Grasmere Food & Drink

Grasmere is a hotspot in the central Lakes for organic, locally sourced and vegetarian food and both the village and nearby Langdale Valley contain a choice of fine traditional Lakeland Inns. Romantic bistro restaurants with regular live music sit alongside stylish Italian restaurants and cafes alongside the River Rothay.

Grasmere Cafes

Grasmere Cafes

Sample some of Sarah Nelson's famous Grasmere Gingerbread at the Grasmere Gingerbread Shop and enjoy a host of locally sourced Lakeland food and drink in great vegetarian restaurants, organic cafes and wonderful real ale inns.

Traditional Inns in Grasmere

Traditional Lakeland inns in Grasmere village serving fine real ales and hearty locally sourced pub food are plentiful and include CAMRA recommended Inns like The Travellers Rest Inn.

Riverside dining in Grasmere alongside the River Rothay

Riverside dining in Grasmere alongside the River Rothay

West of Grasmere in the stunning walking territory of the Langdale Valley sit famous Lake District inns like The Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, a popular starting point for many walks in Great Langdale with an on-site Hikers Bar serving fine locally sourced food and real ales daily.

Places to Eat in Grasmere

Sample delicious Lake District locally sourced and organic food in eco-friendly cafes and restaurants. The fantastic choice of cafes and restaurants in the village include long-standing favourites like The Jumble Room, a colourful bistro restaurant famed for it live music, locally sourced and organic food.

Sarah Nelson's Grasmere Gingerbread

Sarah Nelson's Grasmere Gingerbread

Other great bistro restaurants include Sara's Bistro which serves a delicious mix of continental and traditional British home-cooked food or enjoy fine Italian food in Villa Colombina Restaurant ideally situated adjacent to historic Wordsworth home Dove Cottage.

Chic deli cafes in Grasmere centre mingle with fine traditional inns and acclaimed vegetarian hotel restaurants. Grasmere offers one of the finest selections of organic cafes, romantic bistros and vegetarian restaurants in the Lake District.

Pubs and Inns that Serve Food in Grasmere

  • Rydal   (1.5 miles from the centre of Grasmere)
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    Visit our famous Badger Bar and enjoy a variety of freshly prepared meals made from the best local produce whenever possible.
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