Where to eat

Cumbria is renowned for its excellent locally produced food, so wherever you choose to eat whilst visiting the Ullswater Valley, you will be in for a culinary treat.

From eggs that are ‘Laid with Love’ to Puddings ‘Made by the Farmer’s Wife’ or meat reared on local farms, the produce you will sample in many of the pubs, cafes and restaurants around Ullswater will be sourced locally…and is some of the best you’ll taste.

Whether you are looking for a packed lunch for your adventures around the Lake District or a gourmet meal for two, there is something to suit all taste buds.

Helvellyn Country Kitchen
Glenridding, Penrith Cumbria
CA11 0AP
017684 82598
George And Dragon Clifton
Clifton Nr Penrith Cumbria
CA10 2ER
01768 865 381
A country estate inn with a restaurant, bar and bedrooms. A comfortable and relaxing place where “the food is as delectable as the surroundings”, The independent. We grow and rear much of our own produce in our gardens and fields at our nearby sister establishment Askham Hall and on our family estate – the Lowther Estate in Cumbria.
Another Place, The Lake
Watermillock, Ullswater, Cumbria
CA11 0LP
017684 86442
Swim, run, cycle, paddle, walk, sail… Getting active in the Lake District starts with Another Place.

Another Place, The Lake is a new hotel right on the shores of Ullswater. Every element of The Lake is made with the great outdoors in mind. From the sport and activity classes, to the mix of relaxing, homely rooms and fresh contemporary spaces.
Pooley Bridge Inn
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86215
Sun Inn Pooley Bridge
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86205
Sharrow Bay Restaurant
Ullswater, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2LZ
017684 86301
From our beautiful lakeside location with its spectacular view we offer a choice of fine dining – from the great value Sharrow Through the Ages Lunch to our Tasting Menu. This is where Sticky Toffee Pudding was invented and it has to be tried! An informal menu is available in the lounges and on the lakeside terrace, (accessible from our jetty).
Side Farm Campsite
01768 482337
Side Farm Campsite is an ideal base for walking, mountain biking, sailing, canoeing, fishing or simply relaxing.
Glenridding Hotel
Glenridding, Penrith
CA11 0PB
01768 482228
On the shores of Ullswater, the BEST WESTERN Glenridding Hotel is perfectly placed to explore the best of what the Lake District has to offer.
Aira Force Tea Room
Watermillock, Penrith
CA11 0JS
017684 82067
Aira Force Tearoom

Tucking into a cream tea now comes with a side order of virtue. By using our National Trust tearoom at Aira Force you can treat yourself and help protect the area at the same time.
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