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The Heron Pub

€€ - €€€, British,
Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal Cumbira, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
+44 1539 737571
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal Cumbira, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

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
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This has to be the most unfriendly pub in the UK. The locals are very rude don't like strangers or visitors to their pub. The bar service is terrible they stand about talking instead of serving. The food is very poor I had to send...More

9  Thank Michael M
CharlotteNicoleC, Supervisor at The Heron Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Michael, Thankyou for your review, I am incredibly sorry that you haven't had a pleasant experience with us. Do you know who the staff were on shift as this is unacceptable? I indeed realise that you and your family come into The Heron often...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esthwaite Avenue | Heron Hill Kendal Cumbira, Kendal LA9 7PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 1539 737571
Description
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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