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New Moon Restaurant

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129 Highgate, Kendal LA9 4EN, England
+44 1539 729254
Tue - Fri 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:15
Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here after finding this gem on trip advisor. It was a 60th wedding celebration dinner, and was worthy of the occasion. We had two vegitarians with us who thoroughly enjoyed their choices. The waitress was very friendly,attentive and efficient. The food was excellent, and the whole experience was most enjoyable.

Thank Derek P
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small but varied interesting menu (V and GF). Food was well prepared and presented. Moderately priced and good value given the excellent quality. Pleasant atmosphere. Staff all very helpful. Would eat here again.

Thank Cruicksontour
Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff, lovely food, lovely atmosphere. Had lunch and went back for dinner. Excellent choice of innovative and delicious veggie food on dinner menu.

Thank NicolaBurns
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been to The Moon for some time. The new owners were friendly and welcoming as were the staff. The temperature in the restaurant was perfect. The menu had a good choice. I opted for belly pork, venison and chocolate mousse. All well cooked and very tasty.

Thank kscumbria
Workington, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lunch & service from the new owners. We have been several times before under previous ownership & always been pleased, this time was no different. The place seemed a little brighter. We had the combo deal, panini, lovely artichoke soup & little bit of dressed salad, with a pot of tea, great value at £6.95. I am sure we... More 

Thank Fussyteam
Fairfax, Virginia
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Touring the Lake District and visiting old friends, we dined at the New Moon Restaurant, across from the Shakespeare Inn in Kendal. My wife and I agree that it was the best restaurant during our 2 week holiday, driving around the north of England and into Scotland. Food is excellent, prices are reasonable, and service is understated to make for... More 

Thank Thomas K
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the reviews and a previous visit to the New Moon we had great expectations and had planned our food from the Early Supper menu on the restaurant's website. However that menu must date from the previous management as the Early Supper Menu we were given bore no resemblance with mainly cold starters (on a cold night) and far less... More 

1 Thank basilfawty
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every year, a large group of us go to the lakes for a week. This year was no different. Every year, I take my wife to new moon. This year was no different. Every year, we have an amazing meal. This year was no different. New Moon seems to get busier and busier each year we visit, but they never... More 

Thank Ben B
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to give this wonderful restaurant the review it deserves. It was such a pleasure dining here. From the moment you arrive there is such a warm welcome and the ambience is so chilled and relaxed. The food was exquisite,all our dishes were great, go crazy choosing, you won't be disappointed, it's all good, God the venison was melt... More 

1 Thank Vivianne V
Bolton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really nice lunch with friends at the New Moon. Will only give 4 stars however. We all had lovely Jerusalem artichoke soup which was smooth and very tasty but was only just warm. Four of us then had plaice goujons and chips. The plates however were stone cold, so the excellently cooked goujons, in a really light... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$51
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, 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
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 729254

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?