Granny Dowbekin's

Pooley Bridge, Ullswater CA10 2NP

01768 486453



We have a purpose built cycle rack so your bike can be securely parked and kept in sight while you enjoy a well deserved treat.



Muddy boots and soggy waterproofs welcome. If you are organising a group of walkers why not ring us to reserve a table in advance.




Granny Dowbekin’s bakes all cakes and scones on the premises. We buy as locally as we can ~ our butcher is three miles away and our free range eggs are laid six miles away.



is Granny Dowbekin's special recipe soft bake in the shape of Pooley Bridge.  We developed Pooley Gingerbridge to commemorate  Pooley Bridge itself which was 250 years old when it was destroyed by storm Desmond in December 2015. Pooley Gingerbridge are available in 4 different packs including gift box packs.


We also offer a selection of locally brewed beers.


GLUTEN FREE provision

We always have the following items available which are popular for those with a gluten intolerance: Gluten free home made soups, gluten free bread for sandwiches and toasties, jacket potatoes, salad platters and gluten free victoria sponge cake.



We have many vegetarian options including our delicious homemade vegetable lasagne with aubergine, courgette, peppers, carrot and red onion, served with garlic bread and a salad of homemade coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, apple, cucumber and cress, veggie breakfasts and jacket potatoes.





Dogs are welcome inside the tearooms and in the garden as long as they are on their leads.  We offer Doggie bags and Woof Dog Beer so your four legged friend can join in too.



Indoor access is available for wheelchair users, prams and anyone wUhUnfortuno struggles with steps via the entrance at the back of the building.  The tea garden is wheelchair and pram friendly with no steps to negotiate. We have two toilets; one with baby changing facilities and one with wheelchair access.

Free WiFi is available



can be by cash, credit card or debit card.  The Post Office next door offers a banking service for all banks except Natwest and HSBC; and a cash back facility is available free of charge for all transactions more than £5.


We have three toilets; one with baby changing facilities and one with wheelchair access.


Free WiFi is available

Granny Dowbekin's Tea Room and Garden, Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, CUMBRIA   CA10 2NP    01768 486453