Below is just a small selection of cafés and restaurants that we have personally eaten at that we can recommend. There are countless more places that could also be mentioned!
Cuisine: Continental style bistro
Comment: An excellent restaurant. We have sent a lot of guests here and every report has been excellent one of our favourites. GF options on the menu including pudding, closed Mondays.
Comment: Lovely cafe, lots of choice and great coffee and can also relax with wine.. Outdoor heated area. GF options.
Cuisine: Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch
Comment: Lovely food and coffee, also nice home-made cakes. Very friendly. GF options available including cakes
Guisine: Great British food
Comment: Local produce for lovely British and continental meals, with pork in many forms. GF options including pizza.
Comment: Fantastic food can have a full lunch, light bite or coffee and cake. It is always busy. Very good GF options, for food and cakes.
Cuisine: Pub Grub
Comment: Set back on a hillside in Bowness, The Angel offers good pub food. GF options
Comment: Great Italian restaurant, very difficult to get a table here. Lively atmosphere (Closed on Wednesdays). GF options
Comment: Small but with rally nice staff and service. Indian Fusion Cuisine, GF Aware
Cuisine: Good Pub Grub
Comment: Good pub grub with a good selection of meals, one of our favourites. GF options
Comment: Lovely food with a good menu and friendly staff. Excellent GF options, including pizza
Comment: Open since 2004, the restaurant offers diners a relaxed, friendly environment in which to enjoy freshly prepared authentic Thai food. GF options marked on the menu
Cuisine: English, cosy bistro with a wide menu and good value for money. GF and vegetarian options.
Cuisine Modern European Vegetarian. GF and vegan options
Comment: Superb vegetarian restaurant in catering for the most discerning vegetarian palette with a distinct Mediterranean twist. Above the restaurant a state of the art digital cinema will show the latest art house and niche film productions.
Italian inspired menu. Can buy a meal and cinema ticket. GF and vegetarian options
Comment:Beautiful setting beside the river, lovely food and homemade cakes, gets very busy but you can sit outside. Great to combine with a walk. Fantastic GF and vegetarian options.
Cuisine: English Pub Grub:
Comment: English pub with lots of character and a large selection of ales, from their own micro brewery. GF options
Cuisine: Bistro style, British/European. Really good menu, with lots of GF options, as well as vegetarian and vegan. Does GF scones.
Lovely cafe, great food and cakes, as well as friendly service. GF options, including several choices of scones.