Although famed for its scenic trails and stunning countryside, Penrith boasts restaurants that are renowned for their mouth watering menus, and the region itself is home to a vast selection of eateries serving local dishes and produce. From cozy, candlelit dinners for two to elaborate buffets for large groups, the restaurants of Penrith cater for every group size and taste. While some of the restaurants in Penrith are nestled in the hills overlooking the majestic landscape, other more trendy restaurants have also opened their doors and cater to the younger crowd.
The Lake District is famed for more than beautiful scenery, the Cumberland sausage, with its distinctive shape and taste and which is sold throughout the world, originated in the area. Wild damsons grow unabated in the region and are used by the local chefs to create wonderful jams, puddings, chutneys, cheese and pastries. In the main, the restaurants in Penrith use locally sourced produce in their dishes and you can be sure that the succulent steaks or prime pork that you're served was born and reared in the local area.
Although the area is popular with ramblers and day trippers, the region has also been developed to cater for families and Penrith restaurants are no exception. In fact, a selection of eateries have been established with children in mind. Take the kids to one of the many restaurants in Penrith offering indoor and outdoor play areas for children, such as swings, slides and ball parks while relaxing with a glass of wine in the knowledge that the children can play safely. In addition, many restaurants will offer baby changing facilities and high chairs on request.
In addition to the local culinary delights such as Cumberland sausage and sticky toffee pudding, diners will also find a selection of restaurants serving dishes from around the world. Sample the patatas bravas or lobster Thermador at one of the fine tapas restaurants in Penrith, or opt for one of the Italian establishments serving succulent meat dishes or mouth watering pizzas and pasta. Whether you're hoping to sample the local dishes or are in search of more exotic cuisine, the fine selection of restaurants in Penrith is sure to impress and caters for groups of all sizes.