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The Heron Pub

€€ - €€€, British,
Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
+44 1539 737571
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
24 Feb 2018
“Good Food!”
13 Jan 2018
“A great all round pub”
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Was passing through Kendal, and popped in, it was tea time, only 3 customers, I ordered a Pint of Lager, no conversation with the girl behind the bar. I sat down to read the paper, returned to the bar and asked for a dash of...More

Thank SMGE553
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Ordered the fish and chips, when it got to the table it looked pretty nice, but the fish meat was hard and there was a bone in every bite, the batter was dripping with grease which was on top of the chips which also ruined...More

Thank Leon C
Reviewed 6 May 2018

the staff are lovely and very accommodating, the whole pub atmosphere is second to non just so friendly and inviting. very child friendly, also dog friendly, a good array of entertainment on quite regularly, food is lovely and home cooked and reasonably priced , a...More

Thank gedbitniak
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Friday 9th, just been for a Fish Friday bar meal, it was awful. The fish was full of bones and absolutely swimming in oil, pity the car wasn’t due a service as could used the greasey batter. I know that fish have bones and need...More

Thank TripMember081520161
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The pub felt very unfriendly when we walked in, with an atmosphere like we weren't welcome. We only live up the road, but still feel like we don't fit in. The lady that was on the bar and that brought our food was lovely and...More

Thank Brynhildr_H
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

As it’s my local I took friends over to the Heron for a bite to eat and a few drinks whilst watching the football!! The meal was lovely, always nice home cooked food and plenty of options on the menu. Only downside is the larger...More

Thank Coops2812
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

This place is great for family, friends or just popping in on your own for a quick pint. Great food served everyday and the staff are always happy to help xxxxx

Thank Cassie E
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Another great local pub. Fab place for a drink or food. All very reasonable priced. Great atmosphere throughout. Xxxx

Thank Cassie E
Reviewed 1 July 2017

A large pub by Kendal standards with a limited choice of real ale and bar meals. I had fish chips and mushy peas. The fish was a bit tasteless and greasy, chips a bit dry did not seem real although advertised as and the peas...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here on Sunday afternoon. We were a large group and all meals were served together without any large gaps in between. Everybody enjoyed there food with not a single complaint to be heard. Football was on the various televisions all afternoon...More

Thank Drew1970
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 737571
With a new look, new management and new menu, The Heron is back open and we're looking forward to seeing you all again soon! Christine and Peter are the new managers in the pub with new staff and a new menu is available with locally sourced products. You can also keep up to date with what's happening at the pub via our Facebook, Twitter & Instagram pages.
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