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Healthier Menus Awards

The aim of the Healthier Menus Award is to encourage food businesses and staff canteens to provide wholesome, healthy food choices on their menu.  

To qualify for the award, food businesses must:

  • keep high standards of hygieneHealthier menus image

  • provide healthier food choices on the menu every day

  • show that healthier techniques and ingredients are used

Businesses fill in a score sheet to show how their menu meets the criteria.

Applications can be made throughout the year.  

Post score sheets to:

Public Protection Group
South Lakeland District Council
South Lakeland House
Lowther Street

For further information and suggestions on how you can improve the health of customers look at the Healthier Menus Leaflet (PDF/1.5MB/4 pages).

Healthier Menus Awards Score Sheet (PDF/445 KB/2 pages) 

Once the award has been presented it will be valid until the next food hygiene inspection.

Random checks will take place to make sure the menu continues to meet the criteria. 

Businesses who have achieved the award:

Location Business Business type
Ambleside Brathay Trust Outdoor Activity Centre
Ambleside Riverside B&B B&B
Ambleside Zeffirelli's Restaurant
Arnside Albion Public House
Broughton-in-Furness Hinning House Outdoor Activity Centre
Grange-over-Sands Castle Head Field Studies Outdoor Activity Centre
Grasmere Daffodil Spa & Hotel Hotel
Grasmere Dove Cottage Tea Room Cafe
Grasmere Dunmail House B&B
Grasmere Greens Cafe and Bistro Cafe
Kendal Caterplus Ltd Canteen
Kendal Kendal College Canteen
Kendal Courtyard Cafe Cafe
Kendal Natland Mill Beck Farm Ice Cream Parlour Cafe
Kendal Prelude Cafe
Kendal Waterside Wholefood Cafe Cafe
Kendal Westmorland General Hospital Hospital
Kirkby Lonsdale Appetisers Take Away
Kirkby Lonsdale Queen Elizabeth Academy School
Kirkby Lonsdale Underley Garden School School
Milnthorpe Hartland House Residential Home
Sedbergh The Cross Keys Inn
Sedbergh Settlebeck School School
Staveley Wilf's Cafe Cafe
Ulverston Gillam's Tea Room Cafe
Ulverston Taste of Cumbria Caterer
Ulverston The Knoll Country Guest House Guest House
Windermere All Seasons Guest House B&B
Windermere Boatman's Cafe Cafe
Windermere Ghyll Head Outdoor Centre Outdoor Activity Centre
Windermere Invergarry Guest House Guest House
Windermere Langdale Chase Hotel
Windermere Nine Oaks Residential Home
Windermere St Johns Lodge B&B
Windermere The Willowsmere B&B
Windermere Windermere School School