A superb place to refuel and relax after a day out in the forest.
Situated within the visitors centre at the heart of Grizedale Forest, the Café boasts a restaurant with a huge picture window overlooking the forest, a chic coffee shop corner, a beautiful outdoor terrace where you can enjoy a meal in the stunning natural scenery and a succulent menu. A superb place to refuel and relax after a day out in the forest.
Enjoy a wide range of locally sourced produce used to create sumptuous hot and cold food as well as a range of beverages including soft drinks, teas, coffees and alcoholic beverages. All food is homemade using the best produce available locally.
The Café in the Forest provides ice cream and a range of takeaway snacks from ‘the Hatch’ if you prefer to ‘grab and go’ instead. Whatever your tastes or needs, the Café in the Forest can cater for everyone, and also has the capacity to host corporate or private parties and events.
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Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10.00am - 5.00pm takeaways until 5.30pm
Reservations: 01229 860 455
Cafe in the Forest, Grizedale Forest, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0QJ
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MAKE A DAY OF IT!
There is lots to see and do at Grizedale:
Walking: From the all access Ridding Wood trail to the demanding Silurian Way. Check out the Forestry Commission's website for full details
Adventure: Test your mettle on the Go Ape high ropes course
Mountain Biking: From the challenging The North Face Trail or our amazing network of tracks and bridleways. Hire bikes from Grizedale Mountain Bikes.
Grizedale offers an unrivalled day out for everyone. Come and visit us and discover an outdoor experience you will want to come back for time and again. After all this you're going to need a cup of tea!
The Brewery supports ‘Challenge 25’, if you are lucky enough to look under the age of 25 bar staff will ask for proof of age ID before serving you alcohol.