This was our second visit to the Hideaway and I can say I have never stayed in such a clean, friendly and prompt hotel. Dawn
Thank you for a lovely time, the room was perfect, the breakfast was a great start to our day. I only wish we could have stayed longer! Katie
We came back to your lovely hotel and the service and food was excellent. Thankyou for making our stay so special. Susan & Paul
A BIG thank you for making our honeymoon stay at your lovely Hideaway so special...the perfect way to start married life... Ali & Mark xxx

Local Restaurant Information

We have listed some details of Restaurants which are in Windermere & within 5/10 minutes walking distance of The Hideaway:-

Francine’s Bistro - Tel. 015394 44088 (Closed on Mondays)

Hooked – Fish Restaurant (fish only) - - reservations recommended - Tel. 015394 48443.

Lamplighter Dining Rooms – great traditional British Food – Tel. 015394 43547

Homeground Coffee & Kitchen – fantastic Day time, perfect for Lunch, and coffees 

Brown Sugar – Café bar serving anything from Coffee & Cocktails to Light & Big Bites.

The Crafty Baa – huge selection of bottled beers from around the world, plus Light Bites too!

The Pig – Bar serving Beers, Cocktails & Food

The Windermere Speak Easy – Tea & Coffee House by day, Mediterranean Wine Bar & Bites by night. Tel 07437 080755

San Pietro – Italian (Birch Street, just down the side of the Post Office) Tel. 015394 44854

The Rookery – Vegetarian Cafe Bar & Hair Salon, Daytime Light Bites, Friendly Neighbourhood  – Tel 015394 44589

Golden Mountain – great Chinese, does get very busy - Tel. 015394 43429

Prince of India – Tel. 015394 45244 – traditional Indian, nothing fancy, the food is good.

Café Italia – Continental style café bar across 2 floors, plus alfresco dining with heaters.  Anything from a Light Bites/Pizza to Informal Dinner, or just for Drinks/Coffee/Dessert.  Always good service; no reservations & cash only-cards not accepted.

Bowness, is approximately 20-30 minutes’ walk, or 5 minutes’ drive/taxi; there are too many to list, but worth noting are: -

The Angel Inn is a modern pub with a lovely garden terrace for Summer days Tel. 015394 44080

Urban Food House – Classic Main Dishes alongside Pizza and Lighter choices

Base - Woodfired Sour Dough Pizza – eat in at this cute little pizza restaurant; includes a small bar with some great beers & prosecco cocktails too!  

House of Siam Thai Restaurant - - Tel. 015394 22412

Porto - For Romantic Dining - - Tel. 015394 48242 

The Flying Pig, Modern British Pub - Tel. 015394 43332

For Italian in Bowness, search ‘Villa Positano’ for reviews (they don’t have their own website, popular with locals) Tel. 015394 45663

The Fizzy Tarte - for Pre or Post Dinner Cocktails/Champagne –

Jacksons Bistro - A Lake District Bistro which stands by great food and great service. Booking Advisable. Tel. 015394 46264 -


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