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“Hidden cafe's are the best”
Review of The Joshua Tree

The Joshua Tree
Ranked #15 of 147 Restaurants in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: 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
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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“Hidden cafe's are the best”
Reviewed 7 April 2012

My boyfriend and myself come here regularly. I always have the cumberland sausage baguette served with chips. My boyfriend has the same but with cranberry sauce and melted cheese on top. It's been awhile since we eat here. But we will return again and again.

  • Visited February 2012
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Worth going to”
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Found this small bistro by accident and glad I did. As a solo traveller on a very limited budget I would recommend this bistro They owner only took it over in December 2011. The food is locally sourced (not supermarket). The food was really tasty and freshly cooked, meeting a range of tastes. The staff are very friendly and the prices were definately within my budget. It was nice to get good ground coffee. Apart from during the day it is only open on a Saturday evening at the moment but I am sure that it will do well. The website is under cobnstruction at the moment but should be up and running in about a months time

  • Visited March 2012
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“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

My family and I had lunch here whilst visiting the Lakes. The food was very nice and the service very good. It was good value for money but be warned - the chocolate brownie was very nice!

The restaurant might not be the easiest to find as it's off the main street and down a little passage way (it's not far from the tourist information centre). It's well worth a visit. Certainly somewhere we'll visit again next time we go back.

  • Visited February 2012
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