Cafe Oswald’s at Cranstons

Located on the first floor of our Cumbrian Foodhall in Penrith.

Open 7 days a week.

Serving a classic cafe style menu using quality, local ingredients as well as many of ‘Cranstons’ own award-winning products

A perfect place to eat, drink and relax.

Whether you’re looking for a quick coffee & ‘baked by us’ cake or something more subtantial we’ve got you covered.

Our extremely popular Full English Breakfast is now served daily until 2.30pm (3pm Sunday) alongside many other cafe favourites including:

Fyne Fish & Fries

‘Cumbrian Ales’ Loweswater Gold battered haddock from our in-house fish counter ‘Fyne Fish Cockermouth’ with homemade tartare sauce, mushy peas and skinny fries

Please see menu links below for full availability

Daily food & drink specials also available – watch out for the Biscoff hot chocolate!

Ullswater Rd, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7EH

Find us 2 minutes from M6 Junction 40, on the A592 into Penrith town centre.

Opening Hours

  • Monday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Thursday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 8.00am - 4.30pm
  • Sunday 10.00am - 3.30pm

Last orders for hot food
Monday - Saturday 2:30pm
& Sunday's 3:00pm
* Sandwiches & Deli items available afterwards
alongside our 'baked by us' cakes

Cafe Oswald's are now open on Bank Holidays 9:00am - 4:00pm
Last orders for hot food 3:00pm
(except Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday)

Food and drink at Oswald’s


Brunches, Lunches & Lighter Bites

Mon – Fri 8.00am – 2.30pm

Sun – 10.00am – 3.00pm

View the menu


Barista Coffees & Local Ales

Mon – Fri 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sun – 10.00am – 3.30pm

View the menu

‘Baked by us’ Cakes

Freshly baked on site

Mon – Fri 8.00am – 4.30pm

Sun – 10.00am – 3.30pm

View the menu

“Always a lovely experience and superb food! Full English Breakfast tastes amazing and is presented very well – love the mushrooms. Everyone is seated by a waiter or the manager as all staff are extremely friendly. Love the art exhibitions as well.”

Elli – Trip Advisor

Where to find us

Whether you are travelling on the M6, visiting the Lake District or in the area, Café Oswalds is easy to find and has plenty of free parking. We are located just two minutes from M6 junction 40 so forget about over priced service stations and sample Cumbria’s finest local produce!


From the M6

Exit Junction 40, take the signs for Penrith town centre, go straight over the mini roundabout at the top of the hill and our entrance is the first exit on the left, you will see the distinctive Cumbrian Food Hall building ahead of you just before you turn.

From Penrith town centre

Follow the signs for the the train station, pass the train station on your right, continue along Ullswater Road past the large retail estate (Aldi, Pets At Home, B&Q), carry on until you get to the mini roundabout (you will have driven past the food hall as you can’t access it from your carriageway). At the mini roundabout, you will need to turn back on yourself to access the Cumbrian Food Hall entrance on the left.

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