add some Champagne.

2.45pm – 5.00pm 7 Days A Week

Private Dining

Imagine all the amazing dining of the Knights restaurant with the privacy of our gorgeous private dining spaces and your own team of waiters to handle your every whim. Sounds just perfect.

We Cook You Carve

Forget the dishes, let us take care of everything. Make your occasion truly memorable at Lumley Castle with the finest cuts, local veg and the luxury of not slaving over that hot stove. Sounds like heaven.

The Library Bar

Sit back and relax. Find yourself a cosy corner for the afternoon or evening and sample our extensive drinks with a wide array of wines, spirits and local ales.

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