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Borrowdale Gates Hotel Restaurant

££ - £££French, British,
Grange-in-Borrowdale | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5UQ, England
+44 17687 77204
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
French, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Grange-in-Borrowdale | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5UQ, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The title says it all!! The food is an absolute taste sensation, fantastic value for money at £25 for 3 courses and coffee. This has to be your next reservation for Sunday Lunch!

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We called in for a light lunch when we were driving round Derwent Water. We were going to sit in the garden where there is a nice outlook to fields full of sheep and cows, but it was a bit windy for that. Seating inside...More

Thank Malpoet
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Just a magic place so peaceful ...we called in to have afternoon tea and it was well worth the visit my husband and two friends had scones with jam and a huge pot of fresh cream coffee and tea I had the biscuits that came...More

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Being just a short walk from Derwentwater, this is a beautiful spot. The hotel itself is sweet, the staff are caring and attentive and the rooms are ok. It's a little old fashioned in truth, but arguably that's part of its charm. The clientele when...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited for Sunday lunch last weekend while staying in a nearby village. The hotel was beautifully furnished and the staff were welcoming, polite & attentive. The menu choices were excellent and we both thoroughly enjoyed each of our courses. We were seated right in...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We stayed in a cottage nearby this hotel and walked in for dinner. Unusual for them in that mostly their restaurant only receives hotel guests, really. Nevertheless, we were received most politely. We had a pre-dinner drink (sherry, as it turned out) and when our...More

Thank Michiel D
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Sunday lunch, professionally cooked and extremely tasty. Good menu with quite a few choices and some great alternatives to your standard Sunday lunch although they offer this as well. Service was efficient and friendly. Good value at £25 for three courses plus coffee. Will...More

Thank louisam1975
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Had friends from Stourbridge come for the weekend and we all like the Borrowdale Gates Sunday lunch. This visit did not disappoint, all our food for starters, main courses and desserts were delicious. As usual the staff were friendly and welcoming, and the surroundings and...More

Thank Rosiecat55
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Half way round Derwent Water and off course due to flooding we arrived at the Borrowdale Gates again. Even though we were soaking they welcomed us in for a light lunch. We had two soups, both full of flavour, and decorated artistically, a toasted sandwich...More

Thank shaunsouthern
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The service here is excellent and the food good. Lots of local produce well cooked in a classic style, with the occasional modern twist.

Thank purpleTerry
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28 January 2018|
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Response from borrowdalegates | Property representative |
We are located 4 miles from the Theatre By The Lake. If you are booking to stay with us please mention you are booking tickets for the Theatre and we can give you a discount code. Kind Regards Sue Willan Reservations... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grange-in-Borrowdale | Keswick, Keswick CA12 5UQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: +44 17687 77204
  • E-mail
A 4 star hotel restaurant with panoramic views looking down the Borrowdale Valley and an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence. This is a tranquil spot to relax and enjoy locally-sourced Lakeland cuisine, with a contemporary twist. The restaurant is open both residents and non-residents every day with a licensed bar and outdoor seating area. Serving full Cumbrian breakfasts (8am - 9.30am) Light lunches and sandwiches (Mon - Sat 12pm - 3pm) Sunday Lunches Afternoon Teas Full a la carte menu every evening (6.30pm - 10.00pm)
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