It’s Father’s Day this weekend! We’ve put together a list of ten cafes and restaurants across Furness and the Lake District that have been highly rated on TripAdvisor.

Here are the best places to take your dad out for lunch this Sunday...

Tacos Del Sol is the number one rated restaurant in Ambleside, offering Mexican, Latin and healthy dishes.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 232 reviews, one customer wrote: “Cracking food without any fuss. Authentic, delicious and very reasonably priced! Get yourself here.”


Poppies Cafe & Bistro in Ulverston, offers classic British food and vegetarian friendly meals.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 284 reviews, one customer said: “Unbelievable food, amazing service, best place for food in ulverston, second time we have been here, and both have been amazing.”


Fresher's Café in Ambleside is a traditional British spot, offering everyone’s favourites.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 858 reviews, one review said: “Super friendly and helpful staff. Great, mouth-watering assortment of freshly baked cakes, quiches and scones. Nice atmosphere.”


Graze is ranked as the number one restaurant in Bowness-on-Windermere and offers healthy, Asian food.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 420 reviews, one customer wrote: “Gorgeous food. Absolutely just what we needed - clean and healthy. cooked from fresh. Staff all really friendly I really recommend this quirky place.”


The Green Housekeeper Café is ranked as the best restaurant in Coniston and serves proper British treats.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 615 reviews, one review said: “This is an awesome café. Portions are excellent and food is delicious. Staff were all delightful. Loved the tea cozy on the teapot. Will be back on our next visit to Coniston.”


The Manor House at Oxen Park in Ulverston serves classic pub grub and English classics.

Rated 5 out of 5 over 458 reviews, one customer wrote: “A fabulous meal, great atmosphere, fantastic staff and hosts. Food was amazing. We would highly recommend a visit. You won't be disappointed.”


The Blacksmiths Arms at Broughton Mills offers traditional and contemporary food and drink.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 over 390 reviews, one TripAdvisor comment said: “Quirky, quaint old coaching house. Open fires. Delicious food, restaurant standard. Friendly, attentive staff. Very enjoyable visit.”


Hartley’s in Dalton-in-Furness describes their food as ‘contemporary dining with a Mediterranean flair’.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 over 345 reviews, one customer wrote: “This is a hidden little gem, the food is amazing, all freshly cooked using the finest ingredients, staff are so friendly too, possibly the best carbonara I have ever had, Well worth a visit if you are in the area or if not!"


The Hare & Hounds at Levens, near Kendal, is a classic English pub.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 over 634 reviews, one comment said: “Had a really pleasant Sunday lunch, lovely ambience, friendly staff and fantastic food, we will look forward to returning.”


The Stan Laurel Inn on the edge of Ulverston is a classic British pub.

Rated 4.5 out of 5 over 410 reviews, one customer said: “Impossible to fault. Amazing food, very reasonable prices, lovely staff. What more can one say? Good-sized helpings so probably best to go for two curses rather than three!”