Our corner is a bustling little spot in Penrith, founded by Chris – our Head Chopper and lover of tasty treats.
A small but perfectly formed team, working with handpicked, independent suppliers to bring you a Butcher, Deli & Café that’s a cut above in every way.
Visit Cumbria’s best kept foodie secret!

Seasonal Menu Favourites …

Mushroom Bruschetta (v)

Pan-fried Mushrooms, Garlic & Chive Cream, Rocket and Toasted Sourdough – served with a Dressed Salad

+ Fried Egg / + Serrano

Club Sarnie

Herb-Fed Chicken, Crispy Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Mayonnaise on Toasted Sourdough – served with a Dressed Salad

Halloumi & Cous Cous

Grilled Halloumi, Lemon Tahini Yogurt, Cous Cous, Rose and Pomegranate

Moroccan Beans on Toast

Moroccan Baked Butterbeans on Toasted Sourdough topped with a Fried Duck Egg

+ Crispy Chorizo / + Serrano

Baked Smoked Haddock

Baked Smoked Haddock, Poached Free-Range Egg, Hash Brown and House-made Hollandaise Sauce


We came for coffee this morning and liked it so much we booked for lunch. Absolutely beautiful food and lovely staff at reasonable prices too. We will definitely be back. Fantastic!”

– Anna –

I LOVE the Chopping Block, everyone is super friendly, and now we’ve had meat from there for a few months, it has made us wonder how we ever put up with the rubbish sold in supermarkets. Second to none, highly recommended.”

– Katy –

The Chopping Block put together a hamper and sent it to Wales for a birthday gift. Such friendly and fantastic service and the hamper was beautifully packed and full of lovely products. Great service and great food.”

– Tim –


The Chopping Block
5 Two Lions Square
New Squares
CA11 7FX


Tue-Sat: 09:00 – 16:30ish
Sun-Mon: Closed

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