Places to Eat or Drink in and around Appleby:

Appleby Manor Hotel

Roman Road, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6JB.

Tel: 017683 51571.

Social media: @applebymanor.



Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa is a 4 Star Spa Hotel. We have two dining options – Fine Dining Restaurant which has a smart-casual dress code and has two red rosettes from the AA as well as Bistro 1871 which is a more relaxed and informal style of dining. Our Fine Dining Restaurant is open from 7pm (last orders at 8:45pm). The bistro is open 12-2pm and from 6:30pm (last orders at 8:45pm). Both restaurants open everyday. The hotel is closed 21st-27th December.


9 Bridge Street, Appleby, CA16 6QH

Tel: 017683 53550


Exquisite Asian Cuisine,  available for private parties.

Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer. Free WiFi, Reservations,  Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

Opening times are 5.00pm – 11.00pm Mon- Sundays


10 Bridge Street, Appleby, CA16 6QH.

Contact Yvonne and Jim Chalmers. Tel: 017683 52662


We are a modern café bistro offering a range of meals including English breakfasts, homemade steak pies, burgers, wraps, vegetarian dishes, sandwiches and homemade soups. We offer gorgeous homemade cakes and traybakes every day. We serve alcohol. We provide outside catering in private or holiday homes and Bojangles is available for private parties. Opening times are 9am-3.30pm Mon-Sat and Sundays 10am-4pm.

Crown & Cushion

2 Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6XB.

Tel: 017683 51595.

Social media: @crownandcushionappleby.



A newly refurbished pub. The restaurant offers superb quality home cooked food served daily 8am-8pm. Great en suite pub rooms from £45 per night. Sky and BT Sports.

Eden River Cafe

5 Bridge Street, Appleby, CA16 6QH. Tel: 017683 54119. Email:

A traditional warm and welcoming cafe serving barista style coffees, teas, hot chocolate and delicious homemade cakes which are our speciality. We have an amazing menu; always using fresh local produce includes a wide selection of gluten free & vegetarian.  Why not enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple from our selection of wines, beers, ciders and spirits or even a baileys coffee?  Full takeaway menu available, plus we can make up a picnic for you to enjoy. Children and dogs are very welcome. Open every day 8am-5pm.

The Midland Hotel

25 Clifford Street, Appleby, CA16 6TS. Tel:017683 51524. Email: Web:

CAMRA Pub of the Year 2013 & 2014 Westmorland/Eden. Completely refurbished, friendly, family-run inn, fully stocked bar with a selection of real ales, wines, spirits and fresh coffee. Large Beer Garden and gorgeous boutique-style bedrooms. Wi-Fi available. A venue for function bookings with full catering for all events. THE RESTAURANT IS CLOSED. Mon-Fri 2pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11.30am-11pm.

Appleby Golf Club

Brackenber Moor, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6LP. Tel: 017683 51432. Social media: @applebygolfclub. Email: Web:

The well appointed clubhouse includes a dining room, bar, TV lounge, snooker room and terrace. The Gold Pearson Lounge overlooks the 18th green and is renowned for the superb views of The Lake District and The Howgill Fells. The clubhouse is open all day to serve snacks, meals and drinks. Open Mon 10am-3pm (limited catering), Tues-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat/Sun 8am-5pm. Sunday carvery is served 12-3pm as well as the usual menu. We are open to members and non members. You will be given a warm welcome by Mick, our steward. The clubhouse is also available to hire for special occasions, weddings, birthday parties and private functions. All catered for from a sit down meal to a buffet. Themed evenings are held regularly.

Appleby Tea Room

2 Boroughgate, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6XB. Tel: 017683 51595. Social media: @crownandcushionappleby. Email: Web:

A brand new tea room serving premier loose leaf tea and a full range of freshly ground coffee (including decaf), homemade scones, cakes, tray bakes, main meals and all day breakfast. Open 8am-5pm.

James’ Temptations Cafe

5a Bridge Street, Appleby, CA16 6QH. Tel: 017683 51923. Email: briggy100@gmail.comFacebook/Twitter: @temptationsofappleby.

Small in size, big in heart. At James’ we concentrate on providing homemade quality food, friendly customer service and a relaxed atmosphere: what more could you ask for? We have an extensive menu ranging from our ‘Best Bacon Sandwich’  to full meals as well as home-baked cakes and snacks. A list of hot and cold specialist coffee and tea. We offer monthly themed specials. Mon-Sat 10am-4:30pm. Takeaway menu also available. Children catered for.

Tastes of Eden

1 Low Wiend, Appleby, CA16 6QP. Tel: 017683 51999. Email: Web:

A long established cafe/cake shop refurbished after the 2015 floods. We offer a tempting variety of homemade drinks, cakes, pastries and desserts. Our menu offers a breakfast selection and hot and cold options served all day. Our speciality is gluten/wheat free, dairy free, diabetic and vegetarian options. Takeaway menu available all day. We hope you will try our award-winning food. Open Mon-Sat 8am-5pm during summer but closing at 4pm during winter.

Tufton Arms Hotel

Market Square, Appleby, CA16 6XA. Tel: 017683 51593. Fax: 017683 52761. Email: Web:

Food served 12-2pm and 6:30-9pm in our cosy public bar with log fires and real ale and wine by the glass. Elegant conservatory restaurant with daily specials. Regularly changing menu ranging from simple grills to award-winning cuisine prepared from fresh, locally sourced ingredients; complemented by 200 bin wine list. Traditional Sunday lunches of locally sourced sirloin beef carved from our Victorian carving trolley.

The Royal Oak

Bongate, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6UN. Tel: 017683 51463. Social media: @royaloakappleby. Email: Web:

A traditional country inn serving quality food in a relaxed atmosphere in the lounge, restaurant and tap room. Food served 12-3pm and 5-9pm Mon-Fri as well as 12-9pm on weekends. Speciality ‘Fish & Chip Monday’, ‘Burger Night’ on Tuesdays and ‘Steak Night’ on Wednesdays. A ‘Doggy’ menu is also available.

Appleby Hub Cafe

Chapel Street, Appleby, CA16 6QR. Tel: 07435970633 or 017683 51640. Email: Facebook: @applebyhub

Wholefood, artisan-style cafe with vegetarian and vegan options available. Second-hand bookshop. Locally made crafts and cards to purchase. Takeaway menu available. Outside garden area with seating. Disability friendly access with baby and adult changing facilities. WiFi available.

The Fat Lamb Country Inn

Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4LL. Tel: 015396 23242. Email: Web:

A small twelve-bedroom country inn serving locally sourced produce. Lunch served 12-2pm. Dinner served 6-9pm. Sunday roasts served 12-4pm.

The Three Greyhounds Inn

Great Asby, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6EX. Tel: 017683 51428. Facebook: The Greyhounds Inn. Email: Web:

A small country pub in the beautiful village of Great Asby where we specialise in home cooked food from locally sourced ingredients. Handmade chips and pizza bases as well as a great selection of pies, lasagne, burgers and a constantly changing ‘Specials Board’ available. Fish and chips are a strong favourite, eaten in and taken out. Large parties can be catered for as long as advanced notice is given. Food served from 6pm Wed-Sat with lunchtime soup, sandwiches and toasties served 12-2pm but the bar is open 11am-3pm for drinks. Please contact the pub regarding Sunday roasts. There is two ever changing cask ales, regular beers, lagers, ciders and spirits. There is usually ten gins on our shelf but also a good selection of soft drinks and hot beverages. The ‘Fun Quiz’ is popular each month and ticket only live music ‘Band on Sunday’ is a sell-out. There is a pool table, dart board, beer garden and outdoor seating available.


The Post Box Pantry

Dufton, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6DB. Tel: 07979128981 or 07903358081. Email: Web:

Small tearoom on the village green serving Farrer’s tea and coffee, breakfasts, light lunches, sandwiches and homemade cakes. Ice cream, sweets, crisps and soft drinks available. Open Mon-Wed and Fri 10am-4pm, weekends 10am-5pm. Closed on Thursdays. Licensed to sell alcohol. Closed for winter (end of Sept-March). Dogs welcome.

The House at Temple Sowerby – Hotel & Restaurant

Temple Sowerby, Penrith, CA10 1RZ. Tel: 017683 61578. Email: Web: Social media: @templesowerby

Modern British cuisine with a twist. Under new ownership with a long tradition of exceptional food and service.  Lovely relaxed conservatory style restaurant. Dinner is served from 6.30pm (last orders taken at 8:30pm). Booking essential. Open all year.

The New Inn

Hoff, Appleby, Cumbria, CA16 6TA. Tel: 017683 52423. Email:

The New Inn at Hoff is a cosy 17th century inn with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Our lunches and afternoon light bites are popular with walkers and those visiting the area. A menu of wholesome home cooked meals is available in the evenings and Carolyn’s generous Sunday lunches are popular with locals and visitors alike. It is a cosy pub and you are welcome to enjoy one of our cask ales around the log burner in winter or enjoy the sunshine at one of our tables outside in the summer.  You can leave your muddy boots at the door and we’ll even stoke up the fire if you need to dry out!  We recommend that you make a reservation in advance to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are part of a group or large party.  We look forward to welcoming you to The New Inn at Hoff. Open Wed-Sun 12-11pm.  Food served Wed-Sat 12-8pm and Sunday roast 12-4pm. It’s always worth phoning to see if we can take a later booking. Children’s options available. Dogs welcome. Level access into the inn but steps to the toilets.

New Crown Inn

Chapel St. Bolton, Appleby, CA16 6AU.

Tel: 01768361428. Email:

A modern country pub, serving excellent locally sourced food, available 12-2:30pm & 6-9pm everyday.  Wednesday Pie & Pint night £9.95. Thursday Fish dish & Pint £9.95. Bar  open Mon & Tues 6pm-late. Wed-Sun 12pm-late. Takeaway service available. Quiz night is the second Sunday of the month at 7.30pm. Children’s menu available, dogs welcome and beer garden.

The Kings Arms

Temple Sowerby, Penrith, CA10 1SB. Tel: 017683 62944. Email: Web:

Traditional country hotel with 40 seat oak-panelled dining room and bar area with open fire, serving traditional locally sourced produce by our excellent team of chefs. Specials available everyday. Lunch served 12-2pm and dinner 6-9pm. Please call ahead to book for tables of six or more people. WiFi available. Dogs welcome. Children’s menu available. Beer garden.

The White Horse Inn

Kings Meaburn, Penrith, CA10 3BU. Tel: 01931 714256. Email:  

A quaint little country pub with open fire, serving locally sourced food and real ales. Friendly atmosphere, all welcome. Open Mon-Fri 5-11pm, Sat & Sun 12-11:30pm. Food served 6-8pm on Mon, Tues & Thurs. Friday’s ‘Homemade Pie & Pint Night’ for £9.95. Sat 6-9pm. Sunday lunch 12-2.30pm. Winter arrangements may vary.

The Stag Inn

Dufton, CA16 6DB. Tel: 017683 51608. Web:

The Stag Inn, which stands in the heart of Dufton village overlooking the green, was built in 1703 as an inn with solid oak beams. The present owners still uphold the centuries-old tradition of friendly hospitality and good beer. This is a classic country pub – and very ‘walker friendly’ – with a large cast-iron range warming the main bar, an open fireplace in the smaller lounge and a comfortable dining room to the rear, serving a wide choice of meals.

George & Dragon

Clifton, Nr Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2ER. Tel: 01768 865 381. Email: Web: Breakfast served 8-9:30am, lunch 12-2:30pm and dinner 6-9pm. An award-winning country estate pub serving classic country cooking using ingredients from the family farms and kitchen gardens. A great wine list, real ale, wood fires and a cosy atmosphere. Vegan, gluten free and dairy free menus available. Dogs are welcome in the bar area.

Askham Hall

Askham, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2PF. Tel: 01931 712350. Web: Email:

Produce from the gardens and surrounding farms and woodland is used in the restaurant. Restaurant and private dining available.

Pennine View Bar & Restaurant

Wild Rose Holiday Park, Mill Lane, Ormside, Appleby, CA16 6XG. Tel: 07849691969/017683 51077. Email:

A delightful bar and restaurant with views over the Pennines, serving locally sourced food.  Open everyday 10am-late. Non-residents welcome.  Free entertainment every Saturday night. Sunday lunch serving summer carvery.

Queen’s Head

Askham, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2PF.

Tel: 01931 712225

Social Media: @AskhamHall



Opened in April 2019 under new ownership, The Queen’s Head is a village pub with a difference just a two minute walk from Askham Hall. With six large and individual bedrooms. It offers hearty, healthy food made with produce from the family estate as well as a great, local pint or a carefully selected glass of wine and is the perfect resting place after an invigorating day out. Dogs are allowed. Children’s menu available. Beer garden. WI-FI available.