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Wainwrights Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
+44 1539 742370
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible26%
Travellers talk about
“rarebit” (6 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Wainwrights Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely cafe shame the staff gave incorrect price information when I enquired about the cost of an afternoon tea, I was told £12.50 then charged £15.00, when I questioned this I was told that price only applies to Booth card holders. Asked Do I have...More

Thank dickydoodaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu doesn’t tell the whole story of what is available so if you do not see quite what you fancy, ask the staff. Two of us had a breakfast that was not listed! Use your Booth’s card for a free drink, this makes the...More

Thank KMc528789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just rude! Arrived 3:15 got to till 3:25 while stood in queue staff are heard saying “do these people not know we close at 4”. Then one other said “I’ll start getting caught up on the washing up so we can get away” Then when...More

1  Thank DianeT32
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A really delicious and varied choice for brunch. Lots of interesting specials for lunch. Quality food. Service can be a little bit slow at busy times, but well worth waiting for!

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Husband and myself visited the restaurant a week ago for coffee and thought the food looked ok. On Saturday last, accompanied by our family, including 2 six year olds, we went there for lunch. Already some items were off the menu, but we ordered 6...More

Thank jeff d
Booths1847, Customer experience advisor at Booths, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Good morning and thank you for your feedback. I sincerely apologise that you waited an unacceptable amount of time for your meals and that the customer service you received was not in line with our usual standards. We take issues like this very seriously and...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great cafe, friendly staff. Food choices were plentiful. Food arrived promptly and was tasty! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived with high hopes due to excellent impression of Booths store. Sadly big let down. Several items we wanted were unavailable which was annoying as had already queued for ages. 45 mins later food for half table arrived. Having chased up discovered rest of order...More

Thank Goldcat
Booths1847, Customer Experience Advisor at Booths, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Good Morning Thank you for your review. I am so sorry to hear that your experience of our Kendal Cafe was not what you expected. This is not inline with our usual standards and for this I sincerely apologise. I would really like to investigate...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here for a long time as last time I visited the place had gone severely down hill, I decided to give them another go and things have improved. The food is reasonably priced, you order at the counter where the staff were very...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Went for lunch.One person attending to counter taking and preparing orders and drinks.so long wait.Unimpressive lunch menu with little in salads/light bites so as after 12 noon asked for afternoon tea.Given coffees at counter and told order would be brought to table.After 25 minutes had...More

1  Thank Allan F
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Service, okay... Food, okay... Price, okay... Really not much else to say on that one. If you are shopping and want something to eat, probably worth going to the cafe underneath the store.

2  Thank Boicey570
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Jeanette S
29 February 2016|
Response from FieldtoPlate | Property representative |
Please ask your friend to take a leaflet and get her own card for all her Booths card loyalties including a free drink when she is shopping
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wainwrights Yard | Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 742370
  • E-mail
large coffee shop under Booths supermarket in Kendal. there is a café menu and sandwich, cakes, soft and alcoholic drinks available
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