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The Gaddum Restaurant and Brockhole Cafe

Step through the original doorway of Brockhole House and make yourself at home at The Gaddum

You will be welcomed into the original hallway with its panelled walls, a classic Arts & Crafts staircase, beamed ceiling, and a solid oak floor before being invited to sit and relax in the lounge. Choose the window seat for stunning views or cosy up by the log burner and enjoy a relaxing drink while you consider the menu - think attentively created locally inspired dishes, the finest teas and handmade patisseries.

The gaddum

Then, enter The Gaddum Restaurant. The Gaddum was inspired by some of Brockhole's original features, its Arts & Crafts heritage and the Movement's ‘founding father’, William Morris, here you will be very well looked after by our specialist front of house team who can guide you through our lunch and afternoon menu options.

The Gaddum enjoys stunning views across the Mawson designed gardens and over Windermere towards the Langdales. We can promise you a relaxing dining experience at The Gaddum, featuring seasonal ingredients grown fresh from the garden of Brockhole House and crafted right here at The Gaddum by our Head Chef, Gerald van der Walt and his team.

Discover more on how The Gaddum uses ingredients from the Brockhole Kitchen Garden in the video below with Gerald:

The Lake District's best Afternoon Tea?

To book our ‘five-star’ Signature Afternoon Tea at The Gaddum, featuring indulgent pâtisserie, hand-crafted finger sandwiches and scrumptious oven-fresh scones: call us on 015394 40250 or use our booking enquiry form on The Gaddum website. We also welcome group bookings – just ask us for details.

Brockhole Cafe

Brockhole cafe terrace, windermere

Should you need something a little quicker – but just as tasty – and suitable for all the family - visit the Brockhole Café. There is plenty of seating inside beside the log burning stove and even more outdoor seating on the extensive sun terrace overlooking the gardens with breath-taking views to the Lake.

Smashed avocado at Brockhole cafe

We have a lovely seasonal menu at the Cafe, with some brand new dishes on offer including some of our favourites, from smashed avocado on sourdough bread and eggs benedict to jacket potatoes and freshly prepared salads. We also have a selection of beautiful homemade cakes. Take a look at our seasonal cafe menu here.