Food & Drink
There is a wide variety of eating establishments, with somewhere to suit everyone.
Whether you have just climbed Scafell Pike, or just fancy a quiet meal, one
of these places is guaranteed to satisfy!
Open evenings and serving food from 6 p.m. until last orders around 9 p.m., Gosforth Hall has a varied menu and in addition serves special home- made pies which are excellent and varied - traditional fillings such as beef and onion, and chicken and leek vie with more interesting fillings which could include game, venison, morrocan lamb, haggis........
Currently closed for refurbishment
The Lakeland Habit Cafe
This cafe is upstairs in the shop. They serve varied food to suit every taste and budget. Open during the day. Each month there is a speciality evening with a menu from a different country. Every Sunday there is a full carvery, but booking is recommended
The Lion And Lamb
This pub is popular with local residents, and serves bar foods and snacks, and of course beer! Food is served during the day and early evening.
The Horse and Groom
This pub has recently come under new experienced ownership, and serves bar foods and snacks, and has a restaurant. Bar meals are served all day every day during opening times,
and the restaurant is open from 12 noon to 2.30 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Weekdays and Saturday, and from 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays.
The Bridge Inn
The Inn is situated between Gosforth and neighbouring Eskdale. They serve high quality bar and restaurant meals which are available during the day and evening.
The Strands Hotel
One of the most welcoming pubs in the area, the Strands serves a vast range of bar meals, at very reasonable prices. Open throughout the day and evening.
The Screes Inn
Situated in Nether Wasdale, the Screes offers a varied pub menu, with some excellent vegetarian options, and a daily specials board. Open throughout the day and evening.
The Globe Hotel
Previously known as Mary Ellens, the Globe serves a range of real ales, and has a large screen showing sports events.
Bar food is served at lunchtime and in the early evening to 9 p.m.
The Bower House
Situated in nearby Eskdale, The Bower House serves top quality food. It has a warm and friendly atmosphere, and is popular with tourists.
Santon Bridge Craft Shop Cafe
Situated in nearby Santon Bridge, next to the Craft Shop, this is an excellent
cafe, popular with tourists.
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