Bed and Breakfast Bassenthwaite

Breakfast Menu

Served 8.15 - 9.00 am

Earlier breakfasts for those on business can be arranged with prior notice.

For those needing to depart very early we offer a packed lunch in lieau of breakfast.

We try to be flexible with the breakfast menu. Here are a few suggestions.

please ask if there is something you would like and cannot find on the menu.

Self Service

Choice of cereals including home made muesli,assorted fruits, grapefruit segments, prunes, apricots and berry compote picked locally.

Natural yoghurt .


We are proud to support Fair Trade. We offer Fair Trade beverages in the breakfast room and in bedrooms.

Orange juice or apple juice.

Fair Trade Regular or Decaff Tea and Coffee (loose tea available)

Fair Trade Fruit, herbal or mint tea (fresh mint leavesoften available)

Fair Trade Earl Gray (loose tea available)

Fair Trade Hot chocolate.

Chilled or hot milk.

We serve Fair Trade Tea and Coffee at breakfast.

Waiter Service

Full Cumbrian Breakfast

Locally sourced back bacon, premium cumberland sausage, local free range farm eggs, buttery mushrooms, fresh tomatoes, golden fried bread, baked beans.

Something Lighter?

Eggs (scrambled, poached or fried)

Beans on toast

Mushrooms and tomatoes on toast

Bacon sandwich

Sausage sandwhich

Vegetarian Breakfast

Eggs (any style) tomatoes, mushrooms, fried bread, baked beans, hash browns.

Continental Breakfast

Freshly baked croissant warm from the oven with a choice of home made damson jam, organic honey and marmalade.

European Breakfast

Freshly baked croissants warm from the oven with ham and melted cheese.


Cheese and ham omelette with fresh herbs.

Smoked salmon with lightly scrambled eggs

Smoked kippers with poached eggs.

Scottish Oats porridge made with milk and a tot of whisky and topped with single cream

Pancakes with maple syrup.


Extra toast and beverages always available.

We can provide gluten-free bread, oat cakes & soya milk on request.

Fair Trade