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The Joshua Tree

11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
+44 1539 737223
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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09:00 - 16:00All hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Business lunch at this great little bistro that does the owners proud. Soft shell crab, whitebait and calamari all deep fried and absolutely delicious. Mains of duck leg which unlike PPP from Essex I thoroughly enjoyed and the presentation was immaculate. Never let down by...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We were looking for somewhere to eat quite late and noticed the sign at the top of the main street saying we had missed The Joshua Tree. What a delightful discovery as the food was delicious and reasonably priced. Despite our lateness the hostess owner...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The server [who we thought is the wife of the owner] was friendly. We had slow cooked duck leg with green peas and chips. Not a nice presentation of this food. £ 10.00 Our other meal was: trout with Chinese Cabbage and mashed potatoes. £...More

Thank PPPEssexEngland
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed sandwiches and beer in their wonderful little courtyard. The owner was very helpful and joined in with some witty banter. Just note that they do not accept credit or debit cards, but there is a cash machine just around the corner if you turn...More

Thank Dune S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We stopped here during a singing weekend, and after singing I had a delicious wood pigeon salad. Very nice courtyard.

Thank DorothyHolland
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

There were 38 of us to dinner as it was the street choirs festival weekend and the restaurant had opened specially on Friday evening for us. We pre ordered from a set menu before arriving in Kendal. Everything was well organised and the staff were...More

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We are staying in Kendall for just one night and stumbled across the Joshua Tree. What a lucky stumble that was. It was starter and pudding club night and we got the last table on a Wednesday evening. Five courses for £18.50 each one delicious...More

Thank Abtract_13
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely and cosy. Friendly promt service. Great food, well priced 3 course for £18. Highly recommended

Thank JeniBeanYork
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

we visited today for an early lunch before heading home. The food was delicious I had the Sausage baguette and my hubby the soup and sandwich, both tasted and looked great. Staff were very attentive and friendly. we would definatly return if in the area...More

Thank smess84
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Down one of the many allies in Kendal. Great food that's not expensive. Amazing home made chocolate brownies with pistachio ice cream

Thank jonhosie
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8 September 2015|
Response from joshtree2014 | Property representative |
Hi very sorry for the late reply our next pudding club is on Wednesday the 21st October . They are always the 3rd Wednesday of every month . If you would like to book a table please call the Joshua Tree on 01539 737223 we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 737223
  • E-mail
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
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