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.



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.
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.
The Queen’s Head
The Queen’s Head, Tirril, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2JF
01768 863210
The Queen’s Head Inn set in the centre of the village of Tirril, which nestles on the edge of the Lake District National Park, is the epitome of an English Country Inn.
1863
1863, Elm House, Pooley Bridge, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2NH
017684 86334
Award-winning 1863 offers innovative food prepared with skill and love by a dedicated kitchen team, served by knowledgeable and professional staff in a relaxed environment.
Glenridding House and Tea Room
Glenridding, Ullswater, Cumbria
CA11 0PH
01768 482874
When Charles Darwin visited Glenridding house in the Summer of 1881 he stated “this place is magnificently beautiful” he was right! Why not treat yourself to a two night break at this stunning lakeshore vista! AA five gold star 2014, 2015, 2016.
Parkfoot
Park Foot, Howtown Road,
CA10 2NA
017684 86309
Set in the heart of the Lake District beside Lake Ullswater, Cumbria, Park Foot offers you not just camping and caravanning, but self-catering accommodation, lodges and log cabins, holiday cottages and caravan sales. Holiday at Park Foot combines an idyllic setting with so much to see and do. Enjoy an action packed holiday or do nothing at all, the choice is yours.
Sun Inn Pooley Bridge
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86205
Inn on the Lake
Inn on the Lake, Glenridding, Penrith
CA11 0PE
0800 840 1245
Relax in the Lake View lounges or the unique Orangery with 360 degree views of the lake and surround fells and enjoy morning coffee, lunch and afternoon teas. The 2 AA rosette award-winning Lake View Restaurant provides something for all tastes, or for less formal dining The Ramblers Bar and Candleroom, situated within this Ullswater hotels grounds, offers real ales and great food.
Fairlight Guest House
Glenridding Nr, Penrith
CA11 0PD
017684 82397
Welcome to Fairlight Guesthouse and Bed and Breakfast, situated at the centre of Glenridding village.
Helvellyn Country Kitchen
Glenridding, Penrith Cumbria
CA11 0AP
017684 82598
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