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Lakes & Facilities Good food at Lakeside, Roadford Lake Country Park

The Lakeside café and gift shop takes advantage of the stunning views overlooking Roadford Lake. Once inside you can enjoy our delicious range of light lunches, homemade cakes and locally made ice cream in a friendly and relaxed environment.

The café offers something for all ages from the stunning views to the interactive visitors centre or the adjoining childrens play area; as well as the perfect starting point to explore the extensive walks and cycle route of Roadford Lake Country Park. Situated just a few minutes off the A30 between Launceston and Okehampton the café is the ideal place to meet family and friends or to refresh and break the journey when travelling through the counties.


Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm 


Gift Shop
In addition to the cafe you will also find a well stocked gift shop offering a variety of gifts to suit all the family including jewellery, handbags, greetings cards, kitchen ware, toys, books and much more. If you are looking for that special something ... look no further than Lakeside.


Lunchtime specials

After a busy day at the Lake why not visit Lakeside Café. Richard Bredin, Head Chef at Lakeside, has recently expanded the lunch menu which offers a delicious range of light lunches, homemade cakes and locally made ice cream as well as both hot and cold beverages, which you can enjoy whilst taking in the magnificent views.

Winter Weekday Warmer - 2 Courses including Coffee or Tea only £9.95 pp



At Lakeside we pride ourselves on only using high quality produce, sourced locally and homemade where possible. Some of our local suppliers include, Warrens Butchers, Cornish Orchards, Dunstaple Farm, Trewithen Dairy.

Our menu offers a tasty range of light lunches, meals, desserts, homemade cakes, gluten-free alternatives, hot and cold drinks and Dunstaple's Devon ice cream as well daily specials. 


Sunday Carvery

We serve a delicious Sunday Carvery between 12.30 and 2.00pm in the Burrator room. Treat yourself to a relaxed meal with friendly service, whilst enjoying the magnificent view overlooking the lake.

Starter - £4.50 

Main Course - £8.95

Dessert -  £4.50

The carvery is very popular, so booking is recommended, to avoid disappointment please call 01566 784859


Christmas at Lakeside

Lakeside at Roadford Lake is a special venue for your Christmas Party, with a stunning setting and ample parking. We can cater for between 10 - 120 guests in a choice of function rooms, with licensed bar.



Groups, including coach parties, are most welcome. Please call for further information and to book in advance.


What Others Thought

Can't wait to come again!

Great Views and Service - Got to be a winner!

We came today for the first time on our way home from holiday.  We will be making a detor everytime. Good food, variety and fresh.

I think we have taken up residency on a Sunday, wonderful everytime!

Best Sunday lunch we have had for a long time.  I have been coming to Roadford Lake for 20 years and have never been disapointed.

Extremley helpful and friendly staff.

Superb day out!

Will come again for the Sunday Carvery!

Food excellent and wonderful views across the lake

We got married at Lakeside two years ago tomorrow so came back for a Carvery to celebrate.  It was fantastic today as it was on our Wedding Day. Thank you.

Very friendly and polite, we all enjoyed the pleasant atmosphere.

A lovely meal to celebrate our Ruby Wedding, thank you.

Were so lucky to have these amenities on our doorstep, thank you.

We return several times a year whilst on holiday. Serene, peaceful setting with wildlife conservation as a priority. Very beautifully maintained and lovingly cared for. Well done to all the friendly staff.

We have been visiting Roadford for 10 years - It has always been a friendly and relaxing place. Excellent, friendly staff.

Very well presented, nice food and great service.

Really smiley happy lady behind the counter, made the visit all the more enjoyable. Would recommend to a friend.

Very nice place to have a drink and to relax after a long walk. Friendly and helpful staff, and good grub.

For further information

Telephone: 01566 784859


Lakeside, Roadford Lake, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0RL

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