The Ryebeck

“Imaginative modern cooking by the shining expanse of Windermere” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, CUMBRIA

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Our Inspector's view

Formerly known as Fayrer Garden, The Ryebeck is an appealingly isolated country house overlooking the shining expanse of Lake Windermere. The informal conservatory dining room serves up a delicious view and a modern British menu that shows off the technical skills of the team in the kitchen.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Ryebeck
Lyth Valley Road, BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE, LA23 3JP
Phone : 015394 88195

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 52
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12.30
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 10
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 9
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Cumbria

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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