Wining and Dining

Brasserie 21

Our restaurant

The hotel’s restaurant, Guests can enjoy the stunning view of Coniston Old Man as they dine and may wish to relax on the new south-facing patio which also benefits from the same view – this has to be one of the best places to eat in the Lakes! Our restaurant can cater for up to 60 guests so is an excellent venue for functions, parties or wedding receptions.


A 3 course evening meal is available from 18.00 – 20.30 hrs Making the most of seasonal and including a variety of local produce, the menu is changed on a regular basis.

View Sample Dinner Menu.

The Lounge Bar

A visit to our welcoming lounge bar is a must if you want to taste the famous local Bluebird Ale and, of course, there’s draft lager and bitter, a selection of red, white and rosé wines, Champagne and a wide selection of soft drinks.  The Lounge Bar offers a relaxing place to enjoy a meal between 12 – 15.00 and then from 18:00 – 20:30.

View Light Lunch Menu

View Traditional Favourites Menu

Afternoon Teas

Afternoon tea, including a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones with cream, and strawberry jam, plus the essential holiday experience, a cream tea with a choice of tea or coffee, are also available from 12.00-16.00hrs. Booking is essential by calling Reception on 01539 441244.
Or, if you’re just passing through, why not pop in for a welcome cuppa!

Garden Lawns

Our garden runs right down to the edge of beautiful Coniston Water and you can’t help but notice the views of the surrounding fells and the spectacular Coniston Old Man mountain. So, when weather permits, what better place to take in the fresh air and a snack or afternoon tea!

Private Celebrations

Waterhead Hotel is the perfect venue for all those special occasions. So, if you are organising a christening, birthday or Christmas party or even a private family meal for your wedding anniversary, you need look no further.
Please contact the hotel to discuss your menu options.

Further Information