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We are passionate about locally sourced, seasonal produce, cooked and presented with love, care & finesse amidst comfortable surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you! Simon and Lisa

Dining at the Waterfront is always a bit of a treat. My background in hotels such as the Lyzzick Hall Country House in Keswick and Armathwaite Hall in Bassenthwaite encouraged me to use only the finest, local ingredients and to cook all the beautiful food on our menu with care and flair. We even bake our own bread! Contact us on 01946 328184 to make a booking or to find out more about what we can do for you.

95% of our fish is locally caught and sourced from Donnan’s on the harbourside here in Whitehaven, our meat is from a Lakeland butcher, and our fruit and veg comes from Kinsella’s the long established green-grocer in town.

Whether you are looking for a relaxed lunch or evening dining, a wedding civil ceremony and reception for up to 60 people, or have a corporate party you would like to entertain here, the Waterfront Restaurant and Bar has a well established reputation for fine food and a warm atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Simon

Opening times: The Waterfront is open from 12 until late from Wednesday to Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday but available for private bookings)

Images: Majority of images courtesy of Alan Spedding. Alan is an excellent food photographer, and also writes a great “Cumbrian Foodie” blog. Take a look here.

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Eating out.

Find out about options for eating out at the Waterfront. From relaxed light lunches to fine dining, there is something for every taste and budget

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We are licensed for civil ceremonies, and are available to book for private parties. Take a look at what we can do for your special occasion

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View our Menus.

We change our menus regularly according to the season, and also have special event menus available. Take a look here or make an enquiry

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea.

A tradition worth preserving, and here at the Waterfront we serve a beautiful traditional version, or can spice it up a notch with cocktails or fizz

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