Places to Eat in Windermere on a Budget

When you’re looking for places to eat in Windermere on a budget, you can still enjoy some great food. Whether it’s a hearty breakfast, pub lunch or coffee and cake, Windermere has it all.

The Alpine

If you don’t fancy eating at your spa cottage in Windermere, then head into town for breakfast. During the summer you can enjoy eating outside at the Alpine, but it’s a popular café all year round. You can also expect some of the finest coffee in the region, ideal if you just want a quick pick me up.


Places to eat in Windermere on a budget can often start with breakfast. Although that doesn’t mean you have to go for an unhealthy fry-up. Although that said, if you want a bacon sandwich Brambles is in an ideal location. Situated on the main road, you can have a soak in your Windermere hot tub, but can still make it to Brambles before they stop serving.


Speaking lunchtime, a sit-down meal doesn’t need to break the bank either. While you may spend a little bit extra on a spa break in the Lake District, you can make cutbacks elsewhere. However Graze also provides some delicious healthy food options. As such, eating on a budget can still be in keeping with your spa holiday.

The Crafty Baa

As for a night out, places to eat in Windermere on a budget can always involve a beer and a burger at the local pub. Luckily, if you’re staying at a spa cottage in Windermere, then one of the best pubs in the Lake District is on your doorstep. The Crafty Baa was recently awarded the 2018 AA award for best pub in England. So, not only can you eat on a budget, you know it’s going to be good quality too.

Cook your own dinner!

When you’re away on a relaxing spa break in the Lake District, you can still enjoy home comforts. Our boutique cottage can be one of the best places to eat in Windermere on a budget. Especially if you like the taste of your own cooking. Shop locally, where you can certainly pick up some bargains. Supermarkets often reduce items at the end of each day or buy directly from the point of source, the farmers.

At the Windemere Boutique Cottage. the open plan kitchen dining room offers a great environment to entertain guests. While if it’s a romantic weekend break in the Lake District, eat under the stars in your private garden. Plus there’s your hot tub, for some after dinner relaxation.

Book a spa cottage in Windermere, complete with hot tub, relaxation room and the spa facilities of Aphrodite’s Lodge.