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“Great & different food in Kendal” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush
Ranked #2 of 146 Restaurants in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Daytime eatery with an eclectic style serving a range of brunch and lunch dishes,cakes and puds. The sandwich shop/deli is located just across the yard and sells a selection of grilled sandwiches, hot soups and specials,cakes and coffee to takeaway or sit in. Please note,both the Canteen and the Food shop are closed Sunday, the Canteen is also closed Monday.
Greater London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great & different food in Kendal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

In a small town where everywhere seems to do pain and machine formed cappuccino I was desperate for something clean, fresh and healthy - stumbled across Baba Ganoush (down small alley slightly away from main street). Great, filling salads with lots of variety and freshly made - plus meat if desired. Nice homemade soups and nice bread... The takeaway salad box dud 2 of us!
Service great and really helpful - amended salads and added/changed stuff to suit dietary needs.... no complaints or moans!
A healthy breath of fresh air fir those not addicted to bland 'Starbucks style' pre made sandwiches etc

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English first
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“An amazing brunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

A fantastic brunch on a Saturday with 7 friends - speedy service for all 8 with a range of meal options and drinks all delivered perfectly

The portions are very generous, the quality excellent, the value superb... I really want to go back!

The biggest problem was finding it as none of us had mobile internet signal to look at our maps but that is more a judgement on us!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Doctor_Monkey_99
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Kendal
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best cafe I've ever been to and I've been to a lot”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

I've been to Baba Ganoush numerous times now and it never, ever disappoints. Every meal is delicious and all for a great price. The cakes are also too die for, especially the wicked flapjack. The staff are all lovely and it has a great atmosphere. If in Kendal you NEED to go.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice coffee, needs a bit of a shake up”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

We only had coffee and snacks today. Service was great and coffees good. Needs a bit of a spring clean tho. Toilets need a good scrub. There was a little bit of metal pan scrubber in the eggy bread but my friend didn't want to complain. However, I do think that, when we pointed it out to the waitress we should have been offered more than an apology. There is a lot of coming and going through the front door when the staff have to go to the deli to get supplies, which is a bit annoying. Not too bad at this time of year but very off putting in winter with a cold draft blowing through. A porch and a heater above the door would be good for next winter!

Visited May 2014
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Thank JC46_11
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Arnside, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Great foody atmosphere, top ingredients”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Had been eying this hidden-away cafe, tucked down one of Kendal's ginnels for a few years but never had the opportunity to go in. Did so yesterday while waiting for a tyre replacement. The cafe is like an open deli bistro. The cooks are on full view as they harmoniously steam thru the orders. Waitresses pleasantly welcoming and warm. Food choices are wide. A favourite seems to be a soup and hot sandwich combo. All is clearly homemade as you can verify by looking directly into the kitchen. Would love to go again but I fear Baba is a victim of its own success and demand far outweighs capacity to cope with the flow of customers. We saw several unsuccessful diners turn up. Advice to the management: expand in the same area if you can; Build it and even more will come.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RiodeJaneiroWanderer
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