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The Union Jack

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15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service. Basic food. Really friendly. I had scampi which was great. It really is a great cafe with such friendly service. Would recommend.

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

there were mostly locals in the cafe but it was a nice and friendly atmosphere. the staff were nice and welcomed us. the food came fairly quick after ordering and the food was very good.

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1 Thank Ellie A
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food friendly staff well worth a visit had good ratings from trip advisor even open on Sunday

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1 Thank 24079733
Lelystad, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Totally enjoyed our late cooked breakfast after traveling over from Germany. Feelgoodfood! Always go where the locals go.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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1,175 reviews
506 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,212 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Actually, I have a Chihuahua, but I think Jack Russells would be just as welcome in this excellent, traditional, English Cafe. The food hits the spot and the owner and staff are really nice.

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Thank Howi58
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Boil in the bag kippers,full monty nothing special.Went to wetherspoons the next day,that was much better and much better value!

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1 Thank paul s
Redditch, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

OK so it's nothing to look at from the outside and is fairly utilitarian inside but don't be fooled by the looks. There was a roaring fire the day we went for breakfast and what an excellent breakfast it was too. The menu has lots of breakfast choices and the friendly staff will change bits and pieces to suit your... More 

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1 Thank Richard P
Kendal, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Visited on several occasions and never been disappointed. Staff are really friendly, service is very efficient and the food is well cooked, hot and tasty. Breakfasts are a must and have a size to suit all appetites. Don't be afraid of The Full Monty! A long established Kendal cafe and, in our opinion, THE BEST.

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1 Thank Elaine H
England
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We go here about once or twice a week and it has only just occurred to me to put a review on Trip Advisor. It is a fantastic cafe with great food, don't be deceived by thinking this is a greasy spoon and won't be good, this place is one of the best places to eat in South Cumbria, if... More 

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1 Thank hopefulcaribbean
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Best cafe in Kendal. Lovely atmosphere and reasonably priced, love the staff and the chef. Very, very tasty and I highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?