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Pubs and Restaurants
- 1657 Chocolate House
1657 Chocolate House is a unique destination. Restaurant: 20 chocolate drinks, 14 handmade gateaux, savouries, served by traditionally dressed ladies. Shop: with hundreds of handpicked chocolates and gifts. Education: learn about chocolate making, its history, plus video. Special Events: chocolate dipping.
- Blackwell The Arts and Crafts House
Take lunch outside or tea on the terraces and enjoy the stunning views of the lake and mountains. The Craft Shop stocks word by leading craftsmakers, and has gained a national reputation for selling studio ceramics and glass, jewellery and textiles, all of the highest quality.
- Britannia Inn
A 500 year old quintessential Lakeland inn nestled in the picturesque Langdale Valley. Extensive home cooked menu with daily specials to complement our selection of real ales and fine wines.
- Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel
Breathtaking views of Lake Windermere from both the restaurant and outside terrace provide a magical setting for this Michelin Star luxury hotel and restaurant. Holbeck Ghyll offers a fine dining experience with relaxing but classical standards of service.
- Holker Hall & Gardens
A magnificent historic house with award winning gardens full of colour and texture throughout the year. A 125 acre deer park, adventure playground, food hall, gift shop and courtyard cafe. Eat al fresco under the warming sun or dine in the comfort of one of our restaurants.
- Jerichos Restaurant, Windermere
A friendly, relaxed restaurant, tucked away on Birch Street in Windermere village. Menus use fresh, seasonal produce cooked with expertise and flair whilst keeping a simplicity that is outstanding. Jerichos has built a large regular following of food enthusiasts and is highly rated in all the major food guides.
- L'Enclume - Cartmel
L'Enclume has quickly established itself as one of the premier restaurants in the UK. The building, which has history dating back 800 years, is a converted blacksmiths and has been refurbished to the highest standards. Taste and Texture menus with impeccable service and a serious wine list to match.
- Lucy4 - Wine Bar & Bistro
Lucy4 - Wine Bar & Bistro is certainly the future of restaurant eating....grazing through a range of fabulous food and wine, enabling you to pick, mix, share and generally suit yourself.
- Lucy's On A Plate - Cafe & Restauant
For that special place where the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Our ever changing menu means you just can't resist us, and as we're open all day ther's no time when you won't be welcome. We serve food to suit all tastes and ages.
- New Moon Restaurant
Enjoy tasty British food with a refreshing twist in this relaxed and friendly restaurant. Light lunches, early evening supper and full a la cart.
- Oaks Restaurant
A luxurious and serene Victorian country house set in the charming Troutbeck Valley, with an award winning restaurant and extensive wine list to cater for your every need. Wether you choose to dine with us or simply take afternoon tea, you can be assured that only the finest and freshest ingredients have been used.
- Rothay Manor Hotel & Restaurant
Well known for the excellence of its food and wine, Rothay Manor has been consistently listed in the Good Food Guide for over 38 years. Trat yourself to lunch or dinner in the restaurant and experience the relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Or why not try our renowned Afternoon Tea?
- RSPB Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
A popular nature reserve set within the Arnside and Silverdale area of Outstanding Nautural Beauty with an abundance of spectacular wildlife. Our visitor centre has a warm and friendly atmosphere with a tearoom and gift shop in a converted barn. A wide selection of delicious home cooked meals available.
- Sharrow Bay - Ullswater
The Sharrow Bay Country House Hotel is a legend, which recently retained its Michelin Star. The restaurant has always been committed to using the finest local ingredients. Lunch, dinner and afternoon tea.
- Stampers Restaurant
Friendly cosy cellar restaurant, now in our 25th year. Special diets catered for. Food cooked to order. Extensive wine list. A la Carte menu and specials board. Locally farmed, grown and produced foods.
- Sublime Cafe
Deliciously tempting food, lovingly prepared for your enjoyment. Fantastic home-cooked snacks and light meals offering good value for money. Wherever possible we buy local produce and focus on quality and taste to bring you an eating experience second to none.
- The Glass House Restaurant, Ambleside
We buy the freshest, locally sourced quality ingredients around and create great menus. We offer excellent service in an atmosphere of easy informality.
- The Jumble Room, Grasmere
The Jumble Room was born out of a desire to provide comfort and personal service in a warm relaxing atmosphere often lost in our hectic lifestyle. This small and colourful restaurant is a wonderful contemporary find in traditional Lakeland. Its menus are global and an eclectic mix from Troutbeck to Thailand and are cooked daily using the finest ingredients.
- The White House
A warm welcome awaits... Contemporary bar and stylish restaurant. Award winning courtyard for alfresco dining, and all just 1 minutes stroll to the Lake. Inspired, Informal, Innovative.
- Villa Colombina
A fully licensed restaurant next to the Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage, providing stylish food at affordable prices in relaxed surroundings. Open every day for lunches, teas and coffees. Evening meals served daily during the summer season and most evenings during the winter.
- Wainwright's Yard
Visit Wainwright's yard for beautiful gifts, stunning homeware, the latest electrical gadgets, pampering treats and fabulous food. You can park, shop, dine, relax and explore from wonderful surroundings right in the heart of Kendal.
Eat, drink and relax on the shore of Lake Windermere. Fantastic gourmet bar food served all day in the restaurant overlooking the lake or alfresco on the lakeside terrace.
- Waterside Wholefood Vegetarian Restaurant & Shop
Unique food - unique location. Providing fine vegetarian and vegan food for more than 25 years. Our imaginative meals are cooked on the premises daily using the finest ingredients. A new menu each day. Everything is also available for you to take out, so why not stock up your freezer?
- Wilf's Cafe
Part of the Old Mill complex, a very popular cafe with a varied home-made menu. Enjoy the decking overlooking the River Kent or lounge in the comfy sofa areas. Speciality food evenings. Now linked with Hawkshead Beer Hall.
- World Peace Cafe
The cafe serves delicious vegetarian food and drinks made from top quality ingredients. A peaceful oasis where you can relax and unwind. Above the cafe is a Meditation Room where we hold regular evening and luchtime meditation classes.
Cinema, restaurant and cafe bar. Cinema with 4 screens, dolby sound and air conditioning. Double Feature - two course dinner and reserved cinema seats. Saturday Night Jazz - contemporary jazz in the cafe bar.