Restaurants

Top Choice Pub Food in Kendal

Punch Bowl Inn

If you don't mind a drive, there's no doubt – this renowned gastropub in the village of Crosthwaite is the best place to eat around Kendal. Whitewashed outside, carefully modernised inside, it's a cosy, inviting spa…
Cafe in Kendal

Brew Brothers

The hipster cafe comes to Kendal at this new number on Highgate. With its scruffy wood furniture and black-aproned baristas, it's got the aesthetic down, but its owners are Lakeland through and through – they previo…
Bistro in Kendal

New Moon

For bistro dining in Kendal, this long-standing address is the place, with a varied menu encompassing almond-crusted cod, veggie tarts, Moroccan-style chicken, Cumbrian rump steak and plenty more besides – so you're…
Deli in Kendal

Baba Ganoush

Delicious Mediterranean-tinged food, such as falafels, lamb stews, veggie meze and Moroccan tagines, is served at this super cafe-deli down a side alley.
Cafe in Kendal

1657 Chocolate House

A chocaholic's delight: handmade chocolates and Kendal mint cake in the basement, plus umpteen varieties of hot chocolate in the upstairs cafe.
Bistro in Kendal

Grain Store

The Brewery Arts Centre's restaurant does a decent line in pub grub and stone-baked pizzas, perfect for a quick prefilm or pretheatre supper.
Cafe in Kendal

Waterside

Kendal's veggies make a beeline for this riverside cafe, an old fave for filling sandwiches, flapjacks and naughty-but-nice cakes.