You will be spoilt for choice for places to eat in Whitehaven, with hidden gems stocking fresh local produce.

Casa Romana

On Queen Street in the centre of town is Casa Romana, a family run Italian restaurant offering fresh handmade food. All the classics are here, pizzas, pastas, fine wines and vegan menus.


A harbourside café and restaurant set-up, Zest is very popular and only a minute’s walk from Bardywell Heights. During the day the café stocks snacks and lunchtime treats and the restaurant is opens Wednesday – Saturday evenings from 6.30pm offering treats such as Cumbrian steak and seafood landed on Whitehaven harbour.

The Glass House

Set in a gorgeous building full of character The Glass House has an extensive food menu with something for everyone. Also offering a fantastic wine and cocktail list this is definitely somewhere to head for the all-round dining experience.

Beacon Café

The Wellington Bistro, set on the harbourside and a stone’s throw from Bardywell Heights, serves homemade food utilising award winning local Whitehaven butcher for their delicious meat and potato pies and Sunday roasts. Home baked cakes, scones and afternoon tea is served daily with panoramic views of the Historic Harbour.

Castle Knights

Castle Knights is a family and dog friendly Bar and Grill with a large beer garden and outdoor seating. They serve homemade food four days a week with traditional meals and specials and are just a walk away from local shops and the harbour.