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The Wheatsheaf

) #9 of 109 Restaurants in Kendal $$ - $$$ , British,
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
+44 15395 68938
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (16 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We live in Kendal and come here when we feel like a treat. The food is excellent and even the sandwiches are to die for....the bread is awesome, and all the food weve had has always been very good. The service we receive is always...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Wheatsheaf for supper. I'm a bit of a gin fanatic and the selection of gins was second to none. All the staff were very helpful. Very warm atmosphere. We both had the fish and chips which was absolutely delicious. Very good...More

Thank nellsie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned three years after our last review when we said we had a long long wait. Nice welcome , great choice of beer, very friendly staff, food pretty good too,,,,, But still an unbelievable long long long wait from taking order to food arriving....More

Thank juliewhoolie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Wheatsheaf was recommended to us by the owners of Millers Beck Country Guest House where we were staying for my partners birthday. The pub had lots of very nicely decorated rooms we were shown into the conservatory that was really nicely furnished. There was...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped overnight at Lumleys Bunk House and booked breakfast at the Wheatsheaf to set us up for the day. The family enjoyed a continental breakfast, a full menu is available at a reasonable price. Excellent service, in nice surroundings. Would recommend if in the area.

Thank K C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Coeliac, it was nice to be able to eat at a restaurant with total confidence that the catering staff understood what gluten free means. The menus were clearly marked to show which dishes were gluten free, or could be adapted to make them...More

Thank Steve P
NickiCumbria1, Manager at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent review. I am glad you all enjoyed it & left full! We hope to welcome you again.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

The pub is located in some driving distance from Kendal but it is well worth driving for. The food is tasty and hearty, the helpings are massive, the service is great. We came very hungry after the day of sightseeing and found the place very...More

Thank Oxane_Woking
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We bought a static caravan in the area late last year and we're gradually working our way through a list of recommended restaurants/pubs given to us by a local lady. Now either a - there are lots of excellent eateries in the area, b -...More

Thank clgardens
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We recently went to the Wheatsheaf after hearing some really good reviews and decided to check it out. However, the food took almost an hour to arrive which was really disappointing. Also we ordered a drink and that took 15 minutes. The waitress was really...More

Thank cumbrianfoodie25
NickiCumbria1, Manager at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review. Firstly I would like to apologise for the service you received, this is not how we do things! I am glad you enjoyed the food. Your assumption of the Manager is wrong however. I am the Manager & trust...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Tried this pub for evening meal , lovely decor nice friendly staff and fantastic food ... we had sirloin steak and the sausage and mash they were great ...

Thank jennifer w
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9 May 2015|
Response from NickiCumbria1 | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we are extremely dog friendly, though we do have areas we try to keep doggie free. Please just let us know when booking. Nicki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68938
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The Wheatsheaf is in the heart of the charming hamlet of Brigsteer, between the parishes of Helsington and Levens, and only three miles from Kendal. Snugly settled under the limestone escarpment of Scot Scar, charming lanes ad path ways leads to the Lyth Valley, famous for its damsons.Great dinning is offered to suit all tastes; old favourites, and a few more; handmade pizzas, Cumbrian delicacies, including of course, the all the all important Cumberland sausage! Where ever you sit you will enjoy a very warm welcome, and a hearty plateful!
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