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.



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.
Helvellyn Country Kitchen
Glenridding, Penrith Cumbria
CA11 0AP
017684 82598
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.
Askham Hall
Askham
Nr Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2PF
01931 712350
Award-winning Askham Hall is a place to stay and relax in a secluded part of the Lake District. Just over the hills from Lake Ullswater. 15 bedrooms and a restaurant in the house. A converted ancient oak beamed party barn. A spa and outdoor pool. Acres of grounds with beautiful surroundings in the heart of the Lowther Estate. A luxurious, intimate, unpretentious home from home awaits.
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.
Granny Dowbekins
Pooley Bridge,
Ullswater,
Cumbria
CA10 2NP
017684 86453
Traditional English Tearoom and garden by the river in Pooley Bridge serving great, home cooked food using local ingredients and homemade cakes and scones. Dogs are welcome. Wheelchair access. Free wifi. Gluten free meals and cakes. Open every day and licensed to serve alcohol.
Sun Inn Pooley Bridge
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86205
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.
Fell Bites
Greenside Road, Glenridding
CA11 0PD
017684 82781
Fellbites Cafe & Restaurant is a hidden delight found in the heart of Glenridding
Side Farm Campsite
Patterdale
Cumbria
CA11 ONL
01768 482337
Side Farm Campsite is an ideal base for walking, mountain biking, sailing, canoeing, fishing or simply relaxing.
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