Eating out

Eating and drinking

You can see our favourites (with links) on a map here

Farmers Arms, Lowick Green Cosy bar and pub food. Arts workshops. Please check opening times.
Bluebird Cafe, Coniston Daytime dining on the edge of the lake.
Steam Bistro, Coniston Quality dining in a cosy bistro. Check opening times and book in advance. Bring your own wine.
Manor House, Oxen Park Great pub food and Sunday lunches. Book in advance, particularly at weekends.
Undercrag Studio, Torver Vegetarian hot food and cakes in a cosy barn. Browse the art gallery. Check opening times.
Swallow and Amazons, Coniston Brunches and lunches, particularly when you can sit outside.
Harry's Cafe Bar at Yew Tree Barn Daytime brunches and lunches, Sunday lunches. Browse the antiques and gifts at Yew Tree Barn.
Herdwicks, Coniston Cosy and casual brunches and lunches.
Wilsons Arms, Torver Decent pub food within an easy drive from the lodge.
Masons Arms, Strawberry Bank Outside dining (with patio heaters). Book in advance.
Cavendish Arms, Cartmel Good pub food. Combine with a mooch around the village of Cartmel.
Chesters, Skelwith Bridge Daytime dining, particularly good for vegetarians. Combine with a short walk to Elterwater.
Blacksmiths Arms, Broughton Mills Cosy pub with good food.

Please note that some of these have limited opening hours. For some, we suggest booking well in advance. If you plan to travel by taxi, we would suggest you book it in advance.