1881 Restaurant & Bar

Enjoy your dining experience in 1881 Restaurant & Bar

Great food and fantastic service are at the heart of 1881 Restaurant & Bar, by delivering our menu food prepared by our Head Chef and his dedicated team who are passionate about food.

The kitchen team has recently been working on new menus in the hotel from light bites and Afternoon Tea to Dinner, you will find a range of exciting new dishes to try.

1881 Bar stocks am an impressive range of whiskeys from our own doorstep to Japan & back again, local cask ale and other renowned brands are served, choose from our extensive cocktail list or enjoy a refreshing glass of champagne.


1881 Restaurant & Bar is open daily from 7 am for breakfast - perfect for setting you up for the day ahead.


Feeling peckish throughout the day? Join us in the informal setting of the lounge or in the restaurant, providing you with a selection of both light choices and fulfilling meals for those with a bigger appetite.


1881 Restaurant & Bar provides an ideal setting for dinner where we serve great food and allowing the flavours to shine through. Couple with our excellent service we aim to provide you with a memorable dining experience. Dinner is served daily from 6.30pm – 10pm

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea is served daily in the Orangery, sit & enjoy the views of the lake & mountains while enjoying our home-made cakes & sandwiches. Feeling fizzy? Upgrade and enjoy your tea with Prosecco or Champagne


Each weekend brunch is served until 1pm, go bottomless and enjoy Prosecco with your meal.

Contact Us

  • The Hydro Hotel
  • Helm Road
  • Bowness-On-Windermere
  • Windermere
  • LA23 3BA
  • 01539 444455
  • Reserve your room