Set in 22 acres of heavenly gardens and woodland near Windermere, the Gilpin Hotel & Lake…
SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel
“Distinctive, luxurious country house vibe and pin-sharp contemporary cooking.” - AA Inspector
SOURCE at Gilpin Hotel offers culinary excellence and fits perfectly into its Lakeland setting. Relax in the bar or on the terraces before being shown through to one of the three dining rooms while friendly, attentive staff provide top tier service. Chef, Ollie Bridgwater (previously at The Fat Duck), has created his own unique Lake District restaurant, with sourcing local produce and sustainability at the top of his agenda. Topped with a sprinkling of culinary magic and storytelling that pushes the boundaries of what diners have come to expect, coupled with exquisite ingredients and precision, SOURCE is a vibrant restaurant that offers an amazing, inspiring experience.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 56
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 6
- Wines over £30: 181
- Wines by the glass: 18
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Cumbria's rugged yet beautiful landscape is best known for the Lake District National Park that sits within its boundaries. It’s famous for Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake, and Derwent Water, ‘Queen of the English Lakes'. This beautiful countryside once inspired William Wordsworth and his home, Dove Cottage, in Grasmere is a popular museum. Another place of literary pilgrimage is Hill Top, home of Beatrix Potter, located near Windermere. Tom Kitten, Samuel Whiskers and Jemima Puddleduck were all created here.
Much of Cumbria is often overlooked in favour of the Lake Distirct. In the south, the Lune Valley remains as lovely as it was when Turner painted it. The coast is also a secret gem. With its wide cobbled streets, spacious green and views of the Solway Firth, Silloth is a fine Victorian seaside resort. Other towns along this coastline include Whitehaven, Workington and Maryport. Carlisle is well worth a look – once a Roman camp, its red-brick cathedral dates back to the early 12th century and its 11th-century castle was built by William Rufus.
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