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.



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.
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.
Fell Bites
Greenside Road, Glenridding
CA11 0PD
017684 82781
Fellbites Cafe & Restaurant is a hidden delight found in the heart of Glenridding
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.
Pooley Bridge Inn
Pooley Bridge, Penrith
CA10 2NN
017684 86215
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.
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.
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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