Eating at Brockhole


The Gaddum Kitchen

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! (View the menu at the bottom of this page)



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


Dog friendly

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

Trip Advisor - "A pleasant visit to the Brockhole centre called at the café 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 too, with beautiful views of lake Windermere." 

Fish & Chips with a view (Seasonal)


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

The Garden Shed (Seasonal)


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.

The BBQ grill (Seasonal)


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.

Lakeshore Café (Seasonal)


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.

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.

Brunch Menu (9:30am-12pm)

- Brockhole Breakfast £12.00 

Cumberland sausage, local thick cut bacon, fried egg, home-made  

baked beans, hashbrown, confit cherry tomatoes & white/brown toast 

 - Bacon or Sausage Butty (GF*) £6.50 

Local thick cut bacon or Cumberland sausage on brioche bun  

with Hawkshead Westmorland chutney 

 - Ham Hock Benedict (GF*) £10.00 

Pulled ham hock, baby leaf spinach, soft poached eggs,  

mustard infused hollandaise, toasted sourdough bread & shoots 

 - Avo & Hummus (V, VE*, GF*) £11.00 

Sourdough toast with hummus, avocado, haloumi, chilli jam,  

soft poached eggs, wilted spinach, shoots & black onion seeds 

 - Overnight Oats (V) £7.50 

Oats topped with natural yoghurt, berry compote, fresh berries &  


- Toasted Tea Cake £2.95 

Served with butter 


Fried egg £1.00 

Bacon (2 slices£3.00 

Cumberland sausage whirl £3.50 

Toast (2 slices) and butter £2.75 

Home-made hashbrown £1.50

Lunch Menu (12pm-3pm)

- Soup of the Day (V, GF*) £6.00

With toasted sourdough & butter  

- Cumbrian Beef Ragout Pasta £13.00 

Fresh egg rigatoni, red wine braised Cumbrian beef shin, confit vine cherry tomatoes, baby spinach, parmesan, fresh shoots 

- Smoked Haddock Kedgeree (GF) £11.00 

Curried rice, flaked smoked haddock, garden peas, soft poached eggfresh shoots 

- ‘Cartmel Valley Venison Burger £15.00 

6oz venison burger, blue cheese, smoked streaky bacon, cranberry chutney, brioche bun, gem lettuce, thick-cut tomatoes & skinny fries 

- Grilled Mushroom Burger (VE£11.00 

Grilled portobello mushrooms, caramelised onions, brioche bun, vegan feta, garlic & truffle mayogem lettucethick-cut tomatoes & skinny fries 


- Reuben £8.00 

Slow cooked Cumbrian beef brisketSwiss cheese, wild rocketsauerk44raut, pickles, Thousand Island dressing 

- Chickpea (VE)£6.00 

Crushed chickpeas, sweetcorn, spring onion, roasted red peppers, mayonnaise, thick-cut tomatogem lettuce 

- BLT £7.50 

Local smoked streaky bacon, gem lettuce, thick-cut tomatochilli jam 


- Beetroot (V,VE*)£12.00 

Slow roasted beetroot, shaved candied beetroot, orange segments, goats cheese, radish, red onion, mixed baby leaves & beetroot vinaigrette 

- Rainbow Carrot (VE£10.00 

Roasted rainbow carrots, curried lentils, avocado, tomato concassécoriander, mint & coconut yoghurt dressing 

- Heritage tomatoes (VE*) £11.00 

Assorted heritage tomatoes, sourdough croutons, wild rocket, red onion, crispy smoked bacon, olives, Parmesan, aged balsamic dressing 



- Margarita (V) £11.50 

San Marzano tomato sauce, mozzarella, buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomatoesfresh basil 

- Pulled Ham £13.50 

Pulled ham hock, bechamel, mozzarella, spinach, egg, parmesanmustard hollandaise 

- Sweet & Spicy £13.50 

Pulled beef, roasted red peppers, tomato sauce, mozzarella, basilchilli infused honey 

- Goats Cheese (V) £13.50 

Goats cheese, caramelised onions, tomato sauce, mozzarella, olivesfresh rocket  


Skinny fries £3.50 

Rosemary, parmesan & truffle fries £4.50 

Cup of home-made soup £4.00