There are plenty of great places to eat nearby and here are some suggestions of pubs and restaurants we enjoy in Keswick and the surrounding area. We recommend making dinner reservations at all places except at The Round, The Pocket and the Square Orange which don’t take bookings (but get very busy so get there early!).
Within walking distance: (all in Keswick town centre unless described as elsewhere)
Pack Horse Inn, Pack Horse Court. 017687 71148
Royal Oak, Main Street. 017687 73135
Pheasant Inn, Crosthwaite Road (near Keswick hospital, 5-10 mins walk away across Fitz Park). 017687 72219
Meriendas, Main Streeet – small cafe by day, restaurant by night), Main Street. 017687 72024
Fellpack, Lake Road – varied modern menu, good atmosphere. 017687 74999
Inn on the Square – Brossen Steakhouse, Main Street. 017687 73333
Casa Bella, Station Street – Italian. 017687 75575
Asaya Thai Restaurant, Station Street. 017687 75111
Bars with food/ Cafe bars…
Derwent Walker, Lake Road. Small plates and tapas. 017687 73275
The Round, Main Street – burgers. Walk in only.
The Pocket, Lake Road – pizzas plus live music some nights. Walk in only.
Square Orange, St John’s Street – tapas and pizzas. Walk in only.
Plant by Kat’s Kitchen, Main Street – vegan, call ahead to check opening times 017687 72211
A short taxi ride or drive away :
Lyzzick Hall, Underskiddaw. Some of the best views in the area and excellent food. 017687 72277
The Cottage in the Wood, Magic Hill, Braithwaite (Whinlatter) – Michelin starred restaurant. 01684 588860
Mary Mount, Borrowdale. Great menu and views across the lake. 017687 77223
Lodore Falls Hotel, Borrowdale. Traditional restaurant and Pan-Asian restaurant ‘Mizu’. 017687 77285
The Old Stamp House, Church Street, Ambleside. Michelin starred restaurant. 015394 32775
Pubs… all with outdoor seating and a good view….(all of which can be incorporated into a walk)
Coledale Inn, Braithwaite. 017687 78272
Swinside Inn, Newlands Valley. 017687 78253
Horse and Farrier, Threlkeld. 017687 79688
Café for lunch…with outdoor seating and a good view
The Lingholm Kitchen and Walled Garden, Lingholm Estate, Portinscale (towards the foot of Catbells)
We recommend Davies Taxis who are located just around the corner on Eskin Street. 017687 72676