Great ways to dine on The Other Side of The Lakes


We love our food. Especially our local produce. The Washington Central has a number of great ways to dine out whether you’re a solo guest on business or a family on a staycation.

The Central Bistro

The Central Cafe

Opening Hours

Monday- Friday
09:00 – 15:00

09:00 – 17:00



For those seeking a less formal bistro setting, The Central Coffee Shop is a light and airy casual café, where you can enjoy breakfast or a much needed snack after a day out on the hills. It’s open to non-residents and just perfect for family dining too, offering many tasty choices for takeaway should you need to get back out into the countryside or to your place of work. Whether just popping in or booking online, The Central Café is just the break you need.

Afternoon Tea at The Central Bistro and Bar

Hurray for Afternoon Tea


Afternoon tea is the quintessentially British treat that everyone loves and the perfect excuse for catching up with somebody special. The Central Bistro is a relaxed environment to savour our selection of home made assorted fresh sandwiches, savouries, cakes, scones and choices of specialities teas & Bruce and Luke coffee.

Served Daily

14:00 – 17:00 – Reservations essential

The Central Bar

Gift Vouchers

The Other Side of Gifting

Washington Central Gift Vouchers

Why not treat the one you love with the gift of Washington Central? Whether for dining or rooms, our gift vouchers are the perfect gift for those who want to experience The Other Side of The Lakes.

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