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Special Family Occasions

celebrate together

"This is the place to celebrate any special occasion, from my experience whatever occasion you'll have the most fantastic time in this amazing hotel " - Ralph

With private dining areas to suit groups from 6-80 people, we have the perfect setting for everyone. We also cater to individual tastes from ‘informal grazing buffets’ to black tie dinners allowing you to set the mood for your special occasion.

A selection of our private dining spaces...


Spice Room

With a vibrant colour scheme and tailor made coloured light centre piece. Set with a round table adjacent to John Ruskin’s bar our Spice Room is the perfect room to get together and celebrate.

Suitable for 6 -10 guests


A contemporary glassed informal private dining area within John Ruskin’s Brasserie offering a relaxed atmosphere and privacy.

Suitable for 10 – 20 guests

Oak Room

Beautiful oak panelled room with an open fire and stained glass windows; opens out into the light filled Conservatory offering an unrivalled back drop of Lake Windermere

Suitable 10 – 30 guests

Exclusive Windermere Suite

The beauty of the Windermere Suite for your celebration is that you have it all to yourselves, offering you and your guests the best of all possible worlds – the discreet privacy afforded by this modern suite and the four star splendour of Lakeside Hotel. Complete with lounge bar area and outdoor terrace.

Suitable for 30 – 80 guests

Lake Cruises

Want to go that extra mile? Host your event on the water…Celebrating while cruising on Lake Windermere will enhance any occasion. Suitable for up to 200 guests

Please note – menus served on board a cruise boat are subject to a 20% outside catering charge.  Boats have full facilities including bar.

  • Spice Room
  • Brantwood
  • Oak Room
  • Exclusive Windermere Suite
  • Lake Cruises
  • Celebrate like royalty...

    Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to celebrate any special occasion with family, friends or colleagues and with the perfect setting for groups of up to 80, there’s no better place to celebrate. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a special treat of our 3 course Afternoon Tea. Begin with a tasting of soup, followed by a selection of delicate finger sandwiches and a variety of our best homemade cakes, scones and pastries to finish.

    Treat the family...

    Looking for a special gift for your loved ones? We think we have the perfect answer.

    There’s nothing more precious than time, so how about giving your nearest and dearest the opportunity to relax and enjoy time together.
    Treat them to a short break to have fun and make make some lasting memories.
    Ideal to give as a Christmas gift or to experience together as a pre-Christmas surprise.

    We fully appreciate every family is different so we will be delighted to create a personalised gift that’s right for you.

    There really is something for everyone at Lakeside...

    children can splash in the pool, feed the ducks, explore the aquarium, hop on the steam train…
    teens can get a boat across to Brockhole and test their nerve on the TreeTop Trek…
    parents can enjoy walks in the country you never get time for at home and be rejuvenated in our luxury spa…
    grandparents can relax and watch the world go by in our beautiful conservatory overlooking the picturesque Lake Windermere….

    Or maybe it’s the grandparents that want to try the ZipWire at Brockhole and the children that want to enjoy board games in our conservatory, whatever suits you and your family we’re sure a Lakeside Experience will be one to be treasured.

    Want to know more?

    To discuss your upcoming celebration, whether it’s a birthday, retirement, hen party, anniversary or simply a family get-together, please tell us a few details – celebration date, number of guests etc, and we’ll be delighted to get in touch with our ideas and availability for your special occasion.