Local, seasonal produce and ingredients, passionate chefs
and artisan producers inspired by our beautiful landscapes make
food and drink a special part of the your Allerdale experience. Enjoy!
Lovely Cockermouth becomes a foodie paradise twice a year when glorious food is the star of the show. Main Street is an attractive picture of produce and stalls, demos and talks by top chefs. It's the chance to discover, sample and buy those new most haves for your kitchen. Taste runs every September and Christmas.
We have splendid fine dining options in Alllerdale. Dishes inspired by local produce and our surroundings is definitely on the menu and you will enjoy your experience in some of the finest setting in the country, a perfect combination.
We've selected a range of hostelries recommended by those in the know - CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) members. You can be guaranteed a well - kept pint, most serving good food, all look what you expect a good pub to look like - colour washed walls, hanging baskets and all with good crack as well.
Cafe culture has come to Allerdale with a range of individual coffee shops that are well worth seeking out. Great coffee is the starting point with the icing on the cake being the speciality confectionary and homemade specialities you will find.