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The Moon Highgate

129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pate” (19 reviews)
“goujons” (10 reviews)
“cod” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:15All hours
British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
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1 - 10 of 612 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We have dined here twice since The Moon's new management took over. Both times the food has been first class and the service attentive. Last night I had the Mackerel starter and the Lamb - both were exquisite. My wife had Salmon and the Roe...More

1  Thank Daedalus_Kendal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite it virtually being on my doorstep, to my great shame I've only been to The Moon twice before our most recent visit. Service was really friendly and welcoming from the get-go. We were given a lovely table upstairs. Even though it is quite a...More

Thank Kazza9173
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of vegan/vegetarian delights; the baked herb crusted tofu was incredible. Lovely, friendly and welcoming staff with an ambience to match.. By far and away the best restaurant in town. (Thank you to Helen for sorting out a table at short notice!) (Tip -...More

Thank Harry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened by and saw the menu from outside. With my girlfriend being vegan we had been struggling to find things other than chips for her to eat in the lake district but The Moon had an additional vegan and vegetarian menu for her...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant after wandering around Kendal, we weren't expecting to find much vegan food in the area but The Moon had a full vegan and veggie menu with nearly everything on it being vegan. We tried the focaccia which was spongey and...More

Thank jooper1206
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious meal and served by a very welcoming team. Pricing pretty reasonable. What more can you ask for?

Thank CN125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the Lakes on holiday, and booked this restaurant as a party of 8 for my wife's birthday. The service was prompt and friendly, the food excellent. 7 of us were vegetarian and ordered from a very generous and diverse vegetarian menu. I...More

Thank TopKat70
Reviewed 17 August 2017

lovely place, very clean and tidy, staff and proprietors very friendly and professional. Excellent dining experience and very good quality of food. If you're looking for fine dining and something different on the menu then this is the place to go. Visited twice, the second...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We managed to reserve a table for three at short notice. On arrival it was obvious that the restaurant was very busy but we had a good table on the ground floor. The waitress was clearly very pressed though she was coping well. It did...More

1  Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner experience - superb cod and lamb mains - with very friendly and attentive staff. Only minor complaint would be the white wine could have been colder.

Thank mitchell_phil
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Questions & Answers
11 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Helen W | Property representative |
We don't have a menu on here I'm afraid but it is on our website. We are due to bring in our summer menu later this week too.
Lupe C
19 March 2017|
Response from Jacob P |
Hi there, TripAdvisor won't let us post full links or email addresses, but if you head to our website all the info you need is on there; themoonhighgate . com Thanks, Jacob
15 March 2017|
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Response from Helen W | Property representative |
We do have wheelchair access and accessible facilities downstairs, please do call or email ahead to request a table downstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England (Formerly New Moon Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254
  • E-mail
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