The Vats Bar is a free house, with a fantastic selection of draught and bottled beers from a wide range of local breweries – all at local prices!

Our brand new menu features an explosion of culinary delights and wonderfully delicious meals. We use a wide range of Cumbrian suppliers to ensure the quality of our ingredients is the best.

We still have your firm favourites to enjoy, so if you love our pizzas get yours with a Reel Deal offer.

Join Kerry and the team in the Vats Bar for a warm welcome in a family-friendly environment.

To book a table to dine in our Vats Bar please call the box office on 01539 725133

If you are booking for 8+ people, we will most likely request that you complete a pre-order.


Tuesday – Thursday: 16:30 – 21:00

Friday: 16:30 – 21:30

Saturday: 12 noon – 21:30

Our menu dishes are prepared in environments that are not totally free from allergen ingredients. Should you have concerns about the ingredients we use in our dishes, please do not hesitate to ask a member of our catering team who will happily assist you. Pizza bases made without gluten-containing products are available upon request. Please note that our kitchen is not an allergen-free environment.

Food & Drink Offers

We have a wide range of incredible special offers for food and drink in the VATs Bar. Find out more!

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Buy A Gift Voucher

Gift vouchers can used to treat somebody to an event such as a cinema screening, or live event. Food and Drink Gift Vouchers can be spent in the VATs Bar. Both type of voucher can be bought online or through the Box Office.

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