in the heart of the kitchen

Taking the 'Chef's Table' concept and exquisitely developing it, diners at our 28 cover award-winning restaurant are closely involved in the kitchen drama! Guests visiting The Pass can expect a culinary experience focusing on seasonality. Make your choice of tasting menus bursting with dishes of unique flavour combinations and ingredients before watching the creations of Head Chef, Ian Swainson unfold right in front of you.

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New Award-winning Head Chef

After 10 years at South Lodge Chef Matt Gillan is passing the baton, that is The Pass, on to another outstanding chef.

Michelin star chef, Ian Swainson will head up the team and be showcasing his exceptional award-winning food from 4th May.

Book your table to experience this new era.

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innovative & delicious

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a fascinating journey of foods, flavours and textures

tasting delights

Ian specialises in and only offers tasting menus: a number of small 'taster' dishes that complement each other to make a complete menu of various courses rather than a typical number of substantial dishes. The aim is to provide you with a fascinating journey of foods, flavours and textures that you might not ordinarily come across, giving you a dining experience, rather than just a meal. Let us whet your appetite with a selection of our available menus.

opening times

Open Wednesday to Sunday for lunch and dinner
Tables are available to book for lunch between  12:00 noon and 1.30pm Wednesday to Saturday and 12.30pm and 1.30pm on Sunday
Tables are available to book for dinner between 7pm and 8.30pm
Open to children over the age of 12 years old

wine & juice flights

Let our expert sommelier take you on a journey through your food with his refined choices of wines, matched perfectly with a selection of your courses. If you are looking for something a little more refreshing, we offer a range of infused juices to accompany and complement your meal.

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