Choices for dining out in Bowness-on-Windermere are extensive and feature award winning restaurants and CAMRA recommended traditional pubs serving best local real ales from the Hawkshead and Coniston Breweries alongside hearty locally sourced pub food. Restaurants, inns and cafes cater well for special diets with a wide choice of vegetarian, Fairtrade and organic food available. Great family friendly Bowness cafes and tearooms include the award winning Beatrix Potter Tea Room at The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction.
Dine out in lakeside restaurants in Bowness with spectacular panoramic views across Lake Windermere. Fine restaurants linked to the children's author Beatrix Potter include the Lindeth Howe hotel restaurant, a property once owned by Potter today offering AA Rosette dining in an idyllic lakeside setting. Stylish contemporary restaurants and world cuisine restaurants in the town are numerous inclusive of everything from chic bar restaurants to fine Italian Trattoria and Thai restaurants.
A selection of gastro pubs and traditional pubs and inns feature in Bowness-on-Windermere serving best Cumbrian real ales and hearty pub meals in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Real ale pubs in Bowness source their fine ales from a choice of best Lakeland breweries in the central Lakes including the nearby Coniston Brewing Company and the Hawkshead Brewery. Many pubs are family friendly with children's menus available.