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.



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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pooley Bridge Inn
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86215
The Queens Head Askham
Askham
Penrith
Cumbria
CA10 2PF
01931 712350
Opened in April 2019, The Queen’s Head is a village pub with a difference just a two-minute walk from Askham Hall.
Macdonald Leeming House
Watermillock
Ullswater
Cumbria
CA11 0J
0344 879 9142
Macdonald Leeming House is one of the finest 4-star hotels in the Lake District, offering luxury and comfort in beautiful surroundings.
Sharrow Bay
Ullswater, Penrith, Cumbria
CA10 2LZ
01768 486301
Whether you want to do nothing more than gaze at our view, or you have enjoyed all the adventures to be taken right from our door, Sharrow Bay offers all the cosseting comforts you require to completely relax.
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