Join us for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea and enjoy an inspired menu using fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Our food is smart but unfussy and is contemporary cooking at its finest. Our restaurant is welcoming and informal and the sort of place where you can enjoy an intimate romantic meal for two or a relaxed lunch or supper with friends. The dining room has views over the lake and gardens or for a cosy evening by the fire you can relax in our well-stocked bar. To accompany our menus, we have a wide range of quality wines, a comprehensive selection of Gins and Whisky’s some of which are locally produced in the Lake District and not forgetting our thirst quenching ales from local breweries on draught.

We have recently opened a casual eatery, Slates Coffee & Kitchen, you check out our latest opening times here You can enjoy brunch, lunch and evening meals in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, just a few minute walk from the hotel in Elterwater.

Afternoon tea is served in the Gardens and on the Terrace in warmer weather or in the Lounge during the cooler months. Non residents and well behaved canines are always welcome. We can also cater for private functions and events, creating an intimate dinner party environment for your guests.

Seasonal treats

Special Occasions

Why not book our rooms and have a big table for dinner or simply meet in our cosy bar for a drink with friends. Perfect for a birthday, anniversary or just an overdue get-together.

Afternoon Tea

Join us for Afternoon Tea and enjoy this fine British tradition in our cosy bar and lounge, or in warmer weather on the terrace and gardens where you can enjoy the stunning surroundings of the Langdale Valley.


Sunday Lunch

Seasonal, local and reliably superb. Gather your friends and family for a tasty Sunday lunch overlooking the fantastic grounds and enjoy the stunning scenery at The Eltermere. Lunch is served from 12.00pm to 3.30pm.

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