Lunch and dinner at Fairlawns Hotel & Spa

Restaurant 178

Locally sourced, seasonal menus

Restaurant 178

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat after using the spa, or want to wine and dine someone special, dining at Restaurant 178 is not to be missed. Our Head Chef uses fresh local ingredients to create regularly updated seasonal menus, and uses English recipes influenced by flavours from around the world. We must warn you though, Chef loves to experiment, so be prepared for something really special.

Opening times

Monday - Saturday
12.30 - 16.00
12.00 - 16.30
Monday - Saturday
18.00 - 21.00
19.00 - 20.30

Long, lazy lunches

Lunch Club

We spend as much time planning our lunch menu as we do our dinner menu, so drop in for a light bite to eat or mark a special occasion and enjoy our fresh, seasonal dishes. We are now running our festive Christmas lunch menu which is now available until the New Year. Our fixed price lunch club menu (2 courses £20, 3 Courses £25) offers seasonal selections along with some indulgent options.

Sunday lunch

Is there anything better than a traditional Sunday roast? We go all out for Sunday lunch at Restaurant 178 with a different menu every month. Always featuring the classic roast beef and Yorkshire puddings, we also mix up the menu with more innovative dishes for those feeling adventurous. With two courses for £19.75 or three courses for £23.75, our Sunday lunch is always popular so make sure you book a table.


At Restaurant 178 , we love to experiment so you can expect traditional British dishes - locally sourced steaks, fresh fish, our famous chocolate brownies - with a twist. Our Market Menu changes with the season, so there is always something new to try including imaginative vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. You are in for a treat with our wine list too, including a special selection of French wines. We are now running our festive Christmas menus (2 courses £27.50, 3 courses £32.50) which offers fresh seasonal selections and extra treats from the kitchen before your meal.

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Special dietary requirements

Vegetarians and vegans aren't restricted to one or two options at Restaurant 178. We have separate vegetarian and vegan menus which change seasonally so you can enjoy a greater choice of dishes, just ask to see the menu. As our dishes are freshly prepared in the kitchen at Restaurant 178, our team are able to adapt our menu to suit a number of special dietary requirements. Dishes that can be adapted for gluten-free diets are already highlighted on our menus but if you have any other requirements or allergies please let us know.

Dress code

We want you to be comfortable, so whether you're popping in for a quick bite with some friends or spending the whole evening celebrating with someone special, as long as you're smart/casual, you're in. Jeans are permitted but we ask that you refrain from wearing shorts, robes, slippers, workwear, sportswear or trainers in Restaurant 178.

Book your table

Treat your tastebuds to British dining with a twist at Restaurant 178.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about our restaurant or want to let us know about your special dietary requirements then please get in touch and our team will be happy to help.

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