Eating at Brockhole



Our Brockhole café menu is created using the best local produce. Expect delicious new flavours accompanied by classic dishes for every taste bud to enjoy!

Have a look at our menu.


A view to match

Instead of sitting on a busy high street looking at traffic, why not enjoy a coffee, or lunch, on our covered terrace overlooking Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. Not to mention our Mawson designed gardens teeming with wildlife, or our Kitchen Garden

The café and terrace are open for seated table service.


Dog friendly

Dog's are welcome in the main café and we can also welcome four-legged friends outside on the terrace!

Trip Advisor, October 2020 - "A pleasant visit to the Brockhole centre called at the cafe in the main house. Ordered tea and scones with cream. Amazing large scone with jam and cream. Probably the best scones in Cumbria. The gardens are a delight to the with beautiful views of lake Windermere." 

Fish & Chips with a view 


Join us by the lakeshore for some of Windermere's best fish & chips and with views to match! New for 2022!

The Garden Shed


The Garden Shed is the perfect spot to get your picnic essentials. You'll find it by our Adventure Playground, with plenty of picnic tables nearby alongside our spacious lawn below the house. The Garden Shed serves English Lakes Ice Cream, a selection of sandwiches, cakes, hot drinks and plenty more to take away. Ask the team for details of our latest creations.

Newly opened in 2021, the BBQ grill


Join our chef down by The Garden Shed and watch in awe as the team creates delicious BBQ classics, using the best locally sourced produce, in front of your eyes. Enjoy delicious BBQ goodness on the shoreline of Windermere without the hassle.

Check out our sizzling BBQ menu

Lakeshore Café


Have you discovered our café down on Windermere lake shore? Pop along after working up an appetite from boating, archery, mini-golf and more! We offer a selection of homemade treats to give you a much-needed energy boost. The Lakeshore café is open throughout the school holidays offering take-out and some outside seating.

The Gaddum restaurant  

Set in the very heart of the Lake District at the beautiful 19th century Brockhole House, The Gaddum Restaurant welcomes guests for delightful lunches and classic afternoon teas, in a breathtaking setting.

Think attentively created locally inspired dishes, the finest teas and handmade pâtisserie, to be enjoyed throughout the Lounge, the Garden Room and the Orangery – stunning rooms in the house, beautifully inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 1800s.


The Gaddum, quite simply the perfect place for convivial gatherings, against a breathtaking lake view backdrop, where exceptional service and beautiful dishes meet to create an unforgettable dining experience.

Special occasions and group catering

Catering is available for groups wishing to book our facilities for training events, conferences or meetings. Check out our group bookings page otherwise call 015394 46601 or e-mail for room hire rates and to discuss your requirements.

If you are looking for catering for group bookings and coach trips, please call us on 015394 40272 or e-mail to discuss your requirements.