Breakfast & Eating Out

We know how important food is during your stay

Breakfast at The Old Vicarage

We believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day and serve a traditional English breakfast as well as other options. Wherever possible our foods are sourced locally. Please see our full breakfast menu below.

Choose from the buffet – A choice of cereals or muesli, Porridge (cooked to order), Chilled Fruit Juices, Assorted Yoghurts, Fresh Fruit

The Traditional Old Vicarage English Breakfast – Bacon, Cumberland Sausage, Tomato, Mushrooms, Baked Beans, Hash Brown, Eggs (Scrambled, Poached or Fried)

The Old Vicarage Vegetarian Breakfast – Tomatoes, Soya ‘bacon’,  Mushrooms, Baked Beans, Hash Brown, Eggs (Scrambled, Poached or Fried)

Lighter meals – Boiled Eggs, Scrambled, Fried or Poached Eggs on Toast, Eggs Benedict

Something Cold – Ham, Cheese, Tomato

Something Fishy – Kipper Fillet (Cooked to order, will take a few minutes). Or add a little smoked salmon to one of our lighter meals.

White or Brown Toast served with your main course and a selection of jams & spreads.
A pot of breakfast tea or a cafetiere of pure ground coffee.
Decaffeinated tea or coffee, Earl Grey or a selection of fruit teas and infusions.

We cater for special diets and allergies such as gluten/ dairy free and vegan – please just let us know on arrival.

Dining Out

There are lots of places to eat in Ambleside town centre, all within a few minutes waking distance of The Old Vicarage B&B, and it doesn’t have to be fine dining every night. There’s plenty of choice from gourmet restaurants to fish and chips, bar snacks and takeaways. Chinese, Indian, Italian and Thai are available to tickle your palete and suit your pocket.

There are some lovely places to eat in Ambleside, here are one or two of our family favourites:

For Lunch

Cafe Treff  – Traditional Cafe with great food. 5 mins walk.

Zefferellis – Italian vegetarian restaurant on 2 mins walk from our door. Outside seating.

The Fulling Mill – Old Mill turned into a bistro. 5 mins walk,

Dodd’s – Another local italian style bistro. 5 mins walk.

Ambleside YHA – Newly refurbished YHA on the shore of Windermere. Stunning views and great pub food and is about 20 mins walk. Lots of outside seating, perfect for sunny day.