Saddleback Cafe, 135 Main St, Keswick, CA12 5NJ. 017687 73907. Great new resource next to Keswick Mountain Bike shop. High praise for the  breakfast deal consisting of a “door stop ” sandwich with a choice of sausage, bacon and egg (or a bit of all three) and either tea or coffee for £4.75. Good value and nicely cooked and presented. Selection of hot and cold drinks and cakes. Cycling themes in the cafe but open for all. Friendly staff. Outdoor seating area. Andy & Sarah West. Click here.

Cafe 26, 26 Lake Road. Good wines, tasty Italian/Spanish style lunches. Tapas Thurs, Fri & Sat nights. 4 guest rooms. 017687 80863

Strada Italian Bistro, 31 Lake Road. International cuisine with tapas, pizzas and other family favourites: 017687 73088

Salsa Mexican Bistro, 1 New Street. Spicy and popular medium priced establishment owned by the Nellist brothers: 017687 75222

Swinside Inn, Newlands, Keswick 017687 78253 Luca’s Ristorante, High Hill, Greta Bridge. Family run Italian with elaborate decorations and prices to match: 017687 74621

The Bank Tavern, 47 Main St. Solid, handsome pub with good, traditional English cooking. Medium price. Outside eating area: 017687 72663

George Hotel, 3 St John St. Medium priced fare: 017687 75751