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Things to do & see

Food & Drink

From local country fayre to Michelin starred restaurants, the dales and the lakes have a great choice for food & drink lovers. I have listed below some our favourite places to visit.

Around Dentdale

The George & Dragon, Dent – Bar food & restaurant serving traditional fayre, Real Ale, quiz nights, live sports, Brewery tap for Dent Brewery.

The Sun Inn, Dent – Traditional Ale house serving cheap and cheerful fodder, huge Cumberland sausages, huge servings, folk sessions on a Saturday night (most weeks).

Meadowside Café, Dent – Cappacino, cakes & a good choice of snacks / lunches, friendly staff and laughter with Sarah & Dave.
Stone Close Tea Room, Dent –Traditional 17th century Tea room serving cakes, lunches and friendly chat with Melvyn & Diana.

Kirkby Lonsdale (9 miles) - Just over the fell!

Kirkby Lonsdale has an amazing amount of quality restaurants & boutique shops.

Sun Inn – Traditional coaching Inn, brassarie style fine dinning, in the good food guide £££

Platos – Traditional Inn turned into a stylish bar, restaurant and shop ££

Hipping Hall – For that special occasion, ‘assured cooking in a lovely setting’ Good Food Guide ££££

The Plough Inn At Lupton – Same owners as the Punch Bowl, Crosswaite, Michelin Pub Of The Year Award 2009 £££

Barbon Inn – 17th Century coaching Inn just over the hill (6 miles) good reviews from our guests ££

The Old Diary, Widdle Hawes – Remote Farmhouse on the road to Hawes from Dent Head, good food friendly owners £££

Michelin Star

L’ Enclume, Cartmel - Modern European, ‘Nature meets avant-garde’ Good Food Guide 4th best restaurant in the UK (I went for my 40th Birthday)

Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere – Luxury Hotel with fine dinning and wonderful views

Yorke Arms, Pateley Bridge – Good day out to visit this area

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