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The Wheatsheaf

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
+44 15395 68938
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much of a choice for vegetarians so I settled for the simple mozzarella pizza - which was absolutely beautiful! So much so I couldn't waste a bite and asked to take what I left home. My partner and family absolutely loved their food including the lamb leg and and the fish pie. I would defiantly recommend booking a table... More 

Thank dionnecandice
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice pub with a wide range of drinks, good menu and relaxing atmosphere. We were part of a large group and we were pleased to all be served at the same time; it's so annoying when half the people have their meals and the other half is still waiting. Everyone enjoyed their meals and service continued to... More 

Thank GS157
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to the Wheatsheaf at Brigsteer a couple of times but this week was a very special occasion as it was my mother's 90th birthday and there were several generations of us there - in fact 12 of us of all ages - who went for a late lunch. The food and service were both just superb. In fact... More 

Thank Phil T
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner last night after being turned away (and spoken quite rudely to!) by various restaurants and pubs in Bowness, when we arrived at our accommodation I began frantically researching places near our cottage for dinner, as it was my mums birthday and we wanted to celebrate! Wheatsheaf to the rescue, they squeezed us in, allowed us to... More 

Thank Jessica_Karen1990
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in yesterday after a walk from Sizergh Castle and wasn't disappointed.We had a friendly welcome and were offered a choice of fine lagers and some local ales.We ordered 2 burgers, which were hugely impressive, and and a lovely Fish Pie.I have to say that the Fish Pie was perfect.The service was impressive too. I will be returning for a... More 

Thank david m
Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Not my first visit but once again this pub/restaurant hits all the right notes. Its always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Rod B
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Our first visit & certainly won't be our last. From entering to leaving the whole experience was perfect. I had a goats cheese & beetroot salad followed by fish pie. Loved it all. The red wine was great as was the beer. Can't wait for our next visit. So glad we couldn't get in to our first choice for the... More 

Thank jaydale
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here, in this lovely pub / restaurant. We had a Fell Man sharing board which comprised of locally sourced meat, cheese and breads. Absolutely fantastic. Service was efficient and friendly. Would definitely revisit.

Thank LHLichfield
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This country pub is tastefully furnished. The staff are very polite and attentive without being over the top. Our food was very good indeed and I have to give a big thumbs up to FRESH pineapple on the flatbread. My only criticism is the cost of the wine, I paid less in central London last week!

Thank Bertwoodie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Water a small lunch so had ciabatta with Brie and red onion relish toasted. It was absolutely gorgeous! Home cut chips were heaven and the small portion fish and chips was plenty for a main meal and superb quality.

Thank Bizzyizzy1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?