Beresfords Restaurant and Pub

A popular destination for diners who appreciate quality British food located in the heart of the Lake District

Family-Friendly Restaurant in the Lake District

All the old classics like Prawn Cocktail, Fresh Seafood Platter, freshly battered fish and chips with mushy peas, great quality fillet steak and a choice of locally sourced homemade specials. We have a great choice available every day.

Our varied menu is packed with fresh, delicious and simple quality home-cooked food including:

Sharing Food and Platters

For more casual diners, our menu also offers lots of sharing food and platters for everyone to dip into. Great for small groups and hungry families!

Seasonal Specials Board

As the seasons change so too does our menu – Reflecting seasonal tastes with more comforting, homely food in the Autumn/Winter season.

Family-friendly, Children’s menu

For the little ones, we offer a well-priced and high-quality children’s menu. The kids can enjoy our delicious (and nutritious) children’s menu, and the adults can kick back with a pint of bottled craft ale with their classic British meals.

Opening Hours

We are open
Tuesday to Saturday 5:30 till late
Sunday 12-3pm, 5:30 till late

Dining Al Fresco – No Booking required!

Our outdoor covered area comes complete with beautiful rustic features to create a truly relaxing setting. Enjoy an al fresco dining experience no matter what the weather, our modern outdoor heated parasols will keep you and your companions warm and cosy.

Beresford’s is perfect for any occasion, whether a romantic meal for two on the sun-dappled patio in the summer or a group celebration.

We offer:

  • Table service
  • Dog-friendly dining in this area only.
  • We operate a walk-in only basis outside, no booking required so just pop in.

Cinema Meal Deal
Beresford’s Restaurant & The Royalty Cinema

Join us for dinner and a film – ideal for a catch up with friends or a romantic evening. Our special movie meal deal offer is proudly in partnership with The Royalty Cinema in Bowness.

You can choose to have your meal before or after the movie (depending on the start time)

Movie meal deals are only available in the Evening


Adults: Dine before 7 pm, 2-course menu and reserved cinema ticket
£23.50 per person

Adults: Dine after 7 pm, 2-course menu and reserved cinema ticket
£25.50 per person

Children under 11 years of age pre 7 pm, a meal (1 main course from children’s menu) and a reserved cinema ticket
£17.95 per child

Please call us on 015394 88488 to place your booking in advance.

Beresford’s Restaurant and Pub Menus

From freshly prepared classics and sharing plates to dining including great seafood. Join us on Sunday for a traditional roast and be sure to treat yourself to pudding.

Sunday Roast

Join us every Sunday for a traditional Sunday Lunch with our decadent two or three-course menu. Available from 12 pm until 3 pm

One course – £15
Two courses – £17
Three courses – £19

Dairy Free / VG Vegan / V Vegetarian / NG Non-Gluten

We can cater for most food allergies and indicate all our dishes that are suitable for coeliac and gluten-free diets on the menu. We are happy to change dishes to suit specific dietary requirements, just ask a member of staff for advice.


For dining reservations, please use the booking button below. We welcome walk-ins so just come along. Please note: we are unable to take bookings for drinks only.