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Food & Drink in Newby Bridge

Savor the Essence of the Lake District in Every Bite

Indulge in a culinary journey at our Riverside Restaurant, where each dish reflects the rich bounty of the Lake District.

Our seasoned chefs meticulously craft menus that capture the essence of the seasons, blending modern British flair with classic culinary techniques.

From robust meat and game offerings in the colder months to light, flavourful fare as the weather warms, every dining experience promises a delightful exploration of local and seasonal produce.

Your meals at the Whitewater Hotel in Newby Bridge are nothing short of a gastronomic adventure paired with a curated selection of wines.

Newby Bridge Food

Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award for 2023

We are extremely proud to have received The Travellers’ Choice Award from Tripadvisor, based on a full year of reviews and ratings from the people who matter the most to us–our visitors.

Food in Backbarrow

Relax and Unwind in Our Elegant Lounge and Bar

Our Lounge Bar provides a modern yet cozy setting for casual gatherings, pre-meal drinks, or a quiet afternoon tea.

With a comprehensive snack menu and a specially selected list of wines and beverages, it’s the perfect spot to unwind after a day of exploring Backbarrow and the Lake District National Park.

The laid-back ambiance invites you to linger longer, enjoying good company and the picturesque surroundings.

Whether it’s a casual meet-up or a celebratory toast, the Whitewater Hotel’s Lounge Bar sets the stage for memorable moments amidst a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Enjoy a Classically English Afternoon Tea

On the fast-flowing bank of the River Leven in Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, we present an authentic afternoon tea.

Enjoy an assortment of carefully prepared sandwiches, warm scones served with rich clotted cream and luscious strawberry jam, and exquisite pastries and cakes.

Complemented by our specially curated selection of teas, this experience is the perfect relaxed afternoon.

Whether it’s to mark a significant event or to enjoy a moment of pure delight, the Whitewater Hotel invites you for an afternoon tea that promises to be memorable.

A Cup of Tea in Newby Bridge
The Dolly Blue Serving Bar Food and Drink in Backbarrow

Enjoy Drinks and Bar Food in the Dolly Blue Bar

In the picturesque grounds of the Whitewater Hotel, the Dolly Blue Bar and its inviting beer garden offer the perfect retreat for both relaxation and socialising.

Whether you’re winding down after a day of exploring or starting your evening with friends, the riverside bar provides a welcoming atmosphere with something for everyone.

Our bar features a wide array of other drinks, including ales, lagers, premium spirits, and a comprehensive wine list, ensuring that you can find the perfect drink to suit your taste.

No visit to the Dolly Blue Bar is complete without trying our delightful bar food and snacks.

From hearty pub classics to lighter bites, our menu is designed to complement your drink perfectly.

Enjoy your meal indoors in the cosy bar area or out in the beer garden, where you can take in stunning views of the river and surrounding landscape.

Join us at the Dolly Blue Bar and Beer Garden in Backbarrow Newby Bridge for an unforgettable experience of good food, great drinks, and the best of Lakeland hospitality.

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