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The Gate Of Kendal

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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

bar and bistro offering a wide range of home cooked food from a light lunch to a full menu, specials, Sunday lunch, open daily from 11.30 till late. Dog friendly in our bar area. Children and families welcome. we have an ever growing selection of wines and spirits. Proud to have a 5 star rating from environmental health
US$13 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
British, Gastropub
Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer
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All reviews burger lamb henry roast dinner pie brownie salad beef sandwiches fish and chips free bottle of house wine compliments to the chef amazing food lovely surroundings place to eat home cooked a late lunch great lunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the night before. Great value Sunday lunch with a free bottle of wine. The food was delicious and the staff very attentive. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just went for a quick pint, stayed and had a meal, found food to be excellent and about right price for the area. Brandon, was an excellent barman, waiter generally all round

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Deerbolt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to the gate with my wife and our two dogs as it was dog friendly, ordered a soup which was tasteless I ordered gluten free bread which was still frozen in the middle sent it back had no apology the service was shocking really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davidbcol85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here in December, with a group of 15 for my birthday. Pre ordered menu, set price- food was good, atmosphere good being Christmas party season! When it came to paying, staff were not aware of the set price, did not know how...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ck97526
April-leem, Owner at The Gate Of Kendal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Chloe Thank you for feedback. I wish you had spoken to us sooner about these issues as any feedback like yours is always helpful to help the staff improve their performance. The Christmas period was a busier time for us therefore we had many...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, clean warm surroundings. Quiet Sunday lunch. Food good, nothing fancy just traditional roast dinner with a free bottle of wine, which as we were driving they said we could take with us. Will go back again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bevl19
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Just had one of the best Sunday dinners ever, they had a great deal 2 roasts and a free bottle of wine, great service great atmosphere we would go again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tersch2014
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Nice enough environment and bar but with so many other good places from which to choose in Kendal, we likely won't choose to eat here again as we didn't feel we got good value for money on the food: small portions, average quality, yet slightly...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Booked here for a special new years eve meal as it was our first time out on new years eve in ten years! The food was good but the service was terrible. First of all the waitress told me they don't do any cocktails at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Frannyboo90
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Well, what can we say about the food here.....delicious! The lamb, beef & pork melted in your mouth & the pie, Desperate Dan would proud. Great food, lovely atmosphere, would recommend a visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jogoldy
Reviewed 29 December 2018

We ordered chicken strips, and grilled brie as a starter, and for main a steak and ale pie and the cumberland sausage. I had the best pie ever in my life. The waitress was very friendly and had a good knowledge about ales and food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Lydia M
27 June 2018|
Response from less403 | Property representative |
Yes there are doggy treats and water bowl inside everyone lives dogs at the Gate
4 November 2017|
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Response from kimb99 | Reviewed this property |
Have a look on Facebook page the gate of kendal 😃
13 October 2017|
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Response from mandakendall | Reviewed this property |
It's served 12-5pm. You should try it!
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