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The Joshua Tree

11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
+44 1539 737223
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Joshua Tree for Sunday Lunch, with family, great food and service as always. Highly recommended you try this out as an alternative to cooking at home. Loved the roast and huge Yorkshire Puddings, a huge dishes of vegetables for everyone to share. Lovely...More

Thank Sherrie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended the inaugural opening for Sunday Lunch. Even though we are regulars, we wanted to see what was on offer. Needless to say we were not disappointed. It was marvellous. The Roast Pork was brilliant and all the Staff worked admirably to cater for everyone's...More

1  Thank tilly174
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I popped in for breakfast on a business trip to Kendal. The upstairs area is wonderfully old - floorboards and beams. The food was good and there was plenty of it and the loo was spotless. The staff were friendly and helpful. There's a real...More

Thank WDForty
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thursday 6 September, my Mum took me out for lunch for a treat. Her Suggestion was to go to the Joshua Tree and we are so glad we did. It was fantastic. The staff were very polite, helpful and the service was excellent. Nothing too...More

Thank 170katyc
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Found this resteraunt whilst walking through Kendal and decided to book a table. Set down a side street, the location is small but very cosy and welcoming. The food was flawless and extremely well priced (theee courses for £20). Service was excellent and swift. Can’t...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely lunch in the little courtyard, served by fantastic Susie. Welcoming smile, courteous service: could teach a thing or two about customer service to some others we have encountered elsewhere.

2  Thank 57carolinec
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We chose Joshua Tree based on decent reviews and central location in Kendal. The staff was really lovely, and the food was delicious. Everything was reasonably priced, clean and quaint! They easily accomdated gluten free options and even brought out toys for our young children...More

Thank MoorePuddleJumping
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovey meal in the Joshua Tree over the bank holiday weekend. Great find thanks to tripadvisor which is down a little lane in Kendall. Called to book and asked if it would be possible for one of our party to have a plain...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We happened upon the Joshua Tree, when the restaurant we intended to dine in was fully booked. To say that we were happy is an understatement. The Joshua Tree is friendly, welcoming, serves fantastic food and is excellent value for money. A real hidden gem.

Thank James S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This place is a little gem just tucked away. Worth the venture up the alley way. Staff were brilliant and the food really good.

Thank Joanne H
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8 September 2015|
Response from joshtree2014 | Property representative |
Hi very sorry for the late reply our next pudding club is on Wednesday the 21st October . They are always the 3rd Wednesday of every month . If you would like to book a table please call the Joshua Tree on 01539 737223 we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
09:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 737223
  • E-mail
The Joshua Tree is a delightful fully licensed Cafe & Bistro in one of Kendal's oldest buildings. Coffee Shop by day & our 'Famous' Starter & Pudding Club held monthly in the evening Tucked away in one of Kendal's historic yards - a lovely sunny courtyard to catch those summer rays & inside a cosy open log fire for those cold chilly days. All our food is freshly prepared and locally sourced. We are available for private parties (minimum 12 people) and can design a menu to suit any occasion from finger buffets to sumptuous 3 course dinners
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