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The Wheatsheaf

€€ - €€€, British,
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
+44 15395 68938
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (17 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“flat bread” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re always looking for quaint countryside gastropubs near enough to Manchester! We cant recommend it enough! We had a smoked salmon & mackerel fish cake on a beetroot purée, duck salad, their famous 12 hr braised bourguignon beef brisket and for dessert a divine lemon...More

Thank Mivvy26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entering The Wheatsheaf felt like turning the clock back, it's warm, welcoming, happy, chatting folk, dotted through the pub; it was especially welcoming on a damp, chilly, April evening, a very friendly atmosphere. The beer was good. The restaurant seating offered several different areas. We...More

Thank sarahbR6950ZP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in a nearby inn that is a member of the same group of inns in Cumbria and we decided to try the Wheatsheaf for our evening meal to see how the two compare, the food was very good and just as good...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Super location ,new rooms are lovely , hotel food over three nights was very good , breakfast was great , prices reasonable ;)

Thank miichael
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had lunch with friends here on Saturday, not the easiest of places to find but well worth the effort. Superb food and local ales well worth a look if you are in the lakes or passing junction 36 of the M6, not to far out...More

Thank 52John52
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We called in, unbooked, for a a pub lunch mid week. The pub was quite busy with but we were promptly welcomed and a table allocated to us. The menu was varied and interesting and having ordered meal we were soon served with ample portions...More

Thank Moodygerbil
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

An excellent Inn with good beer and comfortable and rustiness accommodation, The location in the heart of the Sputhern Lake District is also a great reason for return visits. I very much look forward to visiting the Wheatsheaf during the coming summer.

Thank peterhowe55
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived to a very warm welcome on a Valentines special. Our very first holiday with our golden retriever Barney. Nothing was too much trouble, Barney was warmly welcomed too. Our room was delightful. Spotless with lovely finishing touches. A huge bed too. A fridge...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Just enjoyed a lovely overnight stay..From the very first greeting by lovely staff to the excellent accommodation and food we couldn't fault it...As dog owners we have stayed in some very different places and have had mixed feelings.At no point did we feel having a...More

Thank louieBirminghamWarks
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the pub at the weekend and had some food. The menu looked really good. I had difficulty deciding what to have because it all sounded good. We shared a oak platter which was nice. However that’s where our joy ended. I ordered a chicken...More

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9 May 2015|
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Response from NickiCumbria1 | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we are extremely dog friendly, though we do have areas we try to keep doggie free. Please just let us know when booking. Nicki
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brigsteer | Kendal, Kendal LA8 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Kendal
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 68938
  • E-mail
The Wheatsheaf is in the heart of the charming hamlet of Brigsteer, between the parishes of Helsington and Levens, and only three miles from Kendal. Snugly settled under the limestone escarpment of Scot Scar, charming lanes ad path ways leads to the Lyth Valley, famous for its damsons.Great dinning is offered to suit all tastes; old favourites, and a few more; handmade pizzas, Cumbrian delicacies, including of course, the all the all important Cumberland sausage! Where ever you sit you will enjoy a very warm welcome, and a hearty plateful!
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