Responsible Restaurants

Keeping it local, recycling and minimising food waste, growing produce are all hot topics in the food industry now. Here is a list of some selected Responsible Restaurants offering some or all of those topics:

cuckoo brow inn lake districtCuckoo Brow Lake District Inn at Far Sawrey
The inn has been keeping it local since opening in 2012 with the now famous “20 mile menu”. All food (apart from cooking oil and vinegars etc) is sourced from within 20 miles of the inn cutting down on food miles and sustaining both the landscape as well as local suppliers and producers.
Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 0LQ
Tel: 015394 43425 Web:


newby bridge hotel lake windermereNewby Bridge Hotel Lake Windermere
A commitment to using local produce for breakfast through to dinner and in the bar and restaurant, Newby Bridge Hotel overlooking Lake Windermere offers a true Lakeland experience.
Newby Bridge, Nr Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NA
Tel: 015395 31222 Web:


damson dene hotel lake districtDamson Dene Hotel near Bowness on Windermere
Damson Dene Hotel located in the beautiful Lyth Valley – the home of the British Damson. Damson’s feature on the menu in season as well as local game dishes making use of the wonderful produce on the doorstep.
Crosthwaite, Near Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA8 8JE
Tel: 015395 68676 Web:


riverside hotel kendalRiverside Hotel in Kendal
Delicious food in a riverside setting in Kendal where you can find Kendal Mint Cake and local Herdwick lamb on the hanging, seasonal menu.
Stramongate Bridge, Beezon Rd, Kendal LA9 6EL
Tel: 01539 734861 Web:



stove restaurant lake districtStove Restaurant at The Langdale Hotel
Located on the Langdale Estate in the Lake District serving food from breakfast through to dinner. For fresh, healthy and delicious meals and snacks as well as homemade lemonades, teas, coffees and cocktails made with local spirits.
The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9JD
Tel: 015394 38080 Web:


brimstone lake district spa deliBrimstone Lake District Spa Deli
The newest and most exciting spa to open in the Lake District, the Brimstone Spa also has a delicious deli for food to further revive guests on the Brimstone Spa journey.
The Langdale Estate, Great Langdale, Cumbria, LA22 9JD
Tel: 015394 38062 Web:



all of the lake district restaurantsAll of The Lake District Restaurants
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