Cumbrian Coast restaurants

Top Choice Modern British in Cartmel


'The Anvil' is run by the wildly imaginative chef Simon Rogan (often dubbed Cumbria's answer to Heston Blumenthal), and is without doubt Cumbria's best-known restaurant. Known for his boundary-pushing cuisine and of…
Top Choice Modern British in Cartmel

Rogan & Company

An affordable way to experience the culinary flair of Simon Rogan, this village bistro focuses on classic British dishes such as pork belly, butter-poached cod and roasted plaice, perfected and perfectly presented. …
Top Choice Cafe in Cumbrian Coast

Gillams Tearoom

This lovely old-fashioned tearoom in Ulverston has been serving the town since 1892 and though the building feels antique, the delicious veggie-organic food is very much of the moment – hot quiches, savoury tarts, f…
Pub Food in Cartmel

Cavendish Arms

The Simon Rogan effect has rippled out across Cartmel and you'll be treated to posh pub grub at this old village inn. Exposed beams, worn wood and a sunflower-yellow facade conjure an olde-worlde vibe, and there's a…
Bistro in Cumbrian Coast

Zest Harbourside

Snacky, filling dishes such as fried chicken, beef pot pie and minute steak and chips are the mainstay at this waterfront Whitehaven cafe. It also does a good line in sharing bowls and burgers. It's a popular place,…
Cafe in Cumbrian Coast

Poppies Cafe

For a quick all-day breakfast, a proper cottage pie or a lovely omelette, this locals' tip makes a decent lunch stop in Ulverston. It also does an 'afternoon cheese' session (£14.99), featuring local cheeses, a pork…
Pub Food in Cumbrian Coast

Farmers Arms

Basic pub grub is on offer at this centrally located inn on Ulverston's main market square.