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The Punch Bowl

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A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
+44 15395 60267
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was efficiently served and the food was delicious! There was plenty of it leaving us all full!!! Will definitely go back next time we're in the area!

Thank Penelope R
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came just the two of us to celebrate my birthday. I wanted to try somewhere different. We had been past many times. The meal was OK. I have had better at other places. My wife had the fish pie - her favourite choice. I had a steak, it was a bit gristly. The chips were fine. The staff were... More 

Thank Vince S
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a 1 night getaway to the Lakes. The Punchbowl is very well located. We got a lovely warm welcome from Dave the owner of the Inn, in fact all the staff were absolutely lovely. We were delighted with our room, small but very well thought out. Great pub food and delicious gingerbread vodka!!! Wake up to a... More 

Thank Lisa F
Bury, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Called in for Sunday lunch, the place was pretty full, but they found us a seat, very friendly staff , we all ordered the Sunday lunch, the beef and lamb we ordered was very nice, but then they brought 2 dishes of uninspired veg, sliced carrots peas and cubed ,I think it was swede some of which were brown, it... More 

Thank birdie071
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Only visited twice ,both times were excellent ,beer meals .staff,(especially the young girl who is doing a degree course on outdoor skills ,who sorted our reserved table for our meals sorry I don,t know her name) all made for a good relaxing time ,thank you

Thank CARMAN1949
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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407 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

A quick lunch while passing. Warm welcome and grabbed a drink while deciding what to eat. They adjusted the menu to suit our request which was good. The chunky chips are the chunkiest you'll ever come across!!

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Visited for Sunday lunch last weekend with a large group of us. Food was lovely and just what we needed after a long weekend exploring The Lakes. They also sell their own vodka in unusual flavours such as Kendal Mint Cake which will make great stocking fillers this Christmas. All in all we would recommend :-)

Thank NatOat_x
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food,really good quality produce cooked to perfection. Lamb Hotpot was very tender,good range of beers and first class service from the two young girls serving, highly recommend..the place is spotless as well..catch you again thank you

Thank badgcbr600
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This pub is just around the corner to us, and we're regulars as the food is always great, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. The staff are attentive and can't do enough for you. If you're in the area and looking for a family run pub with proper home made food, this is the place to come. They've just added... More 

Thank Tom_And_Louise
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Was recommended this by a friend we waited rather a long time for service however when the food arrived it was delicious hot and very tasty a great menu

Thank acrasia2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A65 | Barrows Green, Kendal LA8 0AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 60267

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?