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The Gateway Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Crook Road, Kendal LA8 8LX, England
+44 1539 724187
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (22 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Crook Road, Kendal LA8 8LX, England
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11 - 20 of 449 reviews

Reviewed 12 March 2018

We called in here on Friday night we were made very welcome including the dog . The food was lovely excellent portions . We were with friends and had a leisurely evening with great service. This is a hidden gem . We will return Thank...More

Thank Sue C
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Sue, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5* review its much appreciated! We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you all back again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Had a lovely Sunday roast lunch. Cooked just the way I liked. Good appetite required as very generous portions. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Lovely surroundings lots of couples and families diming. Good atmosphere. Was very busy so suggest you book.

Thank Jill Hannigan H
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi Jill, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, very much appreciated. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived here again Tuesday night 7pm .love it here , country comfort , fab food .excellent value for money . Very pleasant service . Thank you 🎋

Thank Margaret Y
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Margaret, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5* review! We're glad that you enjoy your visits to us and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards Steve

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We call into the Gateway Inn every time we stay in the Lake District and are never disappointed. The welcome is always warm, service friendly and food delicious. The menu changes slightly according to the season and offers a good selection, all of which is...More

Thank DMK1001
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi DKM1001, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, its much appreciated. We're pleased you popped in and enjoyed your visit and we very much look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on the way to our lakes holiday. Went in with our 2 dogs and made to feel very welcome. Manager had dogs treats and water for the dogs. Food was very nice and tasty. Defiantly stopping here again when we visit...More

Thank Dan B
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi Dan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 26 February 2018

The hotel and service was perfect for what we wanted. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere and a lovely real fire. The evening food was lovely and so was the breakfast. Our dog was very welcome and the room was perfect for all of us. We definitely...More

Thank Bella1405
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Bella1405, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a lovely 5* review. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you and your four legged friend again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here on way to windermere. Very smart and clean. Staff very friendly and polite. We had hot baguettes which both were excellent. Good value will return .

Thank Paul W
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review, its really appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

1st time I’ve been in since it was refurbished/new management. All 4 of us nicely greeted & promptly accommodated. Drinks & food came in good time & tasty. Average pub size portions & reasonable value. Would go back.

Thank KevKing71
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Dear KevKing71, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Steve

Reviewed 18 February 2018

The Gateway Inn has been tastefully decorated with very clean and comfortable rooms. There is a nice bar area with an open fire which is fabulous in winter. The food is good, typical bar food and good quality. Great situation being handy for Kendal and...More

Thank wisteria_10
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear wisteria_10, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are always striving to improve and so we are curious if there was anything we could have improved upon given your positive 3* review? If you have any feedback at all...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

We called in for Sunday dinner at The Gateway about 3 weeks ago, returning from a trip round the Lakes. We were made most welcome by the staff, shown to a table, and were served a delicious and plentiful Sunday roast. Excellent service, fabulous food,...More

1  Thank Colin C
Stephen T, Owner at The Gateway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Hi Colin, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5* review. We're proud of our team and our offering here at The Gateway Inn and its very gratifying when people see that when they visit. We look forward to seeing...More

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Boafam
2 March 2018|
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Response from Stephen T | Property representative |
Hi there, We don't currently publish our menu as we make regular changes to our offering. If you wish to obtain a copy of our current menu please email your request to us. Kind regards, Steve
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Clare D
26 October 2017|
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Response from TheGatewayInnKendal | Property representative |
Yes we have a children menu
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Redfox6475
7 July 2016|
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Response from VicarNigel | Reviewed this property |
Yes - as far as I am aware
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crook Road, Kendal LA8 8LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 724187
  • E-mail
Description
A beautiful Country Inn sitting in an elevated position with stunning views looking out over Kendal and the surrounding countryside and fells. We serve quality drinks and traditional home cooked meals everyday. (Please note that our opening hours do not necessarily represent our food service times. Please contact us to confirm food service times)
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