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Ruskin's

18-19 | 2A Strickland Gate, Kendal LA9 4ND, England
+44 1539 721698
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good64%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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30 May 2017
“Poor access”
24 Dec 2016
“Chilled & lots of fun”
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18-19 | 2A Strickland Gate, Kendal LA9 4ND, England
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Pleasant place for a drink with nice view over the town centre. Exceptionally poor access up steep stairs. Forget it in a wheelchair, even waking stick users may have trouble.

Thank pbramham
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Dropped into Ruskins for a couple of drinks with friends. The bars are reached by a flight of stairs. On the right is pool table, babifoote, juke box etc and often live music. On the left is the quieter bar with some cool artwork on...More

Thank RealArtisan
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Always busy but fun atmosphere for all ages even pensioners like us. Food generally good - carvery good too but give it a warm up in the microwave near by Why can't carveries be hit?

Thank Arnold G
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We are sitting in Ruskins enjoying a quiet drink overlooking the main street of Kendal Ruskins has two bars - on one side it's a small cosy wine bar type area,on the other is a bar area with a pool table and a place to...More

Thank GreatUKSAFoodies
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

It's always worth popping in here when out for the evening. They often have live music and open mic evenings, it's got a good ambiance.

1  Thank Sneakypete1815
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

This is a bright, friendly place for a night out. There is great food and drink to be had, music, games tables and a lot more besides. Popular with all age groups.

3  Thank Howi58
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We visited quite early on a Saturday night, so it was quiet. Nice decor, with local artists paintings on the wall. Was a nice atmosphere.

2  Thank JM2502
Reviewed 28 June 2015

One of my favourite little hang outs on an evening in town. I love that they have a duke box so you play your own music. it has a pool table, and two separate rooms..so when the 'kids' come in, you can easily find yourself...More

1  Thank kez070987
Reviewed 31 May 2014

This is a great little place to go on a night out. Great atmosphere. There is a jukebox and pool table available or a quieter area at the front if you prefer. Good range of drinks available and some offers on cocktails and lagers.

3  Thank Hannahbananalama
Reviewed 23 December 2013 via mobile

The title refers to another favoured spot in the southern Lake District, but I guess the eponymous art critic would be well pleased with this latest attraction to bear his name. Situated over a row of shops, in the centre of town, the rooms have...More

2  Thank Howi58
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Sunday
19:00 - 01:30
Monday
19:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 01:30
Thursday
19:00 - 01:30
Friday
19:00 - 01:30
Saturday
19:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-19 | 2A Strickland Gate, Kendal LA9 4ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 721698
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