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“Poped in for a drink”
Review of The Wheatsheaf

The Wheatsheaf
Ranked #10 of 155 Restaurants in Kendal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$24
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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!
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Passed by while driving through the area and decided to stop for a drink. Very clean and staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Lovely environment. Drinks on the more expensive side.

Thank Adeline C
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

A mixed standard meal. 1 starter was 6 prawns with a small 'streak' of sauce; the other a very nice souffle. Mains were an overcooked salmon steak on a small greasy pile of stir fry which was mostly peppers with the occasional green bean - sad and not at all tasty or worth the price. The other main was a fish oak board with variety of sea food - well presented but again a very small portion. All in all disappointing. Small portions are fine if excellent standard or rich in flavour or complexity. This was neither.
Very smiley waitress was good and efficient. Nicely refurbed but I would rather eat well than have nice wallpaper.

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1  Thank debkendal
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Ate here on a Monday lunchtime so it wasn't particularly busy. Haven't been since its latest make over and it does look good. The food was okay too, apart from a steak that was small and lacked flavour, but the service was not good. We waited over 50 mins for the meal , by which time our children of 4, 6 and 7 were extremely hungry and somewhat restless. We had to enquire as to when it would be ready several times and were assured "it wouldn't be long now.' I would have expected the manager to speak to us to explain the delay and soothe ruffled feathers but no. Perhaps that is the standard waiting time ? The waitress was pleasant enough but hardly very pro -active . We had told her we were in a hurry since we had a flight to catch later that afternoon, but there was no urgency to collect our money and we abandoned the idea of paying by card ,leaving precious sterling on the table and went. No one noticed we were leaving

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1  Thank CumbriaElliecat
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Being a regular in a couple of other pubs in the same chain as The Wheatsheaf ( The Masons & The Spread Eagle at Sawley ) we decided to give it a try. We weren't disappointed. Service good, choice good, food good, ambience good! What more do you need to make up a pleasant evenings dining experience. We will certainly revisit.

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Thank JulieW1702
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

Spot on food and beautiful interior with good atmos and really spot on staff. Also recommend the pub's Lumley Fee upmarket bunkhouse .. It's at the top of the hill but a lovely place with stunning views.

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Thank Mark H
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