Where to eat

Best restaurants in Cumbria
Published 10 March 2023

With a bountiful natural larder and the stunning scenery of Windemere, Grasmere and beyond, it’s no surprise Cumbria is home to some of the finest dining in Britain. But it’s not all tasting menus, white tablecloths and Simon Rogan restaurants. From brilliant bakeries in Ambleside to cosy pubs and lively bistros, here are the best places to eat in the Lake District.

28 restaurants