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“Yum Yum!! BEST in Kendal!”
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The Restaurant
Ranked #88 of 156 Restaurants in Kendal
Price range: US$19 - US$39
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Meals produced and served by catering students in high-quality surroundings at incredible prices
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Lunch taken amidst other couples/friends/family parties and a bustling ambience under the watchful eye ot sommelier/supervisor Graeme Hedley who directs the students in his jovial relaxed manner about their service, almost like a film director!! Wonderfully presented food...starter pour moi - beetroot carpaccio with crispy Parma style ham whilst vegetarian niece had an 'egg florentine' served on a mini muffin. Main course exceptional - locally produced lamb [ courtesy of Plumgarths] with a timbale of daupinoisse type potatoes, whilst the 'veggie' enjoyed a creamy tagliatelli with wild mushrooms. We both completed our extravaganza with a sumptious ginger cheesecake, served with a crispy ginger tulle and some tasty little jellies. Needless to say, after a cafetiere of delicious coffee, I was compulsively anorexic until the following morning!
Of course, I will return shortly! Students - you are all a credit to the department of catering asnd hospitality of Kendal College!!

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1  Thank Alexandra72
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Reviewed 4 February 2013

This is such a great place to eat. Meeting the students and their tutor makes the whole experience really interesting and the food is excellent, especially considering you'd pay as much in a local cafe or tea room. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 16 November 2012

14th November was the night Robert Stacey from Castle Dairy was in the kitchen of The Restaurant at Kendal College with the students. An excellent meal with super service- the students did the college proud.
The menu consisted of: Veloute of Jerusalem artichokes, Carmelised cep Risotto, Grilled Mackerel, Assiette of pork and Passion fruit bavarois.
I have a diary intolerance and they coped with this beautifully.
The price is great £25.50 and you will not get a meal anywhere else of this standard at that price. Get the brochure and book for a meal. Well done.

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2  Thank Glynisphotos
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

Here in a Catering School section of Kendal College, you can eat and drink in the style of the best restaurants, which is where many of their students go after training. The food and service are to be admired. If any thing isn't "quite right" the Tutor gently points his charges towards their next task, and your enjoyment is never hampered.

The fact that you will need to book weeks ahead is a firm indication of the quality and value of eating this restaurant. We held a "significant birthday" lunch party here, and we were NOT disappointed. The price is well below what you would pay for the equivalent fine dining in a profit-making establishment.

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Thank ComfortCouple
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Reviewed 17 May 2012 via mobile

Great food, great service, great price. Be warned, book ahead or you won't get in!

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Thank AndySnowboarder
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