Gisborough Hall has launched its new informal bar and grill.

‘De Brus Bar and Grill’ provides casual dining and drinks throughout the day offering salads, meat and fish grills, dishes to share, vegetarian dishes and healthy options.

The new bar has been named after Robert de Brus, the Lord of Cleveland in the 1100s and the founder of Gisborough Priory.

De Brus Bar and Grill is led by head chef David Sotheran who has crafted a new menu with dishes including: – salt and pepper squid, sweet-chilli belly with sesame seeds and the power salad with superfoods. In addition, there are classics such as fish and chips, the De Brus chargrilled steak burger and chorizo Scotch egg. Specialities include a range of steaks and grilled fish dishes, locally-sourced. There’s also a selection of homemade puddings.

Dishes start from £5.95 and food is served 6.15-9.15pm.

A recent AA inspection rated Gisborough Hall as one of the top destinations in the North East and North Yorkshire, retaining its AA’s four ‘Silver Star’ rating for its overall quality. The silver stars mark Gisborough Hall as being of superior quality and are one of the highest hotel accolades available in the UK.  Inspectors noted menus were ‘well-constructed to meet the needs of a wider clientele’ and ‘very good quality produce was noted. The breakfast menu was praised for offering a ‘very good choice of hot and cold items’ and ‘quality produce’ was noted here too.

Gisborough Hall was has also been singled out as one of the best hotels in the world by Bookings.com, a global leader in hotel booking sites. The 4* hotel won a Guest Review Award, which recognises properties for their exceptional hospitality based on average visitor scores. Gisborough averaged 9/10 – one of the highest available. Gisborough Hall was one of the only hotels in North Yorkshire and Teesside to receive the accolade.

Ruairidh Taylor, hotel manager, said: at Gisborough Hall said: “We decided it was time for a new concept in our bar area and De Brus is the culmination of many months crafting the ideal, relaxed bar and restaurant.

“Head Chef, David Southeran, and his team have worked extremely hard to put together a great mix of dishes at a range of prices and we’re looking forward to sharing our plans going forward.”

Gisborough Hall became a fully-independent and self-managed hotel in April 2017 and employs over 100 local people across the hotel, in its restaurants, bars and Revival Zone.

www.gisborough-hall.co.uk