Log in or register
My AA Account

Sign in to see your cover and request assistance online

Log in

Don’t have a My AA account?

You’ll need your policy or membership number

Create an account

Your Finances

Loans | Savings | Credit Cards

Your Driving Lessons

Book a lesson

AA rating

About this rating

Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

Read more about AA ratings and awards

Great views and epic Lake District-inspired menus

AA Inspector

At a glance

Vegetarian menu
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

Located at the top of the Whinlatter Pass, deep in the Lake District National Park, this restaurant with rooms is in a building that dates partly from the 17th century and is surrounded by forest; from the terrace and front half of the dining room there are wonderful views down the valley. The bare wood tables with round slate place mats prove the perfect foil for very pretty dishes, inspired by Cumbria’s wonderful produce. There’s a six-course tasting menu that takes you on a culinary journey through the woods and along the coastline of this stunningly beautiful region, or if time is an issue you could just opt for the well-balanced set-price menu.

Also at this location

Opening hours

  • Closed: January
  • Days closed: Sunday to Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Wines under £30: 12
  • Wines over £30: 40
  • Wines by the glass: 8

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 40
  • On-site parking available

Getting here

M6 junction 40, A66 signed Keswick. 1 mile after Keswick take B5292 signed Braithwaite, hotel in 2 miles

Use the AA Route Planner

Nearest train station

Contact the establishment
Press to call
Tell us about your visit

Thank you for your feedback