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The Union Jack

15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
+44 1539 722458
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“kippers” (5 reviews)
“fry ups” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted a cuppa and lite bite to kill time waiting for a funeral. Plenty of tea and hot water. Good selection of cakes. Just what we wanted.

1  Thank Frank Y
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Called in for a late lunch, and was very impressed. Excellent sevrice, good quality food and good value. We will definitely return. The cafe served good traditional food with an extensive menu and also a Special's board. I can see why it is always busy!

1  Thank Hilary B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Delicious home-cooked food, beautifully plated and served piping hot - just as you would expect. The staff are friendly and courteous, and it is a pleasure to dine at this establishment. I heartily recommend a visit.

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I've been eating there about 25 years - enough said eh? You can either have a basic snack like beans on toast, or a full meal. Always prompt friendly service. Large public car park behind.

1  Thank pbramham
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great service. Basic food. Really friendly. I had scampi which was great. It really is a great cafe with such friendly service. Would recommend.

1  Thank SWALKER1920
Reviewed 15 April 2017

there were mostly locals in the cafe but it was a nice and friendly atmosphere. the staff were nice and welcomed us. the food came fairly quick after ordering and the food was very good.

1  Thank Ellie A
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very good food friendly staff well worth a visit had good ratings from trip advisor even open on Sunday

1  Thank 24,079,733
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Totally enjoyed our late cooked breakfast after traveling over from Germany. Feelgoodfood! Always go where the locals go.

Thank Lola D
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Actually, I have a Chihuahua, but I think Jack Russells would be just as welcome in this excellent, traditional, English Cafe. The food hits the spot and the owner and staff are really nice.

1  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Boil in the bag kippers,full monty nothing special.Went to wetherspoons the next day,that was much better and much better value!

1  Thank paul s
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23 January 2017|
Response from Howi58 | Reviewed this property |
If you have any special nutritional requirements you must speak to the staff directly. They are very obliging and I'm sure they will do all they can to help.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Kirkland, Kendal LA9 5AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 722458
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