Places to eat


Alston Wholefoods, Front Street, Alston, Cumbria CA9 3QH
This is a workers’ co-operative which stocks delicious local products (and candles), specialising in organic and Fair Trade. Good beers and wines, gourmet ice creams and specialises in cheese. 01434 381588

Alston House has been in the hands of seasoned chef, Michael Allchorne for nearly 10 years.  01434 382200

Blueberry’s in the Market Place – good meals, snacks and afternoon tea. See below for details 01434 381928.

The Cumberland Hotel – see entry 01434 381875. Excellent food and beers in a cosy setting.

The Moody Baker – artisan bakery owned by a workers’ co- operative specialising in delicious pies, quiches etc and originators of the high-energy Moody Baker Biker Bar 01434 382003. The Cumbrian Pantry, Front St. Good home baking. 01434 381406